PCTEL 3978D-HR-DH-W High Gain High Rejection Permanent Mount GPS Antenna

PCTEL 3978D-HR-DH-W High Gain High Rejection Permanent Mount GPS Antenna

The PCTEL 3978D-HR-DH-W high gain, permanent mount GPS antenna provides 40 dB gain and superior out-of-band rejection performance and is the optimum choice for GPS tracking and timing applications with long cable runs as well as stand alone GPS applications.

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Overview

The PCTEL 3978D-HR-DH-W high gain, permanent mount GPS antenna provides 40 dB gain and superior out-of-band rejection performance and is the optimum choice for GPS tracking and timing applications with long cable runs as well as stand alone GPS applications. This antenna features a precision tuned custom ceramic patch element for maximum signal reception, 15KV ESD circuit protection, a multi-stage LNA circuit and dual high rejection SAW filters. This enables the 3978DHR- DH-W to provide a reliable and clear GPS signal while minimizing loss-of-lock, even when conditions are less than ideal.

Available in an all-plastic, non-corrosive conical package for vehicle mounting or fixed installations.

Features

  • Optimal performance – High gain: 40 dB (typical); voltage range: 2.7-5.5 V
  • Superior out-of-band rejection – Very high rejection dual SAW filter
  • Weather proof – All-plastic, non-corrosive, cone-shaped enclosure; radome sheds water and ice, prevents bird perching

Applications

  • GPS tracking and timing
  • Long cable runs
  • Stand-alone GPS

Technical Specifications

Signal Tracking
GPS:L1
Electrical
Frequency Range:1575.42 ± 10 MHz
LNA Gain:40 dB
Element Gain:3 dBic @ 90°
-2 dBic @ 20°
Current Draw:18 mA @ 3.3 VDC (typ.)
DC Voltage:2.7-5.5 VDC
Noise Figure:3.1 dB (typical)
Polarization:Right Hand Circular
Out of Band Rejection:> 50 dBc @ ± 40 MHz
Mechanical & Environmental
Dimensions:2.36 in Dia x 1.73 in H
(60 mm x 44 mm)
Weight:0.11 lbs (50 g)
Connector:TNC jack
Mount:3/4 inch thru-hole or bracket mount
Housing Material:PC
Temperature Range:-40 °C to +85 °C (operating)
ESD Circuit Protection:15 KV
Ingress Protection:IP67

Ordering

The 3978D-HR-DH-W high gain, permanent mount GPS antenna from PCTEL is available through Canal Geomatics. If you would like more information about this product, please feel free to get in touch with us by completing the Request Pricing form.

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