Ku-Band MMIC Transceiver for Mobile Satellite Communications

  title={Ku-Band MMIC Transceiver for Mobile Satellite Communications},
  author={Rob Gilmore and Clarence Bruckner and Doug Dunn},
  journal={1991 21st European Microwave Conference},
A fully integrated Ku-Band transceiver utilizing state-of-the-art GaAs MMIC components has been developed for use in a commercial two-way mobile satellite communication system. The current transceiver, with over 500 discrete components requiring an area of 50 square inches, has been reduced to six MMIC chips and an area of 4.2 square inches. The extensive… CONTINUE READING