UAV Communications - UAV Datalinks, Satcom Terminals & Mission Servers

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SKYTRAC is a leading provider of Iridium Certus Satcom solutions for UAS (unmanned aerial systems) and drones. Our robust and reliable UAV communication systems provide low-latency broadband connectivity anywhere in the world for a wide variety of mission-critical UAV applications, including cargo delivery, mapping and surveying, government and military, scientific research and much more.

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With 35 years of Satcom terminal experience, we have delivered solutions to over 7,500 users on all seven continents. In addition to off-the-shelf systems, we can also provide custom integration and support for your unique requirements.

IMS-350 UAV Satcom

Integrated mission server and Iridium Certus broadband UAV datalink

skytrac ims350 UAV Satcom

skytrac uav satcomThe IMS-350 is our flagship Satcom terminal solution, combining a high-reliability UAV datalink with a powerful onboard quad-core server for global UAV communications and unlimited applications. The low-latency system provides broadband uplink speeds of up to 352 kbps and downlink speeds of up to 704 kbps.

The mission server can host and support a wide range of capabilities such as artificial intelligence and sensor fusion, parsing collected data and determining what to transmit in real time. The system’s smart router prioritizes data throughput and ensures efficient use of both Satcom and cellular channels.

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The IMS-350 is enclosed in a compact, lightweight and rugged enclosure for easy integration into UAVs, and provides custom power and storage options to suit a range of aerial platforms. It features multiple flexible digital/discreet inputs for ARINC-429, RS-232, Ethernet and other connectivity options.SKYTRAC UAV Satcom terminalOther key features and capabilities of the IMS-350 server and UAV datalink include:

  • Beyond Visual Line of Sight (BVLOS) communications
  • Real-time UAV command and control (C2)
  • UAS and payload health monitoring
  • Real-time flight data monitoring (FDM)
  • Video streaming and data transmission
  • Global network-based Remote ID

Specifications:

Dimensions (H x W x D) 2.50” x 5.74” x 7.28”
(6.4 x 14.6 x 18.5 cm)
Weight 3.00 lbs (1.36 kg)
Operating Frequency 1616 – 1626.5 MHz
Interfaces Cellular and Wi-Fi Connectivity
GPS/GNSS
2x Ethernet Interfaces
Multiple ARINC 429 Tx/Rx
Multiple RS-232
Multiple RS-485
4x Discreet I/O
CAN Bus
Operating Temperature -4°F to 131°F (-20°C to +55°C) ongoing
-40°F to 158°F (-40°C to +70°C) short-term
Power Consumption Customizable
Storage Capacity Customizable

More information: IMS-350 UAV Satcom

DLS-100 UAV Datalink

Iridium Certus mid-band datalink and GPS system

SKYTRAC DLS-100 uav control datalink system

skytrac dls100 uav datalinkThe DLS-100 combines an Iridium Certus mid-band transceiver with a commercial GPS receiver, providing reliable real-time command and control, telemetry streaming, and imagery and data transfer for UAVs. The low-latency rugged modem provides uplink speeds of 22 kbps and downlink speeds of 88 kbps almost anywhere in the world with 99.9% reliability.

The system can be remotely controlled and configured via a web browser, and easy-to-use APIs also allow developers to create their own software to interface with the device. The ruggedized IP67-rated device is housed in EMI-shielded hard-anodized aluminium, and provides convenient connectivity via Wi-Fi, 100BASE-T Ethernet ot RS-232.

SKYTRAC DLS-100 UAV datalink systemOther key features and capabilities of the DLS-100 UAV modem and GPS system include:

  • Beyond Visual Line of Sight (BVLOS) communications
  • Real-time UAV command and control (C2)
  • UAS and payload health monitoring
  • Real-time flight data monitoring (FDM)
  • Flight Data Acquisition
  • Global network-based Remote ID
  • Compatibility with commercial and DoD SIM cards

Specifications:

Dimensions (H x W x D) 1.5” x 8.7” x 2.7”
(38.1 x 221.0 x 68.6 mm)
Weight 26.2 oz (742.8 g)
Operating Frequency 1616 – 1626.5 MHz
Interfaces Cellular and Wi-Fi Connectivity
GPS/GNSS
DB-25 (custom pin-out for RS-232, Ethernet, and Power)
Multiple Discreet I/O
Operating Temperature -4°F to 122°F (-20°C to +50°C)
Input Voltage 10 – 32 V DC
Current <1.75A @ 12V

More information: DLS-100 UAV Control Datalink

UAV Communications - UAV Datalinks, Satcom Terminals & Mission Servers
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