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Price: $148.24

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    Small Iridium Antenna Description

    The Small Iridium Antenna, model UC-1624-653RS, is a compact Quadrifilar Helix Antenna, intended for reduced size portable products. It is a lightweight QFHA and its internal design is tolerant to mechanical vibration, making it a better choice than ceramic patches for certain challenging environments. The UC-1624-653RS attaches via its bottom SMA Female connector, or 9/16"-18 threaded plastic base. An O-ring seals the interface from water.

    Global Navigation Satellite System compatibility

    This small iridium Antenna will double-up to receive all 4 Global Navigation Satellite Systems: GPS, GLONASS, Galileo and BeiDou (1547-1603 MHz).

    Variants of this antenna may be requested by special request including other functionality and services. Call us with your particular application's need.

    UC-1624-653RS Technical Specifications

    • Frequency range: 1600-1630 MHz
    • Coverage: Hemispherical
    • Polarization: Right-Handed, Circular (AR 2 dB)
    • Gain: +3 dBic
    • Nominal Impedance: 50 ohm (RF)
    • Input Power: 1 Watt CW
    • VSWR: 2.0
    • Connector: SMA, Female
    • Dimensions:
      • Housing 21 mm (0.81") OD x 63 mm (2.5") h
      • Threaded mount 14.3 mm (9/16") OD x 10 mm (0.4") L
      • Overall, including connector 21 mm (0.81") OD x 86 mm (3.4") L
    • Mounting: 9/16"-18 threaded base
    • Operating Temperatures: -40°C to +85°C
    • Weight: 16 g / 0.03 lbs (0.5 oz)
    • Shipping Weight: 25 g / 0.06 lbs


    • Does not require a ground plane

    This product is compatible with the following Antenna Accessories:

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