Airbus Defence and Space

TELECOM

L Band SSPA

L Band SSPA for Mobile Communication Phased Array antennas requiring very tight gain and phase tracking performance with excellent DC/RF conversion efficiency.

Features / technical details

  • 15W at NPR 17dB.
  • Gain 67dB over 15dB dynamic range.
  • Peak Efficiency 32%.
  • Minimised efficiency degradation at back-off.
  • Gain Tracking 0.5dB.
  • Phase Tracking 5deg.
  • Mass 750 gms.
  • Class AB HFET.
  • 150 per payload set (Inmarsat 4).
  • Production rate up to 15 per week.
  • Spin off products in S and Navigation bands.

Applications

Mobile Communications Payloads

Reference customers

  • Inmarsat
  • ESA