ESA Intended Invitation To Tender

18.112.12


Title: DEEP SPACE KA BAND UP AND DOWN CONVERTER EVOLUTION
AO Number: 1-9503
Program ref.: ESTRACK Infrastr
Tender Type: C
Quarter: 184
Tender Status: COMPLETED
Price Range: > 500 KEURO
Budget Ref.: E/0700-3-5 - ESTRACK Infrastr
Proc. Prop.: NO
Special Prov.: AT+BE+CH+CZ+DE+DK+EE+ES+FI+FR+GB+GR+HU+IE+IT+LU+NL+NO+PL+PT+RO+SE+SI+CA
Establishment: ESOC
Directorate: Directorate of Operations
Department: Ground Systems Eng. & Innovation Dept.
Division: Ground Station Engineering Division
Contract Officer: Bednarek, Maren
Products: Ground Segment / Ground Station / RF equipment / Transmitter and Receiver assemblies, Frequency converters, ...
Techology Domains: Ground Station Systems and Networks / Ground Station System / Microwave and Optical Active/Passive Systems
Industrial Policy Measure: N/A - Not apply
Publication Date: 28-JUN-18

The objective of the activity is the development of new deep space Ka band up converter and down converter . The purpose of the development is to reduce the cost of investment and maintenance of Ka band up and down frequency converters. In addition the new Ka band down converter shall support wideband ranging capability and the operational bandwidth shall be at least 500 MHz. The IF of thedownconverter shall be compatible with the new ESA receiver (1550 MHz).