23 cm Yagi Antenna 18 Elements PA1296-18-1.5RA

23 cm Yagi Antenna 18 Elements PA1296-18-1.5RA

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1296 MHz 23 cm antenna 18 elements PA1296-18-1.5RA

Boom consists of two parts. So the max length of any piece is less than 1m. Perfect for a car, airplane transport, or balcony mount.

Wideband operation 1290 – 1310MHz. SWR less than 1:1.2 on all frequencies. Rear mount.




Electrical Specifications

Frequency Range: 1290 – 1310 MHz
Free Space Forward Gain: 17.3 dBi
Front-to-Back Ratio: 29 dB
-3 dB Horizontal Beamwidth: 24.4°
Polarization: Horizontal or vertical
Nominal Input Impedance: 50 Ohms
SWR Across Entire Band: < 1.2
Maximum Power Input: 100W (more by request)
Matching Method: 1:4 Voltage Balun RG-316 Teflon Cable
Connector: “N”


Mechanical Specifications

Number of elements: 18
Element Diameter: 4 mm Aluminum rod
Dipole Diameter: 4 mm Copper
Balun and Connector: Included
Longest element: 112 mm
Element Mounting Position: Below the Boom
Boom Length: 1.46 m
Boom: 20x20mm
The number of Boom Pieces: 2
Mounting Mast Diameter: 43 – 70 mm 1-11/16″ – 2-3/4″ OD
Survival Wind Speed: 150 km/h
Net Weight: 1.15 kg
Gross Weight: 1.8 kg
Transportation Length: 1.5 meters


Measured SWR from 1290 MHz to 1310 MHz:




Measured results on 23 cm antenna. Schmidt chart on 1296.1 MHz:






PA1296-18-1.5AR is the same model as PA1296-18-1.5BR. The only difference is that it has an extra boom joiner that allows for easier transport.

Short video about PA1296-18-1.5RB – Assembly, characteristics, and measurements:



Weight 1,8 kg
Dimensions 79 × 17 × 10 cm

1 review for 23 cm Yagi Antenna 18 Elements PA1296-18-1.5RA

  1. Dean

    PA1296-18-1.5RA antenna is working great. Already made several contacts with it. SWR is 1:2 absolutely excellent.
    One of my contacts was 386 miles in a tropo opening so it works good.
    Dean KF9L

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