FWB 2530 Wide Band Dipole - SMC
SMC - FWB Fixed Wide Band Antenna

FWB 2530 Wide Band Dipole

The FWB 2530, a stellar achievement in the domain of high-frequency (HF) communication, stands out as the go-to solution for those seeking a wideband HF dipole that seamlessly combines cost-effectiveness with unparalleled versatility.

One of the standout features of the FWB 2530 is its compatibility with a single 18-metre mast, making it an ideal choice for those looking for a straightforward and efficient solution to enhance their communication capabilities. This strategic design not only simplifies installation but also ensures a reliable and steady communication link across the designated HF spectrum.

Flexibility is a hallmark of the FWB 2530, allowing users to deploy it across a spectrum of setups. Whether utilised in fixed ground stations, mounted on rooftops, or employed in semi-transportable scenarios, this antenna adapts effortlessly to the unique requirements of each environment. This adaptability positions the FWB 2530 as a versatile tool in the toolkit of communication professionals, catering to a broad range of applications with ease.

The antenna’s centre feed, facilitated by a 50-ohm coaxial cable connected to a mast-mounted 1kW balun transformer, ensures not only optimal performance but also efficient power transfer. This sophisticated design element underscores the commitment to delivering a high-performing solution that maximises the effectiveness of HF communication systems. The careful integration of these components reflects the antenna’s dedication to providing a reliable and robust communication link.

To further enhance its longevity and reliability, the FWB 2530 incorporates polyester end tails to keep the element ends clear of the ground. This thoughtful engineering choice prevents potential interference and signal degradation, ensuring that the antenna maintains its efficient operation over an extended period.

Wide band HF
Frequency range
Polar Diagram ‘H’ Plane
Polar Diagram ‘E’ Plane
3-1 max 2.1:1 AVE
50 Ohms unbalanced
Rx – 1kW AVE
Generally omnidirectional
30 – 90
>3 dbi

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