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Shakespeare Model SFB3512/VRC Antenna

Item Number: 023-SFB3512VRC
Manufacturer: Shakespeare Military Antennas

Shakespeare Model SFB3512/VRC Antenna

30-512 MHz NSN: 5985-01-514-2271

Whether used in battlefield, tactical, or C3I conditions, Shakespeares broadband antenna technology will provide maximum performance for the latest multi-mission radios from the leading US and international manufactures. Shakespeares fiberglass military antennas have won praises from US and NATO military forces for exceptional durability and strong communications capability.

Now, Shakespeare is providing exceptional gain and instantaneous bandwidth performance for the 30-512 MHz spectrum in a completely passive application. No tuners, band switching, or operator intervention required. The SFB3512/VRC is designed to meet and exceed the rigors of MIL STD-810 tests for mechanical and environmental characteristics, as well as SINCGARS standards for tactical survivability, In addition, highvoltage power line protection built in.

The SFB3512/VRC is the ideal choice for the demanding multi-mission radios. It fits all existing tactical mounting, and it provides lowered vertical signature by replacing multiple antennas. The antennas unique electrical design allows exceptional LOS and BLOS communications, even in the harshest conditions.

Lower vertical signature
Instantaneous bandwidth
No tuners or operator intervention required
Optional LP-DFD Dual Feed Diplexer w/BNC Connector included with Model SFB3512D/VRC
Band:  30-512 MHz
Frequency:  30-512 MHz
RF Connector:  Type N female Single feed
Dual Feed:  Optional with LP-DFD Diplexer and mount Dual BNC
Color & Finish:  383 Green, Tan, or Black 
Max. Input Power:  75 watts nominal. 100 watts max.
VSWR:  30-512 MHz@3.5:1 VSWR or less
Gain:  1db to +4dbi
Wind Rating:  70 MPH
High Voltage Protection:  20 KV RMS
Mounting:  4-bolt 4.5 BHC Flange - hardware and eye protector included.
Diplexer:  Diplexer LP-DFD sold separately
Patent Protected:  U.S. #4958164, #6429821, and others pending, Governed by ITARS 123.9-123.10
Notes: 1. Measured antenna line of sight gain when referenced to a resonant ?-wave whip antenna in the center of a 10x10 ground plane 10 above earth ground per US Army specification.
2. Guard band and cross over band for dual feed diplexer (Shakespeare LP-DFD sold separately for Model SFB3512/VRC, included with model SFB3512D/VRC.)
3. Max gain is above the horizon between 10? and 85? with average gain between +3 to +6 dBi. (See Polar Plot)

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