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AvL 1078 1.0m Motorized Vehicle-Mount VSAT Satellite Antenna Ku-Band

AvL 1078 1.0m Motorized Vehicle-Mount VSAT Satellite Antenna Ku-Band

AvL 1078 Premium 1.0m Motorized Transportable Vehicle-Mount Satellite Tx/Rx Antenna 2-Port Precision Ku-Band

IKtechcorp is the distributor for AVL Antanna Systems, a leading manufacturer and supplier of commercial satellite equipment. VAVL 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 Precision Ku-Band (LP) 
- Receive: 10.95 - 12.75 GHz
- Transmit: 13.75 - 14.50 GHz
- Standard Cross-Pol comp.
• Automatic Vehicle Tilt Compensation
• Automatic Cross-Pol Alignment 
• Key Features
- 1.0m AvL Composite Reflector
- Stows to 15" H (38.1 cm H)
- Fully Eutelsat Compliant
- Versatile vehicle-mount pallet
- Optional Thule bar interface

Product Code: avl_1078

AvL 1078 Premium 1.0m Motorized Transportable Vehicle-Mount Satellite Tx/Rx Antenna 2-Port Precision Ku-Band

AvL 1078 Premium 1.0m Motorized Transportable Vehicle-Mount Satellite Tx/Rx Antenna 2-Port Precision Ku-Band Product Picture, Price, Image, Pricing


AvL 1078 1.0m Motorized Transportable Vehicle-Mount VSAT Satellite Antenna 2-Port Precision Ku-Band Standard Cross-Pol comp.

AvL's new Model 1078 Vehicle-Mount Mobile VSAT antenna features an offset 1.0m composite reflector and the patent-pending AvL Cable Drive positioner for reliability and ease of operation. The compact, low-profile and cost-effective motorized antenna allows for use on smaller vehicles such as an SUV or van, and includes a versatile vehicle-mount pallet with an optional Thule bar interface. 

Created for use where performance really matters, AvL's Vehicle Mounted Mobile Broadband systems enable video, voice, IP and data communication anywhere in the world, with the push of a single button. The precision of AvL's patent-pending AvL Cable Drive positioners paired with the ease of one-button Auto-Acquisition and superior technical support make our vehicle mount antennas ideal for non-technical antenna operators.

AvL 1078 Ku-Band Vehicle-Mount Premium Antenna Systems feature:
• 1.0m AvL Engineered Composite Reflector
• Zero Backlash AvL Cable Drive
• Optional Transmit Rotary Joint on Feed
• Stows to 15" H (38.1 cm H)
• Can be mounted onto large SUV or van
• Versatile vehicle-mount pallet with optional Thule bar interface
• Standard 2-Port Ku “Precision” (standard Cross-Pol comp.) Feed
• Feed rotation for polarization
• One button auto-acquisition controller
• 400 degree azimuth range
• Hand cranks on all axes
• Integrated GPS
• Level sensors for automatic vehicle tilt compensation and automatic cross pol alignment
• Fully compliant with Eutelsat auto deploy antenna requirements
• Options include 1RU rack mounts and minimized stow height


Technical Specifications Diagram    

AvL 1078 Premium 1.0m Motorized Transportable Vehicle-Mount Satellite Tx/Rx Antenna 2-Port Precision Ku-Band


Az/El Drive Motorized AvL Zero Backlash Cable Drive (Patent Pending)
Polarization Drive System Motorized Worm Gear Drive
Reflector Construction 1.0m Single Piece AvL Engineered Composite
Axis Travel  
Azimuth 400° (±200°)
Elevation 0-90° antenna boresight (true elevation readout from calibrated inclinometer)
Polarization ±95°
Az/El Speed  
Slewing/Deploying (typical) 2°/second Az
Peaking (typical) 0.2°/second
Motors 24 VDC Variable Speed, Constant Torque
RF Interface  
BUC/HPA Mounting Feed Boom (maximum weight 15 lbs (6.8 kg))
Max dimensions for BUC mounting on Feed Boom 12 L x 11.5 W x 6 H inches (30 L x 29 W x 15 H cm)
Feed Tx WR75 Flat Flange;   Optional Polarization Rotary Joint w/flex waveguide from feed, WR75
Coax Two Type F connectors on panel at antenna base
Electrical Interface One 25 ft. (8 m) cable with connector from base connector panel   to controller
Manual/Emergency Drive Handcrank input on Az, El and Pol axes
Weight (approximate) 110 lbs. as shown, varies depending on options selected
Stowed Dimensions 61.5 L x 40 W x 13.5 H inches (156 L x 102 W x 34 H cm)
Time to Acquisition Less than 15 minutes, 8 minutes typical
Mounting Pallet for vehicle roof mounting
Wind - Survival Deployed:   60 mph (97 kph);   Stowed:   100 mph (161 kph)
Wind - Operational 45 mph (72 kph)
Pointing Loss in Wind (Ku RX)
20 mph (32 kph) 0.3 dB typical
30 mph gusting to 45 mph
(48 kph gusting to 72 kph)
0.8 dB typical
Operational -22° to 125° F (-30° to 52° C)
Survival -40° to 140° F (-40° to 60° C)
Feed Type Std. 2-Port Precision Ku-Band

Frequency Range (GHz) 10.95 - 12.75 13.75 - 14.50
Polarization Configuration Linear Orthogonal
Gain (mid-band) (dBi) 39.9 41.4

-3dB 1.8° 1.5°
-10db 3.2° 2.8°
Antenna Noise Temperature @ 20° El, midband 55° K @ 20° Elevation, 11.85GHz
Radiation Pattern Compliance FCC 25.209, ITU-R S.580-6
Allowable Input Power Density
FCC:   -14 dBw/4 kHz
ITU:   -0 dBw/4 kHz
VSWR 1.30:1 1.30:1
Cross-Polarization Isolation (dB)

On Axis (minimum) 30 35
Off Axis (within pointing cone) 28 30

Feed Port Isolation – Tx to Rx (dB) 35 80 (includes filter)
Features AvL one button auto-acquisition of selected satellites, including peaking and optimization of cross pol.  
Internal movement detector and automatic stow.  
Includes a hand-held control and separate power supply.   
Certified for auto-commissioning on most satellite services.
Size 10 x 9 x 2.5 inch power supply
Input Power 100 - 240 VAC 50/60 Hz   4 A peak,
190 W Antenna running with max load
Available Options, Upgrades & Services
• Roof mounting kit (designed with interface for standard Thule Bar Kits:   www.thule.com)
• Upgrade to embedded controller with optional Ethernet remote interface and GUI.  
• Add BUC/HPA Mounting (NOTE: minimum elevation may be restricted by these options)
• Rotary Joint on Pol Axis with Flex W/G to BUC
• Upgrade to Custom RF/IF I/O cabling configurations available
• Custom Colorization (contact factory for available colors)
• Add Custom Logo on Reflector Face (1- or 2-Color; per AvL Logo Policy)
• Spare Parts Kit
• Lightweight antenna cowling
Technical Specifications Diagram