XTX

The XTX is an extremely compact X-Band transmitter designed for CubeSat missions.

The XTX is an extremely compact X-Band transmitter designed for CubeSat missions. It is compatible with the CubeSat standard, with a CubeSat Kit PC/104 form factor. The transmitter implements OQPSK and QPSK modulation with transmission data rates of up to 50 Mbps. The transmitter is ideal for space missions where a high data rate downlink is required. It implements a CCSDS specification which allows this product to be compatible with commercial off-the-shelf satellite demodulators.

Main Features

  • Transmission data rates from 5 to 50 Mbps.  Effective throughput after encoding and protocol overhead is 20.8Mbps for 50Mbps setting
  • In-flight configurable in 100kbps steps
  • Covers the 8.025 – 8.4 GHz frequency rangeIn-flight configurable in 1MHz steps
  • Industry standard encoding and modulation techniques
  • Compatible with commercial off-the-shelf TeledyneQubeflex demodulators
  • Based on CCSDS specificationOQPSK or QPSK
  • Transmit output power adjustable from 27dBm to 33dBm in 1dB steps

Compatible with our X-Band Antenna