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Arcadian Blog — Vehicular

Does a roof mounted multi-band antenna need to be grounded for lightening or surge protection?

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Does a roof-mounted multi-band antenna need to be grounded for lightening or surge protection? We recently had a client reach out to us about an antenna that would work well for their Panasonic Toughbook 20.

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Comparable Model to GPSMB502 in White

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Recently a client contacted us about purchasing an antenna similar to part # GPSMB502 from Arcadian Inc. They wanted the antenna in white and wanted any recommendations we could give.   We recommend the RFMAX part # RBDM-G44WW-17-SSSRR-W. The RFMAX part # RBDM-G44WW-17-SSSRR-W is a compact, low profile, ultra-rugged direct mount antenna that’s designed for a machine-to-machine application. It’s a 5-in-1 brick that is designed for outdoor and indoor use with 1 x GPS, 2 x cellular, and 2 x Wi-Fi elements. The antenna is easy to install and 100% vandal-proof.   Note: This antenna is a 5-in-1’s, but you can simply trim...

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Low Profile Antenna to be mounted on a Truck

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Recently, we had a client call in to inquire about a low profile antenna that could be mounted onto a truck with a dome-like shape. He reached out to us stating that he had an AER3100 Cradlepoint and was in the process of purchasing a “command” vehicle for future events. He also needed a little help clearing up his confusion regarding the modems. He said that his AER3100 has two LTE connections but the modems only come with one SIM card slot so he wanted to know whether he had to purchase two antennas or one for the two LTE...

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Part # Similar to Part # NMO270SH

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Recently a client reached out to us at Arcadian Inc. to see if we sold an alternate part similar to Pulse’s NMO270SH multi-band whip antenna. The answer? Yes, we do.   We offer part # WPD136M6C-001, which is an antenna that also coves the 144-148 & 440-450 MHz range. It’s a bit more expensive, but it’s heavy-duty and has an IP rating of 66 meaning that it can withstand high volumes of dust and high levels of water from all sides. It also has excellent quality and RF performance, offering 3-6 dBi gain and 100 watts of input power.   To...

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Pulse Adds New White Color Option for Its Popular Shadow Low Profile Transit (SLPT) Antenna Line

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Pulse recently introduced a new white finish option for its popular Shadow Low Profile Transit (SLPT) series of antennas. These highly durable low profile antennas provide a compact vehicle mount alternative without sacrificing mechanical or electrical performance. The Shadow antenna series offers a wide array of products covering Public Safety, LTE, Smart Grid, WLAN, ITS and DSRC applications operating at 698-960/1710-2170/2400-2700/4900-6000 MHz. Antennas are available in both NMO and tamper-proof direct mount products, which support multiple cable and connector options.

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