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Cisco Single-Port Antenna Stand for Multiband TNC Male-Terminated Portable Antenna (Cisco 3G-AE015-R)
This document outlines the specifications and describes the Cisco 3G-AE015-R single port antenna stand for mulitband TNC male-terminated portable antenna. This document contains the following sections:
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The Cisco 3G-AE015-R single-port antenna base is designed for use with portable antennas operating at frequencies up to 6 GHz that connect to 3G wireless high-speed WAN interface cards (HWICs) using a threaded Neill-Concelman (TNC) male connector. This antenna base unit, ordered separately, has 15 feet of plenum LMR-195 cable and can be used with antenna Cisco 3G-ANTM1919D.
The antenna base can be wall-mounted or placed on a rack or desktop, and has the following features:
•Multiple band coverage supporting cellular backahaul installations and wireless LAN (WLAN) and wi-fi networks
Figure 1 shows the Cisco 3G-AE015-R antenna base.
Figure 1 Cisco 3G-AE015-R Antenna Base
Figure 2 shows the Cisco 3G-AE015-R Antenna connected to the Cisco 3G-ANTM-1919D multiband swivel-mount dipole antenna recommended for use with this product.
Figure 2 Cisco 3G-AE015-R Antenna Connected to the Cisco 3G-ANTM1919D Antenna Base
The following table lists the technical specifications for the Cisco 3G-AE015-R antenna.
Single-port antenna base
Operating frequency range
<3 dB at or below 2.5 GHz
Antenna base connector
Maximum input power
Cisco grey UL94 V0 PC/ABS plastic
15 ft (4.6 m)
1 VSWR = voltage standing -wave radio
The Cisco 3G-AE015-R antenna base is a remote antenna solution for the Cisco 3G wireless WAN HWICs and should be connected using the 20-ft or 50-ft ultra-low-loss (ULL) cables recommended for this product. It requires an antenna that uses a TNC (male) connector.
For proper use of the antenna base in conjunction with the Cisco 3G-ANTM-1919D antenna, see the Cisco Multiband Swivel Mount Dipole Antenna (3G-ANTM1919D) document.
Table 1 lists the Cisco antennas that are supported for use with the antenna extension base.
Warning This equipment must be connected to an indoor antenna only. Statement 373
Caution Install the HWIC and any antennas away from appliances that share the same frequency bands. Microwave ovens, cordless telephones, and security monitors can temporarily interfere with wireless performance.
Caution We recommend avoiding installing wireless antennas in or near rack-mounted equipment that include networking equipment and computer servers whose radiated noise emissions can severely degrade radio performance.
To extend the coaxial cable included with your antenna base, we recommend a ULL coaxial cable for flexibility of installation without significant loss of range.
Table 2 provides insertion loss information about ULL extension coaxial cables available from Cisco.
Table 2 ULL Extension Coaxial Cables
Cisco Product Number Cable Length Frequency Range Insertion Loss
20 ft (6 m)
-1.50 dB maximum
50 ft (15 m)
-3.50 dB maximum
Figure 3 shows the ULL cable recommended for Cisco 3G Wireless WAN HWICs.
Figure 3 ULL Cable Recommended for Cisco 3G Wireless WAN HWICs
Follow these safety instructions when installing your antenna.
Warning In order to comply with FCC radio frequency (RF) exposure limits, antennas should be located at a minimum of 7.9 inches (20 cm) or more from the body of all persons. Statement 332
Warning This equipment must be connected to an indoor antenna only. Statement 373
•Plan your installation procedure carefully and completely before you begin.
•If you are installing an antenna for the first time, for your own safety as well as that of others, seek professional assistance. Consult your dealer, who can explain which mounting method to use for the location in which you plan to install the antenna.
•Choose your installation site with both safety and performance in mind. Remember that electric power cables and telephone lines look alike. For your safety, assume that any line is an electric power line until determined otherwise.
•Call your local power company or building maintenance organization if you are unsure about cables close to your mounting location.
•When installing your antenna, do not use a metal ladder. Do dress properly: wear shoes with rubber soles and heels, rubber gloves, and a long-sleeved shirt or jacket.
•If an accident or emergency occurs with the power lines, call for qualified emergency help immediately.
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