Global navigation satellite system antennas

Eliminating space and PCB real-estate constraints, LDS-MID and Ceramic GNSS/GPS antennas combine ease of integration with reduced cost of implementation over a variety of wireless navigation device applications.

 

Molex introduce global navigation satellite system antennas.

Features and benefits

 
Features Applications

Helix GPS (146235)

  • Dimension
    • 3.00 by 5.00 by 4.00mm
  • PCB Clearance
    • 4mm x 6mm
  • Type
    • LDS
  • Material
    • Monopole
  • Antenna Type
    • 1561 - 1602MHz
  • Frequency Range
    • <-8dB
  • Return Loss
    • 1.1dBi
  • Peak Gain
    • >50%
  • Total Efficiency
    • Elliptic
  • Polarization
    • <6.0
  • Benefits
    • Compact size

RHCP† LDS-MID GPS (146216)

  • Dimension
    • 11.80 by 11.55 by 6.00mm
  • PCB Clearance
    • No clearance
  • Type
    • LDS
  • Material
    • PIFA
  • Antenna Type
    • 1575MHz
  • Frequency Range
    • <-10dB
  • Return Loss
    • 1dBi
  • Peak Gain
    • >55%
  • Total Efficiency
    • RHCP
  • Polarization
    • <3.0
  • Benefits
    • Greater space savings (no PCB clearance needed)

RHCP Ceramic GPS (146168)

  • Dimension
    • 25.00 by 25.00 by 4.00mm
  • PCB Clearance
    • No clearance
  • Type
    • Ceramic
  • Material
    • Patch
  • Antenna Type
    • 1575MHz
  • Frequency Range
    • <-15dB
  • Return Loss
    • 5.5dBi
  • Peak Gain
    • >75%
  • Total Efficiency
    • RHCP
  • Polarization
    • <3.0
  • Benefits
    • Greater space savings (no PCB clearance needed)
    • High Total Radiation Efficiency

Low-profile GNSS Ceramic (204283)

  • Dimension
    • 3.20 by 1.60 by 1.10mm
  • PCB Clearance
    • 5mm x 6mm
  • Type
    • Ceramic
  • Material
    • Patch
  • Antenna Type
    • 1561 - 1602MHz
  • Frequency Range
    • <-10dB
  • Return Loss
    • 2.0dBi
  • Peak Gain
    • >60% 
  • Total Efficiency
    • Linear 
  • Polarization
    • -
  • Benefits
    • Vertical space savings with low profile; compact size

GPS/BEIDOU/GLONASS Ceramic (204286)

  • Dimension
    • 25.00 by 25.00 by 4.00mm
  • PCB Clearance
    • No clearance
  • Type
    • Ceramic
  • Material
    • Patch
  • Antenna Type
    • 1561 - 1602MHz
  • Frequency Range
    • <-10dB
  • Return Loss
    • 5.5dBi
  • Peak Gain
    • >70%
  • Total Efficiency
    • Elliptic
  • Polarization
    • <13.0
  • Benefits
    • Greater space savings (no PCB clearance needed)
    • High Total Radiation Efficiency
  • Automotive
  • Commercial Vehicle
    • Agricultural Vehicle
    • Rail
  • Commercial Aviation
  • Consumer (Recreational)
    • Geocaching
  • Industrial
    • Maritime Port Management System
    •  Surveying and Mapping Systems
    •  Emergency Response Systems
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