Fracarro LP345F 700 TV Log Periodic Antenna Aerial



Fracarro LP345F 700 TV Log Periodic Antenna Aerial

The Fracarro LP345F Antenna is a Band 3, 4 & 5 log periodic TV aerial design is ideal for metropolitan and country areas where a mix of band 3, 4 & 5 TV signals need to be received. This product is made in Italy and imported direct from the factory. The log periodic design ensures a high gain and flat response.

Geometrical dipole distribution has been redesigned in order to obtain a good 5G and 4G LTE filtering;  Exclusively registered on Australian market.


Manufactured in Italy with quality materials
Unique Locking weather boot (see photo)
F Type connection for easy & quick installation
Light weight so there’s no need for time consuming guying or bracing.
Unique element serration allows for multiple rf contacts and excellent structural hold. (see photo)
Strong Element durability. These elements are flexible and strong.


Bands: b3 (vhf & dab) / b4 (uhf) b5 (uhf)
Bandwidth: vhf: 174-230MHz  (ch6-12) / uhf: 470-694MHz  (ch12-51)
Gain:   9.5dBi/11.5dBi
Front to Back Ratio: 24dB/32dB
Return Loss vhf: -16dB/-16dB
Beamwidth: (-3dB):  ±34°/ ±31°
Wind loading @120km/h (720N/m2) 3.9kg/38.25N
Connector: F Type
Impedance: 75 Ohm
Pole Size: 25-60mm
Dimensions: boom: 115cm elements: 86cm
Unit Weight: 1.12kg
Packaging: 20 pieces 22.9kgs

This aerial is unavailable to be shipped individually. Can only be shipped in a box of 20. Please contact Sciteq on 08 9409 6677 for a quote.

What is a Log Periodic Antenna?

A log periodic antenna is a type of directional antenna that is characterized by its logarithmic periodicity. It is designed to operate over a wide frequency range and is commonly used in applications such as television reception, radio communications, and wireless data transmission.

The structure of a log periodic antenna consists of a series of dipole elements that are arranged in a specific pattern. The dipoles are positioned along a tapered structure, with the shorter elements located at the front and the longer elements at the back. This arrangement gives the antenna its distinctive “tooth-like” appearance.

The key feature of a log periodic antenna is its ability to maintain consistent electrical performance over a broad frequency range. Each dipole element is designed to resonate at a specific frequency, and the varying lengths of the elements ensure that the antenna can effectively receive or transmit signals across a wide frequency band.

The log periodic antenna achieves its wideband characteristics by utilizing the principles of constructive and destructive interference. As the frequency changes, different dipole elements become resonant and contribute to the radiation pattern. This allows the antenna to maintain relatively consistent gain and radiation properties across its operating frequency range.

The benefits of a log periodic antenna include:

  1. Wideband coverage: Log periodic antennas can operate over a broad frequency range, making them suitable for receiving or transmitting signals across multiple frequency bands.
  2. Versatility: Due to their wideband nature, log periodic antennas can be used for various applications, including TV reception, radio communication, wireless data transmission, and monitoring of multiple frequency channels.
  3. Moderate directivity: Log periodic antennas provide moderate directionality, allowing them to capture signals from a wider angle compared to highly directional antennas like Yagi antennas.
  4. Compatibility: Log periodic antennas are compatible with a range of transmission and reception equipment, including television sets, radio receivers, and wireless communication devices.

In summary, a log periodic antenna is a wideband directional antenna that utilizes a pattern of dipole elements to maintain consistent performance across a broad frequency range. Its design enables it to capture or transmit signals over multiple frequency bands, making it a versatile option for various applications.

Additional information

Weight 100 kg

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