X-Band High Power and Low PIM Feed

The high power / low PIM X-band feed provided for a governmental application is WGS (Wideband Global Satcom) compatible.

Key technical challenges:

  • Low PIM specification (special design and manufacturing techniques) – 135 dBm or -190 dBc
  • High isolation (130dB)

Key functionalities:

  • Power handling 2.0 kW / port
  • Low PIM specification IM3+IM5
  • High Rx / Tx isolation (>130 dB)
  • Monopulse tracking

Project partner:
SES S.A., HITEC Luxembourg S.A., Indra Sistemas S.A.

X-band high power / low PIM feed system integrated into feed can

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