San Dimas, California, February 1, 2020 — Wavestream, a world leader in the design and manufacture of next-generation, high-power solid-state amplifiers, announced today receiving an award estimated at more than $50M from a leading satellite operator to support the gateways for a Low Earth Orbit (LEO) broadband satellite constellation.
Wavestream has been selected to supply Gateway Solid State Power Amplifiers (SSPAs) for the project.
Wavestream’s Gateway-Class PowerStream 160Ka SSPAs, designed specifically for networks using wide bandwidth uplinks and high order modulation schemes, were selected because of their best-in-class technical performance and their unmatched reliability in harsh environments, best addressing the stringent requirements of Non-Geostationary Satellite Orbit (NGSO) constellations.
“Wavestream has been selected as the vendor of choice to support the delivery of essential Gateways for the Low Earth Orbit satellite program,” said Bob Huffman, Wavestream’s General Manager. “Wavestream’s proven technological advantage, as well as our unmatched production capacity, make us a perfect supplier for the high volume of Ka-band Gateway-class SSPAs required for this constellation.”
Wavestream is the industry leader in the design and manufacture of next generation satellite communications high power transceivers for In-Flight Connectivity, Ground Mobility and Gateway markets. Since 2001, we provide system integrators with field-proven, high performance Ka, Ku and X band Solid State Power Amplifiers (SSPAs), Block Upconverters (BUCs), Block Down Converters (BDCs) and Transceivers. We design, manufacture and repair our products in-house and have shipped over 40,000 systems over the past 20 years. Wavestream products provide high quality and reliability under the harshest environmental conditions and we are currently certified to ISO 9001:2008 and AS9100D standards. For further details please visit www.wavestream.com
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