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1.0m 1098FA


AVL Technologies Model 1098 Flyaway satellite Internet antenna

Each System Includes:
TracStar 1RU satellite controller for flyaway satellite Internet systems
Modem and Controller case for flyaway satellite Internet systems
AVL Technologies cable drive system for satellite Internet antennas
TracStar 1 RU Rack Mount Controller
6RU Rack Case for Electronics
AVL Cable-Drive Rotary Drive System

The Model 1098FA 1.0m motorized Mobile VSAT FlyAway antenna provides video, voice, IP and data communication in a lightweight, easily transportable case-based solution.
AvL's Fly&Drive Mobile VSAT Antenna systems provide versatility for satellite communication users who desire a vehicle-mounted antenna with all the portability of a flyaway mechanism in one antenna system. These systems are packaged into containers that meet air freight requirements allowing the system to be transported anywhere you can fly or drive.
Unique Features
1.0m Single Piece AvL Engineered Composite Reflector
Optional 1.0m 2-Piece Reflector
Compact Elevation-over-Azimuth Cable Drive Positioner
Case-Based System; 2 Case Configuration
10-Minute Setup; One-Button Auto-Acquisition
Standard Rx/Tx Feed
2-Port Ku-Band Precision
Optional Integration Support
Custom BUC Integration
Universal BUC Tray
Polarization Adjustment
Compact/Rugged Gear Drive
Standard Colorization
AvL Metallic Grey (optional colors available)
Az/El Drive - Motorized AvL Zero Backlash Cable Drive System (Patent Pending)
Polarization Drive System - Motorized Worm Gear
Reflector Construction - 1.0m Single Piece AvL Engineered Composite
Axis Travel
Azimuth - 400° (±200°)
Elevation (reflector boresight) 0-90antenna boresight (true elevation readout from calibrated inclinometer)
Polarization ±95°
Az/El Speed
Slewing/Deploying (typical) - 2°/second azimuth; 2°/second elevation; 2°/second polarization
Peaking - 0.2°/second
Motors - 24V DC variable speed, constant torque
Standard Integration Interfaces
Tx Input @ Feed - Ku: WR 75 Cover Flange at Feed Tx Port; Type F coax from BUC to base
Rx Input (AvL-supplied coax) - Type F coax from LNB to base
BUC (& other CFE) Mounting - Feed boom (maximum weight 16 lbs. (7.3 kg))
Controller Interface - One 30-ft. (9.1m) cable with connector from base connector panel to controller
Manual/Emergency Drive - Common handcrank for azimuth, elevation and polarization axes
Size/Weight – Std. Positioner Case
21.4 H x 23 W x 22.5 L inches (54 H x 58 W x 57 L cm), weighs approx. 95 lbs. (43 kg)
Opt. 3-Piece Reflector Case - 13.5 H x 29 W x 46 L inches (34 H x 74 W x 117 L cm), weighs approx. 146 lbs. (66 kg)
Wind – Survival - Anchored: deployed: 60 mph (97 kph), stowed (Fly&Drive only): 100 mph (161 kph)
Wind, Operational - Anchored: 45 mph (72 kph)
Pointing Loss in Wind (Ku RX) - 20 mph (32 kph) 0.3 dB typical 30 gusting 45 mph (48/72kph) 0.8 dB typical
Operational - -22°F to 125°F (-30°C to 52°C)
Survival - -40°F to 140°F (-40°C to 60°C)
RF Parameter Receive Transmit
Frequency Range (GHz) 10.95 - 12.75 13.75 - 14.50
Polarization Configuration Linear – orthogonal (H/V)
Gain (mid-band) 39.9 dBi 41.4 dBi
-3dB Beamwidth (Degrees) 1.8° 1.5°
-10dB Beamwidth (Degrees 3.2° 2.8°
Radiation Pattern Compliance FCC 25.209 and ITU-RS-580-6 Eutelsat
Antenna Noise Temp. (mid-band, 20° el)
55K --
Maximum Feed Transmit (Tx) Power
FCC: -14 dBw/4 kHz ITU: -0 dBw/4 kHz
VSWR 1.30:1 1.30:1
Axial Ratio (Ka and X only, within pointing cone)
Cross-Polarization Isolation    
On Axis (minimum) 30 dB 35 dB
Off Axis (within 1 dB BW) 28 dB 30 dB
Feed Port Isolation (Tx to Rx) 35 dB 80 dB