Laird Technologies Releases New WPC39S0B-001 Wideband/Lowband Land Mobile Radio VHF Antenna

Published on August 2, 2011

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New Wideband/Lowband Antenna Delivers High Performance in Mission Critical Situations

St. Louis, Missouri, USA – August 2, 2011 – Laird Technologies, Inc., a global leader in the design and supply of customized performance-critical components and systems for advanced electronics and wireless products, today announced the release of its new WPC39S0B-001 wideband/lowband VHF antenna.

Expanding Laird Technologies’ line of land mobile radio antennas, the WPC39S0B-001 is a public safety antenna designed to work at sustained high vehicle speeds and with a heavy-duty cycle (10 minutes @ 100W). It operates in the 39 to 46 MHz frequency band with 2 dBi gain. The antenna provides an omnidirectional pattern with vertical polarization, and possesses excellent return loss with no tuning required.

“Being the only type of antenna of its kind available on the market, the WPC39S0B-001 is a wide bandwidth antenna that provides interoperability for all lowband users,” said Rob Antonio, Laird Technologies Product Manager, LMR Antennas. “Additionally, it is able to operate while at high speeds and with a heavy duty cycle.”

Designed for public safety and state police agencies, the WPC39S0B-001 supports wide separation of XMT and RCV frequencies, and also supports more channel pairs.

As a global leader in the design and manufacture of antennas, Laird Technologies employs advanced, proprietary design tools to bring innovative designs to market with unmatched performance that adds value in every application, including industry-best antenna solutions for fixed and mobile clients, base stations, wireless backhaul, portable radios, telematics and many other applications. For more information, please logon to

About Laird Technologies, Inc.

Laird Technologies designs and manufactures customized, performance-critical products for wireless and other advanced electronics applications.

The company is a global market leader in the design and supply of electromagnetic interference (EMI) shielding, thermal management products, specialty metal products, signal integrity components, and antenna solutions, as well as radio frequency (RF) modules and wireless remote controls and systems. 

Custom products are supplied to all sectors of the electronics industry including the handset, telecommunications, data transfer and information technology, automotive, aerospace, defense, consumer, medical, mining, railroad and industrial markets.

Laird Technologies, a unit of Laird PLC, employs over 12,000 employees in more than 49 facilities located in 16 countries.

Contact Information

  Eastern US & Canada: +1-847-839-6934 or
  Western US, Mexico, Latin and South America: +1-847-839-6915 or
  Europe: +46-(0)-734-472-220 or
  Asia: +65-6-243-8022


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