Winegard Company Introduces Ultra-Portable Flyaway Auto-Acquire Commercial VSAT Antenna

Antenna easily disassembles into cases that meet airline checked luggage requirements

BURLINGTON, Iowa – (November 14, 2011) – Staying connected, even in the most remote locations, has come to be expected in today’s fast paced, high tech global market place. The new Winegard airline checkable 1.2m auto-acquire flyaway antenna meets the ever growing need of having a real-time broadband solution in the most remote of locations. Weighing less than 88 lbs each, the cases meet airline checkable luggage requirements paving the way for ultra-portable 2-way communications at destinations that require airline travel. 
“At the end of the day, what makes this antenna so ideal is that it can be assembled and disassembled in just minutes – without tools.” said Jon Manley Director of Engineering and Business Development at Winegard Company.  “No more having to pay expensive freight costs to transport a large, bulky VSAT antenna. No more lengthy shipping lead times. No more going without communication. Now you can take it with you and stay connected, anywhere in the world.” 

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About Winegard
Winegard Company is a respected world leader in the design and manufacture of innovative antenna products for satellite and terrestrial communications. Since its founding in 1954, Winegard’s pioneering solutions have shaped the industry for home, recreational vehicle (RV), truck, marine, medical and automotive antennas. The company’s VSAT 2-way antennas provide real-time broadband solutions for extreme and remote environments in support of the oil and gas industries, as well as military and emergency response teams. 

Winegard is a privately-owned company that designed the first antenna for the U.S. It has designed more than 1,000 antenna models and does custom antenna design and development work. To learn more about Burlington, Iowa-based Winegard, visit or call 800-288-8094.

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