Tallysman HC600 Iridium Helical Antenna

Tallysman HC600 Passive Iridium Helical Antenna

The HC600 helical antenna from Tallysman supports coverage for Iridium.

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Overview

The HC600 antenna from Tallysman is a lightweight passive helical antenna covering the Iridium frequency band (1616 MHz to 1626.5 MHz) and is designed to enhance the signal-to-noise ratio of communications over the Iridium voice and data modems.

Weighing 18 g, the lightweight HC600 features a precision-tuned helix element that provides excellent axial ratios and operates without the requirement of a ground plane, making it ideal for a wide variety of applications including Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs).

The HC600 is protected by a robust, military-grade plastic enclosure with an integrated SMA connector for screw-on mounting that securely seals the unit with an O-ring, complying with IP67 standards. The enclosure also provides two threaded holes in the base for secure attachment of the unit.

An embedded version is also available: HC600E.

Applications

  • Iridium Voice and Data Applications
  • Sea & Land Container Tracking
  • Military & Security
  • Fleet Management & Asset Tracking
  • Marine & Avionics Systems
  • Law Enforcement & Public Safety

Features

  • 3.7 dBic gain over full bandwidth
  • Axial ratio: <= 0.5 dB max.
  • 15 kV ESD circuit protection
  • IP67 weather proof housing
  • Robust Industrial grade enclosure
  • Operates from -40 °C to +85 °C

Benefits

  • Extremely lightweight (18 g)
  • Excellent circular polarized signal reception
  • Industrial temperature range
  • Rugged design
  • Performs in harsh environments
  • REACH, and RoHS compliant
  • Remote SBD antenna

Warranty

Tallysman Wireless offers a warranty of 1-3 years on all of it’s products. The warranty ensures that the products are free from defects of materials or workmanship and conform to Tallysman’s specifications under normal use. Embedded antennas are covered by a one (1) year standard warranty. All housed antennas and accessories (inline amplifiers, splitters, and bias tees) manufactured after January 1, 2020 are covered by a three-year warranty. The warranty is covered in more detail on the Tallysman Wireless Warranty page.

Why Buy from Us?

In business since 2004, Canal Geomatics is an authorized dealer for Tallysman Systems and has established itself as an industry-leading distributor of high-precision positioning products in North America. Our mission is to find the best solution for each unique application and extend premium support to ensure the long-term success of our customers. We offer both volume and reseller discounts for the majority of our product lines.

Ordering

The HC600 Iridium helical antenna from Tallysman 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.