2016 Heritage Database Update

The 2016 Heritage database has now been updated TRAK reviews its space flight heritage database at the end of each calendar year. The 2016 review has now been completed and with the number of FMs supplied increasing by ~10,000 to ~163,000. This website has now been updated to reflect the additions and corrections for FMs supplied between…

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Juno

Happy Independence Day America Coincidence? On July 4th 2016 and after a five year journey the NASA Juno probe will enter into orbit around Jupiter. The mission’s principal goal is to understand the origin and evolution of Jupiter, teasing out the mysteries that lie beneath the dense Jovian cloud cover, secrets that may help unravel…

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Ka-Band Iso Adapter

TRAK has developed a compact iso adapter for LNA applications featuring a broadband waveguide isolator available with either a WR28 or WR34 aperture. The coaxial port is designed to accept a probe or GTM seal pin. Performance can be optimized over 27-31 GHz using a series of tuning elements built into the coaxial transition. The…

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Satellite 2016

It’s just 8 weeks until the SATELLITE 2016 Conference and Exhibition. SATELLITE 2016 is the industries’ largest trade event. This year the SATELLITE 2016 event will be held over March 7-10,  at the Gaylord National Convention Center in National Harbor, Maryland, USA. TRAK Microwave Limited will be exhibiting with Florida RF Labs/ EMC Technology and Lorch Microwave. This year we…

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UK Gets a National Space Policy

On the day the UK Space Agency’s first astronaut heads towards the ISS, the UK Government publishes its first National Space Policy. The Space business is currently estimated to contribute approximately 12B GBP to the UK economy and this is set to increase at around 7.5% per year across the term of the current government…

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WR75 Ku-Band 3dB Hybrid Coupler

TRAK offers a WR75 Ku-Band 3dB hybrid coupler for space applications. Once qualified the 3dB hybrid will be supplied for flight payload integration to an unnamed customer….

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SATELLITE 2016

TRAK Microwave Limited & EMC Technology / FLORIDA RF labs will exhibit at SATELLITE 2016 which will be held  this year at the Gaylord National Convention Center, National Harbor, MD. The exhibition, which runs from Tuesday, 8th to Thursday, 10th March, 2016, opens at 10:30am on the Tuesday and 9:00am on the Wednesday and Thursday. We hope that…

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Congratulations Eutelsat 8W B

Eutelsat 8Wb was successfully launched aboard an Arianespace on August 20th. Design and manufactured for Eutelsat by Thales Alenia Space the payload will be deployed to provide HDTV services to a region spanning Morocco to the Arabian Gulf. The 5.8 tonne satellite is equipped with 40 operational Ku-band transponders and 10 C-Band transponders and is…

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4.2 to 4.8 GHz SSPA Isolator

TRAK has developed a new high power Space Qualified SSPA isolator. Based on the same outline as TRAK’s 3.7 to 4.2 GHz high power SSPA isolator (as used on such payloads as SES-2),  the latest product is designed to operate over 4.2 to 4.8 GHz and handle a forward or reverse power of 30W CW…

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K-Band IMUX Isolators

TRAK supplies a large number of K-Band IMUX isolators and circulators for space applications. Many of them are featured here. The image above illustrates the TRAK WR51 low loss waveguide circulator. This is used to form the iMUX manifold structure assembly along with the Companies’ solid coaxial K-band isolators used to buffer and isolate each…

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