Winegard Company Introduces Ultra-Portable Flyaway Auto-Acquire Commercial VSAT Antennas
Antennas easily disassemble into cases that meet airline checked luggage requirements
BURLINGTON, Iowa – (March 12, 2012) – Staying connected 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 antennas meet the ever growing need of having a real-time broadband solution anywhere. 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.
The SFF120A and SPFx12A feature single-button operation without requiring an external PC. The Controller is rack-mountable, and the built-in DVB receiver and GPS makes the Winegard Two-Way Controller work on most platforms available in the industry including HughesNet™, iDirect, SpaceNet®, Comtech®, and Nera. Winegard offers the SPFx12A with a tripod mount and the SFF120 antenna comes with a case mount for easy deployment.
"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."
About Winegard Winegard Company designs and manufactures world class commercial VSAT 2-way antennas that provide real-time broadband communication solutions for extreme and remote environments to oil and gas facilities in remote regions, the military and emergency response teams. Winegard also has a longstanding reputation for their satellite and over-the-air multi-media antenna products. With nearly 60 years of antenna design, testing and manufacturing experience, Winegard's innovated solutions have shaped the industry for home, enterprise, recreational vehicle, truck, marine, medical, and automotive markets. A pioneer in antenna technology, Winegard has designed more than 1,000 different antenna models with more than 60 U.S. product patents, making Winegard products the benchmark for quality and performance.
Winegard Company is a privately held company led by Randy Winegard, son of founder, John Winegard and is headquartered in Burlington, Iowa. To learn more about Winegard, visit http://www.winegard.com or call 800-288-8094.