The AN650 from Zebra is a Ground RFID Antenna that is suitable for use in indoor and outdoor environments. It fits in seamlessly in almost any environment to provide the ability to be hidden under a mat or other covering and is great for tracking RFID tags traveling through doors and other chokepoints. This right-hand circular polarized antenna operates from 865 to 868 MHz and 902 to 928 MHz and provides a gain of 9 dBic. It has a front-to-back ratio of 24 dB, a 3 dB beamwidth of 20° in xz-plane, and 80° in xy-plane. The antenna has an axial ratio of 2 dB and a VSWR of less than 1.4:1.
This IP65-rated antenna has a fire retardant radome and measures 915 x 305 x 8 mm with SMA-female connectors. It can withstand payloads of over 440 lbs. making it great for use cases such as conference/trade show attendee tracking, employee/people tracking, loyalty marketing, and race timing. This ultra-rugged RFID antenna is ideal for industries such as healthcare, retail, location, solutions, and hospitality.