What antennas are available for the FL900?

Document ID

Document ID TE8203

Version

Version 2.0

Status

Status Published

Published Date

Published Date 10/04/2018
Question
What antennas are available for the FL900?
Summary
Choosing an antenna for the FL900.
Answer
There are 4 antennas available for the FL900 logger.
  • Half Wave antenna (8623800)
    1. Simply unscrew the old antenna and screw on the new one.
    2. Use the magnet on the FL900 to make a Tamper Call to verify that the antenna is properly working.
  • Mini-wing (8624000)
    1. Unscrew the old antenna.
    2. Place the new antenna in position and run the cable to the logger.
    3. Screw on the new antenna connector.
    4. Wrap some of the antenna cable a few times and zip-tie the cable to the logger handle.  This will protect the antenna connector from mechanical stress.  This can greatly increase the life-time of the antenna.
    5. Attach the Mini-wing to the manhole lid or other surface.
    6. Use the magnet on the FL900 to make a Tamper Call to verify that the antenna is properly working.
  • Traffic rated in road / burial quad band (8624200)
    1. Unscrew the old antenna.
    2. Place the new antenna in position and run the cable to the logger.
    3. Screw on the new antenna connector.
    4. Wrap some of the antenna cable a few times and zip-tie the cable to the logger handle.  This will protect the antenna connector from mechanical stress.  This can greatly increase the life-time of the antenna.
    5. Use the magnet on the FL900 to make a Tamper Call to verify that the antenna is properly working.
  • Traffic rated, on manhole lid. (8624400)
    1. Unscrew the old antenna.
    2. Place the new antenna in position and run the cable to the logger.
    3. Screw on the new antenna connector.
    4. Wrap some of the antenna cable a few times and zip-tie the cable to the logger handle.  This will protect the antenna connector from mechanical stress.  This can greatly increase the life-time of the antenna.
    5. Use the magnet on the FL900 to make a Tamper Call to verify that the antenna is properly working.

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