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The 'Sniffer' Conical Horn Antenna System

The 'Sniffer' Conical Horn Antenna System


The 'Sniffer' is the ultimate solution for performing simple microwave link measurements using small, lightweight, and reliable conical horn antennas.

The product family consists of three small-size, wideband, conical horn antennas, a smart mounting system, and optional coaxial-to-waveguide adapters. Waterproof handbag and riflescope for direction finding are also available upon request.

The 'Sniffer' is the ideal tool for performance checks, failure searches and interference measurements: it is easy to climb up to the tower with the small-size and lightweight horn antenna that can be mounted on horizontal or vertical pole by hand without any tools.

Key Features


Designed for tough conditions: the robust cones are machined from a single aliminium rod


Fine polarization adjustment (0 … 360, continuously) can be made by hand

multi-standard flanges

Multi-standard UBR flanges* are available for coaxial–waveguide adapter or flextwist connection

multi-standard flanges

Metallic rotary cap provides high-level protection for optional coaxial-waveguide adapter

quick release

Quick release shoe helps attaching the antenna on different supporting systems

pole mounting by hand

Pole mounting kit can be assembled and fine adjusted in all directions by hand for measurements on tower


The camera tripod can be used during measurements on flat surface


Optional riflescope can be attached to the antennas using the guide on the top


Waterproof handbag with padded divider system
is available for safe storage and transportation


Horn Type   Frequency Range     Gain (typ)     Flange*     Connector**  
CH 0.11 S 60100   6.000–10.000 GHz   15.5–19.0 dBi   UBR84   3.5 mm (SMA)  
CH 0.11 S 75120   7.500–12.000 GHz   17.5–19.5 dBi   UBR100   3.5 mm (SMA)  
CH 0.11 S 107154   10.700–15.350 GHz   19.5–20.5 dBi     UBR100/120/140     3.5 mm (SMA)  
CH 0.11 S 120180   12.000–18.000 GHz   19.5–21.0 dBi   UBR140   3.5 mm (SMA)  
CH 0.11 S 170245   17.000–24.500 GHz   19.5–21.5 dBi   UBR220   3.5 mm (SMA)  
CH 0.11 S 177265   17.700–26.500 GHz   20.0–22.0 dBi   UBR220/260   2.92 mm (K)  
CH 0.11 S 265400   26.500–40.000 GHz   20.0–22.0 dBi   UBR320   2.92 mm (K)  

* Multi-standard flanges have threads according to all patterns indicated.

** Optional coaxial–waveguide adapters have female connectors.


For more information about The 'Sniffer' please contact us via e-mail.