Murgas The Space Transceiver

Communication systems

Murgas The Space Transceiver

Spacemanic s.r.o.

Space grade, reliable and software configurable UHF/VHF transceiver for satellite long-range communication.

• Advanced high performance narrow-band transceiver for UHF and VHF
• Full and half duplex operations
• Two modules for full redundancy
• RF parameters are fully configurable on-orbit
• Plug & Play Design
• Compatible with Spacemanic cubesat standard
• Compatible with components from other vendors
• HAM services (beacon, CW, digipeater)
• Engineering model and simulator available
• Robust design

• Operating temperature: -40 °C to +85 °C
• Power Supply: 3.3V, 5V
• 67x42 mm size module form factor
• Mass: 25g
• Integrated heat sink (also works as EMI shield).
• PCB material: Glass/Polyimide (ESA ECSS-Q-ST-70-11-C)
• IPC-A-610 Class 3 assembly
• UHF 430-440Mhz, VHF 145±1Mhz (modified version for ±400Mhz)
• RF carrier frequency and FSK deviation programmable in 1 Hz steps
• Data rates from 0.1 kbps to 38.4 kbps (100 baud to 38400 baud)
• 1W Power output
• Power consumption: <40 mA in listening mode,~300mA average (10 min. total TX time during 94min. orbit)

Please refer to the document.