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APS-XT-GPS

Antenna Orientation and Location Sensing System

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Features and Benefits
  • Available as a retrofit to site-installed CommScope and Third Party antennas
  • Monitors Azimuth, Tilt, Roll, Latitude, Longitude and Elevation
  • Works with AISG 2.1 controllers as an Alignment Sensor Device and Geographic Location Sensor
  • Works with AISG 2.0 controllers in RET emulation mode
  • Verify Installations
  • Long Term Monitoring
  • Additional output port for GPS signal (SMA Female connector type)
Specifications

General Specifications

AISG Input Connector 8-pin DIN Male
AISG Input Connector Quantity 1
AISG Output Connector 8-pin DIN Female
AISG Output Connector Quantity 1
GPS Output Connector SMA Female
GPS Output Connector Quantity 1
Azimuth Note Accuracy may be affected by installation environment and satellite visibility
Azimuth, nominal ±2.5°
Color Gray
Elevation ±5 m
Latitude ±5 m
Longitude ±5 m
Roll ±1°
Tilt ±1°

Dimensions

Height 99 mm | 3.898 in
Width 325 mm | 12.795 in
Depth 166 mm | 6.535 in

Electrical Specifications

GPS Antenna Gain 31±1 dB @ +25 °C (typical) | 31±4 dB @ -40 °C to +70 °C (typical)
GPS Frequency Band 1575.42 ±5 MHz
GPS Input Voltage, dc 3.8-5.5 Vdc (dual power supply)
GPS Current, dc ≤ 30 mA
GPS LNA Output 1dB Compression Point ≥0 dBm
GPS Noise Figure 1.9 dB typical | 2.5 dB maximum
GPS Out of Band Rejection >35 dB @ 1575 ±50 MHz | >50 dB @ 1575 ±100 MHz
GPS Passband Ripple ≤1 dB @ 1575.42 ±1.023 MHz, typical | ≤2 dB @ 1575.42 ±5 MHz, typical
Input Voltage 10–30 Vdc
Boot Time 15 s
Boot Time Note Exceeds AISG 2.0 and 2.1 requirements
Electromagnetic Compatibility (EMC) CFR 47 Part 15, Subpart B, Class A | EN 55022 | EN 55032 | EN 61000-4-2 | EN 61000-4-3 | EN 61000-4-4 | EN 61000-4-6
Interface Protocol Signal RS-485
Lightning Surge Capability Test Method IEC 61000-4-5
Lightning Surge Capability Waveform 1.2/50 voltage and 8/20 current combination waveform
Lightning Surge Test Mode Common mode
Power Consumption, maximum 3 W
Power Supply AISG (compliant with AISG 2.1 ASD and GLS, exceeds AISG 2.0 RET)
Protocol 3GPP/AISG 2.0 compliant

Material Specifications

Material Type ASA

Environmental Specifications

Operating Temperature -40 °C to +70 °C (-40 °F to +158 °F)
Relative Humidity Up to 95%, non-condensing
Climatic Sequence Test Method IEC 60068-2-14
Cold Exposure Test Method IEC 60068-2-1
Corrosion Test Method IEC 60068-2-11, Test Condition Ka | IEC 60068-2-52, Test Condition Kb
Damp Heat Exposure Test Method IEC 60068-2-30, Test Condition Db
Heat Exposure Test Method IEC 60068-2-2
Ingress Protection Test Method IEC 60529:2001, IP56
Packaged Product Shock Test Method ASTM D4169 | GR-63-CORE, Section 4.1.1
Rain Simulation Test Method IEC 60068-2-18, Test Condition Ra, Method 1
UV Resistance Test Method IEC 60068-2-5, Test Condition B
Vibration Test Method ASTM D4169 | IEC 60068-2-6

Packaging and Weights

Weight, net 1.5 kg | 3.307 lb

Regulatory Compliance/Certifications

Agency Classification
CE Compliant with the relevant CE product directives
ISO 9001:2015 Designed, manufactured and/or distributed under this quality management system
ROHS Compliant
CHINA-ROHS Below maximum concentration value
REACH-SVHC Compliant as per SVHC revision on www.commscope.com/ProductCompliance

General Specifications

AISG Input Connector 8-pin DIN Male
AISG Input Connector Quantity 1
AISG Output Connector 8-pin DIN Female
AISG Output Connector Quantity 1
GPS Output Connector SMA Female
GPS Output Connector Quantity 1
Azimuth Note Accuracy may be affected by installation environment and satellite visibility
Azimuth, nominal ±2.5°
Color Gray
Elevation ±5 m
Latitude ±5 m
Longitude ±5 m
Roll ±1°
Tilt ±1°

Dimensions

Height 99 mm | 3.898 in
Width 325 mm | 12.795 in
Depth 166 mm | 6.535 in

Electrical Specifications

GPS Antenna Gain 31±1 dB @ +25 °C (typical) | 31±4 dB @ -40 °C to +70 °C (typical)
GPS Frequency Band 1575.42 ±5 MHz
GPS Input Voltage, dc 3.8-5.5 Vdc (dual power supply)
GPS Current, dc ≤ 30 mA
GPS LNA Output 1dB Compression Point ≥0 dBm
GPS Noise Figure 1.9 dB typical | 2.5 dB maximum
GPS Out of Band Rejection >35 dB @ 1575 ±50 MHz | >50 dB @ 1575 ±100 MHz
GPS Passband Ripple ≤1 dB @ 1575.42 ±1.023 MHz, typical | ≤2 dB @ 1575.42 ±5 MHz, typical
Input Voltage 10–30 Vdc
Boot Time 15 s
Boot Time Note Exceeds AISG 2.0 and 2.1 requirements
Electromagnetic Compatibility (EMC) CFR 47 Part 15, Subpart B, Class A | EN 55022 | EN 55032 | EN 61000-4-2 | EN 61000-4-3 | EN 61000-4-4 | EN 61000-4-6
Interface Protocol Signal RS-485
Lightning Surge Capability Test Method IEC 61000-4-5
Lightning Surge Capability Waveform 1.2/50 voltage and 8/20 current combination waveform
Lightning Surge Test Mode Common mode
Power Consumption, maximum 3 W
Power Supply AISG (compliant with AISG 2.1 ASD and GLS, exceeds AISG 2.0 RET)
Protocol 3GPP/AISG 2.0 compliant

Material Specifications

Material Type ASA

Environmental Specifications

Operating Temperature -40 °C to +70 °C (-40 °F to +158 °F)
Relative Humidity Up to 95%, non-condensing
Climatic Sequence Test Method IEC 60068-2-14
Cold Exposure Test Method IEC 60068-2-1
Corrosion Test Method IEC 60068-2-11, Test Condition Ka | IEC 60068-2-52, Test Condition Kb
Damp Heat Exposure Test Method IEC 60068-2-30, Test Condition Db
Heat Exposure Test Method IEC 60068-2-2
Ingress Protection Test Method IEC 60529:2001, IP56
Packaged Product Shock Test Method ASTM D4169 | GR-63-CORE, Section 4.1.1
Rain Simulation Test Method IEC 60068-2-18, Test Condition Ra, Method 1
UV Resistance Test Method IEC 60068-2-5, Test Condition B
Vibration Test Method ASTM D4169 | IEC 60068-2-6

Packaging and Weights

Weight, net 1.5 kg | 3.307 lb

Regulatory Compliance/Certifications

Agency Classification
CE Compliant with the relevant CE product directives
ISO 9001:2015 Designed, manufactured and/or distributed under this quality management system
ROHS Compliant
CHINA-ROHS Below maximum concentration value
REACH-SVHC Compliant as per SVHC revision on www.commscope.com/ProductCompliance