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Advantech Wireless Technologies announces release of ‘Olympus’ line of high power solid state power amplifier systems

(15 January 2020 - Advantech Wireless Technologies) The Olympus Terminals, the latest innovation from Advantech Wireless Technologies, are high power Solid State Power Amplifier (SSPA) systems that are installation-ready, tested and shipped on a one-piece, welded mounting-frame.

Delivered as factory-integrated systems up to 1.8kW in C, X or Ku-Band, the Olympus systems are based on Advantech SapphireBlu Series high-power SSPAs and are designed for high-modulation, single and multi-carrier uplink applications.

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"Olympus" line of high power solid state power amplifier systems (courtesy: Advantech Wireless Technologies)

The four terminal types include redundant and phase-combined-redundant system configurations, designed to deliver the highest level of RF output-power in a neatly packaged assembly.

  • Type-1: One on-line Amplifier with dedicated back-up (Single Pol)
  • Type-2: Two on-line amplifiers phase-combined (Single-Pol)
  • Type-3: Two on-line amplifiers with dedicated back-up (Dual-Pol)
  • Type-4: Two on-line amplifiers phase-combined with dedicated back-up (Single Pol)

Tony Radford, VP Global Sales at Advantech Wireless Technologies explains: “Advantech has a legacy of producing the highest power satcom SSPAs in the industry. In order to facilitate the increasing demand for high-power, we have created a number of factory-integrated ‘packages’ to help expedite both the sales and production processes”.