The piPATCH-L1E1 is the industry's first Space-Friendly™ GPS-L1 + GALILEO E1 CubeSat Active Antenna module specially designed to provide strong signal reception in space. Integrated Low Noise Amplifier as well as SAW filter are matched together with 35×35 mm Patch antenna on a large ground plane. Easy-to-use MCX-Female signal and power interface provides compact solution for all kind of projects where strong SNR readings with enough margins is required. The module fits all known CubeSat structures with M2.5 mounting holes. Dimensional envelope fits perfectly with CubeSat Design Specifications rev. 13 (6.5 mm envelope). Customized mounting hole placement or additional sensors/EEE parts are available on request. Product is manufactured in two grades to satisfy both Engineering and Flight requirements. Modules (/EM, /FM) are electrically identical, however their chemical and mechanical properties allows it to be used in laboratory or space, respectively. The fully functional Engineering Model is finished by red coating with Remove Before Flight labelling.

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Last updated: 2021-02-12

Active GPS+GALILEO Patch Antenna piPATCH-L1E1

2,190 EUR (ROM)



1575.42 MHz (GPS L1, GALILEO E1, mount-dependent)
antenna gain
1.5 dBiC (+20 dB LNA)
return loss
-10 dB
axial ratio
< 3 dB
50 g
lead time
4 – 6 weeks (barring export license assessment, typically 30-60 days)


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