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

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

70 Elements Super Yagi antenna 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.

With good power easy to work even EME or beat ODX national record.




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:
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:
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 + 20 x 30 mm support
Number of Boom Pieces: 5 + 4
Guy rope support: No
Mounting Mast Diameter: 30 – 50 mm 1-1/4 – 2″ OD
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.


Best Antenna Holder 23 cm 1296 MHz


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.

Youtube link for PA1296-70-6AUT antenna.



Floyd K5LA just made EME QSO with single PA1296-70-6AUT and 375 watts with a Beko amp

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Additional information

Weight 8,9 kg
Dimensions 119 × 21 × 20 cm

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

  1. Floyd

    I just made my first 23cm EME QSO with OK1DFC.
    Thank you.
    Floyd K5LA

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