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LTE antennas: Reduce Digital Noise to Improve Signal Quality

George Hardesty June 4th, 2024 10 minute read Antennas | LTE 4G & 5G

How to Filter Out Digital Noise for LTE 5G and 4G Antennas If the amount of digital noise picked up by your cellular antennas (LTE 4G or 5G) is causing a... more »

Corrosion Resistance for Antennas, Antenna Cables and Connectors: Salt Spray Test

George Hardesty May 11th, 2024 3 minute read Antenna Cables | Antennas

The salt spray test, also known as a salt fog test, is a standardized method used extensively in the industry to evaluate the corrosion resistance of... more »

5G Antennas and IoT Integration in 2023

George Hardesty November 23rd, 2023 5 minute read Antennas | IoT - Internet of Things

Integrating 5G technology into the  Internet of Things (IoT) landscape is ushering in a new era of connectivity and innovation. This article will explore... more »

GPS Antennas: Key Physical and Electrical Characteristics

George Hardesty November 16th, 2023 16 minute read Antennas

What is a GPS antenna? A GPS antenna is a radio frequency antenna that provides connectivity with the Global Positioning System, a proprietary,... more »

dBi, dB, dBm dB(mW): Defined, Explained and Differentiated

George Hardesty October 20th, 2023 4 minute read Antennas

dBi Values Explained: dBi = dB(isotropic): The forward gain of an antenna, measured in decibels (dBi), The dBi value reflects the antenna's directional /... more »

FPV (First Person View) Antennas for Drones

George Hardesty October 15th, 2023 3 minute read Antennas

FPV Antennas for Drones: FPV (First Person View), are remotely controlled vehicles from a pilot’s or drivers point of view. They include unmanned aerial... more »

Selecting the Right Antennas for IoT Applications

George Hardesty October 4th, 2023 5 minute read Antennas | IoT - Internet of Things

Making Informed Antenna Choices for IoT Applications The  Internet of Things (IoT) stands as a transformative force, seamlessly bridging the physical... more »

VSWR: Impedance Matching in Antennas & Antenna Cables

George Hardesty September 23rd, 2023 5 minute read Antennas

VSWR Explained: Voltage Standing Wave Ratio (VSWR) is a key Indicator of antenna performance (along with gain/dBi): The lower the VSWR, the more efficient... more »

Antenna Polarization: Vertical, Linear: Key Factor in Selection of an Antenna

George Hardesty August 16th, 2023 4 minute read Antennas

Antenna Polarization: Polarity is a key electrical characteristic to be considered when selecting an antenna. Like-matched antennas in an RF set-up will have... more »

If Antenna frequency band exceeds needed range: Use Filter on system board to reduce excess band

George Hardesty July 30th, 2023 1 minute read Antennas | Wireless Frequencies

Antenna Frequency Exceeds Range: Example: You need only 860-960 MHz GSM band but the antenna covers 800-960MHz: One customer told us that using an antenna... more »

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