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Antennas and RF Systems

Calian designs and integrates complex RF systems for Satellite Communications, Deep Space Communications, and Radio Astronomy.

Solutions include antennas, baseband, control, tracking, measurement and telemetry systems for space communications from L-band to V-band.

Our scope starts with requirements definition and extends to long-term maintenance and support after installation.

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Decimator RF Spectrum Analyzers

Calian’s Decimator Spectrum Analyzers remotely monitor RF signals anywhere in the world with a standard web browser and internet connection.

The Decimator is ideal for measurement of RF communications and broadcast carriers in satellite, wired and terrestrial wireless networks.

Decimator is available in 3 form factors including Multiport (4/8 port), PCIe Card and Portable.

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In-Orbit Test Systems

Calian Advanced Technologies In-Orbit Test (IOT) Systems provide the full set of tools you need to effectively test satellite payloads immediately after launch and during routine operation of the satellite.

Calian offers a standard IOT solution, with the ability to customize the system for any unique satellite payload features.

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Network Management and Gateways

For over 20 years Calian has been providing satellite operators with innovative solutions to improve the operating efficiency of their global communications networks. Whether it be monitor and control systems to improve uptime, resource management systems to improve capacity or gateway systems to provide the communications. Calian has the solutions you need for your ground segment.

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Operations Services

Calian has a long history of working with its customers to enable them to make the most of their investments in infrastructure and equipment on an ongoing basis. Whether you’re looking for a site, launching a satellite, or launching a new service, we have solutions for you.

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Transmitters, Receivers and Modems

Our satellite communication products meet the diverse needs of the satellite communications markets. Our products have been deployed around the world in DTH satellite broadcast, satellite newsgathering applications, and as general satcom solutions.

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Our success is rooted in our people.

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Peter Waskowic

Satcom

Peter is the Director responsible for satellite communication products. Peter has over 25 years of experience with the company and his career has focused on the development of both hardware and software products, particularly in the satellite test, measurement and monitoring areas. Peter’s team is focused on delivering innovative, high performance products to customers. He is a Professional Engineer and has an M.Sc. degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Saskatchewan.

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Darren Schlageter

Antennas and RF Systems

Darren has over 25 years of experience in various positions of increasing responsibility in engineering, project, and management roles with Calian, Advanced Technologies (formerly Calian SED). He is responsible for identifying new opportunities, building customer relations and ensuring good project execution and meeting critical schedules. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering from the University of Saskatchewan.

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Dan Baril

Network Management and Gateways

Dan Baril has over 30 years of experience and has held a variety of technical and management roles with Calian, Advanced Technologies (formerly Calian SED). Dan is responsible for business development and project execution within Calian’s Gateway and Planning Systems’ business sector. Dan holds a B.Sc. and M.Sc. in Computer Science from the University of Saskatchewan.

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Rob Vance

Antenna Systems

Rob has over 25 years of experience in several RF communication markets, including roles in engineering, product management, project management, marketing and sales. He is responsible for business development, product management, marketing and sales of the Calian, Advanced Technologies Carbon Fibre Antenna product line. Rob holds a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering Technology from California State University, Long Beach.

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Russ Palmer

Network Management and Gateways

Russ Palmer is the Director of the Satcom Planning and Management Systems group, which is responsible for delivering innovation solutions for today’s satellite operators and service providers to maximize the use of their precious satellite and network resources. Utilizing agile processes and flexible collaboration, Russ and his team work together with customers to design and deliver leading edge software solutions that provide competitive advantages. Russ’s background is in software development, and he has 25 years experience designing and developing satcom software systems.

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Denis Sirois

Operations Services

Denis Sirois has worked for several organizations, in Canada, the US, and Europe over the last 30 years. His role is to develop Calian’s business in providing ground segment infrastructure in the commercial satellite sector, along with a particular focus on Deep Space, Earth Observation, and Scientific markets. He also provides management support for Calian’ LEO Satellite Operations team embedded at the Canadian Space Agency. Denis has a BSc. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Calgary.

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