Delivering satellite communications

Sepura is proud to work closely with its Canadian sister company Norsat, a satellite products and services company that shares a common goal and passion for providing robust reliable communications in situations where dependability is paramount, whether they be for business or mission critical applications.

A global leader in satellite communications

Norsat International, Inc.

In pursuit of these common goals Sepura operates a dedicated team to support Norsat in Europe. Norsat International, Inc. is a global leader in satellite communications technologies with over 40 years experience of designing and manufacturing highly specialised and customised satellite communications products and solutions covering C, X, Ku, and Ka band for remote and challenging environments including Military, Airborne, Maritime, Enterprise, Oil & Gas and Mining.

Commercial & Military Products

Norsat has established itself as a reputable and dependable designer and manufacturer of high quality, robust satellite RF components and terminals. Its pedigree includes military and commercial grade hardware supplied to some of the world’s most stringent and demanding specifications including Airborne RTCA/DO-160 and MIL-STD-461 and MIL-STD-810.

Customers range from government bodies like the US Army, NATO, NASA, through telecommunication giants including BT, Bell, and Singtel to globally recognised media companies including BBC, CNN, NBC and CBS. In the ‘Resource and Utilities’ sector projects have been successfully won and delivered to the likes of Shell, Chevron and BC Hydro.

Satellite Terminals

For portable terminals customers can choose from a variety of options such as:

  • Reflector size
  • Frequency band
  • Integrated or external modem
  • Single or multi-band
  • Specialized packaging

Satellite Terminal Components

Norsat is a long established supplier of satellite components, such as Low Noise Blocks (LNBs), Block Down Converters (BDCs), and Low Noise Amplifiers (LNAs), together with its world renowned ATOM range of Block Up Converters (BUCs) and Solid State Power Amplifiers (SSPAs).

ATOM BUCS and SSPAs

X, Ku and Ka Band: 20W – 160W.
Compact design and energy efficient.

  • Increased power without adding size/weight
  • Lower power consumption
  • Lower heat dissipation
  • Wideband operation
  • Airborne certifications
  • Customisation capability

Applications

  • Comms-on-the-Move (COTM)
  • Airborne
  • TWTA replacement
  • Portable VSATs

LNBs

Ku, C, Ka, X Band.
DRO, PLL, External Reference.
Dual/Tri/Quad/Quint Band.
Custom products (e.g. special frequencies).

  • Largest portfolio of LNBs in the world
  • Customization capability
  • Innovative, unique products such as the 4 and 5 Band Ka LNBs
  • Industry best 3 year warranty and Norsat support
  • Fast shipping – inventory of most common items

Applications

  • Fixed VSAT
  • Portable terminals
  • Maritime terminals
  • COTM
  • Airborne
  • TVRO
  • Broadcast

Redundant Switch Systems

  • Fully automatic redundancy (1:1 or 1:2) for LNBs or BUCs
  • Automatically failure detect and switch over
  • Remote web monitoring and control
  • Rackmount or headless versions
  • Seamless replacement of failed LNB/BUC

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