Biggest 23cm Low Noise Super Yagi EME Antenna PA1296-70-6AUT 70 element


The largest ever made commercial 1296 MHz – 23 cm Yagi EME antenna 70 elements PA1296-70-6AUT

70 Elements on the 6 meter long boom! Gain 23.2 dBi. Wide-band operation 1290 – 1310 MHz. Balun is made of UT-141 or similar semi-rigid teflon cable. Low SWR. Excellent G/T, F/B and mechanical properties. High efficiency antenna. Antenna wind survival speed 150 km/h.


Highest performance, nice looking, biggest ever made 1296 MHz antenna. 6 meter long boom.
70 elements provide maximum gain ever made on 23 cm band. 


Electrical Specifications PA1296-70-6AUT
Frequency Range: 1290 – 1310 MHz
Free Space Forward Gain: 23.2 dBi
Front to Back Ratio: 37 dB
3 dB Horizontal Beamwidth: 13.2°
3 dB Vertical Beamwidth: 13.4°
Polarization: Horizontal
Nominal Input Impedance: 50 Ohms
SWR Across Entire Band: < 1.2
Maximum Power Input: 300 W
Matching Method: Voltage balun. UT141 or similar Teflon cable
Connector: “N”
Mechanical Specifications PA1296-70-6AUT
Number of Elements: 70
Element Diameter: 4 mm Aluminum rod
Dipole Diameter: 3 mm Copper
Longest Element: 120 mm
Element Mounting Position: Above the Boom
Balun and Connector: Included
Boom Length: 5.9 m
Boom Size: 20 x 20 mm + 30 x 30 mm support
Number of Boom Pieces: 5 + 4
Guy rope support: No
Mounting Mast Diameter: 32 – 50 mm 1″ – 1-1/2″
Survival Wind Speed: 120 km/h 
Net Weight: 6.7 kg
Gross Weight: 8.7 kg
Transportation Length: 1.19 m (Airplane Checked Baggage Length)






Antenna free space gain 23.2 dBi.




With good amplifier and preamplifier you can work EME with this single Yagi antenna.




Vertical Stacking Distance:
2 antennas for F/S< -13.6 dB 96 cm
Gain: 26 dBi
Horizontal Stacking Distance:
2 antennas for F/S< -13.6 dB 96 cm
Gain: 26 dBi


Aim antenna to the Moon and use WSJT to find friends around the World.


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