TCS Unveils Satellite Tracking Antenna Systems

TeleCommunication systems logo_GovConWireTeleCommunication Systems has rolled out new X/Y tracking antenna systems for earth observation satellites amid growing demand for ground station monitoring terminals, CIOL reported Friday.

According to the Annapolis, Md.-based communication technology solutions provider, it has design and manufacturing techniques that allows for customization using various sizes of antenna reflectors and X/Y pedestals.

The tracking array for use in low-Earth and medium-Earth orbit can be applied to remote sensing, telemetry and control with an X/Y axis configuration that eliminates data loss at zenith crossings.

It has carbon composite-reinforced antenna reflectors that can be deployed for tracking in any environment because it is able to withstand a wide temperature range.

Feed assemblies for transmitting and receiving include multiband RHCP and LHCP.

A recent Euroconsult report forecast a rise in LEO and MEO satellite launches in the next decade, and along with it an increase in demand for tracking antennas to monitor them.

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