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Skyware Global Antenna 2.4m Tx/Rx C-Band Linear Type 243 Class III

Skyware Global Antenna 2.4m Tx/Rx C-Band Linear Type 243 Class III

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Skyware Global Antenna 2.4m Tx/Rx C-Band LinearType 243 Class III Antenna

The Skyware Global Antenna 2.4m Tx/Rx C-Band Linear Type 243 Class III Antenna is a rugged commercial grade product suitable for the most demanding applications. The two piece reflector is thermoset-molded for strength and surface accuracy. Molded into the rear of each reflector half is a network of support ribs which not only strengthens the antenna, but also helps to sustain the critical parabolic shape necessary for transmit performance.

The Az/El mount is constructed from heavy-gauge steel to provide a rigid support to the reflector and feed support arm. Heavy-duty lockdown bolts secure the mount to any 6.63" (168 mm) O.D. mast to prevent slippage in high winds. Hot-dip galvanizing is standard for maximum environmental protection.

Skyware Global Antenna 2.4m Tx/Rx C-Band Type 243 Class III Antenna


  • Two-piece precision offset thermoset molded reflector
  • Fine Azimuth and elevation adjustments
  • Galvanized feed support arm and alignment struts
  • Factory pre-assembled mount
  • Galvanized and stainless hardware for maximum corrosion resistance
  • RF tested feed assembly
  • Heavy-duty Class III mount for 25 lb (11 kg) RF electronics (LNB & BUC)
General Specifications
Frequency Range 5.850 - 6.725 GHz
Gain (3 dBi) 42.0 dBi @ 6.13 GHz
Feed Interface Type N or CPR 137
Electrical Specifications
Effective Aperture 2.4m (96 in.)
Operating Frequency Transmit = 5.850 - 6.725 GHz
Receive = 3.400 - 4.200 GHz
Polarization Linear, Co or Cross-Polarized
Gain (±.3 dBi) Transmit = 42.0 dBi @ 6.138 GHz
Receive = 38.0 dBi @ 3.913 GHz
3 dB Beamwidth Transmit = 1.3° @ 6.1 GHz
Receive = 2.1° @ 3.9 GHz
Antenna Cross-Polarization >30 dB (on axis)
Antenna Noise Temperature 10° Elevation = 40°K
20° Elevation = 35°K
30° Elevation = 32°K
VSWR 1.3:1 Max.
Isolation, Tx to Rx 60 dB Min.
Feed Interface Transmit = Type N or CPR-137
Receive = CPR-229
Mechanical Specifications
Reflector Material Glass Fiber Reinforced Polyester
Antenna Optics One-Piece Offset Feed Prime Focus
Mount Type Elevation over Azimuth
Elevation Adjust. Range 10°-90° Continuous Fine Adjustment
Azimuth Adjust. Range 360° Continuous; ±12° Fine Adjustment
Mast Pipe Interface 6.63 in.(168 mm) Diameter
Wind Loading Operational = 45 mi/h (72 km/h)
Survival = 125 mi/h (200 km/h)
Temperature -50°C to 80°C
Humidity 0 to 100% (Condensing)
Atmosphere Salt, Pollutants and Contaminants as
Encountered in Coastal and Industrial Areas
Solar Radiation 360 BTU
Shock and Vibration As Encountered During
Shipping and Handling
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