The Alpha 8 is a flat blade, quad band GSM and 3G antenna. Its slim and low profile design means it will fit discreetly onto most surfaces, whether that is on top of an energy meter or on the side of telemetry equipment, this antenna will suit a variety of environments and applications. The body of the Alpha 8 is sealed to make it weather resistant. Well suited applications for the Alpha 8 include; water metering, sub-terrain based applications and coastal remote monitoring. Please note; this antenna is NOT supplied with an adhesive base and is best mounted by applying an adhesive substance, such as hot glue, to hold it in place.
The Alpha 8 is tuned to quad band GSM/GPRS & 3G/UMTS frequencies, making this antenna a very mainstream performer. Its wide operating frequency band allows for worldwide cellular applications over the quad band GSM/GPRS networks and also high data transfer rates via 3G/UMTS, supported by a peak gain of 2dBi. Therefore, the Alpha 8 is Siretta’s antenna of choice for GSM/3G applications that require a discreet and weather resistant antenna solution.
The frequency coverage also allows for use with ISM band applications at 915MHz and to a moderate level at 868MHz
The Alpha 8 is supplied, as standard, with a 1 or 2.5 meter RG174 coaxial cable, terminated with either an SMA male or FME female connector. Custom cable lengths and alternative connector types can be supplied for volume requirements.