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GME Antenna Elevated Feed Base 860mm AS001 Spring and Whip 6.6dBi Gain - AE4012K2

SKU: A9783627


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  • Elevated feed and stainless steel whip
  • Parallel electro polished stainless steel spring
  • Ground Independent
  • 6.6 dBi
  • Length 860 mm
  • Included: AE4012 Antenna, ABL002F Base & Lead Assembly, AS001 Light Duty Spring & AD503 Adaptor
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Genuine GME Rugged, high performance Antennas to suit Australia's harsh conditions

When mounting options are limited, or you prefer not to put a hole in the centre of your roof, then the elevated feed style of antenna suits the best. This version includes a parallel style polished stainless steel spring below the ABL002 elevated feed base for greater durability. The sturdy 2.5mm wire diameter stainless steel coil whip is secured to the top of the elevated feed making this antenna a great all round performer. As with all stainless steel whips of this style, it is not recommended for installation on diesel 4WD vehicles.

GME's range of Antennas are built tough with quality materials to take on the harsh landscape of Australia. Check out the range of GME antennas from 2.1-8.1 dBi in various lengths. Repco also have replacement antenna whips so you can change your antenna needs on the fly just by screwing on to the original base.

What is dBi gain?

When buying an antenna you want to make sure it's going to be effective for your UHF needs and not just look good on the bull bar. Antenna gain is measured in dBi and is simply the measure of an antenna's ability to direct or concentrate radio frequency energy in a particular pattern or direction. dBi Gain is one of those things that's not just the bigger number is better.

Choosing the antenna can be confusing at first but if you know where you're primarily going to use your 4wd's UHF then it can be fairly simple. Are you using your 4WD for going bush? Up through the mountains? Down into rivers and valleys? Or are you wanting to use your UHF system primarily on the flat country roads? Figuring this out will help you choose the right antenna and get the most out of your purchase.

Simple rule of thumb for understanding dBi Gain

  • High Gain Antenna (8.1dBi) - This is ideal for flat country side with fewer obstacles in the signals path. This is good for touring the outback, heading up the Hume or playing i-spy with your mates on the treeless Nullarbor desert plains. The signal radiates in a straight narrow path.
  • Medium Gain Antenna (5.1 - 6.6 dBi) - This is the go to antenna if you do a bit of everything. This antenna is ideally suited to those who drive around suburban and country areas. The medium gain antennas are less likely to be obstructed from buildings, trees or mountains.
  • Unity gain (2.1 dBi) - This describes an antenna that outputs a signal the same level as the input. It works on a very broad pattern and is far less likely to be obstructed from buildings, trees, rugged terrain or mountains.

GME are the leading name in radio communication and continue to manufacture their innovative products in Australia. With strict quality control and focussing on their customer's needs. They create what the market wants, at the quality we all need. Check out the full range of Antennas, In-Car UHF CB Radios, personal locator beacons, marine radios, speakers and Antenna Mounting Brackets all available to order on the Repco website today.

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Description
Item Type
Antenna
Gain (dbi)
6.6

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