New Bird AT-500 Antenna Tester 2 to 520 MHz - Fully Factory Guaranty

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New Bird AT-500 Antenna Tester 2 to 520 MHz - Fully Factory Guaranty

This item is one new Bird AT500 Antenna Tester.  All the specs are listed below.  The tester operates from 2 to 520 MHz.  This item is new inventory at Henry Radio  in Los Angeles, California.  Buyer pays actual shipping cost, but the maximum shipping anywhere in the continental US is $15.  International shipping will be quoted upon request.

Antenna Testers

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2-520 MHz, Antenna Tester
The Bird AT-Series Antenna Testers provide a cost-effective, fast, graphical way of determining the quality of mobile and base station antennas.
  • Rugged, easy-to-use, hand-held design with extended battery life makes it idealfor use in the field
  • Tests the system in VSWR, Return Loss, Match Efficiency, or Reflection Coefficient (Rho)
  • Single frequency readings and frequency sweeps allow for everything from pin-point tests to system optimization and tuning
  • Can save up to 12 traces for comparison and tracking over time
  • RS232 Interface allows communication

 Specifications  Problems/Solutions/Applications  

Frequency Range (MHz)

2 - 520

Frequency Resolution

20 kHz

Frequency Accuracy (kHz)

± 50

Number of Points



0.000 to 1.000

Match Efficiency

0 to 100%

Return Loss (dB)

-32 to 0 dB

Measurement Accuracy

Rho ± 0.04

Test Port

Connector: N(F) supplied. TNC, UHF, BNC, male or female available


1.25 Max

Directivity (dB)

32 dB typical

Measurement Speed

[Single Frequency Point] - 5 readings per second typical
[Frequency Sweep] - 1 sweep per second typical

Field Strength

[Range] - 0 to 100%, relative
[Sensitivity] - Fullscale deflection and 0.22 V/m @ 400 MHz using supplied antenna


RS-232 protocol via DB-9 port

Power Requirements

Rechargeable NiCAD battery system. Unit may be re-charged while operating using a wall adapter (included)


8" x 4-5/8" x 1-3/4"
(204 x 118 x 42 mm)

Weight [lbs (kg)]

2.0 (0.9)

Operating Temperature [°C (°F)]

0 to 50 (32 to 122)

Storage Temperature [°C (°F)]

-40 to 71 (-40 to 160)

Humidity, Max.

95% ± 5% max (noncondensing)


Unit complies with MIL-T-28800 Class 5 except for temperature and humidity.
Unit is CE-compliant and RoHS compliant

Satisfaction Guaranteed!!

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