• 07/14/2017
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Antenna Parameters

The following
reference only
information is provided for those who are exploring alternate antenna solutions for their specific use case.
Notes
:
The only approved and certified antenna solution is the one provided with the development kit.
General Recommendations
Design Parameter
Recommendation
Impedance
50 ohm
Antenna pattern
Omnidirectional
MIMO isolation
> 15 dB
Envelope correlation coefficient
< 0.5
Efficiency
> 50% (-3 dB)
Maximum Permitted Gains
Operating Frequency
Max Gain
2.4 GHz
3.24 dBi
2.5 GHz
3.47 dBi
5.2 GHz
3.73 dBi
5.5 GHz
4.77 dBi
5.7 GHz
4.77 dBi
Antenna peak gain shall be equal to or less than the value listed.
Comparison Table of Antenna Types
Type
Opportunities
Obstacles
Chip antenna
Easy to implement Quick time-to-market
Material and assembly costs Medium performance
PCB monopole antenna
No component and replacement costs Quarter wave monopole has a theoretical gain of ~5.15 dBi Good performance
Medium level of layout skills needed Matching circuit recommended
PCB dipole antenna
No component and replacement costs Half-wave dipole has a theoretical gain of ~2.15 dBi Good performance
Medium level of layout skills needed Matching circuit recommended Larger footprint than chip and monopole solutions
 

Product and Performance Information

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