ALP Series Low and Medium Power UHF Television Antennas

The ALP Series II Side Mount Low and Medium Power Antennas, for UHF television and Mobile Media applications, are lightweight, low windload, and easily installed which reduces installation time and costs. The ALP antennas offer the quality and performance needed to improve coverage and maintain competitiveness in today’s broadcast marketplace.

Characteristics

  • Product Line
    ALP Series II
  • Frequency Range
    470 - 806 MHz
  • Multiplexed Versions Available
    Yes
  • Broadband Applications
    No
  • Polarization
    Horizontal | Elliptical | Circular
  • Maximum Power Rating
    20 kW average power

ERI ALP Series II antennas deliver the versatility, power, and reliability that are the keys to success in today’s competitive broadcast marketplace. For full-power stations transitioning to new RF channels, ALP antennas offer field-proven solutions for interim antennas. Broadcasters with medium power requirements can benefit from this antenna’s lightweight, low wind load, and easy installation which provide reductions in installation time and costs.

For Low Power Television (LPTV) stations the new, higher power handling capabilities of the ALP UHF antennas make them the ideal choice for the higher ERP’s allowed for LPTV stations and TV translator facilities. ALP antennas offer the quality and performance needed to improve coverage and maintain competitiveness in today’s broadcast marketplace.

ALP Series II antennas are available with a large number of standard azimuth patterns and in models from 4-bays to 32 bays.

Features/Benefits

  • All CCIR bands IV/V channels available
  • Lightweight/low wind load
  • Easy to install with less expense
  • Slot covered for environmental protection: long life, low maintenance, and reliability (full radome enclosures available)
  • Power ratings up to 20 kW average power
  • Customized patterns optimizes coverage for your market area
  • Wide selection of "off the shelf" patterns with simplified application process
  • Patterns measured at factory for reliable performance in the field and superior coverage

Type Number Definition

ALP a b c -d S e -f
  • ALP
    ERI ALP Series II
  • a
    Number of Bays: 4, 8, 12, 16, 24, 32
  • b
    Power: L=Low | M=Medium
  • c
    Beam Tilt (degrees): 1=0.25, 2 = 0.50, 3 = 0.75, 4 = 1.00, 5 = 1.25, 6 = 1.50, 7 = 1.75, 8 = 2.00, 9 = 2.25, 10 = 2.50, 11 = 2.75, 12 = 3.00
  • d
    Polarization: H=Horizontal, E=Elliptical, C=Circular
  • S
    Sidemount
  • e
    Azimuth Pattern: B, BR, E, ER, H, M, MR, N, NR, O, OC, P, PR, W, or WR
  • f
    Channel Number: US Channels = 14 to 69, European Channels = 14E to 62E, Australian Channels = 14A to 67A

Mounting Information

All ALP Series UHF television antennas are shipped with 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 a proposal for these requirements.

  • Bays
    Mounting Brackets Required
  • 4
    2
  • 8
    3
  • 12
    4
  • 16
    5
  • 24
    7
  • 32
    9

ALP Series II Low and Medium Power UHF Television Antenna Brochure

ALP Series Catalog Azimuth Patterns

  • Type-ALP-O
  • Code-O (Omnidirectional ±2.0 dB circularity)
  • Polarization-Horizontal | Elliptical | Circular
  • Directivity Haz-1.00 numeric | (0.00 dB)
  • Directivity Vaz-2.36 numeric | (3.73 dB)
  • PDF File
  • Type-ALP-OC
  • Code-OC (Omnioid)
  • Polarization-Horizontal | Elliptical | Circular
  • Directivity Haz-1.65 numeric | (2.17 dB)
  • Directivity Vaz-2.31 numeric | (3.64 dB)
  • PDF File
  • Type-ALP-E
  • Code-E (Extended Cardioid)
  • Polarization-Horizontal | Elliptical | Circular
  • Directivity Haz-1.88 numeric | (2.74 dB)
  • Directivity Vaz-2.33 numeric | (3.67 dB)
  • PDF File
  • Type-ALP-M
  • Code-M (Medium Cardioid)
  • Polarization-Horizontal | Elliptical | Circular
  • Directivity Haz-2.40 numeric | (3.80 dB)
  • Directivity Vaz-2.52 numeric | (4.01 dB)
  • PDF File
  • Type-ALP-N
  • Code-N (Narrow Cardioid)
  • Polarization-Horizontal | Elliptical | Circular
  • Directivity Haz-3.54 numeric | (5.49 dB)
  • Directivity Vaz-2.34 numeric | (3.69 dB)
  • PDF File
  • Type-ALP-W
  • Code-W (Wide Cardioid)
  • Polarization-Horizontal | Elliptical | Circular
  • Directivity Haz-1.58 numeric | (1.99 dB)
  • Directivity Vaz-2.51 numeric | (4.00 dB)
  • PDF File
  • Type-ALP-P
  • Code-P (Peanut)
  • Polarization-Horizontal | Elliptical | Circular
  • Directivity Haz-1.94 numeric | (2.88 dB)
  • Directivity Vaz-2.46 numeric | (3.91 dB)
  • PDF File
  • Type-ALP-ER
  • Code-ER (Extended Cardioid Reduced Rear)
  • Polarization-Horizontal
  • Directivity Haz-1.93 numeric | (2.86 dB)
  • PDF File
  • Type-ALP-MR
  • Code-MR (Medium Cardioid Reduced Rear)
  • Polarization-Horizontal
  • Directivity Haz-2.82 numeric | (4.50 dB)
  • PDF File
  • Type-ALP-NR
  • Code-NR (Narrow Cardioid Reduced Rear)
  • Polarization-Horizontal
  • Directivity Haz-3.80 numeric | (5.80 dB)
  • PDF File
  • Type-ALP-WR
  • Code-WR (Wide Cardioid Reduced Rear)
  • Polarization-Horizontal
  • Directivity Haz-1.69 numeric | (2.28 dB)
  • PDF File
  • Type-ALP-PR
  • Code-PR (Peanut Reduced Rear)
  • Polarization-Horizontal
  • Directivity Haz-1.92 Numeric | (2.83 dB)
  • PDF File
  • Type-ALP-B
  • Code-B (Butterfly)
  • Polarization-Horizontal
  • Directivity Haz-2.67 numeric | (4.27 dB)
  • PDF File
  • Type-ALP-BR
  • Code-BR (Butterfly Reduced Rear)
  • Polarization-Horizontal
  • Directivity Haz-2.75 numeric | (4.39 dB)
  • PDF File
  • Type-ALP-H
  • Code-H (H Peanut)
  • Polarization-Horizontal
  • Directivity Haz-2.46 numeric | (3.91 dB)
  • PDF File

Catalog Elevation Patterns

  • Type-ALP4L1
  • Polarization-Horizontal and Vertical
  • Directivity-Main-4.58 numeric | (6.61 dBd)
  • Directivity-Hor.-4.58 numeric | (6.61 dBd)
  • Electrical Beam Tilt-0.00-degrees
  • PDF File
  • Type-ALP8L1
  • Polarization-Horizontal and Vertical
  • Directivity-Main-8.26 numeric | (9.17 dBd)
  • Directivity-Hor.-8.21 numeric | (9.14 dBd)
  • Electrical Beam Tilt-0.25-degrees
  • PDF File
  • Type-ALP12L2
  • Polarization-Horizontal and Vertical
  • Directivity-Main-11.84 numeric | (10.73 dBd)
  • Directivity-Hor.-11.12 numeric | (10.48 dBd)
  • Electrical Beam Tilt-0.50-degrees
  • PDF File
  • Type-ALP16L2
  • Polarization-Horizontal and Vertical
  • Directivity-Main-16.01 numeric | (12.04 dBd)
  • Directivity-Hor.-14.30 numeric | (11.55 dBd)
  • Electrical Beam Tilt-0.50-degrees
  • PDF File
  • Type-ALP24L3
  • Polarization-Horizontal and Vertical
  • Directivity-Main-25.04 numeric | (13.99 dBd)
  • Directivity-Hor.-12.98 numeric | (11.13 dBd)
  • Electrical Beam Tilt-0.75-degrees
  • PDF File
  • Type-ALP32L3
  • Polarization-Horizontal and Vertical
  • Directivity-Main-30.71 numeric | (14.87 dBd)
  • Directivity-Hor.-10.69 numeric | (10.29 dBd)
  • Electrical Beam Tilt-0.75-degrees
  • PDF File

The ALP Series II Low and Medium Power UHF Television Antennas include horizontally, elliptically and circularly polarized versions. These are lightweight and low wind load designs that are  easily installed. The product includes a wide array of standard azimuth and elevation patterns and customized patterns are optionally available. ALP Series II  antennas offer the quality and performance needed to improve coverage and maintain competitiveness in today’s broadcast marketplace.