0.98 Meter 1989 QD Quick Deploy Antenna

The General Dynamics SATCOM Technologies lightweight 0.98-meter Quick Deploy antennas are designed for worldwide transmit and receive operation in C, X, Ku and Ka-band. These portable antennas consist of Precision Compression Molded reflectors and a compact aluminum pedestal. This results in a durable antenna with superior stiffness and high performance under wind loading conditions.

 

Product Details

Features

The unique shape and the accurate reflector surface provide good sidelobe and cross-polarization performance. The antenna system is a Series 1989 and the reflector consists of a two-segment SMC compression molded assembly. Repeatability is maintained with precision registration of the reflector segments and the feed support structure. The 0.98-meter antenna, including the feed, is packaged in three portable cases.

  • Precision compression molded offset reflector
  • Compact aluminum pedestal
  • Transport cases included
  • One-person assembly in less than 5 minutes
  • Captive hardware/fasteners
  • No tools required
  • Quick adjust positioner

Options

  • Paint/finishes
  • Case upgrades
  • Multiple feeds -- C, X, Ku and Ka-band

Specifications

Ku-Band 2-Port Linear Polarized
Electrical Receive Transmit
Frequency (GHz)
10.700 - 12.750
13.750 - 14.500
Antenna Gain, Midband dBi 39.30 41.00
Sidelobe Compliant with 29 -25 log θ
29 -25 log θ
Antenna Noise Temperature
5° Elevation
10° Elevation
20° Elevation
40° Elevation
74 K
58 K
51 K
50 K
 
Pattern Beamwidth (in degrees at midband)
-3 dB, at midband
-15 dB, at midband
1.77
3.72
1.48
3.11
Cross Polarization Isolation
On Axis
Within 1.0 dB beamwidth
30 dB
27 dB
30 dB
27 dB
Power Handling
1.00 kW CW
Output Waveguide Flange Interface
WR-75 Flat
WR-75 Flat 
RF Specification
975-1877

 

Mechanical
Reflector Material Two-piece SMC compression molded
Antenna Optics Prime focus, offset feed, 0.8 F/D ratio
Elevation Adjustment Range 0° - 90°
Azimuth Adjustment Range ±30° continuous
Shipping Specifications Size (L x W x H) Weight
Two-Piece Reflector Case
44” x 16” x 28” (112 x 41 x 71 cm)
90 lbs (41 kg)
Pedestal Case
36” x 20” x 21” (91 x 51 x 53 cm)
76 lbs (34 kg)
All Cases on Skid (feed packed separately)
48” x 40” x 36” (122 x 102 x 91 cm)
210 lbs (95 kg)
Feed Case
Consult factory for options and dimensions
 

 

Environmental
Wind Loading - Operational 35 mph (56 km/h), no ballast or anchors, 50 mph (80 km/h) gusting to 65 mph (105 km/h), with ballast or anchors
Wind Loading - Survival 90 mph (145 km/h) gusting to 100 mph (161 km/h), with ballast or anchors
Temperature Range (operational)
-40° to +140° F (-40° to +60° C)
Rain (operational) 1/2 in/h (12 mm/h)
Ice (operational) 1/2 in (12 mm)
Atmospheric Conditions Salt, pollutants and contaminants as encountered in coastal and industrial areas
Relative Humidity 0% to 100%
Solar Radiation 360 BTU/h/ft2 (1000 Kcal/h/m2)