AL Series Low and Medium Power UHF Television Antennas

The AL Series Side Mount Low and Medium Power Antenna, for UHF (CCIR Band IV/V) television applications, are designed for UHF translator and low power applications offers a combination of quality, reliability, performance, and economy. The antenna is available in 4, 6 and 8-bay models and available with horizontal, elliptical or circular polarization. The all versions include a slot cover for protection from snow and ice. The AL Series family includes non-directional models as well as five (5) standard directional azimuth patterns.

Characteristics

  • Product Line
    AL Series
  • Frequency Range
    470 - 698 MHz
  • Multiplexed Versions Available
    Yes
  • Broadband Applications
    No
  • Polarization
    Horizontal | Elliptical | Circular
  • Maximum Power Rating
    5 kW

Features/Benefits

  • Single module, end fed antenna
  • 4, 6, and 8 gain models
  • Horizontally, elliptically, and circularly polarized models available
  • Omnioid pattern standard (directional patterns also available)
  • Structural survival rating of 125 mph (201 km/h) plus 1/4” (6.4 mm) radial ice
  • Slot cover radome for environmental protection
  • Hardware furnished for pipe or flush mounting
  • Lightweight, cost effective shipping container. Wood crate export packing available.
  • Null Fill Standard

The ERI AL Series Television Transmit Antenna will Give the Clear Picture

Our engineering staff uses a state-of-the-art manufacturing and testing facility for the development of antenna designs and the production of broadcast antennas. Every ERI antenna has been individually designed and engineered to meet or exceed customer specifications.

AL Series UHF Television Antenna Standard Azimuth Patterns

Type Number Definition

AL "a" "b" - "c" - "d" "e" "f"
  • AL
    ERI AL Series UHF Television Antenna
  • a
    Number of Bays: 4 | 6 | 8
  • b
    Azimuth Pattern Code: Blank (OC) | O | E | M | N | W
  • c
    Channel Number: US Channels = 14 to 51 | European Channels = 14E to 49E | Australian Channels = 14A to 52A
  • d
    Bandwidth: Blank = Single channel | 3 = 18 MHz bandwidth
  • e
    Power Handling: Blank = Low (2.5 kW, average) | M = Medium (5 kW, average)
  • f
    Polarization: Blank = Horizontal | C = Circular | E = Elliptical

AL Series Mounting Information

All AL Series UHF television antennas are shipped with two clamp-on brackets for mounting on poles or tower legs from 1.315-inches (33 mm) to 3.5-inches (89 mm) OD or to flush mount to flat surfaces from 0.50-inches (13 mm) to 1.75-inches (45 mm).  Standoff support pipes, face mount brackets, and mounts for larger diameter poles are available from ERI as optional items.  Please contact ERI for a proposal for these requirements.

AL Series Low and Medium Power UHF Television Antenna Product Brochure

AL Series Low and Medium Power UHF Television Antenna Catalog Azimuth and Elevation Patterns

AL Series Circularly and Elliptically Polarized Catalog Azimuth Patterns

  • Type-AL-O
  • Code-O (Omnidirectional ±2.0 dB circularity)
  • Polarization-Elliptical | Circular
  • Directivity Haz-1.00 numeric | (0.00 dB)
  • Directivity Vaz-2.36 numeric | (3.73 dB)
  • PDF File
  • Type-AL-OC
  • Code-OC (Omnioid)
  • Polarization-Elliptical | Circular
  • Directivity Haz-1.62 numeric | (2.10 dB)
  • Directivity Vaz-2.32 numeric | (3.65 dB)
  • PDF File
  • Type-AL-E
  • Code-E (Extended Cardioid)
  • Polarization-Elliptical | Circular
  • Directivity Haz-1.88 numeric | (2.74 dB)
  • Directivity Vaz-2.33 numeric | (3.87 dB)
  • PDF File
  • Type-AL-M
  • Code-M (Medium Cardioid)
  • Polarization-Elliptical | Circular
  • Directivity Haz-2.40 numeric | (3.80 dB)
  • Directivity Vaz-2.52 numeric | (4.01 dB)
  • PDF File
  • Type-AL-N
  • Code-N (Narrow Cardioid)
  • Polarization-Elliptical | Circular
  • Directivity Haz-3.54 numeric | (5.49 dB)
  • Directivity Vaz-2.34 numeric | (3.69 dB)
  • PDF File
  • Type-AL-W
  • Code-W (Wide Cardioid)
  • Polarization-Elliptical | Circular
  • Directivity Haz-1.56 numeric | (1.93 dB)
  • Directivity Vaz-2.51 numeric | (4.00 dB)
  • PDF File

AL Series Horizontally Polarized Catalog Azimuth Patterns

  • Type-AL-O
  • Code-O (Omnidirectional ±2.0 dB circularity)
  • Polarization-Horizontal
  • Directivity Haz-1.00 numeric | (0.00 dB)
  • PDF File
  • Type-AL-OC
  • Code-OC (Omnioid)
  • Polarization-Horizontal
  • Directivity Haz-1.62 numeric | (2.10 dB)
  • PDF File
  • Type-AL-E
  • Code-E (Extended Cardioid)
  • Polarization-Horizontal
  • Directivity Haz-1.88 numeric | (2.74 dB)
  • PDF File
  • Type-AL-M
  • Code-M (Medium Cardioid
  • Polarization-Horizontal
  • Directivity Haz-2.40 numeric | (3.80 dB)
  • PDF File
  • Type-AL-N
  • Code-N (Narrow Cardioid)
  • Polarization-Horizontal
  • Directivity Haz-3.54 dB | (5.49 dB)
  • PDF File
  • Type-AL-W
  • Code-W (Wide Cardioid)
  • Polarization-Horizontal
  • Directivity Haz-1.58 numeric | (1.99 dB)
  • PDF File

AL Series Catalog Elevation Patterns

  • Type-AL4L8
  • Directivity Main-4.24 numeric | (6.27 dBd)
  • Directivity Hor-4.02 numeric | (6.04 dBd)
  • Electrical Beam Tilt-2.00 degrees
  • Polarization-Horizontal and Vertical
  • PDF File
  • Type-AL6L8
  • Directivity Main-6.26 numeric | (7.97 dBd)
  • Directivity Hor-5.48 numeric | (7.39 dBd)
  • Electrical Beam Tilt-2.00 degrees
  • Polarization-Horizontal and Vertical
  • PDF File
  • Type-AL8L7
  • Directivity Main-8.25 numeric | (9.16 dBd)
  • Directivity Hor-6.4 numeric | (8.41 dBd)
  • Electrical Beam Tilt-1.75 degrees
  • Polarization-Horizontal and Vertical
  • PDF File

AL Series Options and Accessories

Type No: ALMNTKIT01-12

Optional standoff mounting bracket for AL Series UHF television antennas 15-inch (381 mm) standoff brackets for mounting on poles or tower legs from 1.5-inches (35 mm) to 7.5-inches (191 mm) OD.  Standoff support pipes, face mount brackets, and mounts for larger diameter poles are available from ERI as optional items. Please contact ERI for these requirements. This is also the replacement bracket ALP and AL PLUS Series UHF television antennas.

Type No: ALMNTKIT03-1

AL Series Lightning Rod Kit. Includes 13.00-inch (330 mm) lightning rod, attachment hardware, and mounting clamp. For top mount applications only.

Installation Notes:
1. CAUTION: The lightning rod is very sharp! Take care to avoid injury when unpacking and installing this accessory.
2. Install at the top of the AL Series UHF Television antenna.
3. Position top of mounting bracket approximately 1.5-inches (38 mm) below the top of the antenna.
4. Tighten the mounting evenly to a minimum recommended torque of 40 ft·lbm (54 N).

Type No: AL-MNT

Top Mount Bracket for AL Series UHF television antennas.

Type No: ALMNTKIT03-1

SL8 Mount Adaptor plate, 2 required per antenna. Optional mounting bracket for AL Series UHF television antennas matches SL8 mounting holes.