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IEEE:     VHF UHF bands
NATO:     A B bands

VHF UHF Antenna spectrum

VHF UHF Antennas are very popular for Line of Sight (LOS) communications. Such comms include television, mobile radio (LMR, SMR), walkie-talkies, military satcom, aviation, amateur radio, etc. Within this spectrum, waves propagate mostly in straight lines with a low loss, as the wavelength is short enough that the wavefront is not significantly attenuated by its groundwave component, while at the same time, it is long enough to interact with atmospheric bulk properties and plasma, allowing signals to propagate beyond the horizon, oftentimes well beyond the same.

Within the present spectrum, a number of dual-band antennas are listed, one covering the a VHF frequency and the other, a UHF band, permitting the user to operate two bands within a single aerial. Also, Military Satcom and remote control radios operate at the transition between VHF and UHF.

Perhaps the most popular of all services within this region of the radio spectrum is Television. Traditionally, it ranged from 50 MHz (channel 2) to 216 MHz (channel 13) at VHF, and from 470 MHz (channel 14) to 806 MHz (channel 69) at UHF. With the introduction of spectrally efficient Digital TV, the Television spectrum is being reallocated to other services, with most HDTV channels now residing only within UHF.


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 Aircraft Band or Airband Antenna
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Price: $232.19
Availability: Approx 7 days
Item #: VL-1220-496 -

    VL-1220-496 Data Aircraft Band Antenna description Model VL-1220-496 is a small, Low Profile VHF Aircraft Band Antenna. It covers the entire Civil Aviation Band of 118-136 MHz (General Aviation). No tuning is required to adjust to a particular frequency within this range: just change the radio's frequency and you are ready to go. . . This Airband Antenna was designed for airport ground operations vehicles, where height restrictions exist: for example, traversing under aircraft wings. Measuring...

    UC-3004-381R-M5 Mini UHF SATCOM antenna
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    Price: $301.19
    Availability: Approx 7 days
    Item #: UC-3004-381 -

      Leadtime: Stock to 4 weeks ARO UC-3004-381 Data Mini UHF SATCOM Antenna Description UHF SATCOM Antenna model UC-3004-381 is a lightweight, tactical, compact Turnstile/X-Wing antenna system. The polarization of this antenna is Circular (CP), intended for communications via MUOS satellites (DAMA/IW/WCDMA). This antenna is approximately half the size of a normal X-Wing antenna. However, it offers comparable gain to its full size counterpart. Its half size dimensions make it ideal for tactical...

      Smart Spider Antenna, model UC-3004-581R (Rev E)
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      Price: $991.19
      Availability: Approx 3-4 Weeks
      Item #: UC-3004-581R -

        Typical Leadtime: Stock to 4 weeks ARO UC-3004-581R Data Smart Spider Antenna Description Smart Spiderâ„¢ Antenna model UC-3004-581R is a lightweight, tactical, low observable, compact UHF Satcom-On-The-Move Active X-Wing antenna system. It enables dismounted UHF Satcom, while dynamically engaged in operations. In other words, this SOTM Antenna enables infantry & special operations without a pause. The polarization of this antenna is Circular (CP), intended primarily for communications...

        TacSat Antenna, model UC-3004-481R
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        Price: $435.19
        Availability: approx. 2 weeks
        Item #: UC-3004-481 -

          Leadtime: Stock to 2 weeks ARO UC-3004-481 Data Tacsat Antenna Description Tacsat Antenna model UC-3004-481 is a lightweight, low observable, compact UHF Satcom antenna system. The polarization of this Tactical X-Wing is Circular, intended for communications via UHF MUOS satellites (DAMA/IW/WCDMA). When used on its high gain mount, it can be utilized with UFO and earlier satellites. Its radiating elements are flexible and difficult to see at a distance, from any view angle. The small Tacsat...

          UC-1464-531 Amateur Satellite QFH Antenna
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          Price: $238.19
          Availability: Approx 7 days
          Item #: UC-1464-531 -

            VHF Amateur Satellite Antenna description The UC-1464-531, +4dBic VHF Amateur Satellite Antenna is a Quadrifilar Helix Antenna (QFHA), measuring 16 cm/6" OD x 62 cm/24.5" H, designed to operate through Amateur Radio satellites without requiring an antenna rotator. The goal of this VHF QFH Antenna is to offer Radio Amateurs with space or community restrictions the ability to communicate via OSCAR series satellites. Ham satellites generally operate cross-band: you will generally need an UHF...

            GOES Antenna
            Price: $158.19
            Availability: Approx 3-4 Weeks
            Item #: UC-4024-328 -

              The UC-4024-328 GOES Antenna is a compact Quadrifilar Helix antenna (8 cm/3" OD x 16 cm/6" H) designed to operate through NOAA GOES geostationary satellites and CLS Argos low orbiting satellites. This antenna's compact size, weather resistance and gain makes it well suited for Argos marine uses and remote GOES sensor stations. It is also ideal for portable telemetry use. Argos - GOES Antenna Specifications: Frequency range: 400-406 MHz Coverage: Omni-directional, Hemispherical Polarization:...

              UHF Amateur Satellite Antenna
              Price: $123.11
              Availability: Approx 7 days
              Item #: UC-4364-328 -

                An independent review of this antenna was published in the November 2008 issue of QST Magazine [Ford, Steve, WB8IMY, "SHORT TAKES: Antennas.us 70-cm Satellite Antenna", QST Magazine, November 2008, pg 72]. The UC-4364-328 is a compact Quadrifilar Helix antenna (8 cm/3" OD x 16 cm/6" H) designed to operate through Amateur Radio satellites, without requiring an antenna rotator. The goal of this product is to offer Amateurs with severe space or community restrictions the ability to receive 70 cm...

                UHF Flat Panel Surveillance Antenna
                Price: $2,350.00
                Availability: approx. 3-4 weeks
                Item #: UL-150A-B348 -

                  EXPORT CONTROLS APPLICABLE Leadtime: 4 Weeks ARO TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS: Frequency range: 0.3-3.0 GHz Coverage: Broadside Polarization: Linear, Vertical or Horizontal, depending on mounting orientation Gain: -2 to +2 dBil Nominal Impedance: 50 ohm (RF), Open Circuit (DC) for extra bandwidth* VSWR: 3.0 Connector: SMA, Female Size: 61 cm (24") x 31 cm (12") x 1 cm (.4") NOTES: Does not require a ground plane * We can provide this antenna with a DC Short Circuit impedance to provide limited ESD...

                  Compact Directional Antenna, Black
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                  Price: $655.19
                  Availability: Approx 7 days
                  Item #: UL-350A-B354 -

                    Leadtime: 2 Weeks ARO The UL-350A-B354 is a broadband, compact directional antenna, providing continuous communications coverage across the spectrum of 210-500 MHz. Its many applications include rapid deployment of emergency low-UHF communications, military LOS and SATCOM operations, frequency hopping and jamming sources, spectrum monitoring and management, surveillance, radio scanners, global and wide area SCADA systems and metrology. For example, use it to establish an immediate field...

                    Dual Band TETRA Antennas
                    Price: $58.19
                    Availability: approx. 2 weeks
                    Item #: UL-4050-334 -

                      A broadband, rugged, mobile radio antenna designed to service two contiguous TETRA UHF Bands used in EMS (Emergency Medical Services), Law Enforcement, Government and Civil services, and featuring a DC grounded radiating element. With modest dimensions of 1.5"/4 cm (OD) x 4"/10 cm (height), this antenna radiates with a typical peak omnidirectional gain of +4 dBil, when mounted on a large metal surface of at least 16"/40 cm radius. Internally, the radiating element is DC grounded to help...

                      UL-4600-319 UHF Mobile Radio Antennas
                      Price: $50.19
                      Availability: approx. 2 weeks
                      Item #: UL-4600-319 -

                        A broadband, rugged, mobile radio antenna featuring a high ESD (ElectroStatic Discharge) isolation. With modest dimensions of 1.5"/4 cm (OD) x 4"/10 cm (height), this antenna radiates with a typical peak omnidirectional gain of +5 dBil, when mounted on a large metal surface of at least 16"/40 cm radius. This antenna will survive a 20 ft drop onto asphalt and continue operating (see Drop Test results) Internally, the radiating element is DC grounded and the feedpoint is DC isolated beyond 1 kV....

                        UL-4500-334 Wideband Mobile Radio Antennas
                        Price: $83.19
                        Availability: approx. 2 weeks
                        Item #: UL-4850-389 -

                          A broadband, rugged, mobile radio antenna designed to service the whole 450-520 MHz UHF band, used in EMS (Emergency Medical Services), Law Enforcement, Government and Civil services, and featuring a DC grounded radiating element. With modest dimensions of 1.5"/4 cm (OD) x 4"/10 cm (height), this antenna radiates with a typical peak omnidirectional gain of +3 dBil, when mounted on a large metal surface of at least 16"/40 cm radius. Internally, the radiating element is DC grounded to help...