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Commercial SATCOM

Commercial-SatcomFor on-the-move satellite communication (SATCOM), 18″ and 24″ portable manpack antennas are available. These small and lightweight – yet still high performance – antennas are designed to allow transmit and receive application in X-, Ku-, and Ka bands.

The antennas, which are made of seven-piece segmented composite materials, can be setup quickly and transported in a single case.

  • Transmit and Receive in X-band, Ku-band or Ka-band
  • Small and lightweight
  • Designed for on-the-ground use
  • Paint colour can be specified

Please see the below specifications for the 18″ and 24″ manpack antennas.  Positioners, carrying cases and tripods are also available.

 

18″ Manpack Antennas

 X BandKu BandKa BandKa Band 2
Antenna Gain at mid band30.2/29.4 dBi34.6/33.4 dBi40.0/36.2 dBi39.7/36.1 dBi
Frequency (GHz)TX: 7.90-8.40
RX: 7.25-7.75
TX: 13.75-14.50
RX: 10.95-12.75
TX: 30.0-31.0
RX: 20.2-21.2
TX: 29.0-30.0
RX: 18.7-20.2
PolarizationCircularDual LinearCircularCircular
VSWR1.3:1 max. TX: < 1.3:1
RX: < 1.41
1.3:1 max.1.3:1 max.
Axial RadioTX: 1.0 dB max.
RX: 1.5 dB max.
32 dB X-pol w/l 1 dB bwTX: 1.0 dB max.
RX: 1.5 dB max.
TX: 1.0 dB max.
RX: 1.5 dB max.
Power Handling100W CW100W CW100W CW50W CW
Antenna ConnectorsWR112 FLAT/NWR75 FLAT/NWR42/WR28 FLATWR42/WR28 FLAT
MountingFixed or TripodFixed or TripodFixed or TripodFixed or Tripod
Weight (without mounting)4.0 lbs4.0 lbs3.0 lbs3.0 lbs
FinishPaint colour to be specified by customerPaint colour to be specified by customerPaint colour to be specified by customerPaint colour to be specified by customer

24″ Manpack Antennas

 X BandKu BandKa BandKa Band 2
Antenna Gain at mid band32.6/31.8 dBi37.0/35.5 dBi42.3/38.6 dBi42.2/38.5 dBi
Frequency (GHz)TX: 7.90-8.40
RX: 7.25-7.75
TX: 13.75-14.50
RX: 10.95-12.75
TX: 30.0-31.0
RX: 20.2-21.2
TX: 29.0-30.0
RX: 18.7-20.2
PolarizationCircularDual LinearCircularCircular
VSWR1.3:1 max. TX: < 1.3:1
RX: < 1.41
1.3:1 max.1.3:1 max.
Axial RadioTX: 1.0 dB max.
RX: 1.5 dB max.
32 dB X-pol w/l 1 dB bwTX: 1.0 dB max.
RX: 1.5 dB max.
TX: 1.0 dB max.
RX: 1.5 dB max.
Power Handling100W CW100W CW100W CW50W CW
Antenna ConnectorsWR112 FLAT/NWR75 FLAT/NWR42/WR28 FLATWR42/WR28 FLAT
MountingFixed or TripodFixed or TripodFixed or TripodFixed or Tripod
Weight (without mounting)4.0 lbs4.0 lbs3.0 lbs3.0 lbs
FinishPaint colour to be specified by customerPaint colour to be specified by customerPaint colour to be specified by customerPaint colour to be specified by customer

Please contact us for further product information and pricing.