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1  VSAT technology and installation / Hub and VSAT satellite equipment for sale and wanted / For Sale: GATR 2.4m Inflatable Ku & C Band Satellite Antenna
 on: Oct 12th, 2019 at 2:22pm 
Started by Bob | Post by Bob  
GATR 2.4m inflatable antenna for Ku and C Band.  This unit is in good physical and working condition.

Located in Michigan.  $75k obo.

Comes With The Following Components In six Hard Cases:

Antenna Case:
GATR 2.4m Antenna
Antenna Compression Bag
Antenna Stage
Ground Anchor Plates
Inflation Hose Assemly Green and Yellow
GATR Manual Inflation Unit
Inflation Adapter Hose Assembly


Ku Band Electronics Case:

KU RF Feedmount
2.4m KU Feedmount Leg Assembly - A & C
Low Noise Block Upconverter, 3W, Ku Band - New Japan NJT5116F Ku Band 3W BUC
Low Noise Block Downconverter, Ku Band, 11.70-12.20GHz
Low Noise Block Downconverter, Ku Band, 12.25-12.75GHz
Low Noise Block Downconverter, Ku Band, 10.95-11.70GHz
High Power Amplifier, 16W, KU Band - Wavestream MBB-KUE016-DS00 16W Ku BUC Upconverter
Power Supply, High Power Amplifier, 300 - Wavestream MBP-000300-D000 300W Power Supply
Flex wave Waveguide Assembly, 10FT
Cable, HPA, AC Power
Cable, HPA, 32 Pin
Cable, HPA, 19 Pin
Cable, HPA, RS485 Serial To USB Adapter
iConnex E800 Modem - Norsat OMU-800
Sealed Power Supply, 24VDC
RF Cable Assembly, Monitor, RG6, 50FT
RF Cable Assembly, Transmit-Receive, RG6, 50FT
Stake Bag
Tool Bag
Common Spares Kit


UPS Case:
Uninterptable Power Supply - Mobile Pathways SWE10WF24V2
UPS AC Input Cable
UPS DC Input Cable
UPS DC Output Cable, Dual Head, 4 Pin
Cable Pouch

Auto Inflation Unit Case:
Auto Inflation Unit
Sealed Power Supply, 24VDC
24VDC Backup Cable

C Band Equipment Case:
TERRASAT High Power IBUC   -  Model: IBUC058064-1AC100
Feed Horn with ARA Seaver Division ESA-46C1/GATR - C-Band PLL LNB NJS8487S
GATR Operator Manuals and Software

2  VSAT technology and installation / Hub and VSAT satellite equipment for sale and wanted / For Sale: GATR 1.8m Inflatable Ku Band Satellite Flyaway Antenna
 on: Oct 7th, 2019 at 3:40pm 
Started by Bob | Post by Bob  
$45,000 obo - boblabarge@verizon.net

Located in Michigan

Also have a 2.4m GATR available

Comes With The Following Components In Five Hard Cases:

Antenna Case:
GATR 1.8m Antenna
Antenna Compression Bag
Antenna Stage
Ground Anchor Plates
Inflation Hose Assemly Green and Yellow
GATR Manual Inflation Unit
Inflation Adapter Hose Assembly


Ku Band Electronics Case:

KU RF Feedmount
1.8m KU Feedmount Leg Assembly - A & C
Low Noise Block Upconverter, 3W, Ku Band - New Japan NJT5116F Ku Band 3W BUC
Low Noise Block Downconverter, Ku Band, 11.70-12.20GHz
Low Noise Block Downconverter, Ku Band, 12.25-12.75GHz
Low Noise Block Downconverter, Ku Band, 10.95-11.70GHz
High Power Amplifier, 16W, KU Band - Wavestream MBB-KUE016-DS00 16W Ku BUC Upconverter
Power Supply, High Power Amplifier, 300 - Wavestream MBP-000300-D000 300W Power Supply
Flex wave Waveguide Assembly, 10FT
Cable, HPA, AC Power
Cable, HPA, 32 Pin
Cable, HPA, 19 Pin
Cable, HPA, RS485 Serial To USB Adapter
iConnex E800 Modem - Norsat OMU-800
Sealed Power Supply, 24VDC
RF Cable Assembly, Monitor, RG6, 50FT
RF Cable Assembly, Transmit-Receive, RG6, 50FT
Stake Bag
Tool Bag
Common Spares Kit


UPS Case:
Uninterptable Power Supply - Mobile Pathways SWE10WF24V2
UPS AC Input Cable
UPS DC Input Cable
UPS DC Output Cable, Dual Head, 4 Pin
Cable Pouch

Auto Inflation Unit Case:
Auto Inflation Unit
Sealed Power Supply, 24VDC
24VDC Backup Cable

VOIP Network Equipment Case:
Two Network Switch, 16 Port, Model Cisco SG100-16
Cisco 1800 Series Router
Network Cables

3  VSAT technology and installation / iDirect Forum: hubs and terminals / Re: strange alarm in iBuilder - red Exclamation mark
 on: Sep 29th, 2019 at 1:28pm 
Started by mohamed omer - Ex Member | Post by ham  
hi
maybe it is for default password change.

4  VSAT technology and installation / iDirect Forum: hubs and terminals / ULC R
 on: Sep 29th, 2019 at 12:47pm 
Started by ham | Post by ham  
i v purchase a license for ULC-R and import it to NMS but i can not add extra carriers. how can i be sure that i have done it correctly? what should i see in line card license tab in ibuilder. could any one give me some sample by any licensed card?

5  Anything else / General and other topics / How fast can you communicate London to New York.
 on: Sep 19th, 2019 at 6:41pm 
Started by Eric Johnston | Post by Eric Johnston  
I found a reference to Hibernia Express, a new transatlantic cable, able to reduce the transit time to under 60ms for the distance London-New York of 5572km.  This was to gain financial advantage in trading, supposedly worth £63 million per year per mS.

I appreciate that GEO orbits path lengths have long ruled out GEO satellite as a competitor but I was wondering about using a constellation of interlinked LEO satellites with 47 deg inclination at a height of say 300km, with a couple of O3b type VSATs on an office block at each end.

I was hoping that allowing say 600km (2mS) for the slant paths for the first and last satellite, plus 6 lots of 1000km for the intermediate links (8 x 3.3mS). Making total of 9200 km or 31 mS.

...

Can anyone check the orbit idea and the maths and say if it shows any promise, please ?

I have tried to invent a constellation, possibly 36 orbit planes with 16 satellites in each plane. Any ideas as to how many satellites are needed to keep about 8 or 9 of them in an approximate line with mutual visibility across the north atlantic ?

Best regards, Eric.

6  Service Providers / Satellite Internet - India, Asia and Australia / Re: Satellite TV and internet for Micronesia
 on: Sep 10th, 2019 at 7:18pm 
Started by phfaty - Ex Member | Post by salam  
Please go to www.lyngsat.com and find the satelute and their footprints if possible. contact them and you will get it. The Russian satellites provide data communication generally.

7  Anything else / Satcom jobs: Satellite communications job vacancies / VSat installer Pakistan
 on: Sep 1st, 2019 at 7:33am 
Started by Javaid | Post by Javaid  
I am javaid from Pakistan Islamabad
I VSat Technician and power Technician from Pakistan Islamabad.
I am free lancer
If any one have vsat installation project or maintenance  projects in Pakistan please let me know
1.2 to 7.3 meters antenna
Or any other telecommunications project
javaid.iq22@gmail.com
WhatsApp no
00923362438659

8  Service Providers / TooWay and KA-SAT satellite / Re: Tooway SNR RX weakening
 on: Aug 29th, 2019 at 10:13am 
Started by Gavarres | Post by SandFish  
I have also had a Tooway system for almost 5 years, in the Adriatic, also on a Blue circle, but fairly central to the circle.

My signal has dropped over time from 13 to 10 ish.  My Croatian supplier is useless refusing to help in any way!

This week I have lost connectivity.  The RX: SNR is constantly fluctuating as I watch, now between 10.5 and 11.1dB.  Yesteday it was between +6dB and -3.5dB.  I looked to see if I had an owl or something roosting on the dish/tria.  I need to do a re-allign I think.

I've bought a SatLink digital meter to try and align the dish better then the http:/.../install command, but something seems to be going on, beyond my home setup!

9  Service Providers / TooWay and KA-SAT satellite / Re: Tooway SNR RX weakening
 on: Aug 21st, 2019 at 7:32am 
Started by Gavarres | Post by Gavarres  
Update:
By doing NOTHING the signal now is around 11.0 dB. So it is becoming near the old value of 11.3 dB of four years ago.
I am totally puzzled. I guess it's due to the tuning of the beam at the satellite or repositioning of the satellite itself.

I now can 100% be sure it's not due to deterioration of my equipment or due to misalignment of the dish.

10  Service Providers / TooWay and KA-SAT satellite / Re: Tooway SNR RX weakening
 on: Aug 18th, 2019 at 5:24pm 
Started by Gavarres | Post by Gavarres  
A short update:

With the same dish and without doing anything, the signal has improved with about 0.5 dB since a few days. It's now around 10.5 dB.
I wonder if they can reposition the satellite a bit or that they can tweak the beam.