Advantech Wireless releases new GaN Technology based 50W Ku-Band Airborne Grade SSPB/BUC

Montreal, CANADA – March 18, 2016 – Advantech Wireless, a global leader in satellite broadband communications solutions, today announced the release of the new 2500-G Series 50W Ku-Band GaN (Gallium Nitride) based Airborne Grade SSPB/BUC designed to meet stringent commercial airborne requirements and specifications. The new Airborne Grade Ku-Band GaN based SSPBs/BUCs provide high power density in a compact size and are suitable for use in the rapidly growing market for in-flight connectivity and satellite mobility services.

“Advantech Wireless’ solid expertise in Earth Station SSPBs has now been combined with the specific features and operational requirements of airborne operation,” said Cristi Damian, VP Business Development at Advantech Wireless. “These new advanced GaN based units are ideal for the next generation Airborne SATCOM terminals. They provide high power with extremely high linearity and efficiency, while maintaining very high reliability.”

The design of the 2500-G Series Ku-Band GaN Based Airborne Grade BUCs is based on Advantech Wireless’ industry proven reliable solid-state high power amplifiers. The 2500-G Series’ rugged and conservative thermal design allows operation over an extreme temperature range. These new Ku-Band BUCs are designed to meet DO-160G specifications.