Full-duplex Low-power S-band Transceiver

Full-duplex S-band transceiver designed for TM & TC on micro- and nano-satellites.

The transceiver operates on the ITU space operations S-band frequencies with GMSK modulation and CCSDS recommended channel coding, enabling integration with both individual and commercial ground station networks.

The unit has separate filtered RF connections for input and output, allowing for different receiving and transmitting antennas.

Features

Key Parameters

ParameterSpecification
Transmit frequency2200 to 2290 MHz
Transmit bit rate100 to 500 kbps
Transmit powerAdjustable 20 to 30 dBm
Receive frequency2025 to 2110 MHz
Receive bit rate100 kbps
Receive sensitivity-110 dBm
Input voltage5 - 40 V
Typical power consumption
(5 V input, 25℃)
Rx: 0.65 W
Rx+Tx: 6.5 W (30 dBm Pout)
Operating temperatureRx: -40℃ to +85℃
Tx: -40℃ to +70℃
CAN-busUp to 1 Mbit/s
RS-422Full duplex, up to 3 Mbit/s
EthernetFull duplex, 100 Mbit/s
Dimensions93.0 x 87.2 x 17.0 mm
Mass191 g

Additional Resources

Customization

Custom hardware and software request can often be accommodated. Please see the R&D section


Product release 2018’Q3
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