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Post subject: S-band High Gain Antenna
Posted: Thu May 18, 2006 4:32 am
 
Lieutenant

Joined: Thu May 18, 2006 3:08 am
Posts: 2
Location: Bangalore, India
Hello,

We are looking for and S-band (2200 - 2300 MHz) dish antenna with a minimum gain of 35 dBi and G/T of minimum 12 dB/K at a 10 degree elevation. Antenna diameter should be about 3 m.

I Googled for some S-band antennas but, did not find anything that came close to these specs. This is for a satellite application.

If anyone has any information about where we could source such an antenna, please let us know.

Thanks and regards,

Abhishek


 
 
Post subject: S-Band High gain Antenna
Posted: Mon May 22, 2006 7:20 am
 
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Joined: Fri Feb 17, 2006 12:07 pm
Posts: 218
Location: London UK
Try
1 The world's virtual monopoly supplier of Satcom Earth Station Antennas (if you must) Andrew Corporation
2 RFS (part of Alcatel)
3 GTE = Comelit or Cellwave divisions

PMS Antennas in the UK was recently bought by Andrew 8-(

The thing about satcom (tranmitting) earth station antennas is they must be Type Approved by the satellite service provider, so you cannot just buy a dish of the right spec and hope it will be acceptable.


G3OAD


 
 
Post subject: Thank you!
Posted: Mon May 22, 2006 11:47 pm
 
Lieutenant

Joined: Thu May 18, 2006 3:08 am
Posts: 2
Location: Bangalore, India
Thank you, G3OAD.




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