Rare flight spare scimitar antenna as used on the Apollo Service Module, Part No. V17-710701-11, S/N 10176HAA-0845, measuring 19 x 9 x 12, weighs 14 pounds, with an antenna pattern having a hemispherical shape (as the head of a mushroom). Two of these antennas were mounted on the Service Module, one on each side, giving full spherical coverage for VHF communications. Antenna bears a North American Aviation, Inc. parts label. In fine condition. Any flown examples of this antenna were carried on the Apollo Service Module, which did not return to Earth, making this spare quite rare.
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