Tallysman HC600E Embedded Iridium Helical Antenna

Tallysman HC600E Embedded Passive Iridium Helical Antenna

The HC600E embedded helical antenna from Tallysman supports coverage for Iridium.



The HC600E embedded antenna 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 Iridium voice and data modems.

Weighing 5 g, the lightweight HC600E 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).

Tallysman offers custom tuning services to optimize the performance of the HC600E for any OEM installation environment.

A housed version is also available: HC600.


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


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


  • Extremely lightweight (5 g)
  • Excellent circular polarized signal reception
  • Industrial temperature range
  • REACH and RoHS compliant
  • Remote SBD antenna


Calian GNSS (formerly 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 Calian’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 Calian GNSS Warranty page.

Why Buy from Us?

In business since 2004, Canal Geomatics is an authorized dealer for Calian GNSS 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.


The HC600E embedded Iridium helical antenna 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.