Summary

Spacemanic's Murgas - the UHF/VHF Transceiver is a space-grade, software-configurable UHF/VHF transceiver for long-range satellite communication.

The robust device is enables transmitting and receiving of signals at the same time without interference.

It has a half-duplex, narrow-band operation and RF parameters that are fully configurable in orbit.

Two modules for full duplex are also provided and HAM services (beacon, CW, digipeater) are included.

Key features

  • Programmable RF carrier frequency and FSK deviation
  • Supports KISS, CSP, and AX25
  • Integrated heat sink (also works as EMI shield)
  • Full and half duplex operations
  • Two modules for full redundancy
  • Compatible with components from other vendors
  • GFSK/GMSK, CW modulation
  • Compatible with Spacemanic cubesat standard
  • Engineering model and simulator available

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Last updated: 2022-10-24

Murgas - the UHF/VHF Transceiver

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Specs

operating temperature
-40 to 85 C
mass
25 g
power supply
3.3 V
5V (CAN option)
transmit power
+30dBm (1W)
transmit frequency
430 to 440 MHz
145 ± 1MHz (modified version for ±400MHz)
receive frequency
430 to 440 MHz
145 ± 1MHz (modified version for ±400MHz)
transmit data rate
0.1 to 38.4 kb/s
modulation
GFSK
GMSK
CW
frequency
commercial UHF (400-402MHz)
amateur UHF (420-450MHz)
amateur VHF (144-148MHz)

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