Telecoms, Datacoms, Wireless, IoT


Unique lightweight grid antenna for 5,8 GHz

15 June 2005 Telecoms, Datacoms, Wireless, IoT

Webb Industries has introduced a unique, lightweight grid antenna for point-to-point links in the wireless LAN environment.

According to Webb's Paul Richards, the new grid antenna is an exciting development for the marketplace because of its lightweight, high gain in the 5,8 GHz band and its low wind loading.

"This is an exciting product as it is very easy to handle and not only does it have an exceptionally high gain but it withstands high wind velocities," says Richards.

The most important features of the Webb grid antenna are the following:

* Linear polarisation, can be rotated for horizontal or vertical polarisation.

* Die cast aluminium two-piece reflector (630 x 420 mm).

* All corrosion-resistant mount materials, stainless steel hardware.

* ±60° elevation range: with two U-bolt mount option - 200 km/hour survival; with one U-bolt option - 145 km/hour survival.

* Maximum input power 100 W.

* DC ground lightning protection.

Apart from antennas, Webb Industries also offers a comprehensive range of coaxial cables and connectors, duplexers and filters, earthing, lightning protection, as well as the supply and installation of masts and towers.



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