Folding Biconical antenna for portability

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Features 
• Frequency Range of 20 MHz to 330 MHz
• Receive and Transmit
• Individually Calibrated (1, 3 and 10 Meter calibration included, horizontal polarization)
• FCC, MIL-STD, VDE and TEMPEST Testing
• Folding Elements for Easy Storage

Product Datasheet

The SAS-542 Folding Biconical Antenna was the first EMC antenna designed for portable compliance testing applications. The Biconical Elements unscrew from the balun and fold neatly into a small size for transportation. For rapid deployment, along with the mobility of a small package, the Folding Biconical elements can be closed similar to an umbrella allowing the antenna to be contained in an optional transit storage case. This Biconical antenna is ideal solution for any traveling compliance consultant performing site attenuation measurements.

ANSI, BELLCORE, CISPR, CE, EN, FCC, IEC, MIL-STD, SAE

Included Equipment

  • ABC-B Antenna Balun Clamp

Recommended Accessories

  • PAM-0202 (Preamplifier)
  • ATU-510 (Antenna Tripod Unit, wooden)
  • AEH-510 (Azimuth and Elevation Head, Plastic)
  • SAC-213 (3 meter N/N Cable, RG-58A/U

 

Biconical Antennas
For many years most standards called for the use of a half-wave dipole antenna set for frequencies above 80 MHz. However, to reduce test time, broadband antennas such as the biconical antenna and log periodic antennas began to be accepted. Broadband antennas, compared to half wave dipoles, reduce test time because the technician did not have to stop the test to adjust the dipole antenna for each frequency. A.H. Systems' 7 models of Biconical Antennas operate efficiently over the frequency range of 20 MHz to 18 GHz. Suitable for FCC, MIL-STD, VDE, TEMPEST, and immunity testing, each Biconical antenna will provide reliable, repeatable measurements.

For rapid deployment along with the mobility of a small package, the folding Biconical elements can be closed similar to an umbrella allowing the antenna to be contained in an optional transit storage case.

View a comparison of the specifications for our biconical antennas.

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Welcome to A.H. Systems, inc.
A.H. Systems has been established since 1974 and manufactures a complete line of affordable, reliable, EMI test equipment. Our individually calibrated EMI Test Antennas, Preamplifiers, Current Probes and Low-Loss Cables satisfy many test standards including CISPR, MIL-STD, FCC, EN, VDE, IEC and SAE. With a wide variety of mounting configurations, we can also offer tripods and accessories that compliment other EMI testing equipment used to complete your testing requirements. We are also committed to providing all of our clients with no cost prompt and professional technical support. Manufacturing high quality products at competitive prices with immediate shipment plus prompt technical support are our goals to improve the quality of your testing requirements.

Useful formulas for RF related conversions
Frequently used conversion factors, how they are derived, and why they are used. If you need to convert from one series of units to another for any reason, this is the tech. note for you. Typical EMC Related Formulas

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