ALP UHS Series Low and Medium Power Horizontally Polarized Antenna For UHF Television Applications

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

Characteristics

  • Product Line:
    ALP
  • Product Series:
    UHS Series
  • Frequency Range:
    470 - 862 MHz
  • Multiplexed Versions Available:
    Yes
  • Broadband Applications:
    No
  • Polarization:
    Horizontal
  • Maximum Power Rating:
    28 kW

The 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 DTV, ALP antennas offer field-proven solutions. Broadcasters with medium power requirements can benefit from this antenna’s lightweight, low windloads, 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 ERPs now allowed for LPTV stations and translator facilities. The ALP antennas offer the quality and performance needed to improve coverage and maintain competitiveness in today’s broadcast marketplace.

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 enclosure available)
  • Power ratings up to 28 kW (peak)/ 12 kW 8VSB available
  • 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=0.00, 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: O, OC, W, WR, E, ER, M, MR, N, NR, P, PR, H, B, BR, or T
  • f
    Channel Number: US Channels = 14 to 69, European Channels = 14E to 69E, Australian Channels = 14A to 69A

Mounting Information

All ALP Series UHF television antennas are shipped with 15-inch stand off brackets for mounting on poles or tower legs from 1.5-inches to 7.5-inches OD. Stand off support pipes, face mount brackets, and mounts for larger diameter poles are available from ERI as optional items.

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

Recent Publications

ALP Series II Low and Medium Power UHF Television Antennas
ALP Series II Low and Medium Power UHF Television Antennas Brochure

Download File

Azimuth Patterns

  • Type-ALP-B
  • Code-B (Butterfly)
  • Directivity-2.67 numeric | 4.27 dB
  • PDF File
  • Type-ALP-BR
  • Code-BR ( Butterfly Reduced Rear )
  • Directivity-2.75 numeric | 4.39 dB
  • PDF File
  • Type-ALP-E
  • Code-E (Extended Cardioid)
  • Directivity-1.86 numeric | 2.70 dB
  • PDF File
  • Type-ALP-ER
  • Code-B (Extended Cardioid Reduced Rear)
  • Directivity-2.67 numeric | 4.27 dB
  • PDF File
  • Type-ALP-H
  • Code-H (Peanut)
  • Directivity-2.46 numeric | 3.91 dB
  • PDF File
  • Type-ALP-M
  • Code-M (Medium Cardioid)
  • Directivity-2.54 numeric | 4.05 dB
  • PDF File
  • Type-ALP-MR
  • Code-MR (Medium Cardioid Reduced Rear)
  • Directivity-2.82 numeric | 4.50 dB
  • PDF File
  • Type-ALP-N
  • Code-N (Narrow Cardioid)
  • Directivity-3.77 numeric | 5.76 dB
  • PDF File
  • Type-ALP-NR
  • Code-NR ( Narrow Cardioid Reduced Rear )
  • Directivity-3.80 numeric | 5.80 dB
  • PDF File
  • Type-ALP-O
  • Code-O (Omnidirectional)
  • Directivity-1.00 numeric | 0.00 dB
  • PDF File
  • Type-ALP-OC
  • Code-OC (Omnioid)
  • Directivity-1.70 numeric | 2.30 dB
  • PDF File
  • Type-ALP-P
  • Code-P (Peanut)
  • Directivity-1.88 numeric | 2.74 dB
  • PDF File
  • Type-ALP-PR
  • Code-PR (Peanut Reduced Read)
  • Directivity-1.92 numeric | 2.83 dB
  • PDF File
  • Type-ALP-T
  • Code-T (Trilobe)
  • Directivity-5.01 numeric | 7.00 dB
  • PDF File
  • Type-ALP-W
  • Code-W (Wide Cardioid)
  • Directivity-1.56 numeric | 1.93 dB
  • PDF File
  • Type-ALP-WR
  • Code-WR (Wide Cardioid Reduced Rear)
  • Directivity-1.69 numeric | 2.28 dB
  • PDF File

Elevation Patterns

  • Type-ALP4L1
  • Directivity-Main Lobe: 4.58 numeric | 6.61 dBd
  • -Horizontal: 4.58 numeric | 6.61 dBd
  • Beam Tilt-0.00 °
  • Polarization-Horizontal
  • PDF File
  • Type-ALP8L1
  • Directivity-Main Lobe: 9.05 numeric | 9.57 dBd
  • -Horizontal: 9.00 numeric | 9.54 dBd
  • Beam Tilt--0.25 °
  • Polarization-Horizontal
  • PDF File
  • Type-ALP12L2
  • Directivity-Main Lobe: 12.64 numeric | 11.02 dBd
  • -Horizontal: 11.84 numeric | 10.73 dBd
  • Beam Tilt--0.50 °
  • Polarization-Horizontal
  • PDF File
  • Type-ALP16L2
  • Directivity-Main Lobe: 16.59 numeric | 12.20 dBd
  • -Horizontal: 15.13 numeric | 11.80 dBd
  • Beam Tilt--0.50 °
  • Polarization-Horizontal
  • PDF File
  • Type-ALP24L3
  • Directivity-Main Lobe: 25.21 numeric | 14.02 dBd
  • -Horizontal: 12.92 numeric | 11.11 dBd
  • Beam Tilt--0.75 °
  • Polarization-Horizontal
  • PDF File
  • Type-ALP32L3
  • Directivity-Main Lobe: 31.93 numeric | 15.04 dBd
  • -Horizontal: 11.65 numeric | 10.66 dBd
  • Beam Tilt--0.75 °
  • Polarization-Horizontal
  • PDF File

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