2.4 m | 8 ft Standard Performance Parabolic Reflector Antenna, Dual-polarized, 5.925-6.425GHz

SPD8-5.9, SPD8-5.9RS

The SP Standard Performance Series by RadioWaves offers a full line of cost effective standard performance parabolic antennas engineered to deliver reliable radio links.  Designed for both unlicensed and licensed band applications, RadioWaves field-proven pre-assembled SP antennas and robust pole-mounts ensure “set and forget” installation with minimal post-installation maintenance.  If it’s rugged, it must be RadioWaves!

O Standard Performance Parabolic Antennas – Excellent performance for a wide range of licensed and unlicensed applications
O Fully Preassembled at the Factory – Simplifies installation on site and guarantees “factory-tested” quality
O Warranty – Industry leading 7-year warranty

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General Specifications

Antenna Type
Standard Performance Parabolic Reflector Antenna
Size, nominal
8 ft | 2.4 m

Electrical Specifications

Operating Frequency Band
5.925 - 6.425 GHz
Half Power Beamwidth, Horizontal
1.5 degrees
Half Power Beamwidth, Vertical
1.5 degrees
Cross-Polarization Discrimination
30 dB
Front to Back Ratio (F/B)
48 dB
Gain, Low Frequency
41.5 dBi
Gain, Mid Frequency
41.9 dBi
Gain, High Frequency
42.3 dBi
Return Loss
-16.1 dB

Mechanical Specifications

Fine Azimuth Adjustment
+/- 5 degrees
Fine Elevation Adjustment
+/- 5 degrees
Mounting Pipe Diameter, Min
4.5 inch | 11.4 cm
Mounting Pipe Diameter, Max
4.5 inch | 11.4 cm
Net Weight
165 lbs | 74.3 kg
250 lbs | 113.4 Kg with RD radome
Wind Velocity Operational
90 mph | 145 km/h
Wind Velocity Survival Rating
125 mph | 201 km/h
Mechanical Configuration
Axial Force (FA)
3795 lbs | 16940 N
2773 lbs | 12334 Nm with RD radome
Side Force (FS)
1115 lbs | 4980 N
1422 lbs | 6325 Nm with RD radome
Twisting Moment (MT)
4800 ft-lbs | 6508 Nm
4400 lbs | 5966 Nm with RD radome
Operating Temperature Range
-40 to +60 C
Max Pressure, PSIG, (if waveguide interface)

Regulatory Compliance

Part 101 Cat. B1
Industry Canada Compliance
302217 R1 C1

Shipping Information

Package Type
Wood Crate
Gross Weight
878 lbs | 398.2 kg
Dimensions, L x W x H
102 x 60 x 91in | 259 x 152 x 231 cm
Shipping Volume
322.29 cu ft | 9.13 cu m

Additional Comments

*Additional OEM interfaces and adapters may be available. Contact RadioWaves for a complete and current list of available adapters.

Technical Drawings

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