VHF/UHF Ground Station Transceiver

Price on request

The VHF/UHF Ground Station Transceiver is used for communication in the VHF and UHF frequency bands (full and half duplex transmission and reception). It can be offered as part of the complete ISIS Turnkey Ground station solution but can also be delivered separately as a stand-alone item, together with its GUI, in order to integrate easily within an existing and compatible Ground Station.

Availability: 12-16 weeks

  • Description
  • Product options
  • Specifications

Description

  • Software Defined Radio Transceiver
  • VHF and UHF downlink capability (In case of commercial bands, additional filters are provided)
  • VHF and UHF uplink capability (In case of commercial bands, additional filters are provided)
  • Dual band full duplex
  • 100 Watts (CW) output power in VHF/UHF (Possible to reduce output power to 10 Watts)
  • Supports BPSK downlinks up to 9600 bps on UHF and VHF
  • Supports AFSK/FSK uplinks up to 1200 bps on UHF and VHF
  • Graphical User Interface Software to configure SDR on Debian/GNU LINUX
  • Over temperature protection
  • Reflected power protection
  • Built-in antenna polarization switch drive
  • Built-in LNA sequencer
  • USB 2.0 connection to a PC
  • 19″ Rack mountable 3U case

Available Options

  • Flight case
  • Frequency or power restrictions for customs or local radio regulation compliance
  • UPS Power Supply

Specifications

  • VHF frequency range 144 – 146 MHz, other range upon request in 130-170 MHz range
  • UHF frequency range 435 – 438 MHz, other range upon request in 400 – 470 MHz range
  • VHF output power: 100 W RF CW
  • UHF output power: 100 W RF CW
  • Harmonic suppression: < -50dBc, typical -60dBc
  • VHF Receiver noise figure: 1.6 dB
  • UHF Receiver noise figure: 2 dB
  • Supply voltage 88 – 264V AC 50 – 60 Hz
  • N-type RF connectors
  • BNC type for polarization switching output, 0 / +12V DC, 1A max fused
  • DC bias for LNA’s. 12V via coaxial cable, fused 1A
  • Packet and control interface using TCP/IP Sockets.
  • Support for AX.25 amateur radio protocol. Others upon request.
  • Weight 14kg NET
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