X-Band EOS System > Indoor Equipment

Typical indoor equipment setup with optional visualisation PC
Typical indoor equipment setup with optional visualisation PC

Dartcom Polar Orbiter Ingester software
Dartcom Polar Orbiter Ingester software

Dartcom iDAP/MacroPro software
Dartcom iDAP/MacroPro software

The indoor equipment comprises the following:

  • Modular receiver rack (4U rack mount) containing:
  • LNB power supply.
  • Programmable downconverter.
  • USB hub and serial adapters.
  • GPS receiver.
  • Switch mode power supply.
  • Optional USB interfaces for reception of L-Band services.
  • High-rate demodulator (1U rack mount).
  • 2kVA UPS (tower or 2U rack mount).
  • Optional temperature sensor unit (1U rack mount).
  • Ingest PC (midi-tower or 4U rack mount) running Dartcom Polar Orbiter Ingester software on Windows.
  • Processor PC (midi-tower or 4U rack mount) running the following software on CentOS Linux:
  • NASA RT-STPS software.
  • NASA Simulcast software.
  • NASA IPOPP software.
  • CMA FY3L0pp/FY3L1pp software.
  • Optional visualisation PC (midi-tower or 4U rack mount) running Dartcom iDAP/MacroPro software on Windows.
  • Desktop cabinet (self-contained floor-standing cabinet optional).

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