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Tough, lightweight 2,4 GHz patch antenna
31 January 2018, Telecoms, Datacoms, Wireless, IoT

Built to be tougher and lighter than traditional ceramic materials, Taoglas’ new Terrablast range is designed to bring lightweight durability to meet the needs of the UAV and automotive industries. Using a unique polymer dielectric material which makes it 30% lighter than traditional ceramic antenna technologies, the Terrablast material has ultra-impact resistant characteristics to withstand drops, falls and impacts.

One of the first products in the range, the WTSP.2400 2,4 GHz patch antenna, is a right-hand circular polarised design useful for constantly moving mobile applications where the orientation to the transmitter or receiver changes, ensuring a drop of only approximately 3 dB from maximum performance compared to potential drops of 60 dB or more if using a linear polarised solution.

Compared to using a traditional ceramic patch antenna of the same size, this Terrablast patch antenna weighs just 5,6 g compared to an equivalent ceramic patch of 8,5 g. This antenna works well without modifications in most environments but can be tuned and further optimised to different ground-planes and enclosures if required. Custom antenna modifications, such as pin length modifications, are subject to possible NRE and minimum order quantity.

For more information contact Andrew Hutton, RF Design, +27 (0)21 555 8400, andrew@rfdesign.co.za, www.rfdesign.co.za


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Tel: +27 21 555 8400
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