SATCOM Amplifier System by Orbital Research

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This Ka Band Low Noise Amplifier has been developed for commercial SATCOM applications from 17.7 to 20.2 GHz. The amplifier provides a P1dB of over 13 dBm with gain of 55 dB, and has a low noise temperature of 120 K. This low noise amplifier supports Global Xpress (GX) configurations and high throughput satellites (HTS) to deliver the gain and linearity needed to handle higher-order modulation schemes like DVB-S2X, in both the GEO and LEO satellite markets. This amplifier has been designed for satellite teleports and gateways, telemetry, tracking and command applications (TT&C), and airborne terminals, this wideband amplifier offers exceptional performance and data throughput.

The LNA is manufactured using GaAs pHEMT technology and is available in a module that measures 111.5 x 41.3 x 31.9 mm with WR-42 waveguide interface at the input and SMA connector at the output.

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Product Details

  • Part Number
    WB Ka LNA
  • Manufacturer
    Orbital Research
  • Description
    Ka-Band SATCOM Low Noise Amplifier from 17.7 to 20.2 GHz

General Parameters

  • Type
    Low Noise Amplifier
  • Technology
    GaAs, pHEMT
  • Bands
    Ka Band
  • Frequency
    17.7 to 20.2 GHz
  • P1dB
    13 dBm
  • Small Signal Gain
    55 dB
  • Gain Adjustment Step Range
    +/- 1 dB
  • Input VSWR
  • Output VSWR
  • DC Voltage
    10 to 28 V
  • Package Type
    Module with Connectors
  • Input Connector
  • Output Connector
  • Dimension
    111.5 x 41.3 x 39.9 mm
  • Weight
    250 g
  • Operating Temperature
    -40 to 60 Degree C
  • Storage Temperature
    -60 to 80 Degree C

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