Antenna cable is needed to plug an antenna into the wireless Moblie Broadband modem or Moblie phone,which terminate with a standard connection, fox example,FME,SMA,N connector most commonly.A patch lead acts as a conversion from standard connector(FME,SMA,N connector) to the device-specific connector.
Mostly common of device-specific connector for wireless broadband modems are CRC9 (Huawei) and TS9 (Sierra Wireless, ZTE),The connector for moblie phone is MS147,and RF mini-UHF or others.
Sometimes ,no connector on the modem,the patch lead with the MS156(Huawei),IP connector (Huawei),antenna connector(Haier CE210) is need if you would like to open the case to drill it.
The cables with TS9 antenna are suitable for :
USB Sticks Compass 885/888/889 ,USB Sticks USB597/USB598,
AirCard 250U (Clear 4G+ WiMax USB)/USB 301/USB 302/USB 305/USB 306/USD 307/USB 308/USB 309
AirCard 310U /AirCard 312U
PCMCIA Cards AC503 /AC504
Express Cards AC402/AC501/AC502/AC503
Cellular Data Cards AirCard 597U /598U /885U
Sierra Wireless 320U
Telstra Ultimate Mobile WiFi (AirCard 753S)
Huawei USB E398