Compact SATCOM amplifier for military communications introduced by Comtech Xicom

SANTA CLARA, Calif., 9 Sept. 2012. Comtech Xicom Technology Inc. in Santa Clara, Calif., is introducing the XTS-40KHE-B1 compact, lightweight, and efficient solid-state Ku-band block up converter (BUC) for transportable military and commercial satellite communications (SATCOM) uplinks.

The XTS-40KHE-B1 SATCOM amplifier offers 40 Watts of P1 output power and provides 20 Watts of linear power for SATCOM uplinks. The self-cooled, feed-mountable amplifier consumes 210 Watts when operated at linear power (story continues below).

The XTS-40KHE-B1 offers temperature compensation, gain control, harmonic filtering, receive-band filtering, and an output isolator. The unit weighs less than 10 pounds and measures 11.2 inches long by 4.4 inches high by 5.4 inches wide.

For more information contact Comtech Xicom online at www.xicomtech.com.

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