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May 25th, 2016
 
 
HawkEye360's Pathfinder Smallsats To Be Manufactured By Deep Space Industries & UTIAS SFL
HawkEye 360 will be operating the world’s first privately-funded constellation of small satellites in Low Earth Orbit  (LEO).
 
US + US Military As Well As Norway Will Seek Access To Secure Signal Of Galileo Constellation
At a Galileo meeting this month, those in attendance shared that Galileo's owners were uncomfortable that the largest user of the PRS signal would be the European national military forces.
 
Arianespace's Successful Soyuz Launch As Danielé + Alizée Join The Galileo Family
From most locations, six to eight Galileo satellites will be visible, and in combination with GPS signals, this will allow positioning to within a few centimeters, depending on the service used.
 
OHB Systems AG's Galileo's Enjoy A Successful Launch
Over the next few days, the two satellites will be undergoing preliminary function testing.
 
NovaWurks'™ HISats™ Exciting Program On DARPA's eXCITe Spacecraft
“HISats are designed to radically change the way spacecraft are designed and deployed."
 
GeoSync Microwave™ Has Hot Offer... A Variety Of 'Hot Swappable' Options In Their New RD Series  
The two independent converter assemblies are “hot swappable” through the rear of the chassis.
 
Sky Cable Signs With SES + 251 Philippine Cities and Municipalities Will Enjoy New Direct-to-Home TV 
“The geography of the Philippines presents a unique set of challenges for fiber or terrestrial connectivity. Our satellites are able to overcome these limitations..."
 
The Federal Aviation Administration's Office Of Commercial Space Transportation Is Now Fully Funded
This amendment brings appropriations for this office in line with the President’s Budget Request and fully funds FAA/AST.
 
New Modules For HFC Head-Ends Debut From DEV At ANGACOM 2016
MODULO is the name of the new product line consisting of universal, space saving active and passive components for RF transmission over coax and fiber for upstream and downstream applications.
 
Production Test For RF Power Amplifiers Sped Up With New Keysight Technologies Source & Measurement Unit
The high-speed M9111A changes voltage, stabilizes and accurately measures micro-Amps, all in less than 1 ms.
 
Key Milestones For Apogee Thruster Celebrated By Aerojet Rocketdyne & Space Systems Loral
The 100th SSL 1300 also used Aerojet Rocketdyne’s 100th High-Performance Apogee Thruster (HiPAT™).
 
Antenna System From CPI ASC Signal Division Installed At Satellite Telecommunications Network (STN)
The 5.6 meter dish is equipped with CPI ASC Signal Division’s patented sub-reflector tracking technology.
 
Heading Into US Army Evaluation Are General Dynamics Mission Systems Manpack Radios
The digital radios are based on the rigorously tested, evaluated and fielded AN/PRC-155 two-channel networking radios.
 
Harris Garners Follow-On Support Contracts With US Air Force
This award represents the tenth option year.
 
Data Services Collaboration MOU Signed By Earth-i & Telespazio
This MoU will permit each company to provide each other’s specialist products and services to their respective customers.
 
Schriever Wargames Are Set In The Year 2026 For Air Force Space Command
The Schriever Wargame, set in the year 2026, will explore critical space issues and investigate the integration activities of multiple agencies associated with space systems and services
 
Now DVB-S2X Ready Is Gilat's SkyEdge II-c Platform
Gilat’s DVB-S2X-compatible X-Architecture hub and VSATs are optimized for HTS wideband networks and designed to support all applications.
 
On The Show Floor... NSSLGlobal Presenting Product & Execs At CommunicAsia2016
NSSLGlobal products and GM as well as the sales director will be on the show floor at CommunicAsia2016.
 
On The Show Floor... Skyline Communications With Their DataMiner 9.0
DataMiner is the number one choice of all leading operators around the globe.
 
SES Platform Services Pumps Up Their K-NET Partnership
The new partnership will contract SES capacity, SES PS’s and K-NET’s services.
 
Villagers In The Solomon Islands To Receive Mobile 3G Network, Thanks To SpeedCast & bmovile-vodafone
SpeedCast’s solution will support the upgrade of the existing 2G services to a new mobile 3G network for the three main urban areas of the Western Province on the Solomon Islands.
 
General Dynamics Mission Systems Celebrates Its 5,000th...Delivery Of Radios
...replacing outdated, ground-to-air, air traffic control radios, some of which are almost 50 years old.
 
The UK's Satellite Internet Company Is Onboard For Broadband Voucher Program
Eligible residents and businesses will receive a voucher code which they can use with their choice of seven approved suppliers, including Satellite Internet.
 
India Satcom-2016 Set For June 7 in New Delhi
The event is supported by The Department of Electronics and Information Technology (DeitY), Ministry of Communications and Information Technology, Government of India.