SPARTE Tracking Telemetry Antenna

Introduction:

SPARTE2 Telemetry Antenna

The SPARTE pedestal is a 2-axis tracking telemetry antenna which is widely used by testing organisations around the world. The antenna is robust, accurate and simple to maintain.

SPARTE allows user to address a variety of applications, such as aircraft tracking, high speed targets with high dynamics, or duplex datalinks with an Rx/Tx system. Additionally, customisable I/Os are available with enables users to operate the antenna in a multi-site tracking fashion, with master-slave communications between models.

A simple mechanical and electrical interface allow users to consider a fixed or mobile installation and we are also able to provide trailers and/or required add-ons for shipborne operations.

 

Key Functional Specifications:

  • Available with 6’ , 8’ and 10’ reflectors
  • SCM tracking feed
  • Tri-band compatible (LSC)
  • Acquisition aid antenna (LSC)
  • Intuitive ACU interface for easy operation
  • Infra-Red (IR) tracking possible

 

Key Operational Specifications:

  • 550Kg system in 2.4m (1,150 Lbs)
  • Unlimited Az
  • -5° to +185° elevation (-15° option)
  • Max speed 30°/s
  • Max acceleration 40°/s²
  • Highly responsive servo control loop
  • Up to 100Km/h winds (65Mph)

 

Video Gallery:

 

Ship mounted SPARTE Telemetry Antenna, courtesy of SAFRAN Data Systems

 

 

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