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Model ASC 300C: Beacon Tracking Receiver (3.4 to 4.2 GHz)

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Beacon Tracking Receiver Specifications
 

Functional Description:

The Model ASC300-C Beacon Tracking Receiver is a high performance unit that is designed to real time track the power density of a satellite beacon and output a DC voltage that is linearly proportional to the beacon power by utilizing a true, RMS-responding power detector. 

The applications for the ASC300-C:

bullet Antenna Tracking Controllers
bullet Uplink Power Controllers

System Specifications:

bulletInput Frequency........................................................3.4 to 4.2 GHz
Internal Block Converter
bulletPre-detection Bandwidth.........................................60 kHz Standard
Other Bandwidths Available
bulletInput Level...........................-90 dBm, minimum; -30 dBm, maximum
For full tracking range capability
bulletFrequency Tuning.......................................................10 kHz Steps
bulletFrequency Adjust........................................Front Panel or Remotely
bulletAFC.................................................................................+ 30 kHz
bulletThreshold........................................<45 dB-Hz (C/N0) for acquisition
bulletInput Impedance.................................................................50 Ohm
bulletInput Connector.......................................................Type-N, Female
bulletOutput Impedance........................................100 Ohm, single ended
bulletOutput Connector..............................Terminal plug and BNC Female
bulletTracking Gradient...............................................0.5 V/dB, Standard
bulletTracking Response.........0 to +10 VDC for a 20 dB input level change
bulletSystem Level Adjust..........................................60 dB, 0.5dB Steps
bulletFrequency Stability...........................< 1 ppm, 0 deg C to +50 deg C
bulletFrequency Reference.............................................10 MHz (Internal)
bulletPhase Noise.....................................> 75 dB-Hz, 1 kHz from Carrier
bulletAlarms............................................................................Unit Lock
bulletAlarm Relay........................................................................Form-C
bulletExternal LNB Power................................................................None
bulletCDS (OPTIONAL)................RS-232, DB-9 female Connector on rear 
bulletFront Panel Display..........................................Vacuum Fluorescent
bulletM & C.....................RS-232 or RS- 422/485 Switchable on rear panel
bulletM & C Connector............................................DB-9, Female on rear
bulletEthernet 10/100 Base T..........(OPTIONAL) Not installed on STD unit
For Ethernet Specifications CLICK HERE
bulletEthernet Connector.....................................................RJ-45 on rear

Physical Characteristics:

bullet Size.................................................1.75" H X 16.00" D X 19.00" W
bullet Weight.......................................................................9lb. (4.08 kg)
bulletPrimary Power..............90 - 264 VAC 47 - 63Hz, 1.4 A Auto-Sensing

Environmental Specifications:

bulletOperating Temperature................................................00c to +500 c
bulletStorage Temperature................................................-400c to +700 c
bullet Humidity...............................................................95% RH @ 400 c

CDS Continuous Digital Streaming Option:

The streaming option associated with the ASC300 beacon receivers provides a continuous, two byte, data stream running at 9600 baud that contains ten bits of signal strength level indication as well as lock or alarm condition of the unit. A female DB9,  interface connector on the rear of the unit is specifically dedicated for this option.

For Sales Quotation  Call or Email: sales@atlanticsat.com

For Engineering Questions Call or Email:  engineering@atlanticsat.com 

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Atlantic Satellite Corporation
5241 Cleveland Street, Suite 112
Virginia Beach, Virginia 23462

Telephone: 757-318-3500
Fax: 757-318-7020
www.atlanticsat.com

ATLANTICSAT is a leading designer and manufacturer of Satellite Communication Products such as our model ASC300C C-Band beacon receiver and other various beacon receiver products. Our satcom beacon receivers can be interfaced with other equipment such as Uplink Power Control units (UPC) and/or Antenna Tracking Controllers. Our complete line of ASC300 series beacon tracking receivers can be found on our Products page. Our ASC500LE series upconverters which can be used with Block Upconverters (BUC) and or Solid State Power Amplifiers (SSPA) can also be found on our Products page. Our ASC401LE series downconverters can be used with Low Speed Data Modems and or Digital and Analog Video/Audio Receivers. We also carry Frequency Translators such as our ASC710 series Test Loop Translators and other Satcom Products.

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