2 meter CROSS – PLUS Low Noise Yagi Antenna PA144-CROSS-20-6BP 20 Element


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2 meter 20 Element CROSS Contest – EME Yagi Antenna PA144-CROSS-20-6BP

The best Low Noise PLUS – CROSS Yagi Antenna 10 + 10 element. Perfect for VHF Contest or EME work. Easy to change horizontal or Vertical polarization.

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The best 10 + 10 elements 2 meter Low Noise Yagi antenna with highest possible gain for its length. Great for Terrestrial VHF Contest or EME work.


Electrical Specifications 2 meter
Frequency Range: 144 – 145 MHz
Free Space Forward Gain: 14.4 dBi
Front to Back Ratio: 30 dB
3 dB Horizontal Beam width: 36° For Horizontal Antenna
3 dB Vertical Beam width: 39.6° For Horizontal Antenna
G/T tbd.
Polarization: Horizontal and Vertical (RHCP, LHCP with phase shift)
Distance Between Dipoles: 520 mm
Degrees: 90°
Isolation Between Antennas (Coupling): More than 30 dB
Nominal Input Impedance: 50 Ohms
SWR Across Entire Band: < 1.2
Maximum Power Input: 3000 W for both antennas (1500 W per Antenna)
Matching Method: Direct feed through common mode Baluns
Connectors: 2 x “N”
Mechanical Specifications 2 meter:
Number of elements: 20 (10 + 10)
Element Diameter: 8 mm Aluminum tube
Dipole Diameter: 8 mm Hard Copper tube
Longest element: 1050 mm
Element Mounting Position: Above the Boom and on Side
Baluns and Connectors: Included
Boom Length: 5.47 m
Single Antenna Length: 4.91 m
Boom Size: Tapered Boom 40 x 40 mm + 30 x 30 mm
Number of Boom Pieces: 4
Guy rope support: Not Necessary
Mounting Mast Diameter: 43 – 70 mm 1-11/16″ – 2-3/4″ OD
Survival Wind Speed: 150 km/h 
Transportation Length: 1.49 m
Antenna Weight: 8.6 kg


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144 MHz – 2 meter Cross Yagi Antenna 20 element. Two Antennas Gain Side by Side (Horizontal Stack) 3100 mm

Horizontal Antenna (polarization) 17.3 dBi F/S< -13.1 dB
Vertical Antenna (polarization) 17.45 dBi F/S< -11.4 dB


2 meter Plus – Cross Yagi 10 + 10 element. Two Antennas Gain for Vertical Stack 3100 mm

Horizontal Antenna (polarization) 17.45 dBi F/S< -11.4 dB
Vertical Antenna (polarization) 17.3 dBi F/S< -13.1 dB


144 MHz Cross Yagi. Four Antennas Gain in “H” configuration 3100 x 3100 mm

Horizontal Polarization Elevation Radiation Pattern: 20.35 dBi F/S< -11.4 dB
Horizontal Polarization Azimuth Radiation Pattern: 20.35 dBi F/S< -12.7 dB


2m VHF contest and EME Low Noise Antenna PA144-CROSS-20-6. Azimuth Radiation Pattern:



10 + 10 element 144 MHz Plus – Cross Yagi antenna with low noise pickup. Dipole, balun and “N” connector detail.


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Bracket view of PA144-CROSS-20-6BP Cross – Plus Yagi. The Best choice for VHF Contests, MS or EME. Superb Low Noise antenna.




Use fiberglass or plastic mast.

2 meter Low noise Contest – EME Yagi antenna 10 + 10 Cross – Plus elements (20 elements) view.


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Excellent SWR on a built Cross Yagi Antenna with Low Noise pickup. Horizontal Antenna.

On working frequencies less than 1.05.




Perfect SWR on a built Cross Yagi PA144-CROSS-20-6BP. Vertical Antenna:

On 144.1 to 144.5 less than 1.07.


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Top choice Cross – Plus VHF Contest and EME Yagi antenna. Excellent Low Noise Characteristics.

Ultimate design with with latest professional full-3D electromagnetic modelling software.
Not possible with EZNEC Pro/4 – NEC4.2 engine, 4NEC2, EZNEC, YO or AO except by accident.
Or tinkering with antenna elements or spacing’s.

Additional information

Weight 9.1 kg
Dimensions 149 × 17 × 16 cm


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