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Ku-Band transceiver integrates GaN SSPA for airborne communications

Stephen Law   

Automation / Robotics Electronics Interconnect Wireless Engineering Supply Chain High Power Transceiver

SMITHS INTERCONNECT Ku-Band High Power Transceiver (HPT) serves as complete airborne SatCom solution, integrating a GaN SSPA, upconverters, downconverters and digital control technology providing a highly modular yet easily maintained system complete with advanced interoperability features and multiple Built-in-Test (BIT) functions. Leveraging the higher maximum channel temperature limit of GaN devices, along with built-in SSPA protection against high VSWR loads, the 25W HPT system boosts standard reliability and stability for commercial airbone systems. http://www.smithsinterconnect.com


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