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General Dynamics SATCOM Technologies announced today it has received full homologation (certification) from ANATEL for the Company's 9.2 and 13.2-Meter Ka-Band Antennas operating in Brazil. The certification is for 27.00 to 30.00 GHz.

Full certification allows General Dynamics' antennas to be sold and operated in Brazil. Homologation testing is extensive and exceeds the stringent requirements of the ITU (International Telecommunications Union) and the FCC (U.S. Federal Communications Commission).

Fernando Nocedal, SATCOM Technologies' Sales manager for Latin America, said, "The homologation process is lengthy and compliance has to be complete or else you won't get approved."

"Our in-country support company, Master Serviços e Comércio LTDA provided valuable support for the effort by supplying data for the test report and interacting with certified engineers. Testing was done on General Dynamics' antennas located at an Earth station in Castle Rock, Colorado."

"SATCOM Technologies will deploy the first two of the newly certified 13.2-Meter Ka-Band antennas in Brazil during the third quarter of this year," Nocedal added. "The Ka-Band market is growing very fast around the world and with our Ka-Band certification complete, we expect to sell more of these Earth station antennas to other global SATCOM suppliers operating in Brazil," he said.

Click here to download a full data sheet on the 9.2-Meter Ka-Band Antenna.

Click here to download a full data sheet on the 13.2-Meter Ka-Band Antenna.



 
 


For more information on General Dynamics SATCOM Technologies, contact Jimene Conn, at +1 770-689-2052 or via e-mail at Jimene.Conn@gd-ms.com.

General Dynamics SATCOM Technologies offers a family of satellite and wireless communications products and services. Visit our web site at http://www.gdsatcom.com.

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