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31-Jul-2014 Print page

RFS Introduces New E-Band Antennas for 71-86GHz Frequency Bands

Meriden, CT (United States), July 31, 2014 – Radio Frequency Systems (RFS), the global wireless and broadcast infrastructure specialist, today announced that it has extended its CompactLine® EASY family of microwave antennas with two new E-band (71-86GHz) antennas, the SB1-W800C and the SC2-W800BYYY. RFS E-band antennas provide the optimal combination of electrical and mechanical performance coupled with cost-effectiveness.

Like all RFS CompactLine antennas, these new additions are designed for ease-of-use in five key areas: network design, transport, deployment, installation and upgrade. The new frequency band antennas are currently available in 1ft or 2ft options.  CompactLine E-band antennas have an optimized packaging volume, with the most compact design on the market and a low weight of 6kg (SB1) and 9kg (SC2) that reduces zoning challenges and installation costs.

“RFS’ SB1 and SC2 antennas for the E-band are ideally-suited to accommodate front and backhaul applications in densely populated environments that benefit from high frequencies where customers can have maximum bandwidth and high data capacity,” said Emmanuel Saint-Dizier, global product manager, RFS. “Our E-band antennas provide a very stable link for increased reliability in the field and support precise alignment, which is critical when gains are high and beamwidth is narrow.”

RFS E-band antennas have been fully tested to comply with ETSI Class 3 and FCC standards and RF specifications have been validated by actual results:
  • SB1-W800Cyyy : ETSI Class 3
  • SB1-W800Cyyy-FCC : FCC
  • SC2-W800BYYY: ETSI Class 3 and FCC

The CompactLine EASY antennas meet RFS’ rigorous quality standards and have been thoroughly tested for resistance to humidity, condensation, salt, vibration and wind.  RFS ensures extreme stability of the link even in wind speeds of 320km/h (SB1) and 250km/h (SC2).

About RFS
Radio Frequency Systems (RFS) is a global designer and manufacturer of cable, antenna and tower systems, as well as active and passive RF conditioning modules, providing total-package solutions for outdoor and indoor wireless infrastructure. RFS serves OEMs, distributors, system integrators, operators and installers. Its customers currently include the four largest wireless carriers, the majority of tier 2 and 3 wireless carriers in North America and many of the top wireless and microwave OEMS worldwide.

For more than 70 years, RFS has provided its customers world-class service that today is backed by a global presence of nine manufacturing facilities worldwide and sales and technical support centers in 23 countries.  RFS offers advanced engineering capabilities, superior field support, and expert technical assistance and training to provide scalable, flexible, future-proof and lightweight end-to-end solutions optimized across the entire RF chain. As an ISO-compliant organization, RFS solutions offer proven longevity, premium performance and unrivalled quality.  

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Marketing and Communications Specialist   
Phone: + 1 203 630 3311
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