Iridium Tag

02 Sep

Maxtena Announces, Iridium™ Certified, SATFleet™ Dual Mode GNSS/Iridium Satellite Antenna at CTIA Super Mobility Week

SATFleet Rockville, Maryland, USA – Maxtena Inc., the recognized global leader in developing and producing innovative wireless antenna solutions, today announced availability of its Iridium™ certified, SATFleet™ Dual Mode Active GNSS/Iridium Satellite Antenna designed for heavy machinery and fleet tracking satellite M2M applications. This antenna is a durable IP67/68 and UV stable sealed antenna incorporating Maxtena’s patented Helicore™ Quadrifilar antenna technology and an active GNSS patch antenna element, for Geo-location applications that utilize; GPS, Glonass and/or Beidou, in one robust package. Cable type, length and connector styles can be tailored to customer requirements, but come standard with a RG 174 cable, 508 mm length, and SMA plug.
24 Feb

Maxtena joins forces with EFO Ltd. in Russia

EFO Ltd logoFebruary 14, 2014 – Rockville, MD ­– EFO Ltd, has announced an international agreement to sell antenna products from Maxtena, Inc., a top developer and producer for innovative wireless solutions, including GNSS, M2M and MSS helix and microstrip embedded and external antennas. Maxtena also designs and manufactures combo and LTE antenna solutions. Through the deal EFO Ltd, a leading distributor of electronic components in the Russian market, will provide design engineers and buyers with finished helix, microstrip, combo and LTE antenna solutions to customers in Russia. EFO Ltd has agreed to sell a number of Maxtena products including helix antennas (GPS L1/L2, GLONASS, Iridium), microstrip antennas (GPS, GLONASS, Globalstar, Iridium), microstrip antenna-tuning kits (GPS) and combo antennas (Iridium, GPS). These products are ideally suited for portable wireless applications including satellite phones, soldier worn communications gear, hand-held navigation, asset tracking, recreational devices, industrial equipment, and for fleet/telematics tracking. Tatiana Krivchenko, Head of Wireless Solutions Department at EFO Ltd, said, “We see that Maxtena designs and manufactures antenna solutions in a professional way and also provides consulting service. It is very important for our customers that Maxtena offers a comprehensive range of antennas that support GLONASS technology as well.”
23 Jan

Join us at the 2014 Iridium Partner Conference

Iridium Partner Conference 2014We will be exhibiting at the Iridium Partner Conference February 3rd to the 5th, 2014 in San Antonio, Texas. If you are an attending Iridium partner we invite you to stop by our booth and connect. We will have on display our newly redesigned Iridium helix antenna, and our just released Iridium helix external magnet mount antenna. We will also be showing off our soon to be released SATFleet Iridium/GPS transportation antenna. All of which are built with our proprietary Maxtena Helicore® technology.
19 Dec

Maxtena set to release upgraded Iridium and Iridium/GPS helix antennas

Maxtena will discontinue the M1600HCT-SMA and M1621HCT-SMA antennas and replace them with upgraded versions. Both products have reached its end of life (EOL) and will no longer be available for purchase. The M1600HCT-P-SMA antenna has replaced the M1600HCT-SMA. The M1621HCT-P-SMA antenna has replaced the M1621HCT-SMA. The replacement antennas feature a new mechanical design, while still maintaining the same high performance electrical specifications as the previous parts.