Configured Appliqué Antennas

STAR-H has leveraged its rapid developing methods to take advantage of one of appliqué antennas' distinct advantage — on-demand configuration of appliqué solutions with semi-stock hardware for quick delivery and easy implementation. In addition to the few specially-optimized appliqué units, such as the Conformal SINCGARS Appliqué Antennas, STAR-H is able to configure appliqué units for virtually any frequency band while maintaining an incredibly low-profile product for tight UAV envelope requirements.meanderapplique

Semi-Stock Matching Networks

Our success and abilities are attributed to a semi-stock, configurable matching network unit developed in-house by STAR-H specifically for UAV applications. Our UAV matching network blocks are designed to mount independently of the antenna radiator configuration, thus eliminating the need to redesign the matching network for each aircraft line. Instead, we simply choose the matching network size appropriate for the frequency and power range and tune it for your specific aircraft line. We then record and store the tuning settings for future units that you may require, cutting costs for you in the long run.

Installation is made easy by our "soft contact" system on all of our modern UAV matching network blocks. No solding or fastening to the antenna radiator is necessary! Simply secure the matching network to the airframe overtop the radiator, and the gold-plated, spring-loaded contacts make a secure connection.

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One of STAR-H's semi-stock matching network blocks.

"Soft contacts" featured on our UAV matching network blocks allow easy installation while reducing customer costs.

On-Demand Antenna Radiators

The most varied component from aircraft to aircraft and application to application is the radiative element. It is also the most easily configured component. STAR-H's engineering team and facilities are able to take customer requirements and, within a very short time frame, produce a radiator design to match both the operational requirements for the antenna system and also the installation requirements for the aircraft.

Because of the drastic range of different requirements that flow into the radiator design, we cannot offer a standard catalog that would suit every application; however, our expertise and extensive heritage of producing customized and configured appliqué antennas allow us to give customers radiators matched exactly to their requirements with only minimal more effort than required for typical stock products.

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STAR-H reserves the right to change published product specifications at any time due to (a) continual improvement of its product families, (b) to correct inadvertent typographical errors, or (c) to reflect improvements in manufacturing process. STAR-H can supply exact technical specifications with each quote or order. Traceability and configuration management information is always maintained for each individual product. Please contact STAR-H for further information.