Satnews Daily
September 9th, 2016

On The IBC2016 Show Floor... Advantech Wireless Has SSPA/BUC Moments For Attendees

Operating any technology-rich equipment within harsh environments can place huge operational burdens on such offerings, but such is the norm if products are to be used by military, government and first responder professionals anywhere in the world.

Companies respond to such needs by ramping up their builds to function within such adverse surroundings... and to address such necessities, Advantech Wireless has just released their Second Generation Gallium Nitride (GaN) Technology-based 125W to 200W Ka-band UltraLinear Solid State Power Amplifier / Block Upconverter (SSPA/BUC) products. Following the success of their 100W Ka-Band GaN-based units, which have been adopted by several military organizations, the firm has now launched their new series of Ka-Band GaN-based SSPAs/BUCs.

The new UltraLinear GaN based SSPAs are designed to operate in harsh outdoor environments and have been designed for Ka-band LEO and GEO satellite up-link applications. The GaN-based SSPB-4010Ka series are integrated units, complete with detachable power supply, phase-locked oscillator, mixer, filter and proprietary cooling mechanism. Intended for outdoor operation, according to the company these Second Generation GaN-based systems are the most advanced GaN based Ka-band units in the market and provide higher power and higher reliability.

Cristi Damian, the Vice President of Business Development at Advantech Wireless, commented that Ka-Band Solid State Technology has been a part of Advantech Wireless’ product development road map since 2000 when the company developed the first worldwide Ka-band terminal to be Mil certified by the precursor of what is now known as WGS. GaN technology allows Advantech product to reach power levels that were not previously possible.

Advantech Wireless products may be seen at the firm's IBC2016 Stand 1.F40.

Meetings may be scheduled with the company during this event by visiting