Earth Station Installations
Earth based satellite receiving stations can be sorted into three functional groups: Moveable Antenna, Fixed Antenna/ Selectable Channel Groups, and Fixed Antenna/ Fixed Channel Groups. This paper explains the differences in these three groups. Click here to download this paper.
Sizing a L-Band Installation
When designing a multi-user satellite to earth receive station, there are three key parameters that will determine the stations requirements. They are: the number of antennas, the number of users, and the number of simultaneous channel groups. This paper explains these parameters. Click here to download this paper.
Using L-Band Equipment in Varying Applications
The ready availability of L-Band (800 – 2150 MHz) equipment has allowed it to be used in multiple ways. This paper discusses two such applications. Click here to download this paper.
Using the Expansion Ports on ARS Products’ Switch Matrices
Many of ARS Products’ switch matrix products feature the ability to be ganged together and function as a larger matrix. This application depicts how four 16×16 matrices are interconnected to form a 32×32 matrix. Click here to download this paper.
Comparison of a Video Switch Matrix vs. an IF Switch Matrix
This paper explains the performance differences between a Video Switch Matrix and an Intermediate Frequency Switch Matrix. Click here to download this paper.
Sizing The Number of Secondary Modules for a Three Level Matrix
This paper explains how configuring a three level switch matrix is a more involved task than the comparable single level matrix. Click here to download this paper.
This paper discusses the basics of the butler matrix and other beamformers. Click here to download this paper.
Model 50x Non-Reflective Limiter Notes
The 50x series of non-reflective limiters may be thought of as a progressive attenuator. Click here to download this paper.
Comparing the ARS Products Models 322-325 Matrices Against Single Level Implementations
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