The Next Generation Receive Terminal (NGRT) is the specialized tracking antenna developed and designed specifically for use on the Global Broadcast Service (GBS).  The NGRT along with either one or two 88XR Receive Broadcast Manager (RBM)s constitute a complete GBS Receive Suite.

  • 2-person lift, 74 lbs per case, 2 cases
  • Impact resistant, water tight, 
  • Ku-band (10.5 - 13.5 GHz), G/T 15.3 dB/K
  • Ka-band (20.2 – 21.2 GHz), G/T 18.8 dB/K
  • Down-convert to L-band (950 - 1950 MHz)
  • DVB waveform – 3 to 23.5 Mbps
  • 30 mph wind – blowing sand, dust, rain & snow
  • -40 to +50 degree C plus solar load
  • Installation on Slope up to 30 degree w/ tie down
  • Withstand drop of 3 feet onto concrete in transit case
  • 15K feet (operating), 40K ft (non-op)
  • Automatic Acquisition and tracking – 30 degree cone
  • Inclined Orbit – 10 to 90 degree - No key hole
  • Acquire Ka Beacon for initial set-up & maintenance
  • RS-232 for User – Local (12 ft) & Remote (150 ft) Interface
  • RS-232/422 for GPS (12 ft)
  • RG-6 & 4-way Splitter (150 ft)
  • 105-260 V, 50-60 Hz AC Power  (150 ft)
  • Reliability
    - 2000 hrs minimum MTBOF
    - Maintainability
    - 90 minutes MTTR
    - LRU replacement at O-level
    - BIT to isolate fault to LRU
  • Setup & Operation - 30 minutes, no special tool

Conditions of Sale

Units are available for sale to U.S. government agencies and authorized contractors.  Subscriptions for access to Global Broadcast Service (GBS) broadcast are responsibility of procuring activity.  All units are sold for within Continental United States shipment only.  OCONUS use and or shipment are the responsibility of acquiring activities.  Unit is export controlled.  Not to be sold or access provided to foreign individuals or entities.  Sale subject to approval by GBS Joint Program Office.

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