OPEK BS-150 - 2-Meter VHF Ham Radio Base Station Antenna
The OPEK BS-150 is a well built 2-Meter vertical base station antenna that is easy to tune. Customers have reported hitting repeaters 50 to 100 miles away with less than 25 watts. Flat SWR across the entire 2-Meter amateur radio band.
Tuning the antenna requires a simple adjustment of the top and bottom elements. For example, to tune the antenna to the center of the the 2-meter amateur radio band (146 MHz), set the lower element to ~55-Inches and the top element to ~53-Inches.
It is also well suited for the scanner radio enthusiast with it's broadband VHF capability of 136-174 MHz. Allowing the operator to listen to aircraft, ham radio, police, fire, emergency medical services, railroad, marine and much more. This an excellent value and it will provide many years of radio fun. You will be impressed with it's performance and easy tuning.
- Gain: 6 dB
- VSWR: < 1.5:1
- Frequency Range: 136-174 MHz
- Polarization: Vertical
- Impedance: 50-Ohms
- Input Power: 200-Watts
- Configuration: Grounded 5/8-Wave Over 5/8-Wave
- Length (Fully Assembled): ~ 11-Feet 2-Inches
- Length: (Two Meters Ham Band): ~ 9-Feet 2-Inches
- Mast Diameter: ~ 1.25 Inches
- Connector: SO-239 (UHF-Female)
- Datasheet: Click Here
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I've used different antennas over the years but this OPEK BS-150 is one of the finest for the price!