Bencher Skylark 12 – 17 meter Duoband Yagi
Bencher, Inc., manufacturers of the Bencher Skyhawk triband yagi, as well as Butternut antennas, keyer paddles, hand keys and low pass filters, is happy to announce the new Skylark 12 – 17 meter yagi. This antenna features a 16’ foot boom that requires no support struts, all aluminum and stainless steel construction, utilizes a single feed line, and has a 90 mph wind survival rating. Weight is 38 pounds.
The antenna is supplied complete with all mounting hardware for a 2” mast, including a 5 KW rated balun, stainless steel U-bolts and Bencher’s unique boom to mast system for easy installation.
The antenna requires no tuning, and offers an SWR of less than 1.3:1 over the entire width of both bands.
On the air testing of this antenna has already proven it a killer! NO moving parts, instant band changes, NO UV challenges, NO antenna related lightning issues!
NEC4 Free Space Gain: 17 meters 7.95 dBi, 12 Meters 7.75 dBi (See Plot, BELOW)
Front to back: 17 meters 21 dB, 12 Meters 24 dB
Wind loading: 6.5 Square feet.
Longest element 27’ 8”
Turning radius: 16’
Introductory Price $ 795.00
The antenna is now in production for June delivery.
This product was added to our catalog on Monday 09 June, 2008.