Train Data Broadcast (EOTD) Double 5/8 Wave Mobile Antenna

  • $89.95


Gain:  5.5 dBd SWR:  1.5:1 or Less Pattern:  Omni-directional
Wavelength:  5/8 over 5/8 Elements:  2 Tuned:  452-457 MHz
Band:  UHF Connector:  Your Choice Cable:  RG58U
Cable Length:  17 Feet Mount Type:  NMO Height:  35"
Magnet Size:  3 5/8"
Rated Watts:  150 Weight:  1 lb 13 oz


Tuned to Train Data Frequencies:  Each antenna is tuned to the center of the North American railroad train data band, between 452.0 MHz and 457.0 MHz. This will cover data packet broadcasts used in various ways onboard trains, such as the End of Train Device (EOTD), Head of Train Device (HOTD), Distributed Power (DPU), and Remote Loco Control (RLC). This will work with any scanner or radio capable of receiving the UHF 400 MHz band. People sometimes use the reception of these data transmitters as a way to get a warning that a train is coming. You do NOT need a digital capable radio. Note: No voice communications are done on these frequencies. Only small data packets will be heard. This antenna is NOT for receiving ATCS railroad system data.

Excellent Performance:  5/8 wave over 5/8 wave stacked elements gives 5.5 dBd of gain. This antenna can be used for both transmitting and receiving.

Quality Construction:  Stainless steel whip. Black matching coil with copper coated brass base. Gold plunger contact pin and O-ring gasket.

Mount Included:  All black 3 5/8" NMO Magnet Mount with 17' of RG58U cable - Copper 95% braid and solid insulation. Brass NMO with gold contact pin and teflon insulator. (Choice of BNC or UHF connector. Email to possibly request other connector types.)

*Please note that some BaoFeng brand radio models, require a Reverse Polarity adapter, when using an external antenna.

*Mobile Components are Produced in Taiwan

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