Maxtena MEA-1621 Iridium Certified Passive Antenna


The MEA-1621 is an external antenna designed for the Iridium Network and is Iridium Certified. The antenna provides exceptional pattern control, polarisation purity and high efficiency.

It offers excellent performance at low orbit and a sleek, low profile design with easy mounting, featuring an integrated SMA connector and is rated IP-67 when mounted and unmounted.

This antenna can be used to boost the performance of the Iridium handsets, among other uses. This low profile antenna is a magnet mount  with rugged ABS plastic housing, and is ideal for the most demanding environmental challenges. The MEA-1621 provides outstanding performance for any telematics and fleet management application.


• Vehicle and fleet tracking
• Military & security
• Asset tracking
• Iridium (SBD) Short Burst Data
• Oil & gas industries
• Navigation devices
• Mining equipment
• LBS & M2M applications
• Handheld devices
• Law enforcement

Key Features

  • Optimised for Iridium Network

  • Very low axial ratio

  • Excellent performance at low orbit

  • Easy mounting

  • 150cm cable length

  • LM4100 cable

  • Rugged housing

Additional information


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