Antenna Research Associates, Inc. (ARA)

Antenna Research Associates, Inc. (ARA)

Since 1963, ARA has been the innovative leader in Antennas. Antenna Systems, and related technology around the globe, in the 1960s and 1970s, ARA introduced electrically small antennas such as our notable Tuneable Mini Loops for long range, high frequency communication. ARA was also the forerunner in extremely broadband antenna system for Surveillance, Spectrum Management, and TEMPEST testing. ARA products cover all of the commercial and military frequency bands from 10 Hz to 80 GHz. Antennas optimized for specific bands, as well as multi-octave antenna systems are available for fixed, mobile, and tactical applications. ARA supplies unique antenna systems in both High Volume quantities and smaller order quantities. We have supplied tens of thousands of antennas for over 50 years.

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11850 Baltimore Ave, Suite H , Beltsville , Maryland 20705 USA
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Meteorological Monitoring
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At Antenna Research , we design, develop, and manufacture Antennas and RF Systems for both military and civilian applications. ARA supplies antennas for Communication Networks, RF Surveillance, RF Jamming, Public Safety Networks, and Civilian markets.

At ARA we are best known for our commitment to quality products that serve both civilian customers and save military lives. All ARA facilities maintain rigorous Quality Management Systems (QMS) based upon ISO 9001:2015.

ARA’s engineering and manufacturing operations include two facilities in Beltsville, Maryland and a facility that includes a Long Range Antenna Testing field in Pembroke, Massachusetts. All of our facilities are DoD compliant.

Our newest facility in Beltsville, MD, was inaugurated in 2009 by the Lt. Governor of Maryland. It has been recognized an excellent manufacturing facility by the Office of the County Executive.