Antenna Specialists UHF Waveguide Antenna

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My 1982-83 Antenna Specialists catalog calls this a 'slot' antenna.

It was available in 2 UHF ranges.....Model ASP-1000 for 450-512 MHz, and ASPA-1000 for 406-420 MHz.

I don't know of too many cars in today's era that this could be installed in other than something that already looks like a police car........Kinda defeats the purpose of undercover.
 

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This antenna mounts in the trunk and is completely hidden, it radiates through a 6 X 9" speaker opening and its very stealthy.
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My 1982-83 Antenna Specialists catalog calls this a 'slot' antenna.

It was available in 2 UHF ranges.....Model ASP-1000 for 450-512 MHz, and ASPA-1000 for 406-420 MHz.

I don't know of too many cars in today's era that this could be installed in other than something that already looks like a police car........Kinda defeats the purpose of undercover.
 

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It was banned for sale in the early 90's. Read the warning sticker. It basically radiated into the passenger compartment turning it into something like a microwave oven!
 

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It was banned for sale in the early 90's. Read the warning sticker. It basically radiated into the passenger compartment turning it into something like a microwave oven!
I doubt that the cab of a car would contain the RF like a microwave would. If it did, that antenna wouldn't work very well. :lol:

I still wouldn't feel comfortable with that setup. I used to skipper a friends boat for him sometimes and his boats vhf antenna was about 3' from the captains chair. Its only 25 watts but I still made sure to look away from the antenna when the key was down and if I wasn't underway I got up and stepped away from the wheel.
 

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I doubt that the cab of a car would contain the RF like a microwave would. If it did, that antenna wouldn't work very well. :lol:
They actually worked pretty well. The problem was it bounced around inside before before radiating out. At 125 watts you could almost feel the grapes turning to raisins...
 
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