SML180DA Driveaway antenna
    Publish time 2016-10-08 10:17    

SML180DA drive away antenna is in a fixed location to automatically find the antenna,having access to the main network through communication satellite and making the establishment of communication with the satellite site connection.

SML180DA Driveaway antenna

SML180DA Drive away antenna


This antenna features a carbon fiber composite reflector and backbeam structure designed to provide exceptional performance in a lightweight package. In addition, the antenna is designed to meet international performance specifications for commercial or military applications and is readily available in C, X, Ku and/or Ka band frequencies.

1.Multi-Band C, X, Ku or Ka band Frequencies

2.Multiple Integration Options
3.Integrated Controller with Tracking Options Available
4.Carbon Fiber Reinforced Polymer Structure Lightweight and Stiff
5.Space-Optimizing Stow Position

Technical Parameters

Mechanical/Environmental Specifications
Reflector 1.8 meters - Carbon Fiber
Reflector Offset Angle (deg) 17.8
Antenna Travel
Azimuth ± 200° continuous
Elevation 0 - 90° of reflector boresight
Polarization ± 90°
Antenna Drive Rate
Azimuth 1.5°/sec
Elevation 1.5°/sec
Polarization 2°/sec
Tracking Loss (operational) 2dB peak (Ku-band Rx)
Winds Operational 72 kph Gusting to 96 kph
Survival 128 kph any position / 145 kph stowed
Antenna Stowed Dimensions Length: 242,3 cm Width: 180,3 cm Height: 47,0 cm
Weight 110 kg - without integration
Integration Feed boom Mounted 45kg
Positioner Mounted 113kg
Rain Operational 10 cm/h
Survival 15 cm/h
Relative Humidity 0 - 100%
Solar Radiation 1000 Kcal/h/m2
Radial Ice (survival) 24.5 mm
Corrosive Atmosphere As encountered in coastal and/or industrial areas
Temperature Operational -30 to +60°C
Survival -40 to +70°C