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    23 Oct 2014 
ARTES Elements
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This month in satcoms history at ESA

12 March 2014 Celebrating 50 years of European cooperation in space.
  • 9 October 1998: Hot Bird 5 (part of the Skyplex programme) is launched.
  • 21 Oct 2013: ESA signs a contract with SES, Luxembourg, to develop a new generation of satellites propelled by solar electric thrusters.

  • ARTES 1 Final Presentation Days

    15 October 2014 The ARTES 1 Final Presentation Days for 2015 will take place at ESA/ESTEC - Noordwijk, The Netherlands on the 14th and 15th of January 2015

    Tesat's new high-power Ka-band output multiplexer

    22 September 2014 Because of ever-increasing data rates, a critical component for the new generation of Ka-band satellites is a high-power Output Multiplexer (OMUX).

    Another commercial breakthrough for Kongsberg Norspace

    10 September 2014 Kongsberg Norspace (Norway) books its first commercial order for the company's new-generation command receiver.

    ARTES Projects

    Jotron B70: Stabilized platform on ship

    The project has developed three stabilised maritime VSAT antenna platforms with dish diameters of 60cm (Jotron B60 for Ka-Band) and 85cm (Jotron B85Ku for Ku-band and Jotron B85Ka for Ka-band)

    SatFinAfrica (inclusive of CCN#1 and CCN#2 add-on activities)

    This is a pilot project to demonstrate the suitability of the Sat3Play platform, originally designed for the consumer and SoHo market, to provide reliable and secured financial services in remote and underserved areas in emerging countries in Africa.

    New in Documentation

    SATMODO final report

    The SATMODO project is aimed specifically at the round-wood timber harvesting market, by facilitating ”live” monitoring of harvest processes.

    CVICS final report

    The objective of project Cached VIdeo Content Set top Box was to provide a cost effective solution for a satellite based PushVOD (Video On Demand) infrastructure.

    Latest Invitations to Tender (ITTs)

    Priority 1 Tender
    Aeronautical antenna for dual band including L-band AMS(R)S and other existing aircraft applications
    Programme Element: ARTES 5.1
    Open from: 14 Oct 2014
    Closes on: 23 Dec 2014
    Embedded Antenna Arrays in small UAV Wing Structures
    Programme Element: ARTES 5.1
    Open from: 07 Oct 2014
    Closes on: 16 Dec 2014

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