GPS Over Fiber
GPS Over Fiber

GPS Over Fiber

The GPS Over Fiber Link by Optical Zonu provides a simple, cost-effective and reliable RF connection between the GPS antenna and receivers in those instances where coaxial cable is impractical. Each link is wideband and supports any of the global GPS frequencies – current or future.


  • Supports GNSS, Galileo, GLONASS
  • Compact Packaging: 3 x 5 x 1.25 in. @ ¾ lb
  • -20ºC to +65ºC TOP Range
  • Provides +5 VDC DC Bias for the GPS Antenna
  • No RF Sensitivity Impact 
  • Patented Optical Antenna Alarm Reporting 
  • 20 dB Gain Supports Optical Splitting for GPS Distribution 
  • Laser Conforms to Class 1 Emission Level and IEC-825 (EN 60825) standard


  • Extended Temperature from -40ºC to +85ºC
  • Output 1 x 2 RF Splitter
  • Multimode Fiber Compatibility
  • +12 VDC Antenna Power
  • Diagnostics and control function through digital Serial interface (I2C)


  • Cellular Network Sync
  • Data Network Timing
  • Public Safety Networks
  • Communications System Sub Components 
  • Shipboard RF distribution
Technical information

Frequency Range

1.1 - 1.8 GHz

Noise Figure



20dB(16dB with 1x2 RF output)

Group Delay

<1 ns Components + 4.9 nx/m fiber length

RF Input

-20 dBm Max

Input/Output Impedance

50 Ohm

Input/Output VSWR

1.5:1, 2.0:1 Max

Power Supply Voltage

+12 VDC

Power Supply Current TX

240 mA, 320 mA Max

Antenna Power

+5 VDC, 50 mA ; (+12VDC Option)

Laser Optical Output Power

2 mW, 4 mW Max

Transmitter Operating Wavelength



Single Mode(Multimode Option)


RF SMA(F) ; Optical SC/APC,FC/APC,Optional SC for Multimode ; DC 9 Pin D-Sub


3" (76.2mm) x 5" (127mm) x 1.22" (31mm)


Transmitter: Green - Power On,Laser OK; Red - Laser Failure ; Yellow - Antenna Failure; Receiver: Green-Power On; Red-Received Optical Power Low