A lightweight, high performance, extremely portable vertical antenna
A lightweight, high performance, extremely portable vertical antenna rated at 1500 watts key-down with fully manual operation (no electrical power or controller required). It’s patented folded design allows for a 40% reduction in size with only a 0.3dB reduction in performance compared to a full length vertical. CrankIR is a high-performance on-the-road antenna. Perfect for deploying your team in an emergency, or for a public service event. CrankIR sets up quickly and allows you the flexibility to change bands even faster. Just “Turn the Crank”, that’s it! No fussing with changing traps, taps, or coils. This is a serious antenna for every communication need – even if your “emergency” is just letting fellow hams know its a beautiful day on the beach!
- 80m-2m continuous coverage
- 16 ft Fiberglass Pole (2 lb, 24″ collapsed)
- Weight 3.3 lb (main unit)
- Tunable Radial 1.5 lb
Basic Unit: Standard antenna covering 80m-2m; includes Main Box, 16′ Telescopic Pole; Tensioner; Carry Bag
80m Ready Kit: CrankIR, 80m Adjustable Radial, Pole Extension, Quick Clamp Kits and Travel Bag.
A great choice for anyone planning to work heavily on 40m as well!
CrankIR Specs Specifications CrankIR Specifications CrankIR CrankIR Main Unit 3.3 lbs 16’ Fiberglass Pole 2.0 lbs, 24 in collapsed Tunable Radial 1.5 lbs Frequency Range* 7-148 MHz, (*3.5-148 w/80 m Option) Power Rating 1.5 KW (40 m-2 m 1/8 wl)