[aprssig] GPS patch antenna alternatives
scott at opentrac.org
Wed Nov 28 11:01:12 CST 2007
Yeah, I've got a set of Sarantel Geohelix SMP samples on hand, but I
didn't want to waste them on this project.
Does anyone know if a 1/4 wave whip will work? Eventually I'll probably
build a board with a Trimble Copernicus and patch antenna or something,
but for now the GPS 15 is what I've got.
Greg Noneman wrote:
> You might want to look into the Sarantel antennas. They primarily make
> antennas for embedded applications (cell phones, PDAs, etc.), but also
> make one with a radome. Their basic antenna is SMT, but some
> distributors customize them with integral connectors (SMA, MCX, MMCX,
> On Nov 27, 2007, at 4:17 PM, Scott Miller wrote:
>> Can anyone suggest a lightweight, cheap alternative to a patch antenna
>> for a balloon project? Preferably something that could be terminated
>> in an MCX connector. I'd like to have something to connect directly
>> to a GPS 15H-W without requiring any feedline.
>> In related news, I finally remembered to add the GPS 15H-W to my
>> store. I've had some sitting on the shelf for a month or more now.
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