Space & Satellite Systems – Antennas & Positioners overview

Limited Motion Antenna Systems

 LM06LM09LM11LM13
Typical applicationTelemetry, Tracking & Control (TT&C), In Orbit Testing (IOT), Telecommunication for geostationary and geosynchronous satellites, Feeder link gateway for HTS/VHTS/EHTS or data relay satellites
Standard diameter6.8m9.0m11m13m
FrequenciesX-, Ku-, Ka-, K-band, Q/V-BandX-, Ku-, Ka-, K-band, Q/V-BandX-, Ku-, Ka-, K-band, Q/V-BandX-, Ku-, Ka-, K-band, Q/V-Band
Elevation travel range-1° to 91°-1° to 91°-1° to 91°-1° to 91°
Azimuth travel range180°180°180°180°
OptionsDe-icing, rain blower, dehydrator, aircraft warnings, hub racks, hub HVAC modules, etc.

Full Motion Antenna Systems

 FM04FM06FM13
Typical applicationTelemetry, Tracking & Control (TT&C), In Orbit Testing (IOT), Earth Observation, Telecommunication for medium-earth and low-earth satellites
Standard diameter3.6m, 5.0m6.8m13m
FrequenciesL-, S-, C- and X-band
Ultra-wideband Rx-only (L/S/C/X/Ku)
K- and Ka-band
S/X, S/K*, X/K*, S/X/K* multi-band
S-band, Ku-, K- and Ka-band
Antenna mountElevation over azimuthElevation over azimuth
Option: Elevation over azimuth over tilt
Elevation over azimuth
VelocityEl: 3°/s - Az: 7.5°/sEl: 5°/s - Az: 15°/s
El: 5°/s - Az: 15°/s
Elevation travel-5° to 95°-5° to 95°-5° to 95°
Azimuth travel± 300°± 300°± 360°
OptionsDe-icing, rain blower, dehydrator, aircraft warnings, hub racks, motion warnings, etc.

Positioners

 FMP4EMTP
Typical applicationAntenna arrays
Up to 5m x 5m, 800kg
1m-class optical telescope
Axes configurationElevation over azimuthEquatorial mount
VelocityAZ: 7.5°/s - EL: 3°/sDEC: 7°/s - RA: 7°/s
Elevation / Declination travel range-5° to 95°±75°
Azimuth / Right Ascension travel range± 300°± 240°