AX3000

AX3000 Aperture Efficient Offset Tracking Antenna

Multi-Band Frequencies from UHF to Ku

Designed to be a self-contained tracking and transceiver system, the AX3000 represents an evolution of Troll’s compact, weatherized directional tracking antennas. It incorporates a high-performance multi-sensor inertial navigation system with dual-GPS to automatically locate and track targeted RF signal sources effortlessly.

Without operator input the AX3000 auto-aligns the antenna’s boresight with sub-degree precision. Systems provide auto-acquisition and tracking even onboard constantly moving platforms. Troll’s highly-accurate pan and tilt mechanisms feature continuous 360° azimuth and +85° to -15° elevation positioning to provide exception coverage. To ensure pointing accuracy the antenna incorporates the latest solid-state INS sensor technology. Comprised of three-axis accelerometers, gyros, magnetometers, a barometric pressure sensor, dual GNSS receivers, a high-speed micro-processor and dual-GPS the AX3000 automatically determines its location and orientation in three dimensions.

Power and data for the AX3000 are provided over a single cable allowing for AC or DC power sources with serial or Ethernet data connectivity. The AX3000 utilizes Troll’s patented RF tracking processes and are radio agnostic – allowing for fully-duplexed, multi-band operation at frequencies from UHF to Ku-Band. Support is provided for a variety of radio waveforms including CDL, FDD, DVB-T COFDM, OFDM, and MIMO. Radio solutions can embedded or remotely connected via RF cable lengths up to 30 meters.

The antenna is configured with a weatherized radome suitable for extremely demanding environments including: mobile ground, coastal and marine installations. Systems operate from AC/DC power inputs from: 22-32VDC or 80-240VAC. Environmental performance is assured through rigorous, testing for shock, vibration, dust, rain, temperature, pressure, humidity with EMI/EMC validation.

  • Auto-Alignment, Calibration, Acquisition & Tracking
  • RF tracking options
  • COT/KLV601/ROVER/NEMA/MISB tracking data compatible
  • RF jamming and interference resistant
  • Supports high data rate links
  • Highly configurable and scalable
  • Compact and reliable all-weather design
  • Ethernet and serial interfaces
  • Efficient remote GUI interface
  • Built-in precision dual-GPS/INS
  • Heavy-duty continuous rotating, pan and tilt
  • Intuitive local touchscreen GUI controller
  • ITAR Free

Designed for Demanding Military and Marine Environments

  • Salt-Fog / Humidity / Vibration / Shock
  • Operating Temperature: -40 °C to +55 °C
  • Storage Temperature: -40 °C to +85 °C
ANTENNA CHARACTERISTICS UHF – Optional L1 – Band L2 – Band S – Band C1 – Band C2 – Band Ku – Band
FREQUENCY RANGE 300 – 900 MHz 0.9 – 1.35 GHz 1.4 – 1.9 GHz 2.0 – 2.5 GHz 4.4 – 5.9 GHz 6.0 – 6.9 GHz 14 – 17 GHz
Gain (mid-band) 10 dBi 13 dBi 21 dBi 24 dBi 30 dBi 32 dBi 36 dBi
HPBW (EL)° ± 18° ± 18° ± 8° ± 6.5° ± 2.9° ± 2.0° ± 0.79°
HPBW (AZ)° ± 11° ± 11° ± 4° ± 3.5° ± 1.8° ± 1.2° ± 0.57°
MTX 3000 – 3´ (0.9m) 5.2 – 14.7 dBi 14.7 – 18.3 dBi 20.3 – 21.2 dBi 21.7 – 23.6 dBi 28.5 – 31.1 dBi 31.2 – 32.4 dBi 38.6 – 39.2 dBi
Polarization Vertical Vertical Vertical Vertical Vertical Vertical RHCP

Specifications subject to change without notice.