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Description: A Quad-band antenna for embedded cellular devices. This antenna will allow you to connect your cellular module to the outside world. Operates on four frequencies. Comes with a 3M adhesive backing for mounting. Standard male SMA terminated.

Key Specifications:

  • Quad-band: 850/900/1800/1900MHz and 2.4GHz
  • For GSM/GPRS, CDMA/1X, TDMA/AMPs, CDPD, 2 Way pager Re-Flex
  • Cable with RG174A/U - 3m long
  • Connector: SMA

Electrical Properties:

  • Frequency range: 824 ~ 960 MHz // 1710 ~ 1990 MHz
  • Impedance: 50 Ohm nominal
  • VSWR: <2.0 : 1
  • Gain: 3.5dBi
  • Radiation: Omni
  • Polarization: Vertical
  • Wave: Half Wave Dipole

Mechanical Properties:

  • Size: 115x22x4mm
  • Connector SMA (Male) standard
  • Cable: RG174
  • Cable length: 3m
  • Over-mold housing: ABS Black
  • Mounting: Adhesive backing
  • Operation Temperature: -40 to +85C

Comments 9 comments

  • Interestingly enough, when placed onto an SWR meter this little guy exhibits some convenient frequency bands outside of the documented range. At almost exactly 420Mhz, 440Mhz, and 460Mhz the SWR drops to 1.2 making this antenna useful for HAM radio (its long enough to put on your roof and small enough to fit in your pocket!) as well as monitoring 460Mhz police bands. Wahoo!

  • Has anyone used this with 900MHz XBee by chance?

  • Is It good for GPS use?

  • The signal strength on this antenna is pretty bad. I had an improvement of nearly 7 RSSI by using the one suggested by N8B “Quad-band Cellular Antenna SMA”

    If you need the flexibility of this antenna, you can find low-loss SMA extension cables elsewhere. RG58 is the type of coaxial cable you’re looking for.

  • Is there a way to attach this antenna to a Arduino unit to pick up ambient cellular frequencies?? (then turn those signals to a visual equalizer light show) I would like to do this for an art installations and help would be rad!!!!

  • Can’t say I’m too impressed with this antenna’s performance with a 5100B. I live in a weak signal area and my cell phone struggles, so I wanted the best antenna I could get. The 5100B and this antenna could not even register, though they worked OK in a stronger signal area.

  • odd thing this works great for wifi with a RPSMA to SMA adapter
    even though it is out of freq band


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