PAGODA style SMA 50mm Antenna by Maarten Baert only USD $8.99
This thoughtfully designed circular polarized antenna utilizes a 3 tiered 1 oz copper PCBs to replace the typically fragile wire elements. At only $8.99USD the antenna only weighs 8 gm and will include the optional heavy duty polyolefin heat shrink to help protect PCB from damage. The Pagoda II has a very good axial ratio measurement <1.3 and SWR of 1.2.
It will work great as either TX or RX antenna and for best performance is recommend using it as matched set but is surely not necessary. As always put you best antenna on the receiving end of your system for top performance. These are sold as singleStubby ( 50mm ) antennas.
Center frequency: 5.8 GHz
Bandwidth: 500 MHz (5.55 – 6.05 GHz)
Matching: S11 < -20 dB, VSWR < 1.22 (at center frequency)
Axial ratio: < 1.3
Radiation efficiency: 95%
Weight 8 gm
This is for 1 antenna and is the right-hand polarization ( red )
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