Advanced Ka-band space qualified hardware has been developed for communications and propagation experiments with low earth orbiting (LEO) satellite systems as part of the Co-operative Research Centre for Satellite Systems' FedSat mission, which is planned for 2001. This paper describes a 20/30 GHz transponder and its components, highlighting Australian monolithic microwave integrated circuit (MMIC), antenna and system engineering contributions.
|Number of pages||8|
|Journal||Journal of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Australia|
|Publication status||Published - 2000|