Wednesday, February 19, 2014

Wednesday's Innovative Radio Technlogy Post - Inflatable Satellite Earth Stations

Military and government applications that need portable, low cost and light weight satellite Earth stations are turning to a local vendor, GATR Technologies,  of Huntsville, AL.  GATR manufactures small footprint, quick deployment, inflatable satellite antenna for military and government applications.

These devices are touted by GATR as:

"... ultra-portable SATCOM ... inflatable stand-alone communications terminal. Compared to other deployable rigid dishes of comparable size, GATR’s unique shape and designs enable extreme portability, lower cost of ownership, reliability in extreme environments, and ease of set up."

GATR has received a number of innovation awards for these products.

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