These are new additions to our line-up of antennas: Additions in process: We do not have stock ready to ship, of these antennas. The lead time to ship orders is about three weeks. If you are interested in any of these antennas, please contact Customer Service and we will provide a lead time.

Wireless networking frequency bands

GSM / 2G cellular technology

The first iteration of digital switch cellular networking supports data transfer using Enhanced Data Rates for GSM Evolution (EDGE) or the General Packet Radio Service (GPRS).

Key applications: voice calls, SMS, data packet transfer.

2G frequency bands:

  • 850 MHz

  • 1900 MHz

3G cellular technology

Progression from 2G cellular hardware and networking protocols that increased speed and capacity for data transfer (144 kbit/s). 3G uses Universal Mobile Telecommunications System (UMTS), W-CDMA, and High-Speed Packet Access (HPSA) technologies.

Key applications:Mobile internet connectivity, multimedia messaging, video calls, mobile TV.

3G frequency bands:

  • 850 MHz

  • 1900 MHz

  • 2100 MHz

4G/LTE

Successor technologies to 3G. LTE is developed from UMTS and has an uplift in speed (to 300 Mbit/s) that is less than the speeds specified ITU specified 4G cellular networking (up to 1Gbit/s while stationary).

Key applications: mobile broadband internet, video streaming, and VoIP.

4G/LTE frequency bands:

  • (B12/13) LTE 700 MHz

  • (B28) LTE 700 MHz

  • (B20) LTE 800 MHz

  • (B5) LTE 850 MHz

  • (B8) LTE 900 MHz

  • (B4) LTE AWS 1700 MHz

  • (B3) LTE 1800 MHz

  • (B2) LTE 1900 MHz

  • (B1) LTE 2100 MHz

  • (B7) LTE 2600 MHz

5G

Fifth-generation cellular networking is standardized by the Third Generation Partnership Project (3GPP) and has greater bandwidth and expected download speeds of up to 20 Gbit/s.

Key applications: the deployment is expected to support a range of IoT networking applications as well as expanded mobile broadband internet connectivity.

5G frequency bands:

  • Low band (sub 1 GHz): 600 MHz, 700 MHz, 800 MHz, 900 MHz

  • Mid band: 1.5 GHz, 2.1 GHz, 2.3 GHz and 2.6 GHz

  • High band: 25–39 GHz

GPS

The Global Positioning System GPS is a radio-navigation system that uses RF broadcasts from a constellation of satellites in Medium Earth Orbit.

Key applications: location, tracking and navigation for military, industry and consumer use.

Civilian GPS frequency bands

  • L1: 1575.42 MHz

  • L2: 1227.60 MHz

  • L5: 1176 MHz

Bluetooth

Bluetooth standardized as IEEE 802.15.1 is a personal area networking (PAN) technology for low-power short-distance data exchange between devices. It uses unlicensed Industrial, Scientific and Medical (ISM) frequency bands.

Key applications: wireless speakers, wireless headphones

Bluetooth frequency bands:

  • 2402 - 2480 MHz or 2400 - 2.4835 MHz

ZigBee

This is a low-rate wireless personal area technology that is standardized as IEEE 802.15.4. It can be used for low power, long-range transfer of small data packets.

Key applications: home automation, Internet of Things (IoT)

ZigBee frequency bands:

  • 902 - 928 MHz

  • 868 - 868.6 MHz

  • 2.4 GHz (sixteen 5 MHz channels)

LoRa

LoRa stands for long-range and a technology that is used to create a low power, wide area networks.

Key applications: Internet of Things (IoT) applications including utility metering, automotive and inventory tracking.

LoRa frequency bands:

WiFi

This is a wireless local area networking (LAN) technology, specified by various versions of the IEEE 802.11 protocol. It also uses ISM frequency bands.

Key applications: wireless connectivity for consumer electronics, internet access

WiFi frequency bands

  • 2.4 GHz: 2401 to 2473 MHz divided into fourteen overlapping 20 MHz wide channels (eleven channels in the US)

  • 5 GHz: 25 non-overlapping channels

    • U-NII 1: 5170 - 5250

    • U-NII 2a: 5250 - 5330

    • U-NII 2c: 5490 - 5730

    • U-NII 3: 5735 - 5835

Radio Frequency Identification (RFID)

This is an Automatic Identification and Data Capture technology used to identify and track marked objects.

Key applications: transport and logistics, warehousing, commercial laundry.

RFID frequency bands:

  • LF: 30 to 300 kHz, specifically 120 - 150 kHz.

  • HF: 3 to 30 MHz

  • UHF: 865–868 MHz (Europe), 902–928 MHz (US)

  • SHF: 2.45 GHz, 5.8 GHz

New Antennas

These are new additions to our line-up of antennas: Additions in process: We do not have stock ready to ship, of these antennas. The lead time to ship orders is about three weeks. If you are interested in any of these antennas, please contact Customer Service and we will provide a lead time.

Wireless networking frequency bands

GSM / 2G cellular technology

The first iteration of digital switch cellular networking supports data transfer using Enhanced Data Rates for GSM Evolution (EDGE) or the General Packet Radio Service (GPRS).

Key applications: voice calls, SMS, data packet transfer.

2G frequency bands:

  • 850 MHz

  • 1900 MHz

3G cellular technology

Progression from 2G cellular hardware and networking protocols that increased speed and capacity for data transfer (144 kbit/s). 3G uses Universal Mobile Telecommunications System (UMTS), W-CDMA, and High-Speed Packet Access (HPSA) technologies.

Key applications:Mobile internet connectivity, multimedia messaging, video calls, mobile TV.

3G frequency bands:

  • 850 MHz

  • 1900 MHz

  • 2100 MHz

4G/LTE

Successor technologies to 3G. LTE is developed from UMTS and has an uplift in speed (to 300 Mbit/s) that is less than the speeds specified ITU specified 4G cellular networking (up to 1Gbit/s while stationary).

Key applications: mobile broadband internet, video streaming, and VoIP.

4G/LTE frequency bands:

  • (B12/13) LTE 700 MHz

  • (B28) LTE 700 MHz

  • (B20) LTE 800 MHz

  • (B5) LTE 850 MHz

  • (B8) LTE 900 MHz

  • (B4) LTE AWS 1700 MHz

  • (B3) LTE 1800 MHz

  • (B2) LTE 1900 MHz

  • (B1) LTE 2100 MHz

  • (B7) LTE 2600 MHz

5G

Fifth-generation cellular networking is standardized by the Third Generation Partnership Project (3GPP) and has greater bandwidth and expected download speeds of up to 20 Gbit/s.

Key applications: the deployment is expected to support a range of IoT networking applications as well as expanded mobile broadband internet connectivity.

5G frequency bands:

  • Low band (sub 1 GHz): 600 MHz, 700 MHz, 800 MHz, 900 MHz

  • Mid band: 1.5 GHz, 2.1 GHz, 2.3 GHz and 2.6 GHz

  • High band: 25–39 GHz

GPS

The Global Positioning System GPS is a radio-navigation system that uses RF broadcasts from a constellation of satellites in Medium Earth Orbit.

Key applications: location, tracking and navigation for military, industry and consumer use.

Civilian GPS frequency bands

  • L1: 1575.42 MHz

  • L2: 1227.60 MHz

  • L5: 1176 MHz

Bluetooth

Bluetooth standardized as IEEE 802.15.1 is a personal area networking (PAN) technology for low-power short-distance data exchange between devices. It uses unlicensed Industrial, Scientific and Medical (ISM) frequency bands.

Key applications: wireless speakers, wireless headphones

Bluetooth frequency bands:

  • 2402 - 2480 MHz or 2400 - 2.4835 MHz

ZigBee

This is a low-rate wireless personal area technology that is standardized as IEEE 802.15.4. It can be used for low power, long-range transfer of small data packets.

Key applications: home automation, Internet of Things (IoT)

ZigBee frequency bands:

  • 902 - 928 MHz

  • 868 - 868.6 MHz

  • 2.4 GHz (sixteen 5 MHz channels)

LoRa

LoRa stands for long-range and a technology that is used to create a low power, wide area networks.

Key applications: Internet of Things (IoT) applications including utility metering, automotive and inventory tracking.

LoRa frequency bands:

WiFi

This is a wireless local area networking (LAN) technology, specified by various versions of the IEEE 802.11 protocol. It also uses ISM frequency bands.

Key applications: wireless connectivity for consumer electronics, internet access

WiFi frequency bands

  • 2.4 GHz: 2401 to 2473 MHz divided into fourteen overlapping 20 MHz wide channels (eleven channels in the US)

  • 5 GHz: 25 non-overlapping channels

    • U-NII 1: 5170 - 5250

    • U-NII 2a: 5250 - 5330

    • U-NII 2c: 5490 - 5730

    • U-NII 3: 5735 - 5835

Radio Frequency Identification (RFID)

This is an Automatic Identification and Data Capture technology used to identify and track marked objects.

Key applications: transport and logistics, warehousing, commercial laundry.

RFID frequency bands:

  • LF: 30 to 300 kHz, specifically 120 - 150 kHz.

  • HF: 3 to 30 MHz

  • UHF: 865–868 MHz (Europe), 902–928 MHz (US)

  • SHF: 2.45 GHz, 5.8 GHz