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1  VSAT technology and installation / Hub and VSAT satellite equipment for sale and wanted / Norsat 1.0 Rover-VSAT Terminal for sale
 on: Mar 14th, 2019 at 7:06pm 
Started by Admin1 | Post by Admin1  
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Norsat 1.0 Rover-VSAT Terminal Model 5100-4W-E
With CIDU
90-Days Warranty
$9,500.00

Offer valid until 03/22/2019 or while the stock lasts

If interested please contact sales@satbbc.com +1 954-283-9335

2  VSAT technology and installation / Hub and VSAT satellite equipment for sale and wanted / SeaTel 4003/4 Marine Antenna System + Controller for sale
 on: Mar 14th, 2019 at 7:03pm 
Started by Admin1 | Post by Admin1  
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SeaTel 4003 Marine Antenna System + Controller
$11,000.00

SeaTel 4004 Marine Antenna System + Controller
$6,750.00

Offers valid until 03/22/2019 or while the stock lasts

If interested please contact sales@satbbc.com +1 954-283-9335

3  VSAT technology and installation / Hub and VSAT satellite equipment for sale and wanted / 40W C band BUC, 80W Ku band BUC and 200W C-band SSPA for sale
 on: Mar 14th, 2019 at 6:56pm 
Started by Admin1 | Post by Admin1  
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Terrasat 40W Full-C Band BUC Freq. 5.850 - 6.725GHz
P/N IBUC058067-1AC040-003 S/N TE5017955
90-Days Warranty
$4,500.00

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Terrasat 80W Ku-Band BUC Freq. 14.00 - 14.50GHz
P/N IBUC140145-04080 S/N TE5013759
90-Days Warranty
$10,900.00

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Paradise (Locus) Datacom 200W SSPA C-Band Model HPAC-200A-RM-RR P/N 20433-3
90-Days Warranty
$7,000.00

Offers valid until 03/22/2019 or while the stock lasts

If interested please contact sales@satbbc.com +1 954-283-9335

4  VSAT technology and installation / Hub and VSAT satellite equipment for sale and wanted / iDirect modems for sale
 on: Mar 14th, 2019 at 6:42pm 
Started by Admin1 | Post by Admin1  
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iDirect - Evolution® X5 Satellite Router
Comes with Power Supply and Power Cord.
Fully tested, unlocked, 90-Days Warranty
$599.00

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iDirect - Evolution® X3 Satellite Router
Comes with Power Supply and Power Cord.
Fully tested, unlocked, 90-Days Warranty
$465.00

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iDirect - Evolution® e8350 Satellite Router
Comes with Power Cord.
Fully tested, unlocked, 90-Days Warranty
$1,900.00**

*Offer valid until 03/22/2019 or while the stock lasts
**For Purchase of more than 5 units.

If interested please contact sales@satbbc.com +1 954-283-9335

5  VSAT technology and installation / Hub and VSAT satellite equipment for sale and wanted / Re: Wanted: X1,X3,X5 iDirect modems
 on: Mar 14th, 2019 at 11:39am 
Started by Michal | Post by Admin1  
Try sales@satbbc.com
I've just had an email and they appear to have some iDirect X3 and X5 modems available today.

6  VSAT technology and installation / Dish pointing and alignment / Re: Cross pol issues in stabilized antenna
 on: Mar 12th, 2019 at 10:30am 
Started by Mike | Post by Admin1  
I suggest you tell the manufacturer and ask for help. If your equipment differs from that previously made which tested OK then that might point to the problem.

Here are some thoughts from me:

Is the polarisation motor setting the correct angle?  Most satellites have their linear polarisation aligned with the earth's axis and equator, but not all.  The tracking controller may not allow for different satellites having different offsets. Eutelsat and Astra are know satellites whose polarisation is not aligned with the earth axis/equator.

Is the polarisation motor mount aligned in its mount?.  If you point due south/north the motor should go to zero or 90 deg. Does the readout correspond to actual measurement?

Just in front of the OMT the waveguide becomes circular or square.  From this point on to the horn it must be straight.  Flanges must be tightened evenly so that they are exactly square.  If there is a long waveguide tube to the horn then it must be straight and not bent at all.

No loose nuts, bolts or washers (or water!) should be inside the feed system.

It is unlikely, but if the OMT is a 4 port device then the unused ports need to be terminated.

In front of the LNB will be a transmit reject filter. The distance from the filter to the OMT junction must be correct.
Some filters are not symmetrical and one particular end is supposed to go to the OMT, the other to the LNB.

Trying to align polarisation using receive quality is difficult as angle errors may have little effect on receive quality.  You could try turning a long way each way, and measuring the exact degradations. If you can do this reliably and get two exact same degradations and then halve the angle between them that will work.  It helps if the cross-pol traffic is steady carriers (not TDMA).  With a spectrum analyser and narrow resolution bandwidth, alignment on the cross pol beacon null is a good method.  Even then you need to swing either way, a couple of degrees, and then halve the difference.

Short F/D dishes with offset feeds have poor polarisation performance and designers should use mode matched feeds as available from Prodelin.

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Best regards, Eric.

7  VSAT technology and installation / Dish pointing and alignment / Cross pol issues in stabilized antenna
 on: Mar 11th, 2019 at 1:41pm 
Started by Mike | Post by Mike  
Dear community,
First message here.  To be honest I found the forum during research regarding a problem with an antenna.
My name is Michael and I am marine electronics engineer.
I sending here because I have faced a really strange problem while commissioning a VSAT service.
First things first antenna is a seatel 4006 and modem an Idirect x5.

During line up provider informed me that cross polarization was not good (at about 20 db)  and need to be improved. After that routine procedure followed with adjustment of skew in order to improve it,  but with no result(!). My first thought was that skew motor was not working.  I have disassembly the antenna check all systems but is seems that all worked OK! Motor is working good,  I could even manage to track satellite with different Rx polarity and different skew settings with good receive signal and without too much effort. This problem confirmed with three different satellites, operator always report bad isolation,  so surely it is an antenna problem.
Any ideas?
What component could affect  isolation? Tx chain consists of the Buc wave guides connected to the feeder with wave guide rotary joint. No circulator,  there are some bends though(according to drawings at least) . Operator suggest to try to clean the feeder but to be honest I don't believe this will work.
Have you ever experienced anything like this?
Any ideas?

Thanks in advance
Best regards,
Michael

8  VSAT technology and installation / Hub and VSAT satellite equipment for sale and wanted / Second hand 7.3M antenna for sale
 on: Mar 5th, 2019 at 6:00am 
Started by probecom | Post by probecom  
Dear all, currentyly we  have a second hand antenna for sale, all equipments are in very good condition, if you are interested, please contact:  sales@probecom.cn   
Tel: +86-29-88451625  88451755

9  VSAT technology and installation / Hub and VSAT satellite equipment for sale and wanted / Re: Wanted: X1,X3,X5 iDirect modems
 on: Mar 3rd, 2019 at 10:00pm 
Started by Michal | Post by Michal  
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10  VSAT technology and installation / Hub and VSAT satellite equipment for sale and wanted / Re: NEW 1.2 meter Carbon Fiber flyaway antenna
 on: Feb 21st, 2019 at 1:55am 
Started by probecom | Post by probecom  
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