The LinkStar-STX3 for Space is a complete "radio system" for system monitoring and satellite tracking. The LinkStar-STX3 for Space is also the ONLY radio system that is FCC Part 25 Certified AND Globalstar certified!
You can use the LinkStat-STX3 to beacon your data virtually anywhere from Low Earth Orbit. The on board BeagleBone Black can also be used to manage and operate your satellite! System includes LinkStar-STX3 board, modified BeagleBone Black, and radio antenna plus USB cord and AC power adapter for ground testing.
Unit is FCC Part 25 certified (2ANKS-LINKSTAR-STX3) and Globalstar certified to use with a range of SMA connected antennas up to 4.55 dB.
The LinkStar-STX3 for Space includes the QuickSAT/VMS web interface to activate the radio system plus development APIs to access the radio, record and transmit user specific data, and GPS access.
PRICE includes FCC ceritification for use in space and two month free data in space.
User must purchase data plan to activate the LinkStar-STX3 for usage beyond the first two months in space.
LinkStar-STX3 for Space Use
LinkStar-STX3 for Space System Includes
- LinkStar-STX3 radio certified for space use
- Communicator software
- QuickSAT/VMS Management System
- TW1500 Antenna
- Industrial BeagleBone Black Computer
4.25 dBic dual-feed patch, 1610 - 1620 MHz
OPERATING TEMPERATURE RANGE
-40 to +80 ºC
DIGITAL POWER SUPPLY OPERATIONAL VOLTAGE
RF POWER SUPPLY VOLTAGE
3.0 to 5.0 Volts
FCC CFR Part 25 Modular, FCC Part 15A, Globalstar
Operates over the Globalstar™ Simplex Data Network
Modified Industrial BeagleBone Black
Debian Linux, QuickSAT/VMS, MySQL, Apache, PHPMYADMIN, Python, PHP, Javascipt, HTML5, C, C++, Bash
4 GB plus microSD port
I2C (2), USB, UARTS (3), GPIO (32), GND, Analog In (7), 3.3V
STX3, GPS (NMEA) AdaFruit and NovAtel 6XX and 7XX series, Serial Communications, I2C, BMP Sensor
View data stored in the on board database through the QuickSAT/VMS interface
CSV, Excel, SQL, PDF
Plot up to 4 numerical valued measurements including GPS data on one graph. Export graphs to PNG, JPG, PDF, SVG