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CPUT S-Band CubeSat Transmitter

Product code: 35-02550

This product is customizable, prices are based on requirements.

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The STX is a compact S-Band Transmitter designed for CubeSat missions. It is compatible with the CubeSat standard, This is ideal for space missions where a high data-rate downlink is needed.

The STX implements QPSK modulation with transmission data rates of up to 2 Mbps. The uses an open network encoding scheme based on the IntelSAT IESS-308 specification which makes this product compatible with low-cost commercial receivers.

A nadir facing S-Band patch antenna can also be incorporated into the CubeSat design. Its small size, low profile, rugged design and high directionality make it an excellent addition to the system.

MAIN FEATURES

  • Total power consumption < 5 W for maximum RF power output
  • Transmission data rates up to 2 Mbps. 
  • Support for amateur bands (2.4 - 2.483 GHz)
  • Industry standard encoding and modulation techniques
  • Simple digital interfaces. I2C interface for Control / Telemetry. SPI interface for payload data.
  • Transmit output power adjustable from 24 dB to 30 dB. Adjustable in 2 dB steps

PERFORMANCE METRICS

  • Temperature: -25°C to +61°C
  • Power Consumption: < 5 W
  • Mass: < 100 g
  • Dimensions: 96 mm x 90 mm
  • Voltage: 6 V – 12 V
  • Frequency:  2.4 GHz – 2.45 GHz 
  • RF Power: 1 Watt (30 dBm)
  • Channel Spacing: 500 kHz
  • TX SNR: > 20 dB
  • Spurious Response: < -60 dBc

SUPPLIED WITH:

  • Flight Board
  • User manual
  • STEP model