29 May 2018

Latest product range for off air satcom system tests unveiled

U.K. based AtlanTecRF has launched a completely new range of test products to complement its already extensive offering of satellite simulator and loop-back systems.

The SUC range of Masthead Upconverters are designed to provide satcom uplink signals for a variety of applications, generated from standard L-band modem output frequencies. A variety of models are available with uplink frequency band options in S, C, X, Ku, DBS, Ka and Q bands.

Nominal conversion loss in the upconversion is 20dB but there is also the choice of internal amplification to provide 0dB loss. Frequency stability is provided by an internal TCXO but where greater precision is required, the optional OCXO reference offers +/-0.05ppm temperature stability over the -10 to +50 operating temperature range.

Mounted on a suitable mast or structure, the Upconverter provides typical ground station transmit (Tx) frequencies which, by feeding into a suitable antenna, generates an RF beam which can be used to test transponder designs, whether destined for satellite, drone, HAPs or other communications platforms.

Speaking at the launch of the new Upconverter products, Geoff Burling, AtlanTecRF CEO said “These new Upconverter products greatly enhance our offering of satcom simulation systems in providing, in the same way as we have done for ground terminals, a unique method of verifying the performance of space sector transponders, whether for true satellites or for various new forms of communication platform.”

Supplied in a rugged weatherproof housing the SUC Upconverters are ready to install with DC power delivered via a one cable (RF+DC) connection.

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