MEERKAT

Meerkat Antenna Tracker

Meerkat a tracking antenna has an integrated pointing algorithm which will automatically point toward the aircraft. In close range, the antenna is automatically switched from directional to omnidirectional antenna(optional). The tracking antenna is plug and play operational with scryer as ground control software for unmanned aircraft. Meerkat can be used for video as well as command and control transmission upto 25 Mbps data rate. Video transmission range of over 5Km has been successfully demonstrated.

  • Over 5Km range
  • Unmanned aircraft application
  • Integrated pointing algorithm
  • Unlimited azimuth rotation
  • Diversity antenna (optional)
  • Compatible with DAS Scryer ground control station, simple plug & play.

System Specifications

Frequency 2.4 GHz
Link Rate Up to 20 Mbps
Encryption 128 bit AES (Optional)
Sensitivity -92dBm @ 6 Mbps
Channel Bandwidth 2/8 MHz
Output power 30 dBm
Position calibration Integrated Magnetometer, GPS, tilt-sensor
Serial Interface RS 232
Ethernet 10/100 BaseT, IEEE 802.3

Mechanical

Positioner Mounting Tripod and other options possible
Azimuth rotation 360° continuous
Elevation rotation 90°
Height 185mm
Tracking antenna head weight 200gms
Tracking antenna weight 300g

Power Requirements

Input voltage 5V
Input current 500mA

Environmental

Temperature -20° C to +80° C
Humidity Up to 95%