• Satellite Evolution Group

Advantech Wireless Technologies release line of Ka-band SSPAs and BUCs for LEO/MEO satellite up-link

The new state-of-the-art Dual Band Ka Solid State Power Amplifiers (SSPAs) and Block Up Converters (BUCs) from Advantech Wireless Technologies are specifically engineered for LEO/MEO ground station applications. Based on Advantech’s proprietary technology, this new series of amplifiers delivers features that are sure to have a beneficial impact on both Cap-X and Op-X budgets and provide the highest availability through high MTBF and low MTTR.

These features include: Field serviceability, Low sparing costs and Component-level diagnostics.

Designed to serve as a solid state alternative to traditional tube based (TWT) technologies typically used in gateway earth stations. For communications purposes, all of the system elements communicate over Advantech’s new MicroManager (M²) M&C platform based on the latest open CANBus protocol.

Suitable for hubmount and well as any mobile application such as military mobile or SNG.