2 meter 8 Element Wideband Antenna 144 – 146 MHz PA144-8-3B

2 meter 8 Element Wideband Antenna 144 – 146 MHz PA144-8-3B


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2 meter 8 Element Low Noise 144 – 146 MHz Yagi Antenna. Full Band Coverage PA144-8-3B.

Perfect wideband operation from 144 to 146 MHz. Excellent SWR on all frequencies. With Low noise design. Strong “Goliath” bracket.


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Excellent gain for 3 meter boom antenna. Effective for Tropo, and EME work.


Electrical Specifications 2 meter
Frequency Range: 144 – 146 MHz
Free Space Forward Gain: 12.6 dBi
Front to Back Ratio: 29 dB
3 dB Horizontal Beam width: 43°
Polarization: Horizontal
Nominal Input Impedance: 50 Ohms
SWR Across Entire Band: < 1.2
Maximum Power Input: More than 500 W, 1500 W by order
Matching Method: Direct feed through common mode balun
Input Connector: “N”
Mechanical Specifications 2m
Number of elements: 8
Element Diameter: 8 mm Aluminum tube
Dipole Diameter: 8 mm Hard Copper tube
Longest element: 1040 mm
Element Mounting Position: Below the Boom
Balun and Connectors: Included
Boom Length: 2.92 m
Boom Size: 30 x 30 mm
Number of Boom Pieces: 2
Guy rope support: Not necessary. Strong boom
Mounting Mast Diameter 43 – 70 mm 1-11/16″ – 2-3/4″ OD
Survival Wind Speed: 160 km/h 
Transportation Length: 1.49 m
Antenna Weight: 3.2 kg


8 element 2 meter low noise pickup antenna PA144-8-3B.
Measured perfect SWR from 144 MHz to 146 MHz.
Less than 1.07 in whole band.
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144 – 146 MHz 8 element low noise EME and Tropo antenna PA144-8-3B. Dipole, “N” connector and balun view.
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Goliath bracket on 8 element Yagi for 2 meter band Yagi anatenna PA144-8-3B. On 3 m boom.
On picture also Boom join connection.
144mhz antenna-8-elements-PA144-8-3-bracket-boom-joiner
Perfect Return Loss on finished antenna at antenna connector. Better than -30 dB in whole band from 144 Mhz to 146 MHz (SWR less than 1.07).
Mesured with HP8753ES 6GHz Network Analyzer.
All antennas in production are mesured to achieve highest possible results before shipping.
2 meter 8-element 144mhz-low-noise-antenna-Return-Loss-S11
On this 8 element 144 MHz to 146 MHz wideband antenna Return Loss is superb. 
What is possible to achieve with top level design with latest professional full-3D electromagnetic modelling software.
Fine choice 8 element EME and Tropo Yagi antenna wih high suppression of all side lobes.
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2 meter low noise pickup 8 element Yagi PA144-8-3B. Exemplary measured Smith Chart taken with HP8753ES at antenna connector.
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 spacings.
2 meter 8-element-low-noise-antenna-Smith-Chart

Additional information

Weight 4 kg
Dimensions 149 × 15 × 10 cm


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