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  High Performance AM Radio Antenna SS.3000

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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.
Specifications*
  • Power: up 1000 watts carrier.
  • Frequency Range: 530-1710 kHz.
  • Impedance: 50 ohms (typical).
  • Mounting Format: Self-Supporting on ground or optional tower (platform).
  • Type: 3-section, center-loaded, bottom-fed vertical, whip-type antenna with capacitive top hat. Omni directional. Brass construction with painted epoxy exterior.
  • Radiation Efficiency Range (approx): 530 kHz; 62 mV/m/km - RF 1kW; 1700 kHz: 190 mV/m/km - RF 1kW with 30’ radius groundplane.
  • SuperStationTemperature endurance: -76F to +140F.
  • Wind endurance: greater than 180 MPH.
  • Weight of the complete antenna varies with frequency. 400 lbs nominal.
  • Length: 44ft; Standing height 49 ft with 5’ tower platform.
  • Recommended separation from buildings and structures: 100’ or equal to the height of the structure, whichever is greater.
  • Options: Tower platform, Antenna Tuner, lightning arrestor, weatherproof cabinets, coaxial cable with connectors, fully assembled groundplane.
  • RF exposure separation: 1 meter minimum recommended for both occupational and controlled environments.
  * These specifications are subject to change without notice.
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Information Radio Stations is a generic term synonymous with Travelers Information Stations (TIS), Highway Advisory Radio Stations (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, wateter, 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