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Arcadian Blog — Low Loss

Crimping Tools Needed to Replace Mobile Radios

Posted by Michael Crudele on

 Recently a client reached out to us about replacing a few of the antennas for their mobile radios with base station configurations.

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Cellular Antenna to be mounted at Side of Building with 25 foot Extension Cables

Posted by Michael Crudele on

We recently had a client reach out to us about a cellular antenna that he wanted to place on the side of his building. He noticed that we had a vehicular antenna, part 170653-000, and wanted something similar to that product. He also informed us that he was looking for a 25-foot cable extension and wanted to receive some recommendations.   Considering part # 170653-000 is a dual cellular product and our assumption that your main concern is to have an antenna outside, we recommend 2 pcs of the Cradlepoint outdoor omnidirectional antenna # 170668-000. Part # 170668-000 is a...

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Advantages and Disadvantages of PT195, PT240, and PT400

Posted by Michael Crudele on

  Advantages Disadvantages PT195: Recommended for use with frequencies under 900 MHz Lower loss than standard RG58 cable The most flexible   Less flexible than the RG58 Too much attenuation/ loss for frequencies over 900 MHz Don’t recommend using cable lengths over 15-20 ft. at 900 MHz PT240: Recommended for use with frequencies from 150 MHz – 5 GHz   Much lower loss and higher performance than standard RG58 and PT195 cable Flexible Excellent for UHF RFID Much less flexible than RG58 and PT195 Too much attenuation/ loss for frequencies over 900 MHz at lengths of 50+ ft. PT400: Recommended...

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