InnovAntennas 3 element 2m 144MHz LFA-Q Super-Gainer Quad Style Yagi

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A 3 element High Gain, Super-small 144MHz LFA-Q Quad style Yagi.

Excl. Tax: £66.62 Incl. Tax: £79.95
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Details

These products are built to order and will be shipped 7 working days from date of order.

 

A 3 element LFA-Q (Super-rigid Quad-style) Super-Light Quad StyleYagi for 144-146MHz

 

The LFA-Q Packs a bigger punch than a traditional Yagi with MUCH MORE GAIN per metre of boom 

 

If it is GAIN you want from a small boom, this is the antenna for you! Wow, Super compact boom!!

 

Rear mount version available contact us for more information

 

Another impressive design from G0KSC, 'The Quad has beenInnovAted!' A Quad-style antenna with full wave length loop elements which provide a number of benefits. First, if the elements are of reasonable thickness (as ours are, they are not wire!) then good bandwidth coverage can be achieved. Next, up to around 7 elements (1.5wl) much better gain per metre of boom can be achieved than would otherwise be possible from a traditional Yagi covering the same bandwidth. Finally, with the dual-boom structure and 1/2'' diameter elements, the LFA-Q is extremely rigid and can stand up to some serious weather conditions!

 

IDEAL PORTABLE OR SOTA USE!

 

Despite it's rigidity, the LFA-Q is extremely light weight and this means even in strong winds, snow and ice the LFA-Q will hold its own.

 

Our antennasuse only the best quality materials for construction in order to achieve the besst quality antennas, not the cheapest and most profitable! We use digital calipers with an accuracy of .01mm to enusre elements are within 0.2mm of where they should be meaning they work just as good as our software model predicts.

  • Original Stauff Insulation clamps
  • Marine grade Stainless Steel Fittings
  • Mill finished boom and elements for highest levels of accuracy

 

 

Performance

Gain: 9.45dBi @ 144.3MHz

F/B: 32.47dB @ 144.3MHz

Peak Gain: 9.6dBi

Gain 10m above ground: 15.32dBi

Peak F/B: 24.25dB

Power Rating: 5kw

SWR: Below 1.4.1 from 144MHz to 145MHz

Boom Length: 70cms

Loop Height: 25cms

Weight: 1.5kg/3.5lbs

Safe Wind Speed: 210Kph/130Mph

Turning Radius: 0.9m/3ft

Vertical Stacking: 2m

 

Customer comment on the LFA-Q:

''Very nice...assembled and installed over the last two days - even though it arrived over night!

Performs extremely well - It replaced a MET 144 8T (remember them) that was about 20 years old - the gamma match had become unstable - suspect the trombone dielectric has aged/decayed.

This antenna has great FB like the MET but I think gain is very comparable and bandwidth far, far superior.

Thanks for the great service

Martin VE7MM/G4EZG''

Specification

This antenna is made with a 1/2 inch (12.7mm) and 3/8 inch (9.525mm) diameter tube for the LFA-Q and the boom sections are 3/4'' 19mm diameter. This antenna is not made cheaply, it is made to perform and with Marine Grade Stainless Steel fixings, to do so for many years.

 

No figures are made up here as they are in some Ham Radio adverts, all performance figures are verified in the very latest software simulation packages with some antennas being professionally confirmed on an antenna range.

Additional Information

manufacturer InnovAntennas

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