Currently in use to receive GOES-R by top scientists and universities, the Challenger 4.5 & 3.8 Meter Prime Focus Antennas are manufactured in the USA and are the symbol of quality in the satellite industry. Challenger antennas are field proven with CPI/Quorum Communications dual circular polarity GRBF-100.
GOES-R aka GOES-16 is GOES EAST 75.2°W
GOES-S aka GOES-17 is GOES WEST 137.2°W
Contoured petals with matched radial beams and hub assembly ensures ease of installation without field alignment. NO CRANE NEEDED. Two persons can install this antenna using a ladder.
Reflectors consist of 16 draw die formed petals. 4.5m hub and radial beams are constructed of aluminum. The contoured petals and outboard skirts are powder coated. Stainless steel hardware is included.