APPENDIX J - ANTENNA FITTINGS

The following table summarizes the antenna systems that were fitted on RCN ships in the mid 1980's.

AE = Antenna
EBR = Entertainment, Broadcast
GP = General Purpose

ANTENNA
DESCRIPTION
FREQUENCY
RANGE
USE
COMMENTS
AN/SRA17  14 KHz - 600 KHz Gen Purpose Rx  Low frequency probe. One antenna shared by meteorology and EW.
VERTICAL WIRE 530 KHz - 1605 KHz 
88 - 108 MHz
EBR Different on each ship.
OFM-1 88 - 108 MHz EBR Different on each ship.
Rx FAN 2 - 30 MHz GP Rx Broadband AE.
Rx FLATTOP 2 - 30 MHz GP Rx Mostly replaced by receiving fan.
Tx MONOCONE 2 - 6 MHz GP Tx Common broadband AE. Several Tx's feed one antenna.
Tx Fan 2 - 6 Mhz GP Tx Common broadband AE. Several Tx's feed one antenna.
Tx FLATTOP 2 - 24 MHz GP Tx
Whip (28 foot) 2 - 30 MHz GP Tx Replaced by Rx Fans on most ships.
Whip (35 foot) 2 - 30 MHz GP Tx Also used a Rx ant on IRE class ships.
AS 1729 30-76 MHz Tx/Rx Used with AN/VRC49
AT 1086/SRC22 132-151 MHz Tx/Rx Flight Deck Broadcast
AS 5109 156 - 163 MHz Tx/Rx Used with A/N SRC-509 or 510 or JEZ.
AS 1018 225 - 400 MHz Tx/Rx Common AE.
AS 5104 225 - 400 MHz Tx/Rx Common AE.
AN/SRA 505 225 - 400 MHz Tx/Rx Common AE. Being replaced by AS 5104
AT/256/ARC27 225 - 400 MHz Tx/Rx
AS 5041 225 - 400 MHz Tx/Rx
AS 5042 225 - 400 MHz Tx/Rx
AS 2815/SSR1 225 - 400 MHz Rx Satcomm, broadcast
AS 3018/WSC1 225 - 400 MHz Tx/Rx Satcomm, 2 way

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