ITTC Project

Miniaturized, Power Efficient C-band Telemetry

Project Award Date: 09-01-2014


Department of Defense (DoD) telemetering systems must evolve to address reductions and reallocations of telemetry frequency ranges and the migration to more restricted and less desirable radio frequency (RF) spectrum, while retaining operational characteristics that are vital to test range mission success. The design and implementation of high performance, miniaturized, power efficient transmitters capable of operation in the C?Band (4400?4950 MHz, 5091?5250 MHz, and 5925?6700 MHz) frequency ranges, would provide a substantial contribution to the transition to mandated telemetry spectrum allocations.


Faculty Investigator(s): Erik Perrins (PI)

Student Investigator(s): Luyao Shang

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