Portable Dipole Antenna LW8 Series - SMC
Portable Dipole Antenna LW Series

Portable Dipole Antenna LW8 Series

The SMC LW8 series of HF portable antennas are a rugged and reliable solution that excels in various operational environments with exceptional success. Its versatility has made the series a top choice for a wide range of military applications, spanning from the Antarctic to the Tropics.
As pioneers in antenna design, SMC continuously strives for excellence. We have enhanced the basic unit by leveraging improved materials, resulting in even greater performance and durability.
For seamless integration, we offer purpose-designed masts tailored for use with this antenna. To cater to unique needs, variations of the standard design are available, customized to meet specific customer requirements. Additionally, NATO codified versions are also on offer, ensuring compliance and compatibility.
HF antenna
Frequency range
Power rating
Input impedance
Input connector
LW8 / A
LW8 / K
Centre junction
Metal fittings
Kit bag
3 – 30 MHz or 2 – 30 MHz with ATU as a long wire antenna
Rx – 500W average
2:1 maximum at 50 Ohms
50 – 75 Ohms
BNC or UHF to order
PVC covered terylene interwoven with plaited copper braid
PVC covered kevlar braid with plaited copper wire
Type SMC CCJ/2 carbon loaded ultra-violet resistant moulding
Stainless steel or brass
Optional, available in a wide range of colours and sizes

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