Compact SATCOM Terminals & Low-Profile ESA Antennas for Unmanned Systems

GETSAT Ltd
GetSAT

GETSAT is a leading developer of micronized, integrated satellite communication (SATCOM) solutions, providing secure Communications-on-the-Move (COTM) capabilities to unmanned systems in any domain (aerial, maritime and ground-based), including UAVs, UGVs, USV, UUVs.

Based on a unique InterFlat panel technology that allows transmitting and receiving of signals on the same panel, GETSAT’s ruggedized, portable satellite terminals can be outfitted with various antenna sizes to support a wide variety of commercial and government unmanned vehicle requirements.

UAV SATCOM Terminals and ESA Antennas

SATCOM Terminals

NanoSAT H Satellite Terminal

NanoSat H SATCOM terminal

Portable UAV SATCOM Terminal

NanoSAT H is our smallest, lightest SATCOM terminal, designed for portable “on-the-move” applications and the smallest unmanned aerial systems. The flexible micro communications system features an integrated block upconverter (BUC) and modem, and provides autonomous operation for the transmission and reception of high bandwidth data rates at more than 4 Mbps.

Specifications:

Ka Band
Tx Frequency 29-31 or 27.5-30 GHz
Rx Frequency 19.2-21.2 or 17.5-20 GHz
Tx Gain 31 dBi
Rx Gain 29 dBi
Max EIRP 37.7dBW (8w BUC)
42.7dBW (25w BUC) with radome
Power Consumption 20W (Rx)
70W (Tx/Rx, with 8W BUC)
Size 21 x 23 cm (8.2 x 9″)
Weight 3.5 kg (7.71 lb)

MilliSAT H LW Satellite Terminal

MilliSAT UAV SATCOM Terminal

Low SWaP UAV SATCOM Terminal

The MilliSAT H LW is a compact, lightweight satellite terminal solution optimized for airborne applications, such as UAVs and drones.

Featuring fully autonomous operation, this portable SATCOM terminal can transmit and receive high bandwidth data rates of more than 20 Mbps. Connectivity options are available for both Ka and Ku bands to provide high-data rate, secure COTM.

Specifications:

Ka Band Ku Band
Tx Frequency 29-31 or 27.5-30 GHz 12.75-13.25 or 13.7-14.5 GHz
Rx Frequency 19.2-21.2 or 17.5-20 GHz 10.7-12.75 or 10.7-11.45 GHz
Tx Gain 37 dBi 30.5 dBi
Rx Gain 35 dBi 29.4 dBi
Max EIRP 49.2 dBW
(25w BUC No Radome)
44.8 dBW
(35w BUC No Radome)
Power Consumption 25w (Rx)
200w (25W BUC, Psat)
25w (Rx)
150w (35W BUC, Psat)
Size 33 x 37cm (13 x 14.5″) 33 x 37cm (13 x 14.5″)
Weight 10.5 kg (23 lb) 11 kg (24 lb)

MicroSAT LW Satellite Terminal

Compact UAV SATCOM Terminal

MicroSAT Compact UAV SATCOM Terminal

The MicroSAT LW satellite terminal is a specially optimized solution for UAVs, with a lightweight and a compact form factor that enables easy integration into the body of the aircraft.

This ruggedized SATCOM terminal features fully autonomous operation, with the ability to transmit and receive high bandwidth data rates of more than 10 Mbps. Connectivity options are available for both Ka and Ku bands.

Specifications:

Ka Band Ku Band
Tx Frequency 29-31 or 27.5-30 GHz 12.75-13.25 or 13.7-14.5 GHz
Rx Frequency 18.7-21.2 or 17.5-20 GHz 10.7-12.75 or 10.7-11.45 GHz
Tx Gain 34 dBi 27.5 dBi
Rx Gain 32 dBi 26.4 dBi
Max EIRP 46.3dBW 43.8dBW
Power Consumption 20W (RX)
200W (25W BUC, PSAT)
20W (RX)
220W (55W BUC, PSAT)
Size 29x21cm (11.4 x 8.2″) 29x21cm (11.4 x 8.2″)
Weight 3.25 kg (7 lb) 3.7 kg (8.1 lb)

ESA Antennas

Active Blade ESA Antennas

Low profile Electronically Steerable Array KA and KU-band antennas

Active Blade ESA KA AntennasThe Active Blade is a family of low-profile lightweight interlaced Electronically Steerable Array (ESA) antennas. Featuring a bandwidth of 2 GHz, Active Blade ESA antennas support both commercial and military Ka bands, making them ideal for a wide range of high-performance unmanned systems and robotic platforms.

Multiple sizes are available to support the differing connectivity and SWaP requirements of unmanned vehicles in the air (UAVs), on the ground (UGVs) and at sea (USVs and UUVs).

Specifications:

Nano-Active Ka Micro-Active Ka Milli-Active Ka
Tx Frequency 29-31 or 27.5-30 GHz 29-31 or 27.5-30 GHz 29-31 or 27.5-30 GHz
Rx Frequency 19.2-21.2 or 17.5-20 GHz 19.2-21.2 or 17.5-20 GHz 19.2-21.2 or 17.5-20 GHz
Tx Gain 30 dBi 33 dBi 36 dBi
Rx Gain 27 dBi 30 dBi 33 dBi
Max EIRP 42 dBW (16W amp’) 45 dBW (16W amp’) 48 dBW (16W amp’)
Power Consumption 18w (Rx)
80w (Rx and Tx Psat)
18w (Rx)
90w (Rx and Tx Psat)
18w (Rx)
130w (Rx and Tx Psat)
Size 7 x 22cm (2.75 x 8.6″) 7 x 36cm (2.75 x 14″) 14.5 x 40cm (5.7 x 15.5″)
Weight 2.5 kg (5.5 lb) 5.5 kg (12 lb) 8 kg (17.5 lb)

Find out more: Active Blade ESA Antennas

Ultra Blade Electronically Steerable Array Antenna

Super low profile L-Band antenna for UAVs, UGVs, USVs, UUVs

Ultra Blade Low Profile L-Band ESA AntennaThe Ultra Blade is an L-band Electronically Steerable Array (ESA) antenna designed for the most demanding and SWaP-conscious operational requirements.

With a low profile, no moving parts and a weight of less than 5lbs, it is ideal for a wide variety of unmanned vehicles, including UAVs, UGVs, USVs and UUVs.

Compatible with all land mobile L-Band terminals, the Ultra-Blade can independently track any L-Band satellite, allowing modems to focus on pure communication.

With more than 90% antenna efficiency, the lightweight and versatile Ultra Blade provides reliable and high-throughput satellite communications for unmanned systems.

Ultra Blade is the smallest, lightest and most powerful L-Band antenna on the market today.

Specifications:

Antenna Tx/Rx Frequencies 1.42-1.73 GHz
Band A – 1.518-1.675 GHz
Band B – 1.616-1.626 GHz
(other frequencies available)
Tx Gain 17.4 dBi (Bore sight)
Rx Gain 17.1 dBi (Bore sight)
Max EIRP 27.5 dBW
Power Consumption Rx 6W
Full Power 40W (PSAT 16W)
Size 400 x 400 x 40mm (15.75 x 15.75 x 1.5”)
Weight 2.3kg (5lb)

Find out more: Ultra Blade ESA Antenna

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