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85cm Ku-Band LRIT/HRIT antenna for EUMETCast DVB service
85cm Ku-Band LRIT/HRIT antenna for EUMETCast DVB service

1.8m Ku-Band LRIT/HRIT antenna for EUMETCast DVB service
1.8m Ku-Band LRIT/HRIT antenna for EUMETCast DVB service

Ayecka SR1 DVB-S2 receiver, desk mount version
Ayecka SR1 DVB-S2 receiver, desk mount version

Ayecka SR1 DVB-S2 receiver, rack mount version
Ayecka SR1 DVB-S2 receiver, rack mount version

TBS 6983 PCIe DVB-S2 receiver
TBS 6983 PCIe DVB-S2 receiver

Required for Ku-Band EUMETCast LRIT/HRIT reception. See Service Availability for coverage.

85cm, 1.2m or 1.8m offset dish and LNB

  • High-quality powder-coated aluminium (85cm, 1.2m) or glass-fibre reinforced compression moulded polyester (1.8m) reflector.
  • 2.4–4.5m antennas also available for fringe area reception.
  • Supplied with azimuth/elevation mounting bracket (85cm, 1.2m), 50m of CT100 75Ω co-axial cable and F-type connectors.
  • 1.8m antenna supplied with 4” tubular pedestal (optional non-penetrating roof mount also available).
  • State-of-the-art weatherproof LNB with a noise figure of 0.3dB.

DVB receiver and software

  • Ayecka SR1 (desk or 19” rack mount) or TBS 6983 (PCIe card) DVB-S2 receiver, both recommended by EUMETSAT.
  • Supplied with drivers and T-Systems Business TV-IP software.

Colour availabilities for Ku-Band dish antennas

SizeSlate greyBeigeBrick redLight grey
85cm Yes Yes Yes  
1.2m       Yes
1.8m       Yes

Ku-Band antenna specifications

 85cm antenna1.2m antenna1.8m antenna
Reflector type 21° offset 21.3° offset Offset
Reflective material Solid aluminium, powder coated Solid aluminium, powder coated Glass-fibre reinforced polyester
Reflector diameter 0.85m 1.2m 1.8m
F/D ratio 0.67 0.66 0.66
Gain 38.2dBi 41.3dBi 45.5dBi
Polarisation Linear Linear Linear
G/T @ 5° elevation 17.2dB/K 19.2dB/K 26.0dB/K
Wind speeds 80km/h operational
120km/h survival
80km/h operational
120km/h survival
72km/h operational
201km/h survival

Ku-Band LNB specifications

Feed type Scalar horn
Polarisation Linear
RF input 10.7–12.75GHz
Noise figure 0.3dB typical
Total gain 50–60dB
LO frequency Low: 9.75GHz
High: 10.6GHz
RF output 950–2150MHz

Ayecka SR1 DVB-S2 receiver specifications

RF input frequency 950–2150MHz
RF input connector 75Ω F-type
Symbol rates 100ksps to 45Msps
Channel rate Up to 120Mbps

TBS 6983 PCIe DVB-S2 receiver specifications

RF input frequency 950–2150MHz
RF input connector 75Ω F-type
Symbol rates 1Msps to 45Msps
Channel rate Up to 190Mbps

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