The Yamal-402 telecommunications satellite has been dispatched from Thales Alenia Space’s plant in Cannes, France and has arrived at the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan, ready for its scheduled launch on a Proton rocket on December 8, 2012.
Comtech Xicom Technology Inc., a technology leader in high power amplifier products for satellite communications (SATCOM), introduced a new compact, lightweight and highly efficient solid-state Ku-Band block up converter (BUC) designed for transportable satellite communications uplinks.
Comtech Xicom Technology Inc., a technology leader of high power amplifier products for satellite communication (SATCOM), announced an expanded 12.75 to 14.5 GHz frequency coverage option for its Ku-Band, traveling wave tube amplifiers (TWTAs).
AtlanTecRF claims that its new ALR series of Satellite Loop Test Translators (LTT) introduces, for the first time, the concept of synthesised Local Oscillator (LO) frequency control to provide the user with a compact, versatile and comprehensive approach to satellite communications equipment alignment and quality monitoring in both the Ka-band and Ku-bands.
Comtech Xicom Technology Inc. introduced a new high efficiency, 750 W peak power, Ku-Band traveling wave tube amplifier (TWTA) with the size, weight and prime-power consumption of standard 400 W amplifiers.