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ALFA Network ARS-9096RP 5 dBi antenna with 90° elbow for Helium Hotspot Miner RAK Bobcat SenseCAP M1

$19.00 $24.97

ALFA Network ARS-9096RP in an indoor omni-directional 915 MHz dipole antenna with 5 dBi gain. The antenna is 17 inches tall and has a 90 degree elbow. Suitable applications are use with Helium miners and other IoT hardware. This antenna can be paired with this compatible magnet base


This antenna is compatible with the RAK V2, Bobcat 300, Nebra Indoor, SenseCAP M1, Kerlink, Linxdot, SyncroB.it, Helium Hotspot, Kerlink, FreedomFi & LongAP. (915 MHz USA and Australia versions only).


Beware cautious of gain inflation- some places arbitrarily inflate antenna gain numbers to appear better than competing products. Because gain cannot be easily measured by the end-users, we have seen similar antennas marketed as numbers like 18 dBi to 30 dBi that are not even 20 inches tall. Why buy a 5 dBi when you can get a similar looking "18 dBi" for the same price, right? Rokland has been making antennas for over 14 years for WiFi, 4G, and other applications. Our 915 MHz antenna are listed with actual specifications. You also do not want extremely high gain as your path will be very narrow and miss other hotspots.

I see similar looking antennas online that say for 600 MHz to 2700 MHz, is a wider frequency spectrum better? 
Antennas with a focused spectrum will have better performance on that band segment vs antennas with very wide spectrum. We would not recommend using antennas that are also WiFi 2.4 GHz compatible with your mining equipment. This antenna has a frequency range of just 900-930 MHz to give you maximum performance.

Specifications:
Frequency range: 900-960 MHz
Gain: 5 dBi
VSWR: ≤ 2.0:1
Polarization:Vertical; Directivity:Omni-Directional; Material:ABS,Copper
Antenna connector: RP-SMA male; Impedance: 50 ohm
Antenna diameter: 0.51 inches
Height: 17 inches
Temperature: ‐ 40 ℃ to +70 ℃


Recommended Use
We recommend placing this inside near a window, or in a more optimal place for sending and receiving than where your miner currently is.

Compatible with:

RAK V2
Bobcat 300
Nebra Indoor/Outdoor
SenseCAP M1
SyncroB.it
Helium Hotspot
Kerlink
LongAP
FreedomFi
Heltec
ClodPi

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State sales tax of 7% will be added to FLORIDA purchases only. There is no sales tax for any other state.

Return Policy: 30 Day Returns: Because range can vary greatly based on your environment, if you are not sure a particular product will meet your range needs please contact us before buying. Orders with free shipping selected will incur a 10% restocking fee to help us cover the original shipping cost, unless the item is defective or different from the advertisement. Any expedited shipping charges paid, including return shipping, are never refundable. If you opt for an exchange, we will pay to ship the replacement to you. Items must be returned the way they were received, with all pieces, documentation, and retail packaging (if applicable) included. For bulk purchases, see our bulk purchase return policy here.

Customer Reviews

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Ray Sabo

I only had 1 witness in a week. Then I bought your 5.8 last week and now I have 10 witnesses

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Jose Molina Paez
ALFA Network ARS-9096RP 5 dBi

not good at all, no gains

Gain refers to the dBi level of the antenna, it does not mean you will gain a specific amount of witnesses. Depending on your environment, a higher gain antenna could see a similar number of Helium witnesses as a lower, especially indoors. For assistance with your specific miner, please contact our support staff.

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Eduardo Pichardo
Solid indoor antenna

Got witness 10k away.

F
Frank
Great bang for the buck

Much better than the standard MNTD antenna and cannot be beaten for the price. All around very pleased.

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Corey Freeburger
hinge pins broken already

I took it out of the box, attached it to my RAK v2 Miner, bent it at the hinge 90 degrees so it pointed up, as one would, and one of the pins holding the hinge together popped out. Not a good start......

We are sorry this happened. The quality of ALFA products is usually very good, we have distributed over 100K of their 2.4 GHz WiFi antenna since 2007. Our staff has reached out to you to see if we can replace this for you or refund.