T-748 X-Band Transmitter

T-748 X-Band Transmitter image


The High Data-Rate Transmitter (T-748) is a software-defined radio that provides several design enhancements including: advanced high-speed digital signal processing, integrated forward error correction and AES-256 encryption and digital modulation and filtering techniques. With firmware reconfigurable to support CCSDS, DVB-S2, or proprietary formats, the T-748 can be made to interoperate with any ground station. The design is inherently flexible to support X- or Ka-Band frequencies (factory configurable).

Designed from the ground up via a traditional EEE Level 2 parts and material program, the T-748 adapts the latest technologies within our proven parts and design methods resulting in 100 percent on-orbit reliability. When paired with our high efficiency Gallium Nitride (GaN) solid-state power amplifier (SSPA), the combined platform provides a robust, high-rate connection to Earth from any platform or orbit.


Component Type
Form Factor
Dry Mass
3.86 kg
Average Power
30.0 W
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