Earth Station Satellite Antennas

Communication Systems & Equipment

GNSS Antenna withstands harsh environments.

February 20, 2015

Offering optimal performance in both GPS L1/L2 and GLONASS L1/L2 frequencies, Active GNSS Antenna features MIL-STD design, allowing use in rugged environments. Unit enables maximum satellite reception that is unaffected by placement of antenna, with ultra-low Dilution of Precision. Engineered for demanding aviation environment, antenna is impact-resistant, able to withstand shock and vibration, and tolerant to exposure to dust, chemicals, and jet fuels. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment

L1/L2 GPS GLONASS Antenna suits GNSS applications.

February 12, 2015

Packaged in IP67 sealed radome housing, Model M1227HCT-A2-SMA is terminated with 50 Ω gold-plated SMA connector for RF feed/input and DC bias/power typically powered from applications' GNSS RF module. Active helix design features Helicore™ Octofilar antenna technology and built-in dual-stage-LNA and filtering, offering up to 30 dB gain for GNSS applications that utilize GLONASS and GPS. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment

Combination Antenna operates in geographically isolated areas.

February 5, 2015

Measuring 4.5 x .95 in., SM-1650/1575 Series consists of both Iridium antenna and GPS antenna. Iridium antenna provides 3.5 dBi gain over entire 1,616–1,626.5 MHz range and is fed with RG-58 cable, while GPS antenna provides LNA 26 dB and 5 dBi nominal RHCP at 1,575 MHz and is fed with RG-174 cable. Mounting to surfaces up to 7/32 in. thick, combination antenna is suited for long distance truckers, military vehicles, mining operations, and freight trains. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment

GNSS Antennas support millimeter accuracy.

October 17, 2014

With unique filtering patterns and mitigation of multipath and interference, Models A25 and A45 complement all GNSS products, from L1 GPS to multi-frequency, multi-constellation. Both support present and future GNSS signals, including GPS, GLONASS, BeiDou, QZSS, and Galileo. Multi-GNSS A25 supports signals at single-frequency level, while survey-grade A45 supports signals at multi-frequency level. Supplied in ruggedized housing with pretreated aluminum base, antennas withstand marine environment. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Communication Systems & Equipment

Transceiver Antenna System fosters SBD communication integration.

September 15, 2014

Engineered for tracking and telemetry systems, magnetic and adhesive mount Iridium Transceiver Antenna System (ITAS-m/a) can communicate outside of traditional cellular networks (or terrestrial communication networks) by utilizing Iridium's 66 Low Earth Orbiting satellites to provide global service. Plug-and-play unit, which can accelerate satellite communication market introduction, contains antenna, Iridium 9602 SBD modem, power regulation, and serial communication interface in one housing. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Communication Systems & Equipment

Smart Antenna and Compasses offer GLONASS compatibility.

July 31, 2014

Compliant with IMO requirements, Simrad MX521B Smart Antenna features built-in beacon demodulator, providing real-time corrections for positioning accuracy better than 1 m when in range of beacon station. In standard GNSS mode, unit provides better than 3 m accuracy. Featuring integrated gyro and tilt sensors, Simrad MX575D Compass delivers heading and DGNSS position accuracy within 0.5 ° and sub-meter, respectively, while HS80A Compass can use SBAS corrections to achieve DGNSS accuracy. Read More

Transportation Industry Products, Communication Systems & Equipment

GPS Anti-Jamming Device features miniature design.

July 18, 2014

With miniature footprint of 6 mm², GINCAN is based on adaptive antenna concept used by military systems and will combat illegal GPS jammers. Device can be integrated into range of applications, including in-vehicle satellite navigation systems and cellular technology. GINCAN is suitable for protection of critical infrastructures which rely on GPS to provide positioning and timing. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment

Wideband GNSS Timing Antennas suit communications applications.

June 20, 2014

Along with multi-path signal rejection via Accutenna™ technology, TW3740/TW3742 multi-constellation GNSS timing antennas provide accurate reception for all upper L- band GPS, GLONASS, BeiDou, and Galileo signals and associated augmentation signals. Model TW3742 includes pre-lter to provide high out-of-band rejection of potentially interfering signals from co-located transmitters, and IP67 enclosure and metal base ensures reliability in any climatic condition. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Communication Systems & Equipment

Electronic Offender Monitor features GSM 3G capability.

May 16, 2014

Via expanding GSM 3G networks, ReliAlert™ XC3 gives electronic offender monitoring programs optimized cellular range and clarity. Unit features battery operating times of 60+ hours under normal operation conditions, and case tamper alarm that immediately sends notification if wearer tries to breach or dismantle device. With little or no background distortion, live voice capabilities ensure clear communications between device wearer and monitoring center operators or supervising officers. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Electronic Components & Devices

GNSS Antenna Module supports all satellites concurrently.

February 28, 2014

Housed in 9.6 x 14.0 x 1.95 mm package, surface-mount Model CAM-M8Q integrates M8 satellite receiver IC plus SAW filter, LNA, TCXO, RTC, passives, and pre-tuned GNSS chip antenna. GPS/GLONASS/BeiDou/QZSS module only requires power source for accurate satellite positioning anywhere worldwide. Applications include personal locators, handheld navigators, and wearable electronics as well as vehicle telematics systems used for emergency call, anti-theft, insurance, and road pricing. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment

X/Y Tracking Antenna Systems eliminate keyhole effect.

January 22, 2014

Specifically designed for low-Earth orbit and medium-Earth orbit satellites, X/Y Tracking Antenna Systems support Earth observation, remote sensing, and telemetry, tracking, and control applications. Antenna reflectors are manufactured from carbon composite, allowing systems to maintain their shape in extreme heat and cold. Feed assemblies for data transmission and receipt include both right-hand and left-hand circular polarized configurations from L-band through Ka-band. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment

Surface Mount Antennas promote design flexibility.

January 10, 2014

Fostering embedded antenna integration within mobile wireless products, Proant OnBoard™ SMD 2400 (2.4 GHz band) and SMD GPS (GPS and Glonass) miniature surface-mount antennas are optimized for performance and design flexibility. Capacitively loaded footprint of antenna's supporting pins eliminates need of dielectric substrate. RoHS-compliant, 50 Ω, surface mounted (SMD) sheet metal solutions are suitable for high-volume manufacturing and designed to satisfy engineering and sourcing needs. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Transportation Industry Products, Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Communication Systems & Equipment, Non-Industrial Products

Fishfinder and Chartplotter feature 4.3 in. displays.

December 30, 2013

Featuring color and grayscale displays, respectively, Elite-4 HDI and Mark-4 HDI models are available in fishfinder-only, chartplotter-only, and fishfinder/chartplotter combo versions. Units feature built-in GPS antenna and high-definition mapping options. Hybrid Dual Imaging technology combines Broadband Sounder™ for marking fish arches and tracking lure action, with Downscan Imaging which provides picture-like views of structure and bottom detail. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Communication Systems & Equipment

Tuning Kit simplifies embedded GPS antenna integrations.

November 7, 2013

GPS helix antenna tuning kit accelerates and facilitates antenna selection and removes need for custom antenna integration process for hardware developers working on devices requiring embedded antenna configuration. Components include 5 GPS helix antenna samples optimized for different loading conditions commonly encountered in devices requiring embedded antenna configuration. Antennas are also tuned at incrementally higher frequencies than nominal GPS L1 center frequency. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment

Satellite Antenna supports fleet and asset management.

September 4, 2013

Utilizing Iridium's 66 Low Earth Orbiting satellites, Iridium Transceiver Antenna System can communicate outside traditional cellular networks to provide service worldwide. Plug-and-play unit integrates antenna, Iridium modem, power regulation, and serial communication interface. ITAS provides data transmission for asset management and safety-related applications, including tracking and telemetry for heavy machinery, vehicles traveling to remote locations, or assets that require close monitoring. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment

Helical/UHF Antenna supports simultaneous satellite access.

May 23, 2013

Combining Helicore® technology with monopole-type UHF antenna operating from 300–800 MHz, DualMax-Helical/UHF is suitable for applications requiring simultaneous access to different satellite systems for emergency communication. Helical element can be tuned for GPS/GLONASS bands, Iridium network, or Globalstar network. Measuring 50 mm in length by 13.2 mm in diameter from top of radome to base, antenna includes U.FL connector as standard, and cable with customizable length and thickness. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment

Distributed Antenna Systems maximize indoor wireless coverage.

April 8, 2013

EtherDAS 1.5™ and EtherDAS S™ can achieve passive intermodulation (PIM) performance of -153 dBc in all 2G, 3G, and 4G bands – from 700 MHz to 2.7 GHz. While EtherDAS 1.5 provides Voltage Standing Wave Ratio (VSWR) spec of <1.5:1 for optimum impedance match, EtherDAS S employs proprietary technique to shape antenna's radiation pattern and thereby optimize wireless coverage within building. Both products come in N connector, DIN connector, and 500 mm pigtail with N connector versions. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment

Dish Antennas support vertical and horizontal polarizations.

August 15, 2012

Designed for performance in 4.9-5.8 GHz applications, HyperLink MIMO/802.11n antennas produce directive signal beam common in point-to-point applications. Dual polarity feature allows multi-thread communication, or transmitting data on one polarization and receiving it on other simultaneously. Comprising 3 models with 25, 30, or 34 dBi gain, antennas use type N-Female connectors and also include tilt and swivel mast mounting hardware. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment

RF Transport Antenna System targets Cable TV applications.

June 7, 2012

Customized for Cable TV news gathering and content aggregation, RF Transport System includes Simulsat Multibeam Antenna, which can receive transmissions from more than 35 satellites simultaneously. System also incorporates L-band fiber optic links, RF detection for LNB status, L-Band Matrix Switch to route and distribute signals to receivers, and embedded spectrum analyzer. Software monitors and reports current health of LNB, fiber transmitter, and fiber receiver as well as full matrix control. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment

GNSS Smart Antenna supports construction site measurements.

April 26, 2012

Made of specially developed alloy with internal shock isolation to withstand abuse, Trimble® SPS985 features quick release connector and smartphone configuration, enabling use as base station or rover, mounted on range pole or truck roof. For initial site reconnaissance, unit can be deployed with satellite-delivered GNSS corrections without base station. For higher accuracy site measurements, antenna can receive real-time kinematic corrections via wideband radio, Wi-Fi, or Internet. Read More