1248 RD, 1259 QD

The General Dynamics SATCOM Technologies lightweight 2.4-meter (96-inch) Rugged 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 galvanized steel tripod base mounts. This results in a durable antenna with superior stiffness and high performance under wind loading conditions.


Product Details


The unique shape and the accurate reflector surface provide good sidelobe and cross-polarization performance. The antenna system includes options consisting of a foursegment SMC compression molded reflector assembly. Repeatability is maintained with precision registration of the reflector segment(s) and the feed support structure. A reusable, transportable wooden crate that accommodates soft cases or hard cases for the reflector is available for storage and transportation of the reflector case and tripod base.

  • Models 1248 RD, 1259 QDA
  • Precision compression molded offset reflector
  • Compact galvanized steel tripod
  • Transport cases included
  • Two-person assembly in less than 15 minutes
  • Captive hardware/fasteners
  • No tools required
  • Quick adjust positioner


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