HC885XF

L1/L5/G1/G3/E1/E5a/E5b/B1/B2a/B2, NavIC-L5, L-band correction services | 28 or 35 dB

More details

  • Very low noise preamp (2.5 dB typ.)
  • Axial ratio (≤ 0.5 dB at zenith)
  • LNA gain (28 dB typ. | 35 dB typ.)
  • Low current (25 mA typ. | 31 mA typ.)
  • ESD circuit protection (15 kV)
  • Invariant performance from 2.2 to 16 VDC
  • IP67, REACH, and RoHS compliant

The patented HC885XF helical antenna is designed for precision positioning, covering the GPS/QZSS-L1/L5, GLONASS-G1/G3, Galileo-E1/E5a/E5b, BeiDou-B1/B2/B2a, NavIC-L5 and L-Band Correction frequency bands, including the satellite-based augmentation system (SBAS) available in the region of operation [WAAS (North America), EGNOS (Europe), MSAS (Japan), or GAGAN (India)].

Tallysman’s eXtended Filter (XF) antenna technology has been designed to mitigate out-of-band signals and prevent GNSS antenna saturation. The radio frequency spectrum has become more congested as new LTE bands are activated and their signals or harmonic frequencies [e.g. 800MHz x 2 = 1600MHz (GLONASS-G1)] can affect GNSS antennas and receivers. In North America, planned Ligado signals at 1525 – 1536 MHz can especially impact GNSS antennas that support space-based L-band correction services (1539 – 1559 MHz). New LTE signals in Europe [Band 32 (1452 – 1496 MHz)] and Japan [Bands 11 and 21 (1476 – 1511 MHz)] have also been observed to interfere with GNSS signals. In addition, Inmarsat satellite communication (uplink: 1626.5 – 1660.5 MHz) can also affect GNSS signals. Tallysman’s custom XF filtering mitigates all existing signals and new Ligado and LTE signals, enabling the antennas and attached GNSS receivers to perform optimally.

Weighing only 42 g, the light and compact HC885XF features a precision-tuned helix element that provides excellent axial ratios and operates without the requirement of a ground plane, making it ideal for a wide variety of applications, including unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs).

The enclosure’s base provides three threaded inserts for secure attachment, as well as a rubber O-ring around the outer edge to seal the antenna base and its integrated male SMA connector. Tallysman’s helical family has passed a rigorous 30-hour vibration test procedure, consisting of five cycles of 2-hour tests per axis (x, y, z): • Cycle 1: 1.05 Grms; • Cycle 2: 1.20 Grms; • Cycle 3: 1.35 Grms; • Cycle 4: 3.67 Grms; • Cycle 5: 3.67 Grms.

An embedded version is also available. Click here to learn about the HC885EXF.

L-band CorrectionRequired
Antenna FrequencyDual Band GNSS
MountDirect Screw
BrandTallysman

ANT_HC885XF_DS

Data sheet for the Tallysman HC885XF GNSS Antenna

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DescriptionPart-Number
HC885XF33-HC885XF-xx