23 cm Yagi Antenna 18 Elements PA1296-18-1.5RA

  • 23 cm Yagi Antenna 18 Elements PA1296-18-1.5RA

1296 MHz 23 cm antenna 18 elements PA1296-18-1.5RA

Boom consists of two parts. So max length of any piece is less than 1m. Perfect for car - airplane transport or balcony mount.

Wideband operation 1290 - 1310MHz. SWR less than 1:1.2 on all frequencies. Rear mount.


Electrical Specifications 23 centimeter
Frequency Range:
1290 - 1310 MHz
Free Space Forward Gain: 17.3 dBi
Front to Back Ratio:
29 dB
3 dB Horizontal Beamwidth: 24.4°
Polarization Horizontal or Vertical
Nominal Input Impedance: 50 Ohms
SWR Across Entire Band: < 1.2
Maximum Power Input: 100 W
Matching Method: 1:4 Voltage Balun RG-316 Teflon Cable
Connector: "N"
Mechanical Specifications 23 centimeter
Number of elements: 18
Element Diameter: 4 mm Aluminum rod
Dipole Diameter: 4 mm Copper
Longest element: 112 mm
Element Mounting Position:Bellow the Boom
Balun and Connector: Included
Boom Length: 1460 mm
Boom Size: 20 x 20 mm
Number of Boom Pieces: 2
Guy rope support: Not necessary. Strong boom.
Mounting Mast Diameter: 43 - 70 mm 1-1/4" - 2-3/4"
Survival Wind Speed: 150 km/h 
Transportation Length: 1.5 m
Antenna Weight: 1.2 kg
Gross/Transport Weight: 3 kg


Measured SWR from 1290 MHz to 1310 MHz:


Measured results on 23 cm antenna. Schmitt diagram on 1296.1 MHz:



PA1296-18-1.5AR is the same model as PA1296-18-1.5BR. The only difference is that it has an extra boom joiner that allows for easier transport.

Short video about PA1296-18-1.5RB - Assembly, characteristics and measurements:

  • Product Code: 1860
  • Availability: In Stock
  • 105.00€

Tags: 23cm, 1290, 1296MHz, 1310MHz, 18elements, Yagi, Antenna, Portable, WideBand, RearMount, UHFContest, PA1296-18-1.5RA