LoRa® antennas, Wi-Fi antennas and Cellular antennas are the most commonly used types in IoT and one or more reside in any end-device or network gateway. Their number, quality and location determine how well devices will be able to communicate.
An antenna is a transducer used to transform RF (radio-frequency) signals traveling on a wire into an electromagnetic wave or vice versa. It plays a crucial role in strengthening the wireless connectivity of your IoT devices.
First and foremost, antennas are a part of your IoT devices. It is the crucial part of a solution since its main role is to ensure your device is reachable.
The purpose of this article is to give the reader sufficient information in order for him/her to be able to confidently pick the right LoRaWAN gateway from RAKwireless' line of devices.
The package contains a gateway, antenna's, port terminators, mounting brackets and a power-over-ethernet (PoE) injector.