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Dual Telemetry Transmitter

Quasonix’ digital multi-mode dual telemetry transmitters provide the flexibility of two high performance, independent transmitters in one package. The standard 2.0 inch by 3.0 inch design includes a single MDM-15 interface as a primary connector for power, clock and data, and serial communications, while providing two separate RF outputs via SMA connectors. This configuration is ideal for two antenna applications that utilize Space-Time Coding (STC) or Frequency Diversity. The transmitters are designed to transmit airborne telemetry data from a test article to ground stations.

 

A legacy side by side design is employed in applications requiring bands that currently are not available in the Quasonix TIMTER Multi-mode Dual Telemetry Transmitter. A new side by side option will be available soon! For more information, contact Quasonix.

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Base Configuration

ARTM Modulations

Quasonix transmitters offer three different modulations of increasing spectral efficiency - PCM/FM, SOQPSK-TG, and Multi-h CPM - also known as ARTM Tiers 0, I, and II, at standard bit rates from 0.1 to 28 Mbps (0.05 to 14 Mbps for PCM/FM). Options (HR/LR) are available to extend the upper limit to a maximum of 46 Mbps (23 Mbps for PCM/FM) and the lower limit to a minimum of 50 kbps (25 kbps for PCM/FM). With bandwidth at a growing premium in flight test telemetry, you can take advantage of 2 to 2.5 times the data capacity of the legacy PCM/FM waveform with SOQPSK-TG and Multi-h CPM.

Product Configurations

RF Output Power

  • 5 W or 10 W per output

Frequency Band

  • Lower S (2200.5 MHz - 2300.5 MHz)
  • Mid C and Euro Mid C (5091.0 MHz - 5250.0 MHz)
  • Lower C (4400.0 MHz - 4950.0 MHz)
  • C with Mid C (4400.0 MHz - 4950.0 MHz) and (5091.0 MHz - 5150.0 MHz)
  • C and Euro Mid C (4400.0 MHz - 4950.0 MHz) and (5091.0 MHz - 5250.0 MHz)
  • Lower L (1435.5 MHz - 1534.5 MHz)
  • Upper S (2300.5 MHz - 2394.5 MHz)
  • S (2200.5 MHz - 2394.5 MHz)

Baseband Interface

  • TTL - 10k ohms to ground
  • TTL - 75 ohms to ground
  • TTL - Selectable between 75 ohms to ground and 10k ohms to ground
  • TIA/EIA-422 (RS-422) - 120 ohms differential
  • TIA/EIA-422 (RS-422) - 120 ohms differential, even when unit is powered off
  • Dual-mode - Selectable between TTL (terminated 10 ohms to ground) and RS-422 (terminated 120 ohms differential)
  • Dual-mode - Selectable between TTL (terminated 75 ohms to ground) and RS-422 (terminated 120 ohms differential)
  • Tri-mode - Selectable between TTL (terminated 75 ohms to ground), TTL (terminated 10k ohms to ground), and RS-422 (terminated 120 ohms differential)
  • LVDS (Low Voltage Differential Signal)

Other Highlights

  • Many Output Power Options with Exceptional Efficiency
  • Outputs from 5 W to 10 W, per output, and optional variable power - all while drawing less current than the competition
  • Automatic Data Rate Tracking
  • As long as the external clock remains within the specified data rates above, the transmitter will automatically adjust to it with no programming or configuration required
  • Bypassable Randomizer
  • Standard IRIG-106 fifteen-stage randomizer, for applications with non-encrypted data
  • Intuitive Control
  • Straightforward configuration and control and platform-independence with serial terminal programming