WiMax Base Station Antenna comes with 16 dBi gain.

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Fully compliant with ETSI EN 301.525 CS pattern specifications, 90-Degree Dual Slant 45 WiMax Base Station Antenna operates across 2.3-2.7 GHz frequency band, and offers maximum null fill (-25°) feature to help eliminate dead spots. Featuring low side lobe performance, high front-to-back ratio, high-level co-located antenna-to-antenna isolation, and rugged tilt-mount hardware, 2.5 GHz unit suits MRC, MIMO, and other wireless WAN applications.

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Laird Technologies Releases New 90-Degree Dual Slant 45 WiMax Base Station Antenna

New High-Performance Antenna Ideal for Maximal Ratio Combining (MRC), MIMO, and Other Wireless Wide Area Network Applications

St. Louis, Missouri, USA - April 4, 2008 - 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 its new 90-Degree Dual Slant 45 WiMax Base Station Antenna. Laird Technologies utilized state-of-the-art design tools to design the 2.5GHz 90-degree dual slant 45 antenna to be fully compliant with ETSI EN 301.525 CS pattern specifications. The antenna is also ideal for Maximal Ratio Combining (MRC) and MIMO applications.

This new high-performance antenna operates across the 2.3 - 2.7GHz frequency band and offers a maximum null fill (-25 degree) feature to help eliminate dead spots below the antenna. A high 16dBi gain extends area coverage.

The WiMax base station antenna's many features include low side lobe performance, excellent front-to-back ratio, and high-level co-located antenna-to-antenna isolation. The result is a precise antenna pattern that minimizes interference and provides a cleaner signal. In addition, rugged tilt-mount hardware offers convenience and a very cost-effective product.

"Our new antenna is ideal for MRC and MIMO applications that require range and capacity enhancement for wireless wide area networks," said Tinu Oza, Laird Technologies' product manager. "We expect the antenna's highly predictable pattern and consistent performance will be appreciated by operators deploying WiMax mobile and fixed applications."

About Laird Technologies

Laird Technologies designs and supplies 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 interface products, signal integrity components, and wireless antennae solutions. Laird Technologies recently established a growing position in the design and supply of complete radio frequency (RF) modules and systems. These performance-critical products, co-designed in conjunction with customers, are essential in enabling and protecting the functionality of electronic devices and wireless applications.

Custom products are supplied to all sectors of the electronics industry including the telecommunications, data transfer and information technology, as well as the automotive, aerospace, defense, consumer, medical, and industrial markets.
Laird Technologies, a unit of The Laird Group PLC, employs over 15,000 employees in 41 facilities located in 13 countries.

For additional information or the name of your nearest Laird Technologies representative contact:
Laird Technologies
Tel: (866) 928-8181 or (636) 898-6000
Fax: (636) 898-6100
Internet: www.lairdtech.com
E-mail: sales@lairdtech.com

For more information, contact:
Ellie Rovai
Public Relations Manager
Tel: 636-898-6208

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