Details about the ground station antenna system

The lattice tower is made in Sweden by Vårgårda radio, the rotator is a AlfaSpid unit made in Poland, the antennas are made by M2 in the U.S.A., the grey boxes contain filter and low-noise amplifiers from Antennas & Amplifiers in Serbia and flexible coax is made aby Messi & Paoloni in Italy.

The antenna on the left is the transmit antenna for 146 MHz and the antenna on the right is for receiving signals from the satellite on 437 MHz. The receive antenna is quite long – almost 6 meters in length.

The location is the campus of KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Teknikringen 31/29.

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