The AV-1 is a base station antenna for comminucations with ground vehicles or aircraft. It has heavy-duty construction with 3/8" diameter aluminum radials, a 1" diameter aluminum tube radiator, and is iridite-treated for durability. It mounts easily to a 1" diameter pipe or a 1-1/4" O.D. tube with locking set screws. A built-in gap-type lighting arrestor is an important design feature. The antenna requires no additional tuning and is designed to withstand windspeeds of up 100 mph.
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It seems solid and well put together. Works just fine.
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The cable is not included with the antenna. Please see accessories tab for recommended cable.
Mounts easily to a 1" diameter pipe or a 1-1/4" o.D. Tube with locking set screws.
Per the MFG.- our AV-1 antenna has 0 dBd gain.