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Displaying items by tag: Software Defined Radio

Thursday, 17 September 2020 14:46

PULSAR - TM/TC

Our software-defined radios are highly adaptable communication solutions that have a 100% success rate on orbit. We offer systems ranging from VHF to X-band, Ku-Band and Ka-Band. Combined with our platform range, our transmitter and transceivers enable performance without compromise.

  • TT&C and data downlink solutions
  • A range of high-performance PULSAR antennas available
  • Supports both amateur and commercial bands
  • Compatible with all AAC Clyde Space structures

The PULSAR-TMTC is a compact telemetry and command radio designed for nanosatellite missions, compatible with the CubeSat standard with a CubeSat kit PC/104 form factor. The transceivers are ideal for space missions where a low data–rate uplink and downlink is required as well as a robust lower data-rate back-up radio for a higher data-rate radio. The AX.25 protocol implemented is popular among amateur radio enthusiasts. A transparent downlink mode is available with a CCSDS compatible ½ rate convolutional encoder.

PULSAR-TMTC implements 9600 bps GMSK and 1200 bps AFSK and operates in full-duplex (VHF/UHF) or half-duplex (UHF) mode. A combination of AFSK and GMSK is configurable for transmit and receive. These modes are selected as an I2C command and the default mode will be selected if a reset occurs. The default mode can be requested at time of production. The transceiver offers transmit and receive frequencies covering both amateur and commercial bands.

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Thursday, 17 September 2020 14:29

PULSAR - Compact Transmitter

Our software-defined radios are highly adaptable communication solutions that have a 100% success rate on orbit. We offer systems ranging from VHF to X-band, Ku-Band and Ka-Band. Combined with our platform range, our transmitter and transceivers enable performance without compromise.

  • TT&C and data downlink solutions
  • A range of high-performance PULSAR antennas available
  • Supports both amateur and commercial bands
  • Compatible with all AAC Clyde Space structures

PULSAR-DATA compact transmitter solutions are designed for advanced missions where a high data rate downlink is required.

PULSAR-STX

The low power consumption PULSAR-STX solution operates at amateur and commercial bands respectively and is user programmable within bands. The transmitter implements QPSK modulation with transmission data rates of up to 2 Mbps. It utilises an open network encoding scheme based on the IntelSAT IESS-308 specification which allows this product to be used with low-cost commercial satellite receivers.

PULSAR-XTX

The PULSAR-XTX is an extremely compact X-Band transmitter designed for CubeSat missions. The transmitter implements OQPSK and QPSK modulation with transmission data rates of up to 50 Mbps. It implements a CCSDS specification which allows this product to be compatible with commercial off-the-shelf satellite demodulators.

These solutions are supplied with user manuals, flight boards and STEP files for seamless system integration

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