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Iridium Beam Covert Anti-Piracy Antenna (CVTIRI)

The BEAM Iridium Covert Antenna has been specifically designed for the maritime market to help against Pirates boarding a vessel and destroying all communication antenna’s to restrict any crew from communication with the outside world.

  • All Weather Resistant Case
  • Dual Mode Antenna

Iridium Beam Covert Anti-Piracy Antenna Features

Discreet Antenna

The Iridium Covert antenna, is the only antenna designed not to look like an antenna, thus disguising it with the normal non-communication equipment you would expect to see on a vessel. The Covert antenna can be used with any of the BEAM Iridium docking units or fixed maritime terminals.

Key Benefits and Features

• IP66 rated enclosure
• Looks like a normal maritime light
• Polycarbonate housing
• Same antenna elements as the RST702 antenna in a covert housing
• Easy to install
• Same for install as RST702
• Antenna pre fitted inside
• Supports both Satellite / GPS cables
• Custom designed by Beam

Iridium Beam Covert Anti-Piracy Antenna Specifications


Antenna Iridium GNSS (GPS)
Frequency 1616 – 1626 MHz 1575.42 MHz (L1)
Polarization Right Hand Circular NA
Axial Ratio 3dB MAX @ bore sight NA
Impedance 50 OHMS NA
Gain Passive 26dB (35 mA)
Voltage Passive 3 VDC
Power Handling 10 Watts NA
VSWR < 2.0:1 NA
Altitude 20,000' NA


Colour Smoke semi-transparent Black power coated
Finish Plastic radome, chem-filmed Aluminum base plate
Dimensions mm inches
Antenna 244.86H x 149.0dia 9.64H x 5.87dia
Box 265 W x 220 D x 120 H 10.43 W x 8.66 D x 4.72 H
Weight kg lbs
Antenna 1.1 2.42
Box 0.94 2.07


Temperature Degrees °C Degrees °F
Temp Range -40° C to + 71° C -40° F + 159.8° F


Iridium TNC Female
GPS SMA Female