The ARA-252 from ARA is a Multiband Vehicular-Mounted Antenna that operates from 225 to 2000 MHz. It provides a gain of 2 dBi and has a VSWR of 2.0:1. This 50-ohm single-port antenna can handle an input power of up to 125 W and does not require any tuning or ground plane for operation. It is an environmentally qualified, Commercial Off the Shelf (COTS), TRL-8 (Technology Readiness Level) antenna and bolts to a standard universal antenna mount, or a NATO standard 4.5-inch bolt circle found on most military vehicles. This antenna has also passed the oak beam test which involves 25 oak beam strikes to the midpoint of the antenna at 25 miles per hour. It is available in a housing that measures 89 (Dia.) x 1092 (H) mm and is ideal for UHF and WNW software-defined radio (SDR) applications.