KU-Band High Power Amplifier delivers 750 W peak power.

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Weighing 56 lb, model XTD-750KHE antenna mountable traveling wave tube amplifier (TWTA) is designed for Ku-band SATCOM uplinks and draws 1,450 W at 270 W of linear RF output power. Complete serial M&C system is built into unit, and remote external controller is available to operate high power amplifier (HPA) from user-selected location. Suited for transportable applications, product delivers 750 W peak power performance.



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Comtech Xicom Technology Introduces 750W Peak Power High-Efficiency, KU-Band HPA



Doubles output power and boosts efficiency by offering 750W performance in 400W size package

SANTA CLARA, CA - - - Comtech Xicom Technology, Inc., a technology leader in high power amplifier products for satellite communications (SATCOM), today introduced a new high efficiency, 750 Watt peak power, Ku-band traveling wave tube amplifier (TWTA) with the size, weight and prime-power consumption of standard 400 Watt amplifiers.

Xicom Technology's model XTD-750KHE high power amplifier (HPA) is an antenna mountable TWTA designed for high linear power and outstandingly high efficiency for Ku-band SATCOM uplinks. The new amplifier is in a compact, rugged package weighing only 56 pounds. Drawing only 1450W at 270W of linear RF output power, the amplifier is ideal for transportable applications where high efficiency, light weight, and high ambient temperature operation are required.

"We are extremely proud to introduce another member of our high efficiency TWTA family. Our new HPA delivers 750W peak power performance in an amplifier that is significantly smaller and lighter than ever before. No other product in the marketplace offers this level of linear power in such a lightweight package." Said John Branscum, President of Comtech Xicom Technology, Inc. "As customers demand higher performance from existing systems or lower power consumption for future SATCOM designs, they continuously turn to Comtech Xicom Technology where we are dedicated to breaking new ground on TWTA and SSPA efficiency and performance."

Service providers and system integrators can obtain additional specifications and information from Comtech Xicom Technology representatives and by visiting Booth 709 at SATELLITE 2012, March 12-15, in Washington, DC.

Data sheets for the new XTD-750KHE and XTD-750KHE-B1 with BUC are available on www.xicomtech.com. For additional information contact: Comtech Xicom Technology, Inc., 3550 Bassett Street, Santa Clara, California 95054 U.S.A., Phone: 1-408-213-3300, Fax: 1-408-213-3301, e-mail: sales@xicomtech.com, Web: www.xicomtech.com

Comtech Xicom Technology, Inc., a world leader in high-power amplifiers, manufactures a wide variety of tube-based and solid-state power amplifiers for military and commercial satellite uplink applications. The product range encompasses power levels from 8 W to 3 kW, with frequency coverage in sub-bands within the 2 GHz to 45.5 GHz spectrum. Amplifiers are available for fixed and ground-based, ship-board, and airborne mobile applications. Please visit www.xicomtech.com for more information.

Comtech Telecommunications Corp. designs, develops, produces and markets innovative products, systems and services for advanced communications solutions. The Company believes many of its solutions play a vital role in providing or enhancing
communication capabilities when terrestrial communications infrastructure is unavailable, inefficient or too expensive. The Company conducts business through three complementary segments: telecommunications transmission, mobile data communications and RF microwave amplifiers. The Company sells products to a diverse customer base in the global commercial and government communications markets. The Company believes it is a market leader in the market segments that it serves.

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