|Characteristic||Description / Value|
|Satellite transmit frequency||1626.5 ... 1660.5 MHz|
|Satellite receive frequency||1525 ... 1559 MHz|
|GPS frequency||1574.42 ... 1576.42 MHz|
|SAT continuous TX time||Up to 3.25 hours at 128 kbps|
|SAT continuous RX time||Up to 5.5 hours at 128 kbps|
|SAT standby time||Up to 36 hours|
|Input voltage||+12 VDC / +24 VDC nominal|
|Power consumption||Transmit: < 20W
Narrow beam w/o tansmit: 3W
Idle (regional beam): < 1W
|Dimension and Weight
150 x 216 x 45 mm / 1.2 kg (2.64 lbs)
385 x 385 x 33 mm / 1.9 kg (4.18 lbs)
|Operating temperature||-40 ... +75°C|
|Storage temperature||-55 ... +75°C|
|Humidity||95% RH @ +40°C|
|Wind loading (outdoor unit)||Survival wind loading (with optional mount) up to 100 mph|
|Protection||IP40 (indoor unit), IP65 (outdoor unit)|
|Interfaces||Ethernet connection (RJ45)
USB–Type B for connection to configuration PC
RS-232 (DB9) to external NMEA 0183-based GNSS device (e.g., GLONASS receiver)
TNC connection on the IDU to the external antenna
|Cable||10 meters RF antenna cable (included in delivery)|
|Manufacturer||Hughes Network Systems|
BGAN satellite modems are connected via Ethernet to Meteo-40. The BGAN modem itself is configured via the software provided by its manufacturer. Refer to the modem user manual for further details. e.g. network registration.
Select a LAN switch from the dropdown list in the Communication→LAN menu of the Meteo-40 web interface to supply the modem. Deselect the checkbox LAN online, whenever CECS is on to prevent excessive traffic.
Go to the Communication→Online menu and copy the Ammonit tunnel address of the data logger, e.g., https:// dnnnnnn.tunnel.ammonit.com. Disconnect the data logger from your PC and / or LAN. After entering the copied address in your browser, you should be able to log into the Meteo-40 web interface via the satellite connection.
Refer to the Meteo-40 user manual for further details about the BGAN modem configuration.