iNetVu FLY-981 (Ku-Band)

The iNetVu® FLY-981 Flyaway Antenna is a 98 cm satellite antenna system which is a highly portable, self-pointing, auto-acquire unit that is configurable with the iNetVu® 7710 Controller providing fast satellite acquisition within minutes, anytime anywhere. It can be assembled in 10 minutes by one person.

Application Versatility

If you operate in Ku-band, the FLY-981system is easily configured to provide instant access to satellite communications for any application that requires reliable and/or remote connectivity in a rugged environment. This next generation Flyaway Ku terminal delivers affordable broadband Internet services (High-speed access, Video & Voice over IP, file transfer, e-mail or web  browsing). Ideally suited for industries such as Oil & Gas Exploration, Military Communications, Disaster Management, SNG, Emergency Communications Backup, Cellular Backhaul and many others.

Key Features

  • FLY-981 Flyaway Antenna is a One-Piece, high surface accuracy, offset feed, steel reflector
  • Heavy duty feed arm capable of supporting up to 5kg (10lbs) RF electronics (LnB & BuC)
  • Designed to work with the iNetVu® 7710 Controller
  • Works seamlessly with the world’s most popular commercially available Ku modems
  • Three Axis motorization
  • Supports manual control when required
  • One-button, auto-pointing controller acquires Ku-band satellite within 2 minutes
  • Captive hardware / Fasteners
  • 10 minute assembly by one person, no tools required
  • Compact packaging; 3 ruggedized cases
  • Standard 2 year warranty

Mechanical

Reflector 98 cm Elliptical Antenna, offset feed
Platform Geometry Elevation over Azimuth
Deployment Sensors GPS antenna
Compass ± 2º
Tilt sensor ± 0.1º
Azimuth ± 175º
Elevation 0 – 90º
Polarization ± 90º
Elevation Deploy Speed Variable , 3º/sec typ.
Azimuth Deploy Speed Variable 3º/sec typ.
Peaking Speed 0.1º/sec

Environmental

Wind loading

  • Operational (no ballast) 50 km/h (30 mph)
  • Operational (with ballast) 72 km/h (45 mph)

Temperature

  • Operational -30º to 60º C (-22º to 140º F)
  • Survival -40º to 65º C (-40º to 149º F)

Water Ingress Rating IP-66

Electrical

Rx & Tx Cables 2 RG6 cables -10 m (33 ft) each

Control Cables

Standard 10 m (33 ft) Ext. Cable
Optional up to 60 m (200 ft) available

Receive Transmit

Frequency (GHz) 10.70-12.75 (1) 13.75-14.50
Feed Interface WR-75 WR-75
Midband Gain (± 0.2 dBi) 39.70@12.00 GHz 41.20@14.30 GHz
Antenna Noise Temp. (K) 10º EL=53 / 20º EL= 39 / 30º EL= 32 Max.
Sidelobe Envelope Co-Pol (dBi)
1.8º < Ø < 20º 29 – 25 Log Ø
20º < Ø < 26.3º -3.5
26.3º < Ø < 48º 32-25 Log Ø
48º < Ø < 180º -10 (typical)
Cross-Polarization > -30 dB in 1 dB Contour
VSWR 1.5:1 1.3:1

RF Interface

Radio Mounting Feed Arm
Coaxial RG6U F Type to tripod base (NType Optional)

Physical

Case 1: Reflector L: 109 cm (43” ) W: 109 cm (43”)
H: 29 cm (11.5”) 28.6 Kg (63 lbs)
Case 2: Tripod/Feed arm L: 122 cm (48”) W: 58 cm (23”)
H: 28cm (11”) 27.7 Kg (61 lbs)
Case 3: Controller/AZ/EL L: 44.5 cm (17.5”) W: 80 cm (31.5”)
H: 38 cm (15.5”) 34 Kg (75 lbs)
Motors
Electrical Interface 24VDC 8 Amp (Max.)