whip aerial

whip aerial

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A flexible, nondirectional, quarter-wave antenna usually in the high or very high frequency range and which is normally vertically polarized.
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Mobile base and base station whip aerial and mounts are available from General Dynamics in the form of the UVU-115 and UVU-130, with the UVU-200 and UVU-300 offering dual- and tri-band base station solutions.
It is not armoured and it does not feature a raft of whip aerials to keep its crew in constant touch with HQ.
Fuelled by amphetamines, the chic, suave Mods would race around towns and cities on Vespa and Lambretta scooters personalised with tassels, whip aerials and white wall tyres, while in the countryside, Rockers - bigger, dirtier and scarier - held sway.