[Satellite TODAY 07-28-11] Teledyne
subsidiary Paradise Datacom
has released a new technology that aims to allow satellite operators to combat In-band satellite interference, the company announced July 27.
Paradise Datacom’s LinkGuard will be embedded in Paradise modems as a standard feature. The technology was designed to provide pro-active, 24/7 modem carrier interference monitoring with no disruption to live modem traffic, and without the need for an operator to be present.
LinkGuard also features the ability to identify previously undetected interference from other modulated carriers, tonal interferers, poor cross-polarization rejection, radar jammers and intermittent signals such as WiMAX.
“With LinkGuard, operators now have a critical new weapon to diagnose and resolve link problems from interference under carriers before they impact quality of service and revenues. This pro-active, automated tool will also reduce the cost side of the equation for operators, minimizing diagnostic time and resulting in quicker deployments, lower maintenance costs, less link degradation and less down time,” Paradise Datacom Vice President and General Manager John Restivo said in a statement.