Satellite System

Key Features

  • Designed to be an off-the-grid satellite Internet ground station
  • Uses commercial off-the-shelf components to be easily repairable
  • Capable of operating on both solar power and grid power
  • The enclosure is designed to be water and dust-tight, capable of surviving conditions experienced in most regions of Africa

Technical Specs

  • Creates a Wi-Fi hotspot
  • Based on the Hughes Network system design and uses the HX50 modem
  • Powered by one 205W solar panel and two 12V deep cycle marine batteries
  • The solar power is regulated by a Maximum Power Point Tracking charge controller
  • Downlink of 512 kbps and an uplink of 128 kbps