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Precision satellite communication systems

Innovating for a more connected future

Calian builds RF systems for satellite communication, deep space missions and radio astronomy. Our portfolio spans from L-band to V-band antenna and RF systems, covering satcom, TT&C and deep space solutions. Our capabilities extend from requirement specification through equipment commissioning to long term support.

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Explore Calian's gateway Earth stations

Calian provides turnkey solutions for gateway Earth stations.

Satellite communications antennas

Key features: 

  • Turn-key solution
  • Requirements, design and manufacture
  • Site installation
  • Test and commissioning.
  • Long-term customer support
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 Key features: 

  • Features hands-off operation for remote sites
  • Provides comprehensive system integration, including RF, baseband and data processing
  • Offers complete site development from selection to construction, including infrastructure like buildings and backup power
  • Delivers complete network lifecycle services from design to commissioning
TT&C systems

 Key features: 

  • Our systems expertly manage and range GEO, MEO, LEO and deep-space probes, ensuring full telemetric functionality and processing
  • Solutions that mesh with existing control and monitoring systems for efficient operations
  • Continual performance assessments, including in-orbit testing (IOT)

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Satellite communications antennas

Custom antennas

Antenna and RF systems  built to your specs 

Calian offers advanced RF antennas in medium and large apertures, customizable and operational up to V-band. With in-house design and manufacturing, and global installation capabilities, we provide complete, reliable Earth-to-space solutions.

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Defence antenna applications

Solutions for military applications that can’t fail

Calian supplies complete broadband, multi-aperture antenna systems for defence applications for RX and TX for surveillance, jamming and threat emitter applications. Our defence applicatons are designed, manufactured and tested in-house and installed internationally.

Trust Calian to complete your full Earth station refurbishment

Earth station refurbishment extends the lifespan of antenna and RF equipment, maximizes its efficiency and maintains its effectiveness.

Enhance capabilities and efficiency while minimizing downtime

Calian will restore the functionality and extend the lifespan of your existing ground systems. This involves:  

  • Conducting a thorough assessment of the equipment’s condition 
  • Identifying areas for improvement
  • Implementing necessary repairs or upgrades
Calian’s skilled technicians can refurbish components, replace worn-out parts and recalibrate systems to meet modern standards. 

Through strategic refurbishment initiatives, organizations can maximize their investment in antenna technology, ensuring seamless communication and connectivity for years to come.

Efficient, reliable antenna control system replacement 

Calian is experienced in the meticulous process of replacing antenna control systems. This includes:

  • Upgrading the intricate network responsible for directing and optimizing antenna orientation
  • Deploying cutting-edge technology to enhance signal reception, transmission and tracking capabilities
  • Seamlessly integrating the new system with existing infrastructure while minimizing disruptions to communication services
With a focus on efficiency and reliability, the replacement aims to bolster connectivity across various platforms, ensuring seamless data exchange and uninterrupted communication channels.   

Future-proof your RF systems with timely updates

As technology evolves, older RF equipment can become outdated, leading to compatibility issues, performance degradation and vulnerability to failures. Updating RF equipment obsolescence involves:

  • Identifying obsolete components 
  • Evaluating potential replacements or upgrades
  • Implementing strategic solutions to mitigate risks and maintain operational efficiency. 
By staying ahead of obsolescence through timely updates, organizations can future-proof their RF systems, optimize performance, and ensure seamless communication in rapidly evolving environments.  

Unlock new levels of efficiency, scalability and flexibility 

Monitoring and control (M&C)) software upgrades are essential for optimizing the management and oversight of complex systems across industries. These upgrades involve enhancing the functionality, reliability and security of M&C software platforms to meet evolving operational requirements and technological advancements.

Upgrades may include the integration of advanced monitoring capabilities, streamlined user interfaces, and enhanced automation features, empowering operators to efficiently manage and control diverse systems from a centralized interface. 

Find out how Calian RF systems can power your project to a successful outcome.

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Your gateway to advanced technologies innovation

Explore Calian’s advanced technology solutions on LinkedIn. Stay up to date on advancements in space and communications technologies and connect with a community passionate about moving the world forward.

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Proudly welcoming  100+ veterans to our team every year

Their expertise enriches our solutions, and hiring military spouses is our heartfelt way of giving back to the defence community. We’re committed to being there for you, in and out of uniform.

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With a published Indigenous engagement policy, Calian sets out the framework and guidelines for all Calian business activities while being wholly committed to meeting—even exceeding—the five per cent Indigenous participation requirement on all Federal contracts.

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