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Norsat Hits $2 Million in Ka-band Satellite Block Upconverter Sales

By | January 15, 2019

A 25W Ka-band ATOM BUC. Photo: Norsat

Norsat International revealed that it has sold more than $2 million in Ka-band Atom Block Upconverter (BUC) products for Communications-on-the-Move (COTM) applications across North America, Asia, and Europe.

According to the release, Norsat has seen significant market uptake since the release of its Atom Ka-band series. Sales of Atom Ka-band products include two major deals with Tier 1 defense contractors for Norsat’s Atom 25W Ka-band Block upconverters, and two large contracts with Tier 1 defense contractors for Norsat’s 50W Solid State Power Amplifiers (SSPAs).

To support the ATOM Ka-band products success, Norsat has added manufacturing capabilities in the U.S. Additionally, its partner facility has established a quality management system, including ISO policies and LEAN practices.