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Low Earth Orbit Satellite Applications

 Low Earth Orbit Satellite Applications
Description: 

High-Reliability Scaled to Economy

At SV Microwave we are no stranger to Hi-Rel. We’ve supplied cables, connectors, and components to the world's most demanding programs from GPS-III to the Mars Rover. As a new era of space commerce opens up in Satellite internet, we know that manufacturers and service providers are faced with new challenges. Not only do LEO satellites need to be able to withstand extreme environments, but they also need to be manufactured in high volume and competitive costs.

SV has inventive ways for decreasing our costs, from assembly automation to leveraging high volume standard piece parts for volume-based cost reduction. You can be assured you are getting a fair price without compromising your reliability.

From flexible cables connecting antennas to receivers, to small diameter RF cables and PCB connectors ‘Inside-The-Box’, SV has an industry-leading product portfolio and a commitment to quality. Our engineers are no stranger to taking on packaging challenges and finding new ways to increase signal density and decrease weight. Whether it be finding inventive ways to mitigate tolerance stack up with spring-loaded connectors or eliminating unwanted parasitic effects of operating in a vacuum, SV has got you covered.

Below is a small sampling of some of the standard COTS types of products that we’ve provided to LEO satellite manufacturers. This sampling shows standard interfaces and configurations that can be adapted and modified to fit your application.

 

 

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Part Numbers
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Part Number
Description
Data Sheet
CAD Model
Available Inventory
SMA Female to SMA Female Non-Magnetic Bulkhead Adapter
SMA Female to SMA Female Non-Magnetic Bulkhead Adapter
110
SMP Male Surface Mount Connector, R/A, SB
SMP Male Surface Mount Connector, R/A, SB
564
SMP Male QB Surface Mount Connector
SMP Male QB Surface Mount Connector
1851
SMP Male Edge Launch Connector, LD
SMP Male Edge Launch Connector, LD
185
SMP Female Connector, R/A
SMP Female Connector, R/A
583
SMP Female Connector for .085 Cable
SMP Female Connector for .085 Cable
590
2.92mm Female PCB Edge Launch Connector, 4 Leg
2.92mm Female PCB Edge Launch Connector, 4 Leg
449
2.92mm Female Edge Launch Connector, .062
2.92mm Female Edge Launch Connector, .062" PCB Thickness
706
SMPM Male QB Edge Launch Connector, SB
SMPM Male QB Edge Launch Connector, SB
25
SMPM Male PCB Thru-Hole Connector, R/A, FD
SMPM Male PCB Thru-Hole Connector, R/A, FD
3001
SMPM Pin D38999 Contact (Size 12) for .085 Cable
SMPM Pin D38999 Contact (Size 12) for .085 Cable
0
SMPM Female Connector for .085 Cable
SMPM Female Connector for .085 Cable
525
SMPM Female QB Connector for .085 Cable
SMPM Female QB Connector for .085 Cable
309
SMPM Female Connector, R/A for .085 Cable
SMPM Female Connector, R/A for .085 Cable
32
SMPM Female Connector, Swept R/A for .047 Cable
SMPM Female Connector, Swept R/A for .047 Cable
540
SMPM Male Edge Launch Connector, FD
SMPM Male Edge Launch Connector, FD
3892
SMPM Male Surface Mount Connector, R/A, FD
SMPM Male Surface Mount Connector, R/A, FD
1539
SMP Female to SMP Female Cable Assembly for .047 Cable (OAL 12
SMP Female to SMP Female Cable Assembly for .047 Cable (OAL 12")
27
SMP Female  to 2.92mm Male Cable Assembly for .047 Cable (OAL 12
SMP Female to 2.92mm Male Cable Assembly for .047 Cable (OAL 12")
33
SMP Female to SMP Female Cable Assembly for .085 Cable (OAL 12
SMP Female to SMP Female Cable Assembly for .085 Cable (OAL 12")
21
2.92mm Male to 2.92mm Male Cable Assembly for .085 Cable (OAL 12
2.92mm Male to 2.92mm Male Cable Assembly for .085 Cable (OAL 12")
108
2.92mm Male  to 2.92mm Male Cable Assembly for .047 Cable (OAL 12
2.92mm Male to 2.92mm Male Cable Assembly for .047 Cable (OAL 12")
76
SMPM Female  to 2.92mm Male Cable Assembly for .047 Cable (OAL 12
SMPM Female to 2.92mm Male Cable Assembly for .047 Cable (OAL 12")
178
SMPM Female to SMPM Female Cable Assembly for .085 Cable (OAL 12
SMPM Female to SMPM Female Cable Assembly for .085 Cable (OAL 12")
38
SMA Male Termination
SMA Male Termination
3674
SMPM Female Short
SMPM Female Short
56
SMA Male to Female Attenuator, 12.4 GHz (Nonscreened)
SMA Male to Female Attenuator, 12.4 GHz (Nonscreened)
298
SMA Male to Female Attenuator, 2 GHz (Nonscreened)
SMA Male to Female Attenuator, 2 GHz (Nonscreened)
0
SMPM Socket D38999 Contact (Size 12) for .085 Cable
SMPM Socket D38999 Contact (Size 12) for .085 Cable
375
Features / Benefits & Applications
Features / Benefits: 
  • Wide range of space-qualified products like cables, connectors and adapters
  • Full service laboratories with comprehensive mechanical and electrical testing
  • Over 60 years of Space Heritage
  • 2.92mm, SMP and SMPM series available

Applications

  • Military and Aerospace
  • Qualification Test Planning
  • Traceability and Process Controls
  • Acceptance Testing for In-Process 
  • Final and Destruct Physical Analysis

 

 

 

 

 

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