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New Directional Sector Antenna for Tactical Data Link Networks & ADS-B

By Mike Ball / 04 Feb 2022

Southwest Antennas Link 16 sector antennaSouthwest Antennas has released a new directional sector antenna that can be used for Link 16 tactical military data link networks as well as ADS-B aircraft tracking and safety systems for both manned aviation and UAVs (unmanned aerial vehicles).

The new antenna operates from 969 – 1,206 MHz and offers 17.8 dBic peak gain. The antenna’s Right Hand Circular Polarization (RHCP) allows for long-range RF link performance through varied atmospheric conditions.

The sector antenna also features a TNC(f) RF connector, and includes a mounting kit with compatibility for 2 – 4″ outside diameter pipes or tower mounts, with a user-adjustable +60° / -60° elevation tilt.

To view the full specifications of the new antenna or download a datasheet, visit the product page on Southwest Antennas’ website.

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Posted by Mike Ball Mike Ball is our resident technical editor here at Unmanned Systems Technology. Combining his passion for teaching, advanced engineering and all things unmanned, Mike keeps a watchful eye over everything related to the unmanned technical sector. With over 10 years’ experience in the unmanned field and a degree in engineering, Mike’s been heading up our technical team here for the last 8 years. Connect & Contact