Airbus Defence and Space

EARTH OBSERVATION, NAVIGATION AND SCIENCE

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Highly stable multichannel video amplifier and detector for microwave sounder applications.

Features / technical details

• Used for the Microwave Humidity Sounder (MHS) integrated on:

  • Noaa N and Nprime
  • METOP 1, 2 and 3

• 5 IF chains (both side) associated with their relevant detector and video amplifiers deliver a high stability output signal, the magnitude of which is proportional to the input noise power.

• Operating Frequency: 100MHz to 3.5GHz.

• Operating Temperature: 0º to 45ºC

• Mass: 1.4Kg.

• Footprint:267.8x192x30mm.

 

Applications

• Eumetsat