Low profile UHF vertical antenna targets specialty vehicles

July 08, 2014 // By Jean-Pierre Joosting
The Ultra Phantom low profile vertical antenna product line from Laird claims to be the industry’s smallest high-performance omnidirectional low profile UHF antenna designed for use in government, public safety and industrial/commercial market segments. The low profile design reduces height clearance issues on specialty and heavy duty vehicles with secure mounting hardware that deters antenna vandalism.

Providing superior coverage in challenging terrain, the antenna combines rugged, ultra-compact design with engineered high performance. Operating from 380 to 512 MHz, the Ultra Phantom offers 2.0 to 4.1 dBi maximum gain to boost power output and improve signal reception. The antenna achieves IP67 certification to protect against dust and water exposure ensuring it can operate in the most challenging environments.

Monty Rohde, senior vice president at Laird comments, “Our commitment to our customers is to deliver smart technology and the patent pending Ultra Phantom is a prime example of Laird’s advanced engineering, product management and field distribution teams meeting and exceeding critical customer needs.”