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Comtech Receives
$8.8M Contract

C

omtech
Xicom
Technology,
Inc., which is part of Comtech's
Commercial
Solutions
segment,
received a contract valued at more
than US$8.8 million for Ka-band SolidState amplifiers to be used in an InFlight Connectivity Satcom application.
"We have incorporated the latest
Gallium Nitride (GaN) solid-state
technology for use in a new cabin
external application. We have shipped
over 2,000 airborne amplifiers to
date, and we continue to expand our
presence in this growing market," said
Fred Kornberg, Chairman of the Board
and Chief Executive Officer of Comtech

Telecommunications Corp.
Comtech Xicom Technology, Inc., a
world leader in high-power amplifiers,
manufactures a wide variety of tubebased and solid-state power amplifiers
for military and commercial satellite
uplink applications.
The product range encompasses
power levels from 8 W to 3 kW, with
frequency coverage in sub-bands
within the 2 GHz to 52 GHz spectrum.
Amplifiers are available for fixed and

ground-based, shipboard and airborne
mobile applications.
Comtech Xicom Technology, part
of the Comtech Telecommunications
Corp., is headquartered in Silicon
Valley in Santa Clara, CA, and has
offices in Virginia, Florida, Illinois,
the United Kingdom, China UAE, and
Singapore. There are also eleven
certified service centres worldwide and
sales offices around the globe.
Comtech
Telecommunications
Corp. designs, develops, produces
and markets innovative products,
systems and services for advanced
communications solutions.
The company sells products to
a diverse customer base in the
global commercial and government
communications markets.

Advantech In Partnership
With TXMission

A

dvantech Wireless Technologies
has signed a sales and distribution
agreement with the California and
Watford, England based TXMission,
a designer and manufacturer of high
performance SmallSat modems for the
New Space Industry.
The companies will together develop
a comprehensive suite of SmallSat,
Airborne and Comms-On-The-Move
(COTM) communication products for
markets requiring versatile, extremely
low size, weight and power (SWaP)
products that provide leading-edge
performance.
The range of fully integrated
SmallSat and UAV/Airborne products

to be developed will
include
advanced
RF
transceivers, multi-gigabit
modems for onboard and
ground segment applications, low
SWaP satellite terminals, antennas,
network management systems and 5G
technology solutions.
John Restivo, President of Advantech
Wireless Technologies is pleased
to announce the partnership with
TXMission, a professional off-the-shelf,
end-to-end satellite communications
company.
"Advantech
plans
to integrate our microwave RF
technology with the TXMission modem,
resulting in a system level solution that

will work across multiple
Satcom markets. We are
certain this relationship will
present new opportunities
for Advantech."
Steve
McHugh,
Chairman
of
TXMission, stated: "This is an exciting
development that combines our unique
SDR technology with Advantech's
renowned RF capabilities."
TXMission is a New Space company
that has developed an advanced
Software Defined Radio (SDR),
compatible ground equipment and
network
management
systems
for the SmallSat and airborne
communications markets.

SatADSL PaaS Offering In Americas
S
atADSL, a provider of professional
connectivity services via satellite
(VSAT), has announced it will be
launching a new PoP in Miami, Florida
in March this year.
SatADSL will provide operators in
the American region
with access to its
Cloud-based Service
Delivery
Platform
(C-SDP). The first-of-its-kind platform
enables operators to deliver satellite
services via the cloud without adding
extra latency on top of that inherent to
geostationary satellite communication.
"Following the launch of its Platform-

as-a-Service (PaaS) offering, SatADSL
has experienced amazing success
and growth in the market. The range
of services we offer, including the
ability to provide pre-paid voucherbased services and the ability to allow
customers to easily
operate as a Virtual
Network
Operator
(VNO) without Capital
Expenditure (CAPEX), has triggered the
interest of teleports as well as satellite
and service operators from various
global regions," said Fulvio Sansone,
Chief Technology Officer at SatADSL.
"In addition, the possibility offered

to teleports to seamlessly access third
party satellite hubs via our platform
enables them to extend their range of
services and their geographic coverage
without any investment and therefore
without risk. Now, thanks to the new
PoP in Miami, operators and users
alike in the Americas will also benefit
from SatADSL's C-SDP with optimal
latency."
A Marlink teleport in South America
will be the first to be connected to the
Miami PoP.
It will use the SES 4 satellite with ST
Engineering Dialog technology, to be
integrated with the SatADSL's C-SDP.

ViaLite
RF Over
Fibre Product
Launches

V

iaLite will be launching a selection
of new products when the company
returns to the SATELLITE Show, in
Washington D.C., this March.
ViaLite's new products offer
improvements in dynamic range
capabilities and for those working with
low power RF signals or high losses in
the fibre connection.
ViaLite's new L-Band HTS Hyper Wide
Dynamic Range (HWDR) Series 2 link
offers even greater dynamic range
than the ground-breaking Series 1;
now covering 400-2500 MHz with up
to 115 dB/Hz2/3 spurious-free dynamic
range.
"It is ideal for improving intermodulation
performance
and
reducing the minimum signal that
can be detected in high optical loss
environments," said Product Manager,
John Golding. "This is extremely
important in HTS and Signals
Intelligence applications."
The new High Sensitivity Receiver
(HSR), in turn, has been designed for
high loss environments where there
are lots of splices/interconnects or low
quality fibre infrastructure. It mitigates
the need for EDFAs, even working with
CWDM and long distance systems. The
HSR also covers a lower optical input
range, accepting > 20 dB less than
standard ViaLite receivers.
Golding described the HSR as a
"get out of jail free card in situations
where the infrastructure is particularly
challenging".
The HSR is available in rack chassis
card format.


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