Australian Ka-band technology for FedSat

T. S. Bird, S. G. Hay, A. J. Parfitt, N. Rao, D. Ward, S. J. Mahon, A. Dadello, S. J. Barker, M. A. Sprey

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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.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)195-202
Number of pages8
JournalJournal of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Australia
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 2000


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