Software based Antenna Control Unit - SoftACU

  • Enables non-MEO tracking antenna control units to be used in MEO tracking applications
  • Current version verified for tracking of MEO Satellites with <0.1° pointing error
  • Can support control of one, two or three antennas
  • Estimates satellite co-ordinates, expected path delay and receive Doppler
  • Can be customized for LEO satellites
  • Implemented on low cost, popular platform - Raspberry Pi3
  • IP based monitoring and control
  • Web GUI for Admin and Operator interfaces
  • Extensive data logging for analysis
  • Supports file-based configuration