Congratulations Iridium NEXT

The first launch to place Iridium Next satellites into orbit was successfully completed yesterday at 1754 GMT from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California. The SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket, carrying 10 communications satellites into low-Earth orbit, is the first of 7 flights that will loft 70 of the 860 kilogram satellites that will comprise the…

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X-Band Microstrip Isolators for SARah

TRAK has been contracted to supply X-Band Microstrip Isolators for the SARAh¬†program to an unnamed German customer. SARah comprises three payloads including the Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) payload that will give all weather capability to the constellation and complement the two others optical systems in the constellation. SARah will replace the SAR-Lupe constellation which became…

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25-27 GHz Microstrip Isolator

TRAK announces that its has completed the development of a low loss 25-27 GHz microstrip isolator intended in its flight version to be used in space qualified hybrid applications. The engineering model devices were delivered recently to the the launch customer for integration into their EQM. Parameter Value Measure Operating Frequency 25.0 to 27.0 GHz…

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Ku-Band Miniature Drop-in Isolator

TRAK offers a comprehensive range of space flight qualified Ku-Band miniature (1.1g, 0.04 oz.) isolators in¬†flanged (shown) or flangeless mounting for epoxy attach (0.9g, 0.03 oz.). The isolator pictured operates from 10.5 to 12.8 GHz with versions operating over 12.8 to 15.0 GHz with other bands available from 8 to 23 GHz available. Typical performance…

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