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The Alen Space SDR-Rack - Ground Communications is designed for space applications.

It is used as a ground station transceiver for the VHF and UHF bands, which integrates the SDR and the frontends necessary for communications with satellites in these bands.

The SDR rack is composed of 2 independent SDRs, one for Antenna Port (ANT) 1 and ANT2 bidirectional ports, and the other for reception in ANT3 and transmission in the SDR2 RF output port.

Key features

VHF and UHF options are available with one or two PAs for Transmission (ANT 1 and ANT 2):

  • UHF:
    • Frequency range: 400 - 480 MHz
    • Maximum transmission power: 50W (47dBm)
  • VHF:
    • Frequency range: 140 - 180 MHz
    • Maximum transmission power: 50W (47dBm)
  • Reception frequency range: 0.1-1500 MHz
  • Reception maximum bandwidth: 62 MHz
  • Antenna 3
    • Reception: 0.1-3000 MHz
    • Reception maximum bandwidth: 62 MHz
  • RF Output port: 0.1 - 3.8 GHz

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Last updated: 2022-08-04

SDR-Rack - Ground Segment Communications




lead time
12 to 14 wk


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