S-Band Receiver for HISPICO (Ground Station)

S-Band Receiver for HISPICO (Ground Station)


A special receiver equipment is available to receive, down-convert, demodulate and decode the data of HISPICO transmitter. This receiver can directly be interfaced to the feed of the ground station antenna (LHCP).
The received downlink data are transferred as UDP packets via an Ethernet interface to the user PC. Furthermore, status and telemetry data are available. By an appropriate PC software tool, all data can be stored. The telemetry data can be processed and monitored.

Availability: 4 months

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  • Frequency band: 2.200 MHz … 2.300 MHz, adjustable in steps of 100 kHz
  • Demodulation/decoding: DQPSK / TURBO
  • Rx sensitivity (BER 1E-5): -100 dBm (typically, with LNA)
  • Data rate: 1.06 Mbit/s (maximum)
  • Data format: UDP, binary (transparently to user input data of HISPICO Tx)
  • PC software tool provided for configuration
  • Connectors and I/F
    • Antenna: TNC, female, 50 Ohm
    • Data: Ethernet, 10/100 BaseT, RJ45
    • DC-IN: 12V … 15V ( maximum 8 W)
  • Dimensions: 150 mm x 180 mm x 30 mm
  • Temperature range: -5ºC … 45ºC

The  HISPICO S-band receiver is specially designed to work in combination with: