GPS Antenna Sensitivity

The sensitivity of a GPS antenna plays a critical role in its performance, as it determines its capability to detect and boost faint signals transmitted by GPS satellites. An antenna with higher sensitivity possesses the remarkable ability to capture even the faintest signals, making it indispensable in challenging scenarios where signal strength is compromised or obstructed.

As a rule of thumb, a GPS antenna boasting a sensitivity of -160 dBm or lower is widely regarded as having excellent sensitivity. This signifies its proficiency in detecting signals of extreme weakness, ensuring reliability in various situations. However, some exceptional GPS antennas, like the ones integrated into BlackOwl's Hardwired and OBD2 trackers, achieve a remarkable -165 dBm threshold.

These advanced GPS antennas are designed to excel in scenarios where the GPS signal faces adversity. Whether you're navigating through dense urban landscapes, traversing remote areas, or encountering inclement weather, the heightened sensitivity of our antennas ensures that your vehicle tracking system has the best chance of staying connected to the GPS network, providing accurate and real-time tracking data for your peace of mind and security.

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