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Ku band high power feed system

High Power Feed Chain Assembly (waveguide runs not mounted)


Features / technical details

Operating Frequency

10.70-13.20 GHz (Transmit)

13.70-14.50 GHz (Receive)

Polarisation Dual Linear
Power Handling 2 x 32 carriers, 110 W per carrier
Multipaction Margin > 8.8dB wrt 20 Gap Crossing Rule (ECSS Standard)
3rd Order PIM

< -120 dBm with 2x110W Carriers over Temperature (-135° C to +135° C)

(test levels limited by test setup)

Return Loss

< - 24 dB Split Port

< - 25 dB Through Port

Cross-polar Peak < - 43 dB
Insertion Loss < 0.11 dB

 

Applications

  • Single Offset Reflector Antennas
  • Gregorian Antennas

Reference customers

  • SES ASTRA
  • Eutelsat
  • Arabsat