AvL Model 1878 1.8 Vehicle-Mount Mobile VSAT

AvL’s Model 1878 Vehicle-Mount Mobile VSAT antenna features an offset 1.8m reflector and the patent-pending AvL Cable Drive positioner for reliability and ease of operation. The Model 1878K mobile broadband antenna system is a motorized, palletized antenna with a Fixed Ku-Band Precision feed or a Fixed C-Band feed. The Model 1878 provides connectivity in remote environments worldwide where larger aperture antennas are desired to combat rain-fade and weaker satellite signals.


Created for use where performance really matters, AvL’s Vehicle Mounted Mobile Broadband systems enable video, voice, IP and data communication anywhere in the world, with the push of a single button. The precision of AvL’s patent-pending AvL Cable Drive positioners paired with the ease of one-button Auto-Acquisition and superior technical support make our vehicle mount antennas ideal for non-technical antenna operators.



  • Offset 1.8m AvL Engineered Composite Reflector
  • Zero Backlash AvL Cable Drive
  • Standard Transmit Rotary Joint on Feed for C-Band, Optional for Ku-Band
  • Stows to 22.1″ H (56.1 cm H) with Ku-Band feed
  • Can be mounted onto large SUV or van
  • Versatile vehicle-mount pallet with optional Thule bar interface
  • Fixed Ku-Band Precision feed or Fixed C-Band feed
  • Feed rotation for polarization
  • One button auto-acquisition controller
  • 400 degree azimuth range
  • Hand cranks on all axes
  • Integrated GPS
  • Level sensors for automatic vehicle tilt compensation and automatic cross pol alignment
  • Options include 1RU rack mounts and minimized stow height
The 1.8m vehicle-mount Mobile VSAT antenna family includes the following models:
  • Model 1878 Ku-Band with Fixed 2-port Precision Ku-band feed (standard Cross-Pol comp.)
  • Model 1878 C-Band with Fixed 2-port Standard C-Band or Fixed 2-Port INSAT C-Band feed

AvL 1878 MOBILE VSAT Specifications

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