Radio Waves Inc. announced a new line of SP microwave antennas called the SPX-1.8NS series that operates in a frequency range from 1.7 to 1.9 GHz. These antennas cover a number of services including the Canadian smart grid network band of 1800 to 1830 MHz and the US federal government band of 1755 to 1850 MHz. The frequency range of 1.7 to 1.9 GHz also covers some international bands utilized for public safety and other government applications in certain countries. The new SPX-1.8NS series of microwave dishes is available in all sizes from 1 foot to 8 feet in diameter.

Andy Singer, Executive Vice President and General Manager of Radio Waves, stated, “We wanted to immediately support customers in the Canadian smart grid network markets that need to deploy systems in this new band shortly. Radio Waves unique design and manufacturing flexibility allows us to offer these new 1.7 to 1.9 GHz microwave antennas dishes quickly, so that these important networks can be deployed as soon as radios are available.”