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SpacePath Communications to provide solid-state amplifiers for U.S. market

(16 March 2021 - SpacePath) SpacePath Communications has been awarded a contract for their super-compact solid-state amplifiers by a major U.S. satellite equipment manufacturer.

SpacePath will supply both Ku- and X-band solid-state power amplifiers (SSPA), renowned for their compact form factor, high efficiency and proven performance. At just 4.45kg for the 100W Ku-band unit, these lightweight SSPAs will be deployed for commercial and secure, military communications in small satellite uplink terminals.

Colin Bolton, director of business development, SpacePath Communications, said: “We are delighted that our lightweight and compact solid-state amplifiers have been selected for these new applications. This latest order yet again underlines our proven credentials in advanced, uplink amplifier technology among the global telecommunications and SATCOM market.”

SpacePath’s high performance uplink amplifiers cover all mission-critical segments including satellite newsgathering (DSNG), flyaway or truck-based systems, fixed-earth stations and military satellite communications.

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SpacePath super-compact 100W Ku-band solid-state amplifier (courtesy: SpacePath)

About SpacePath Communications

SpacePath Communications was established in 2014 following the acquisition of the amplifier business from e2v Technologies. Based in Hook, the company designs, manufactures and distributes an expanding range of innovative satellite uplink amplifiers and associated equipment, including RF high power amplifiers (HPA), solid-state amplifiers (SSPA), redundant system controllers and sub-systems. In 2017, the company further expanded its TWTA and sub-system capabilities with the acquisition of Tango Wave Inc. With its comprehensive level of customer service and support, SpacePath has become a provider of choice among system vendors in the global SATCOM market.