Comtech Xicom Technology introduces SATCOM Uplink

Comtech Telecommunications Corp.´s Santa Clara, California-based subsidiary, Comtech Xicom Technology, Inc., which is part of Comtech´s Commercial Solutions segment, has announced a new 1250-Watt power amplifier for Direct Broadcast Satellite (DBS) satellite communications (SATCOM) uplink applications, the company said.

The new traveling wave tube amplifier (TWTA) joins Comtech Xicom Technology´s highly efficient product line and represents the best technology available to the DBS SATCOM market. Model XTD-1250DBSHE is a high efficiency, 1250-Watt power amplifier in the same package as the traditional 750-Watt power amplifier. This new DBS-band TWTA provides the user with 525-Watts of linear power for Direct-to-Home (DTH) SATCOM in a compact, ruggedized package designed for high reliability outdoor applications.

Hardware, test data and additional information will be available to system integrators by visiting Comtech Xicom Technology representatives in Booth 313, at SATELLITE 2018, March 13-15, in Washington, DC. Additional product information is available on the Comtech Xicom Technology Website at www.xicomtech.com.

Comtech Xicom Technology, Inc., a world provider of high-power amplifiers, manufactures a wide variety of tube-based and solid-state power amplifiers for military and commercial satellite uplink applications. The product range encompasses power levels from 8 W to 3 kW, with frequency coverage in sub-bands within the 2 GHz to 52 GHz spectrum. Amplifiers are available for fixed and ground-based, ship-board, and airborne mobile applications. visit www.xicomtech.com for more information.

Comtech Telecommunications Corp. designs, develops, produces and markets innovative products, systems and services for advanced communications solutions. The company sells products to a diverse customer base in the global commercial and government communications markets.