Summary

The PDT-50 series X-Band Transmitter Suite is a high performance payload data transmitter designed to provide high bandwidth and high speed data downlink of up to 50Mbps. The unique 8-patch antenna design offers high mission flexibility and robustness in data transmission. With complete ground coverage, any of the 8 antennas can be used as a downlink to the ground stations. The PDT-50 Transmitter Suite consists of 8 selectable patch antennas with individual Solid-State Power Amplifier (SSPA) modules, as well as 2 RF transmission chains for increased redundancy and communication coverage.

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Last updated: 2018-04-18

PDT-50 X-Band Transmitter Suite

Specs

antenna type
patch antenna
beam width horizontal
-22.5 — 22.5 deg
beam width elevation
90 deg
mass
0.1 kg, 2.75 kg
length
56 mm, 201 mm
width
56 mm, 183 mm
height
5.6 mm, 30 mm
radiation tolerance
10 krad
operating temperature
-20 — 70 C
frequency
8025 — 8400 MHz
modulation
QPSK
bandwidth
50 MHz
data rate
50 Mb/s
transmit power
38.5 dBm
power
56 W
voltage
28 V

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