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LinkStar-TRK is the ONLY space certified radio system providing accurate tracking of your satellite from almost anywhere in LEO!  LinkStar-TRK will send messages within 15 seconds of activation. It will broadcast your speed and position to within 1 meter in as little as 4 minutes, and provide an accurate two line element (TLE) in under 30 minutes - from almost anywhere in LEO.  No more hunting for your cubesat for 2-3 weeks!

 

The LinkStar-TRK  uses our new LinkStar-STX3-PC104 which seamlessly fits in a cubesat and supports the cubesat bus.  Plug it into your stack and you are good to go immediately!

The LinkStar-TRK is a complete "radio system" for system monitoring and satellite tracking.  The LinkStar-TRK for Space is also the ONLY STX3 based radio system that is FCC Part 25 Certified AND Globalstar certified!

 

The on board BeagleBone Black can also be used to manage and operate your satellite. System includes LinkStar-STX3 board, modified BeagleBone Black, NovAtel OEM 719, and radio and GPS 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-TRK 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.  Price also includes COCOMs removed from GPS unit to allow the unit to be used in space for velocities over  1,900 km/hr.

 

User must purchase data plan to activate the LinkStar-STX3 for usage beyond the first two months in space.

LinkStar-TRK with Integrated GPS

SKU: LINKSTAR-TRK-719v001
$9,450.00Price
  • LinkStar-TRK Includes

    • LinkStar-STX3-PC104 radio certified for space use
    • Communicator software
    • QuickSAT/VMS Management System
    • TW1500 Antenna
    • Industrial BeagleBone Black Computer
    • NovAtel OEM719
    • Taoglas Active Antenna

     

    TW1500 Antenna

     4.25 dBic dual-feed patch, 1610 - 1620 MHz 

     

    Taoglas Antenna
    Active L1 GPS Antenna

     

    OPERATING TEMPERATURE RANGE

    -40 to +80 ºC

     

    DIGITAL POWER SUPPLY OPERATIONAL VOLTAGE

    5.0 Volts

     

    RF POWER SUPPLY VOLTAGE

    3.0 to 5.0 Volts

     

    CERTIFICATION 

    FCC CFR Part 25 Modular, FCC Part 15A, Globalstar

     

    TECHNOLOGY

    Operates over the Globalstar™ Simplex Data Network 

     

    DEVELOPMENT ENVIRONMENT

    COMPUTER

    Modified Industrial BeagleBone Black

     

    ENVIRONMENT

    Debian Linux, QuickSAT/VMS, MySQL, Apache, PHPMYADMIN, Python, PHP, Javascipt, HTML5, C, C++, Bash

     

    MEMORY

    4 GB plus microSD port

     

    PORTS

    I2C (2), USB, UARTS (3), GPIO (32), GND, Analog In (7), 3.3V

     

    APIs

    STX3, GPS (NMEA) AdaFruit and NovAtel 6XX and 7XX series, Serial Communications, I2C, BMP Sensor

     

    DATA TABLES

    View data stored in the on board database through the QuickSAT/VMS interface

     

    DATA EXPORT

    CSV, Excel, SQL, PDF

     

    DATA PLOTTING 

    Plot up to 4 numerical valued measurements including GPS data on one graph.  Export graphs to PNG, JPG, PDF, SVG