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AvL 1030FA 1.0m Military Motorized Tri-Band FlyAway Antenna Ka-Band

AvL 1030FA 1.0m Military Motorized Tri-Band FlyAway Antenna Ka-Band

AvL 1030FA 1.0m Military Motorized Tri-Band FlyAway Antenna 2-port Ka-band

IKtechcorp is the distributor for AVL Antanna Systems, a leading manufacturer and supplier of commercial satellite equipment. AVL Technologies offers a wide range antennas used in the VSAT, DTH, COTM, Teleport, Cable, and Broadcast industries. Satellite, DTH, VSAT, Flyaway, quick deploy, receive only, RF, motorized auto point, vehicle antennas.
• Rx/Tx Feed: 2-port Ka-Band Military
- Receive: 20.2 - 21.2 GHz
- Transmit:
30.0 - 31.0 GHz
Airline Checkable Pack-up
• Case-Based (std.)
• Key Features
- 15 minute set-up
- Zero Backlash AvL Cable Drive
- Auto-Acquisition Controller

Product Code: avl_1030fa_ka_mil

AvL 1030FA 1.0m Military Motorized Tri-Band FlyAway Antenna 2-port Ka-band

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Summary

AvL 1030FA 1.0m Military Motorized Tri-Band FlyAway Antenna 2-port Ka-band

AvL's 1030FA positioner FlyAway Military antenna systems offer superior performance in a truly compact, lightweight and portable package. The 1.0m antenna systems are commercial airline checkable (two cases, each weighs <70 lbs) and can be flown or shipped anywhere, then set up and operational within minutes.   
 
AvL’s FlyAway Military antennas are designed to meet and exceed the highest performance requirements around the world to guarantee both satellite authority compliance and peak in performance, reliability and availability.

Each Flyaway Antenna is priced to include the AvL carbon fiber antenna and auto-acquisition controller for ease of operation. As with all AvL antenna systems, no laptop is necessary to operate the controller, the antennas interface with any modem, RF electronics, or satellite service

AvL 1030FA 1.0m SNG / Military Systems feature:
• Commercial airline checkable - packs into two cases, each weighs <70 lbs.
• Enhanced wind tolerance of 45 mph gusting to 60 mph for Ku operation
• 1.0m segmented 6-piece AvL carbon fiber reflector with optional (1.2m) extender panels
• Rugged AvL Cable Drive Case-Based Positioner
• Case-Based Positioner (AvL or CFE) or Rugged Tripod Mount
• Offset Prime Focus Highly Efficient Optics
• Available in Ku (precision or mode-match), X and Ka-band for commercial or military applications
• Motorized AvL Cable Drive for reliable positioning
• One button auto-acquisition controller
• Interfaces with all types of RF electronics and satellite services 
• MIL-STD-188-164A Compliant
• 15-Minute Setup

While the vast majority of military applications to date have relied on commercial satellite interoperability, especially at Ku-band, AvL is now leading the industry in the delivery of systems that will operate over the next generation of military satellites, including Xtar (X-band) and the new US Army Wideband Global Satellite (WGS) constellation (X- and Ka-band). Most of our military antennas can be offered with upgradability to X- and Ka-bands of operation.

AvL antennas interface easily with all RF systems and are compliant with FCC and Intelsat requirements for 2° spacing as well as optional models for meeting Eutelsat and Asiasat criteria. AvL antennas are also in the certification process for operation over the US Army DSCS and WGS satellites.

 

     
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AvL 1030FA 1.0m Military Motorized Tri-Band FlyAway Antenna 2-port Ka-band

MECHANICAL SPECIFICATIONS
   
Az/El Drive Motorized AvL Zero Backlash Cable Drive (Patent Pending)
Polarization Drive System Motorized/Manual Options depending on feed
Reflector Construction 1.0m Segmented 6-Piece AvL Carbon Fiber Reflector
(optional 1.2m segmented 10-piece reflector)
   
Axis Travel
Azimuth ±90° (CFE base dependent)
Elevation (reflector boresight) 7° - 100° (CFE base dependent)
Polarization ±95°
   
Az/El Speed:
Slewing/Deploying (typical) Azimuth: 2°/sec Elevation: 1°/sec
Peaking (typical) Azimuth: 0.2°/sec Elevation: 0.2°/sec
   
Motors 24 VDC Variable Speed, Constant Torque
   
Standard Interfaces:
BUC (& other CFE) Mounting Feed boom or behind reflector (additional CFE case or optional case required)
RF Std. 50 ohm Coax (2) at base, cover flange at feed Tx port
Electrical 30 ft. cable with connectors for controller
   
   
Electrical Interface Connectors on base
   
Transit Configuration (Ku-band): Case-Based
Case 1: Positioner & Feed 29.0” x 20.3” x 16.9” (< 70 lbs)
Case 2: Reflector, Boom, Controls 31.3” x 20.4” x 15.5” (< 70 lbs)
Set-up Time Less than 15 minutes.
 
ENVIRONMENTAL SPECIFICATIONS
   
Wind – Survival 80 mph in zenith position
Wind - Operational: ▼
Without Anchoring 30 mph
With Anchoring 30 mph gusting to 45 mph
   
Pointing Loss in Wind:
Ku-band 0.7 dB max (1.0m reflector)
Ka-band 2.0 dB max (1.0m reflector)
X-band 1.5 dB max (1.2m reflector with extender panels)
   
Temperature:
Operational -22° to 125° F (-30° to 52° C)
Survival -40° to 140° F (-40° to 60° C)
 
RF / ELECTRICAL SPECIFICATIONS Receive Transmit
     
Feed Type Opt. 2-Port Ka (Military/WGS)



Frequency Range (GHz) 20.2 - 21.2 GHz 30.0 - 31.0 GHz
Polarization Configuration Circular or Linear
Gain (mid-band) @ Horn Interface (dBi) 44.6 dBi 47.9 dBi
-3dB Beamwidth (mid-band) 1.0° 0.7°
First Sidelobe Level (typical) -22 dB -25 dB
Antenna Noise Temperature (midband) 107° K @ 20.2 GHz
Radiation Pattern Compliance Per MIL-STD-188-164A
Maximum Feed Transmit (Tx) Power   250W
VSWR 1.30:1 1.30:1
G/T with 50˚ LNB, midband, clear horizon 21.1 dB/K with 100ºK LNB  
Axial Ratio (CP only, within pointing cone ) 1.5 dB 1.0 dB
Port-to-Port Isolation – Tx to Rx 85 dB 85 dB (with filter)
 
CONTROLLER SPECIFICATIONS: STANDARD
   
Controller Type Std. Auto-Acquire with Opt. Ethernet IP Interface
Standard Feature  
Fully-automatic satellite acquisition, with automatic azimuth, elevation and cross-polarization peaking; includes on-board, one-button deploy/acquire interface for pre-configured systems; includes on-board GPS, electronic compass, level sensors and auto-compensation; customer-configurable satellite list. Note: Beacon Receiver or Modem as acquisition signal source may be required for non-commercial satellites
   
Integration Embedded w/ Handheld, incl. Shelf-Mount P/S (optional 1RU w/ front-panel keypad + integral P/S)
User Interface Menu-driven display w/ keypad
Input Power 115/230 VAC (at rack); up to 200W
Software Upgrades/Options Inclined orbit tracking (using step-track or TLE track); automatic band sensing
 
CONTROLLER SPECIFICATIONS: OPTIONAL
   
Controller Type Opt. Enhanced Auto-Acquire with Ethernet IP Interface
Standard Feature  
Fully-automatic satellite acquisition, with automatic azimuth, elevation and cross-polarization peaking; includes on-board, one-button deploy/acquire interface for pre-configured systems; includes on-board GPS, electronic compass, level sensors and auto-compensation; customer-configurable satellite list. Note: Beacon Receiver or Modem as acquisition signal source may be required for non-commercial satellites
   
Integration Embedded w/ Ethernet IP Interface (P/S optional) (optional rack-mount P/S available)
User Interface Intelligent/simple GUI for on-board or remote CFE laptop
Input Power 28V DC (at antenna positioner); optional 115/230 VAC rack-mount power supply; up to 200W
Software Upgrades/Options Inclined orbit tracking (using step-track, memory track, or TLE track); automatic band sensing
 
Available Options, Upgrades & Services
 
Optional:
• Upgrade from 2-Port Precision Ku Feed to:
a) 2-Port Enhanced Cross-Pol (Mode-Matched) Ku;
b) 2-Port X MIL;
c) 2-Port Ka
• BUC/HPA mounting
• Optional 75 ohm coax
• Waveguide interconnect options
• Beacon receiver – inclined orbit tracking – resolvers/upgrade
• Grounding options (lightning conductor)
• Anchoring kit options
• Custom logo on reflector face (1- or 2-color; per AvL Logo Policy)
• Spare parts kit
• Custom pack-ups

 
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