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3.8m Rugged Vehicle/Trailer-Mount / DriveAway WGS-Ready Antenna

AvL's 3.8m Rugged Vehicle/Trailer-Mount WGS-Ready Antenna is a quick-deploy antenna with an innovative feed that enables operation in simnultaneous dual X- and Ka-bands. The antenna was designed for heavy duty military applications and mounting onto a MILSATCOM trailer. The antenna is high-wind tolerant with wind compensation tracking, and the 3.8m carbon fiber reflector can be segmented into three pieces for transport on a truck or trailer.

Key features:
  • Quick deploy with operational status achieved in less than 15 minutes
  • Designed and built for heavy duty military applications with a mount onto a MILSATCOM trailer
  • WGS ready: simultaneous dual-band X-band / Ka-band feed
  • 2 axis AvL Cable Drive positioner with 400° Az & 0-90° El
  • Compact rugged pol motorized worm gear drive with rotary joint on pol axis
  • 3.8m AvL carbon fiber three-piece reflector for ease of stowing
  • Limited function 3-axis jog controller with auto-stow
  • High-wind tolerance
  • MIL-STD-810 and Munson Road compliant

Options include:
  • Three-segment carbon fiber reflector with removable wings, manually folding hinged wings, or motorized folding hinged wings
  • Wind compensation tracking
  • 2- or 4-port mode-matched Ku-band feed (enhanced cross-pol comp.)
  • 2-, 3- or 4-port wideband Ku-band feed
  • 2- of 4-port Ka-band feed (LP or CP); DBS ready
  • 2-port X-band feed
  • 2-port extended C-band feed (LP)
  • 2-, 3- or 4-port standard C-band feed (CP or LP)
  • 2-port C-band troposcatter feed
  • 2-port C-band INSAT feed
  • 2-port L-band feed
  • Saddlebag mount for larger HPAs
  • Flexible waveguide to BUC