DVB-Uplinks Lugano

Integration of two satellite ground stations for TV feeds of the SRG SSR ideè Suisse. This station type is particularly suitable for program distribution over ASTRA and Eutelsat Hotbird.

The earth station consists of

  • 6.3m Vertex antenna with Deicing system
  • Frequency range antenna 1: Tx: 12.75 to 13.25HGHz, Rx: 10.7 - 12.75GHz
  • Frequency range antenna 2: Tx: 17.3 to 18.4GHz, Rx: 10.7 - 12.75GHz
  • sat-nms Step Track System for automatic positioning
  • 1:1 redundant transmission system with DVB modulator with included up-converter and power amplifier
  • Monitoring & Control and redundancy switching with sat-nms MNC System
  • Shelter for RX and TX equipment and M&C system
  • Measurement equipment like spectrum analysers and digital receivers connected with L-Band switch matrix