Communotron 88-88

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Communotron 88-88
Part image
Antenna by
Ionic Symphonic Protonic Electronics

Radial size Tiny
Cost (total) 1 500.00 Funds
Mass (total) 0.10 t [N 1]
Drag 0.2 [N 1]
Max. Temp. 2000 K
Volume  ?
Impact Tolerance 7 m/s
Research Automation.png Automation
Unlock cost 20 000 Funds
Since version 0.18
Part configuration commDish88-88.cfg
Packet size 2 Mits
Transmission speed 20 Mits/s
Electricity required 10 ⚡/Mits

  1. 1.0 1.1 The mass and drag are from the part config, but the game handles it massless/dragless.

The Communotron 88-88 is a deployable antenna, and is the antenna with the smallest transmission interval and highest total throughput. The Communotron 88-88 is deployed during science data transmission and retracted when transmission is complete. It has no drag due to being a physicsless part[outdated].

Product description

The Communotron 88-88 directional antenna allows for far more reliable communication at longer ranges than previous models. This is thanks in part to its patented parabolic folding design, which our research team maintains was not inspired by an umbrella.




  • Added Functionality
  • Re-worked texture
  • Initial Release