ALV Series High Band VHF Television Antenna

ERI’s ALV Series high band VHF television antenna is a new lightweight, side mounted, family of high band VHF television antennas available in 2, 4, and 8 bay configurations with omnidirectional, peanut, and Omnioid (Skull) standard azimuth patterns. The antenna is available for any single Band III RF Channel from 7 through 13. ALV Series antennas are rated for up to 25 kW average input power. The ALV series is ruggedly constructed and is suitable for use as a main or auxiliary antenna.

Features

  • Light weight side mounted television antenna
  • 2, 4 and 8 bay models standard
  • Unpressurized slot covers (optional full radome enclosure available)
  • Includes brackets for leg or pole mounting

The ALV Series is an end fed antenna which provides benefits in terms of simplicity and reliability and eliminates any external power dividers or feed cables. The RF input is 3-1/8-inch EIA flanged, male.

Product Specifications

  • Frequency Range:
    Any single high band VHF television channel (174 MHz to 216 MHz)
  • RF Input:
    3-1/8 inch EIA flange, male
  • Power Handling:
    ALV2 10 kW average power, ATSC or COFDM
  • ALV4 20 kW average power, ATSC or COFDM
  • ALV8 32 kW average power, ATSC or COFDM

Type Number Definition

ALV a Hb - HS c - d3f
  • ALV
    ERI ALV Series
  • a=
    Elevation Directivity (2, 4, or 8 standard)
  • H
    VHF Band: H=High
  • b=
    Beam Tilt: ALV2=0 degrees | ALV4 and ALV8=1.75 degrees
  • HS
    Horizontally Polarized, Side Mount
  • c=
    Azimuth Pattern (O = Omnidirectional | OC = Omnioid | P = Peanut)
  • d=
    RF Channel (7 - 13)
  • 3=
    RF Input: 3 = 3 1/8 inch 50 Ohm EIA Male
  • f=
    Ice Protection: Blank = Slot cover | R = Radome Enclosed

Mounting Brackets:

ALV Series VHF television antennas are shipped with 36-inch (914 mm) stand off brackets for mounting on poles or tower legs from 1.5-inches (35 mm) to 7.5-inches (191 mm) OD. Stand off 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.

ALV Series High Band VHF Television Antenna Product Brochure

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Azimuth Patterns

  • Type-ALV-OC
  • Code-OC (Omnioid)
  • Directivity-1.75 | 2.43 dB
  • PDF File
  • Type-ALV-O
  • Code-O (Omnidirectional)
  • Directivity-1.00 | 0.00 dB
  • PDF File
  • Type-ALV-P
  • Code-P (Peanut)
  • Directivity-1.37 | 1.37 dB
  • PDF File

Elevation Patterns

  • Type-ALV2V0
  • Directivity-Main Lobe: 2.10 | 3.22 dBd
  • -Horizontal: 2.10 | 3.62 dBd
  • Beam Tilt-0.00 degrees
  • PDF File
  • Type-ALV4V7
  • Directivity-Main Lobe: 4.32 | 6.35 dBd
  • -Horizontal: 4.18 | 6.21 dBd
  • Beam Tilt-1.75 degrees
  • PDF File
  • Type-ALV8V7
  • Directivity-Main Lobe: 8.51 | 9.30 dBd
  • -Horizontal: 7.02 | 8.46 dBd
  • Beam Tilt-1.75 degrees
  • PDF File

Features:

  • Light weight side mounted television antenna
  • 2, 4, and 8 bay models standard
  • Unpressurized slot covers (optional full radome enclosure available)
  • Includes brackets for leg or pole mounting