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FAST-Compliant Digital IF Products

Our FAST-compliant products enable Digital IF earth terminal architectures by replacing analog L-band equipment, the DCS and the WSP. These turn-key products are based on our DataFlowTM digital signal processing (DSP) technology and are compliant with the FAST Open Standard Digital IF Interface (OSDI). They are delivered with operatorís manual, training, warranty, and support. Digital IF white paper

Direct Conversion Subsystem (DCS)Direct Conversion Subsystem (DCS) provides digital conversion of standard analog L-band interfaces in the uplink and downlink paths (1 GHz of aggregate bandwidth in each direction). The interface to the WSP is via Ethernet fiber optic links. DCS data sheet

Wideband Signal Processor (WSP)Wideband Signal Processor (WSP) On the downlink, the WSP converts signal samples to quadrature baseband for compatibility with Digital Modems (DMs) and/or Legacy Modem Data Converters (LMDC). For the uplink, the WSP aggregates signals from a large collection of input baseband carriers. WSP data sheet

Legacy Modem Data Converter (LMDC)Legacy Modem Data Converter (LMDC) is the technology transition product that provides the interface between legacy analog L-band modems and modern Digital IF terminals. LMDC data sheet

FAST Interface Firmware Core (FIFC) diagramFAST Interface Firmware Core (FIFC) enables Digital Modem developers to mitigate risk in development of FAST-compliant equipment. Xilinx and Altera cores are available. Engineering integration support is also available.

HWIL Scintillation Simulators

Our hardware-in-the-loop scintillation simulators have been certified by the Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA) for testing anti-scintillation (A/S) performance of protected MILSATCOM links and equipment. These turn-key products are based on our DataFlowTM DSP technology and are delivered with operatorís manual, training, 3-year warranty and support.

Configurable Link Test Set (CoLTS-LC)Configurable Link Test Set (CoLTS-LC) CoLTS-LC provides frequency selective fading over 125 MHz instantaneous bandwidths with tunable L-band input/output interfaces. CoLTS-LC is a modernized and lower cost version of the original CoLTS unit which was used to verify A/S performance of the PAAWNS modem (Protected A/S A/J Wideband Net-centric System). CoLTS-LC data sheet

MILSATCOM Atmospheric Scintillation Simulator (MASS)MILSATCOM Atmospheric Scintillation Simulator (MASS) provides wideband flat fading for both uplink and downlink paths with bandwidths up to 2 GHz. L, S, and C-band interfaces are standard and other bands are available.
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Customized Products & Engineering Services

Our product architectures are modular and utilize software/firmware implementations providing convenient building blocks from which we quickly develop customized products for your specific application. Our engineers listen to your requirements and collaborate with you on the best implementation. Our product interfaces and functions are adapted to support custom or legacy interfaces to mitigate affecting existing systems. Our seasoned engineers support your project at an affordable rate.

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