13cm Dish Feed Antenna 13cm6 2300 – 2400 MHz
Wideband 13cm Dish Feed Antenna 13cm6 2300 – 2400 MHz. Good to start tropo or EME as dish feed for dishes with f/d 0.45 to 0.7. Suitable for testing antenna patterns or characteristics of other 13cm antennas.
The antenna is in radome to protect elements from rain or other mechanical stresses. On the 13cm6 dish feed antenna is marked dipole position to facilitate focus finding.
13cm Dish Feed Antenna 13cm6
What does 13cm6 mean?
13cm – 13cm band covers from 2300 – 2400 MHz with very low SWR
6 – 6 elements Yagi inside the radome
Electrical Specifications of 13cm Dish Feed Antenna 13cm6
Frequency Range: 2300 – 2400 MHz
Free Space Forward Gain: 10.5dBi
Front-to-Back Ratio: 20dB
-3 dB Horizontal Beamwidth: 51.9°
-3 dB Vertical Beamwidth: 65.6°
Polarization: Horizontal or Vertical
Nominal Input Impedance: 50 Ohms
SWR Across Entire Band: <1.2
Maximum Power Input: 50W
Matching Method: Voltage balun. Used RG316 Teflon Cable
With the 13cm Dish Feed Antenna, 13cm6 is added metal clamp for easy assembling, as shown in the picture.
All rest is up to you.
13cm Dish Feed Antenna 13cm6 2300-2400 MHz
23cm dish feed is here