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Wide Ku Band Feed System

EQM of the Wide Band Feed Chain

Features / technical details

Operating Frequency

10.70-14.5 GHz (Transmit)

17.2-18.40 GHz (Receive)

Polarisation Dual Linear
Power Handling 2 x 20 carriers, 110 W per carrier
Multipaction Margin > 8.0dB wrt 20 Gap Crossing Rule (ECSS Standard)
3rd Order PIM

< -140 dBm with 2x110W Carriers over Temperature (-135° C to +135° C)

(test levels limited by test setup)

Return Loss

< - 23 dB Split Port

< - 24 dB Through Port

Cross-polar Peak < - 41 dB
Insertion Loss < 0.11 dB

 

Applications

  • Single Offset Reflector Antennas
  • Gregorian Antennas

Reference customers

ISRO