What is SATCOM?
SATCOM involves a constellation of satellites consisting of transponders which at the certain distance from the Earth surface receives and transmits the RF Signal to the base station situated on the ground.
|SATCOM Bands||Freq (GHz)||Application|
|L Band||1-2||GPS, Satellite mobile phones|
|S Band||2-4||IRNSS, Weather RADAR|
|C Band||4-8||TV Network|
|X Band||8-12||Military, Air Traffic Control, Vehicle speed tracking|
|Ku Band||12-18||Direct broadcast satellite services|
|Ka Band||26-40||Close range targeting radars on military aircraft.|
SATCOM key specs
- Channel BandWidth.
- PAE (%)
- Noise Figure
Key blocks in SATCOM system
- Power Amplifier
- Driver Amplifier
- Freq Multipliers