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Anacom ELSAT 10W Extended C-Band BUC

Anacom ELSAT 10W Extended C-Band BUC

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AnaCom ELSAT Extended C-Band VSAT BUCs

AnaCom's series of ELSAT VSAT block upconverters (BUC) are designed for continuous outdoor duty in all types of environments.

Ideally suited for SCPC, MCPC, DAMA, and VoIP applications. Designed to interface with any L-Band modem, the ELSAT® VSAT BUC may be used in a wide variety of communication networks.

ELSAT Features

  • Superior phase noise
  • Flexible, universal power supply driving PA (protected from 0 volts through 250 volts AC)
  • Fixed Gain Block Upconverter
  • This product joins a family of products with significant commonality
  • Single enclosure for all models listed
  • Optional Item. Summary Fault Status available through a FORM C relay. Fault status includes overheating, PA voltage failure and converter failure. This feature allows for 1+1 protected operation, using our existing protection switch.
  • Optional Item. Internal 10 MHz Reference

Flexible Applications

  • Rural telecommunications expansion
  • Industrial networking
  • LAN and WAN extensions
  • Emergency link restoration
  • Remote surveillance
  • Broadcast
  • Data distribution and collection
  • Point-of-sales systems
  • Video teleconferencing
  • Conventional voice traffic

Compact, Functional Design

The ELSAT® VSAT BUC includes an L-Band upconverter and a solid-state power amplifier (PA), into a small, highly integrated out-door package which provides excellent reliability in a wide range of environments and functions.

The only cabling required to the indoor equipment are the IF cables and AC power cables


  • A family of products with significant commonality minimizes demands for spares and training.
  • The ELSAT® VSAT BUC are designed for a minimum of maintenance. Periodic scheduled maintenance is not required.
  • Designed to be mounted on most antennas
  • Simple installation.



1 dB Compression Point

Tx Gain (Fixed)



75 dB

Tx Level Flatness
(fixed temperature)

5 dBp-p max / 500 MHz
3 dBp-p max / 36 MHz

Tx Input IF Frequency

950 to 1,525 MHz

Tx Input IF Impedance

50 ohm (75 ohm optional)

Tx Input IF Level

-25 dBm max

Tx Output Frequency

5.850 to 6.425 GHz

Tx Phase Noise

-60 dBc/Hz max @ 100 Hz
-70 dBc/Hz max @ 1 KHz
-80 dBc/Hz max @ 10 KHz
-90 dBc/Hz max @ 100 MHz


-50 dBc max

External Reference


Provided on Tx IF line by L-Band modem


10 MHz (sine-wave). Internal 10 MHz reference option available

Input Power

-5 to +5 dBm (at input port)

Phase noise

-125 dBc/Hz max @ 100 Hz
-135 dBc/Hz max @ 1 KHz
-140 dBc/Hz max @ 10 KHz

Alarm relays

Form C for Summary Alarm; Isolated


100 to 250 VAC; 47 to 63 Hz



-40 to +50°C operational
-60 to +75°C storage


10,000' (3,048M) max


20 inches per hour


150 miles per hour


1.0 g random operational, 2.5 g random survival


10 g operational, 40 g survival

Power & Dimensions

Typical Power

Prime Power 




32 lbs

Transceiver Size :

21.6" x 9.0" x 11.6" (549 x 229 x 295 mm)

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