Tallysman TW3972EXF Embedded Extended-Filter Triple-Band GNSS Antenna + L-Band

Tallysman TW3972EXF Embedded Extended-Filter Triple-Band GNSS Antenna + L-Band

The TW3972EXF embedded extended-filter triple-band GNSS antenna supports coverage for GPS/QZSS L1/L2/L5, GLONASS G1/G2/G3, Galileo E1/E5a/E5b, BeiDou B1/B2/B2a, NavIC L5,5 and L-band correction services.

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Overview

The TW3972EXF extended filter GNSS antenna is an embedded precision-tuned Accutenna® technology antenna providing coverage for triple-band GPS/QZSS L1/L2/L5, GLONASS G1/G2/G3, Galileo E1/E5a/E5b, BeiDou B1/B2/B2a, NavIC L5, including the satellite-based augmentation system (SBAS) available in the region of operation [WAAS (North America), EGNOS (Europe), MSAS (Japan) or GAGAN (India)], plus L-Band correction services. It is especially designed for precision triple-frequency positioning.

The radio frequency spectrum has become more congested as new LTE bands are activated and their signals or harmonic frequencies [e.g. 800MHz x 2 = 1600MHz (GLONASS-G1)] can affect GNSS antennas and receivers. In North America, planned Ligado signals at 1525 – 1536 MHz can especialy impact GNSS antennas that support space-based L-band correction services (1539 – 1559 MHz). New LTE signals in Europe [Band 32 (1452 – 1496 MHz)] and Japan [Bands 11 and 21 (1476 – 1511 MHz)] have also been observed to interfere with GNSS signals. In addition, Inmarsat satellite communication (uplink: 1626.5 – 1660.5 MHz) can also affect GNSS signals. The new Tallysman XF antennas have been designed to mitigate out-of-band signals and prevent GNSS antenna saturation. Tallysman’s custom XF filtering mitigates all existing signals and new Ligado and LTE signals, enabling the antennas and attached GNSS receivers to perform optimally

Ideal for autonomous vehicle tracking and guidance, precision agriculture, and other applications where precision matters, The TW3972EXF provides superior multipath signal rejection, a linear phase response, and tight phase centre variation (PCV).

The TW3972EXF antenna features a precision-tuned, twin circular dual-feed, stacked patch element. The signals from the two orthogonal feeds are combined in a hybrid combiner, amplified in a wideband LNA, then band-split for narrow filtering in each band and further amplified prior to recombination at the output. The antenna also has a strong pre-filter to mitigate inter-modulated signal interference from Ligado, LTE and other cellular bands. The TW3972EXF offers excellent axial ratio and a tightly grouped phase centre variation.

The extended-filter TW3972XF antenna (28 dB gain) and the low-gain extended-filter TW3972LGXF antenna (20 dB gain) are also available.

Applications

  • Autonomous vehicle tracking and guidance
  • Precision GNSS position
  • Precision agriculture
  • Triple-frequency RTK and PPP receivers
  • Safety & security

Features

  • Very low noise preamp (< 2.5 dB typ.)
  • Low axial ratio (< 2.0 dB typ.)
  • Tight phase centre variation
  • High-gain LNA (37 dB typ.)
  • Low current (45 mA typ.)
  • ESD circuit protection (15 kV)
  • Invariant performance from 2.5 to 16 VDC

Benefits

  • Excellent interference mitigation
  • Excellent multipath rejection
  • Increased system accuracy
  • Excellent signal-to-noise ratio

Warranty

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.

Ordering

The TW3972EXF embedded extended-filter triple-band GNSS antenna + L-Band 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.