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2.4, 3.0, 3.7, 5 and 7 Meter
Satellite Az/El Mount Antennas

High Wind, High Performance Prime Focus Feed Antennas

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    CityTV14a.jpg - 7508 Bytes AFC's antennas deliver high systems margins over varied and extreme environmental conditions. Our field proven technology continue to set industry standards for high quality transmission and reception of satellite signals.

    Low Noise temperature, superior side lobes and precision surface tolerance have been combined to provide unequaled performance. A prime focus feed system means less maintenance and delivers excellent side lobe performance. When microwave interference problems are encountered, these antennas will out perform any other type. All AFC antennas comply with FCC and Intelsat side lobe specifications.

AFC's antennas are molded fiberglass composites with a precision parabolic surface mounted on a galvanized steel pedestal. The elevation over azimuth antenna pedestal consists of a welded steel frame mounted on a circular ring rotatable 360 degrees and designed to withstand winds up to 125 mph. Elevation struts enable pointing to be set between 10 degrees and 65 degrees. For international operation, elevation angles to near 90 degrees are available.

A typical installation is completed in 2 to 4 man-hours. Aiding a trouble free installation by minimizing precision foundation requirements, the circular ring base is insensitive to anchor bolt placement errors. Sectionalized antenna models provide savings on handling and transportation costs. And various pedestal, feed and anti-ice antenna options customize the antenna specific to the user's needs.

Satellite Az/El Pedestal Antenna Features

      • Superior Sidelobe Performance.
      • Polarization, Azimuth and Elevation Adjustment
      • Precision Molded Surface Accuracy.
      • High Wind Az/El Pedestal.
      • Fiberglass Composite Construction Technology.
      • Motorized Pedestal, Anti-ice and Feed System Options

2.4, 3.0, 3.7, 5 and 7 Meter Satellite Antenna Data

Gain at Input Flange 2.0 to 14.25 Ghz
Frequency GhzAntenna Size
2.4 Meter3.0 Meter3.7 Meter5.0 Meter7.0 Meter
Gain dB
2.0 Ghz 33.535.038.040.6
4.0 39.541.044.046.6
6.0 43.345.047.750.5
10.9546.348.250.052.554.0
12.247.349.250.853.655.0
12.7547.649.551.254.055.1
14.2548.650.752.255.0
Focal Point (inch)
40.043.943.960.084.0
Antenna Noise Temperature
Antenna Noise Temperature

Antenna Specifications
SidelobesFCC and Intelsat
Polarization Adjustment360o for linear feed
VSWR1:30:1 Maximum
Temperature-60o to 125o F (-51o to 52o C)
Wind Load125 mph (201 km/hr) no ice
Mount TypeElevation over azimuth with complete azimuth orientation capability of 360o on a central axis with an elevation adjustment capability of 10o to 65o. For international applications, 55o continuous elevation adjustments between 0o and 90o are available.
ReflectorPrecision fiberglass composite
Backup StructureAluminum
FeedCopper - Brass - Aluminum
PedestalHot dip galvanized steel mount
Antenna Options

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