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High Performance AM Radio Antenna (SS.3000)
Maximum Efficiency Freestanding Design; Up to 1000 Watts
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This exclusive high performance antenna offers a communication professional the ability to establish a full-power AM broadcast signal that is approved for fulltime use by the FCC. Its freestanding design allows for mounting on the ground or a short tower/platform. The antenna requires an antenna tuning unit and is designed to operate most efficiently in conjunction with a horizontal groundplane. Various SS.3000 models are appropriate for different frequency and power requirements.

  •  Power: up 10,000 watts carrier.
  • Frequency Range: 530-1710 kHz.
  • Impedance: 50 ohms (typical).
  • Mounting Format: Self-Supporting at ground level or on optional 4’ tower platform.
  • Type: 3- or 4-section, center-loaded, bottom-fed vertical, whip-type antenna with capacitive top hat. Omni directional. Brass construction with painted epoxy exterior.
  • Radiation Efficiency Range: varies with frequency, antenna style and groundplane construction.
  • Temperature endurance: -76F to +140F.
  • Wind endurance: greater than 180 MPH.
  • Weight of the complete antenna varies with frequency. 400 lbs nominal.
  • Length: 55'-75'; standing height not including tower; antenna length varies with frequency.
  • Recommended separation from buildings and structures: 100’ or 2X height of the structure, whichever is greater.
  • Options: tower platform, hinge plate, antenna tuner, matching transformer, lightning arrestor, weatherproof cabinets, coaxial cable with connectors, fully assembled groundplane.
(*) The above specifications are subject to change without notice.SuperStation

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Information Radio Station is a generic term synonymous with Travelers Information Station (TIS), Highway Advisory Radio (HAR) / Highway Information Systems & Low Power Radio Stations (LPR). Operation of the stations is governed by FCC Part 90.242 Rules. A FCC license is required. Information Radio Stations may be fixed or portable. Subcomponents may include transmitter, antenna and ground system, digital voice player, wattmeter, cabinet with conventional or Corbin locks, lightning arrestors for RF, power and telephone lines, coaxial cable. Most stations employ black maximized antennas to discourage ice accumulation and security measures to prevent unauthorized program access. Options include synchronization, battery backup, solar power, remote programming by local, network or telco, multi-station audio distribution via RF or LAN / WAN or wireless network.