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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.

Key features

  • Low power consumption
  • Powered from unregulated battery bus or regulated 5V
  • User programmable within bands
  • Industry standard encoding and modulation techniques
  • Compatible with low-cost commercial demodulators
  • Based on CCSDS specification
  • Compatible with AAC Clyde Space's X-Band Patch Antenna
  • A range of high-performance PULSAR antennas available
  • Supports both amateur and commercial bands
  • Compatible with all AAC Clyde Space Zaphod Structures

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Last updated: 2022-01-12

PULSAR-XTX X-Band Transmitter



operating temperature
-25 to 60 C
power consumption
< 15 W
6.2 V - 17 V
rf power
2 Watt (33 dBm)
transmit data rate
10 to 50 Mb/s
11.7 mm
96 mm
90 mm
< 130 g

1. Height from top of enclosure to lowest component on bottom.


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