Full Ground Station Kit for VHF/UHF


With its ground station, ISIS offers a turnkey solution that is specifically designed for small satellites in Low Earth Orbit using VHF and UHF radio frequencies. The ground station can autonomously track selected satellites by using a steerable antenna system. This complete kit includes all hardware and software to get up-and-running quickly.


SKU: 100062 Category:


  • Steerable Antenna System
    • Azimuth and elevation rotators with speed up to 6° /sec.
    • Hot-dip galvanized steel mounting mast
    • UHF and VHF Yagi antennas (Amateur/commercial bands)
    • Lightning protection system
    • 20m of cable between 19″rack and antenna included in price
  • Standard Software
    • Satellite tracking software pre-installed
    • Autonomous tracking with scheduler
    • Debian/GNU LINUX operating system pre-installed
  • Compact setup
    • The ground station equipment (except the antenna system) is fitted into a single 12-U 19” rack which allows the ground station to fit in almost any location.
  • Remote Operations
    • It is possible to configure and control the ground station remotely through the internet.
    • Autonomous tracking with scheduler
  • Complete ground station solution
    • The ISIS ground station kit provides you with a complete solution if you are looking for a means to start communicating with Low-Earth Orbit satellites.
  • Educational value
    • A small ground station also provides an opportunity to provide hands-on educational projects with a focus on telecommunications on technical schools and Universities.



VHF System noise figure: 1.6 dB
UHF System noise figure: 2.0 dB
VHF: 12.3 dBic gain, switchable RHCP-LHCP
UHF: 15.5 dBic gain, switchable RHCP-LHCP
Power supply: 110V or 230V AC (selectable) 50/60 Hz
Downlink data rate: 1.2 – 9.6 kbps
Uplink data rate: 1.2 – 9.6 kbps