Q-band beacons

  • 45.00°E Blagovest 1

    Does anyone have details of the Q band downlink & beacon for this satellite? The only reference I have found with any detail is this pdf which has a picture of the Q band filter


    hvdh: fixed link

    1.2m Prodelin 1224 az-el with one of:
    S: Helical feed, 0.8dB NF LNA, X: 1.2dB NF LNA, conical feed,
    Ku 12-18GHz: corrugated conical feed, 1.5dB NF LNA, Ku (Standard): Octagon OSLO mod for C120 & ext ref Prodelin feed.

    Ka: Gilat ex-ODU PLLs Gilat feeds, Ka 18-26.5GHz: Patriot feed, home made 4dB NF LNA, Ka DSN: Corrugated conical feed, home made 3dB NF Down-Converter

    1.5m IRTE, Polar mount with Octagon OSLO mod. C120, IRTE feed
    40km East of London, UK

    Edited once, last by s-band: Satellite reference restored ().

  • hvdh

    Changed the title of the thread from “Beacon(s)” to “Q-band beacons”.

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