Orbit Unveils New Digital Tracking Solutions
[Satellite Today 10-27-08] Orbit Technology Group has unveiled digital tracking solutions, the AL-4012 and AL-4016, the company announced Oct. 27.
The AL-4012 is designated for both portable and fixed ground installations and can be used on ground and marine platforms for tracking unmanned aerial vehicles and other aircrafts as well as low-orbiting satellites.
The AL-4012 is equipped with brushless servomotors and planetary gearbox as well as an absolute encoder for each axis and can be used for tracking and telemetry systems, weather radar systems and positioning systems. The system features a dual digital servo amplifier, and includes built-in-test abilities for the entire pedestal.
The AL-4016 is medium-weight and supports numerous types of slip-rings, rotary joints, wave guides and antenna sizes used on a variety of tracking and telemetry systems, optic systems, weather radar systems, and positioning systems in air, land and marine applications.