ETL Systems Provides Custom Build Equipment for New SES Satellite Gateways

ETL Systems has provided essential equipment for ground stations and gateways to support three new SES satellites. ETL Systems is a designer and manufacturer of RF distribution equipment for SATCOM; They have supplied a large amount of the RF hardware required for the six Ka-band and nine Ku-band gateways and ground stations, which are located around the world. These include four ground stations in Australia, seven in the USA and two in Brazil.

Within the fully tailored kits ETL provided to SES were custom designed switches and 10 MHz splitters, specially designed to meet SES's exact requirements. The ground stations also feature ETL's L-band and SHF switches, distribution switches and Enigma switch matrix router systems. Enigma offers complete resilience with single points of failure from hot-swap single input and output cards, dual redundant hot-swap power supplies and CPU modules.

SES is a world-leading satellite operator and the first to deliver a differentiated and scalable GEO-MEO offering worldwide, with more than 50 satellites in Geostationary Earth Orbit (GEO) and 12 in Medium Earth Orbit (MEO).

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