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Vest Mounted Antenna System TNC

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Vest Mounted Antenna System (VMAS) TNC

The VMAS TNC, manufactured in the USA, is a specialized body-worn antenna designed for seamless integration with handheld radios, enhancing intra-squad communications. It effectively improves mobility and tactical stealth by routing over the shoulder and integrating into the communicator's back webbing, all without interfering with communication quality.


Constructed with a cut and abrasion-resistant sleeve, the VMAS also meets UL and CSA flame-resistant ratings of VW-1 and complies with the Berry Amendment, ensuring both durability and safety for operators.

Technical Advantages:

  • Frequency Range: Supports 30 – 512 MHz for VHF/UHF communications.
  • Impedance: 50 Ohms Nominal.
  • Gain: Delivers up to 3.5dBi.
  • VSWR: Optimized across frequencies: <2.3 (30-110MHz), <3.5 (110-300MHz), <4.4 (300-512MHz).
  • Polarization: Vertical, Omni-Directional pattern.
  • Connector: Equipped with a “TNC” Male connector.
  • Max Height: 49 inches.
  • RF Power Capacity: 8 Watt CW.

Compatibility and Adaptability

Directly connects to devices via the threaded TNC connector, making it compatible with military and commercial handheld radios. No adapters are needed for radios like PRC-163, PRC-148, and PRC-152. Additionally, a 50% discount on specific adapters is offered when purchased with the VMAS for enhanced compatibility, including:

  • BLACK TNC ADAPTER (SMA F): For broadband antennas on Baofeng or similar handheld radios.
  • BLACK TNC ADAPTER (SMA M): Adapts military broadband antennas for use on Yaesu or similar radios.

Warranty and Assurance

Backed by a 1-year manufacturer's warranty, the VMAS TNC embodies performance, durability, and construction excellence, catering to tactical radio operators seeking a reliable communication solution.

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