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HC600 Iridium Helical Antenna


The Tallysman HC600 is a lightweight passive helical antenna covering the Iridium frequency band (1616 MHz to 1626.5 MHz) and is designed to enhance the signal-to-noise ratio of communications over the Iridium voice and data modems.

SKU: 33-HC600 Categories: , Manufacturer: Tallysman Wireless

Tallysman HC600 Iridium Helical Antenna

Weighing 18 grams, the lightweight HC600 from Tallysman features a precision-tuned helix element that provides excellent axial ratios and operates without the requirement of a ground plane, making it ideal for a wide variety of applications including Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs).

The HC600 is protected by a robust, military-grade plastic enclosure with an integrated SMA connector for screw-on mounting that securely seals the unit with an O-ring, complying with IP67 standards. The enclosure also provides two threaded holes in the base for secure attachment of the unit.


  • 3.7 dBic gain over full bandwidth
  • Axial ratio: <= 0.5 dB max.
  • 15 kV ESD circuit protection
  • IP67 weather proof housing
  • Robust Industrial grade enclosure
  • Operates from -40°C to +85 °C


  • Extremely lightweight (18 g)
  • Excellent circular polarized signal reception
  • Industrial temperature range
  • Rugged design
  • Performs in harsh environments
  • REACH, and RoHS compliant
  • Remote SBD antenna


HC600 Drawing
Dimensions in Millimeters

Tallysman HC600 Iridium Helical Antenna  Data Sheet

Tallysman Connector and Cable Options

Tallysman offers a number of connector and cable options for its antennas. Use the guide below to find the available options for your antenna or contact us for help.

Tallysman Part Number Ordering Guide

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