Articles by Marisa Torrieri

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Phased Array Antennas: Can They Deliver?

With the demand for more lightweight, powerful antennas showing no sign of abating, developers are rising to the challenge. But will it be enough to push the market forward?

By | June 5, 2017


Phased Array Antennas: Can they Deliver?

“We got a bunch of Radio Frequency (RF) electronics and a big, domed 1.2-meter mechanically steered antenna, and strapped them onto a Humvee that we bought on eBay to prove you can get a 5 megabit link on

By | May 15, 2017

Innovative Solid State Amplifier Technology in the 21st century

From the early 1980s until just a few years ago, Gallium Arsenide (GaAs) field effect transistors (FETs) were the mainstay of the Solid State High Power Amplifiers (HPA) industry for Radio Frequency (RF) transmission.

By CPI | May 08, 2017

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Cybersecurity Roundtable Highlights Satellite’s Holistic Approach to Managing Threats

As the satellite industry faces evolving security threats from nation-states, criminals, and other rogue entities, using the right strategies to manage security is of utmost importance to all stakeholders, from antenna manufacturers to network operators. As a September 2016 report from Chatham House noted, the huge amount of data disseminated through satellites makes it possible […]

By | March 8, 2017


Top Satellite CEOs Discuss Potential for Market Disruption and Opportunity in a Competitive Landscape

Leaders of Eutelsat, Telesat, Inmarsat, Intelsat, and ViaSat, converged to talk everything from reduced launch prices, new markets for satellite, as well as the future for GEO-, MEO-, and LEO-based satellites at SATELLITE 2017.

By | March 7, 2017

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