Micro-Trak VHF Antennas
These SMA antennas are all compatible with all the Micro-Trak transmitters.
Micro-Trak V1, V2, V4, and V5 Rubber Duck Antennas
These factory made antennas will work with all Micro-Trak transmitters, as well as any handheld radio with an SMA antenna jack.
The V2 is longer with a sturdy whip, while the V4 is more compact and flexible. The V5 antenna combines the length of the V2, with the flexibility of the V4.
The V1 is shorter and sturdy.
|Specifications||V1 Antenna||V2 Antenna||V4 Antenna||V5 Antenna|
|Manufacturer P/N||NA-701||NA-771||NA-666||NA-666 long|
|Frequency||144/440 MHz||144/440 MHz||144/440 MHz||144/440 MHz|
|Gain||2.15 dB||2.15 dB||2.15 dB||2.15 dB|
|Max Power||50 Watts||50 Watts||50 Watts||50 Watts|
|Length||8.25 in / 21cm||15.5 in / 39.5cm||9 in / 23 cm||15.5 in / 39.5cm|
|Whip diameter||4 mm||4 mm||2.2 mm||2.2 mm|
|Weight||0.8 oz||1.2 oz||0.6 oz||0.8 oz|
|Connector||SMA male||SMA male||SMA male||SMA male|
Micro-Trak VHF Antenna V7
The Micro-Trak VHF Antenna V7 is a telescoping half-wave antenna with an SMA connector.
It has been tuned for 144.39 MHz, but should work well over the entire 2-meter band.
The bottom is a flexible spring to reduce torque on the radio SMA connector.
The extened length is 24 inches and the collapsed length is 6.5 inches. Gain is 3 dB.
Micro-Trak VHF Antenna V7 - $30.
Micro-Trak VHF Antenna V3
The Micro-Trak VHF Antenna V3 is a factory made external VHF antenna with a "Hershey-Kiss" magnet mount base for use with many hand held radios, and the Micro-Trak APRS transmitters.
This antenna whip is very flexible. If using a Micro-Trak in a vehicle, an external antenna, such as this one, is highly recommened.
Frequency: 144-148 MHZ
Length: 20 inches
Weight: 2.7 ounce
Connector: SMA Male
Cable: RG-174 10 feet
Magnet Diameter: 1.25 inches
Micro-Trak VHF Antenna V3 - $19.
Micro-Trak V8 & V9 Large Mag-Mount Antennas
These factory made antennas will work with all Micro-Trak transmitters, as well as any handheld radio with an SMA antenna jack. Both have the larger RG-58 Coax,
so they are useable with the MT-RTG 50. The V8 has a 2 inch diameter magnet base, and the V9 has a 3.5 inch diameter base. Both come with a sturdy 22 inch whip.
|Specifications||V8 Antenna||V9 Antenna|
|Frequency||144/440 MHz||144/440 MHz|
|Gain||3 dB||3 dB|
|Max Power||50 Watts||50 Watts|
|Length||22 in / 56 cm||22 in / 56 cm|
|Whip diameter||2.5 mm||2.5 mm|
|Base Diameter||2 in||3.5 in|
|Weight||8.2 oz||12.9 oz|
|Connector||SMA male||SMA male|
Micro-Trak VHF Antenna V6
The Micro-Trak VHF Antenna V6 is center fed 2-meter dipole antenna that comes with a 12" SMA coax.
The overall length is 37 in and the elements are flexible spring-steel 0.032 music wire. Antenna weight without coax is 0.4 oz.
The wire ends are rolled into a loop for safety.
It provides a considerable signal boost over the rubber duck alternatives, and was primarily deisgned for high altitude balloons.
Micro-Trak VHF Antenna V6 - $40.