JK402-Piccolo - Yagi antenna of 2 elements for the 40 m band on a 18 feet (5.49 m) boom.
JK402-Piccolo NEC image
The JK402P (Piccolo) is a 18 feet (5.49 m) boom 2 element 40 m Yagi that has excellent gain and F/R. The elements are loaded Capacitively & Inductively which shortens the overall length while still maintaining a good performance across the 40M band. This antenna is made for the DXer or the Contester that is looking for an antenna to work across the globe with a compact footprint. It is made with very high quality materials and
the best in its class in the market in terms of mechanical construction and electrical performance.
This 40 m Yagi has a great performance bandwidth all the way at the CW portion of the band, where the Max performance of this antenna is achieved. It then extends all way in to the upper SSB segment without significant degradation in performance.
Free space antenna pattern
JK402-Piccolo SWR plot
Approx wt. = 88 lb (40 kg)
Wind Area = 5.4 sqft (0.50 m2)
Max Wind Speed = 100 mph (161 kph)
Max Turning Radius = 20 ft (6.06 m)
Boom = 2" OD / t= 1/8" (51 mm / t= 3.2 mm)
Feedpoint = 50-Ohms
Power = 5 kW Avg or Balun restricted
A stack of two JK402 Piccolo sharing a tower with a JK Big Tri Stack
JK402-Piccolo - Yagi antenna of 2 elements for the 40 m band
- Brand: JK Antennas
- Product Code: JK402-P
- Availability: In Stock