BUC Basics and BUC Manufacturers
BUC is the short form of Block Up Converter. It is the module which combines Up Converter and Power Amplifier modules. BUC does frequency up conversion and power amplification of the input IF signal.
BUC- Up Converter + Power Amplifier
Mainly BUC is used for VSAT application which converts IF Input frequency of about 70MHz to 6GHz RF carrier frequency for C band VSAT.
To know more on RF Frequency Up Converter, READ our article on Design of RF Frequency Up Converter.
To know more on RF power amplifier READ our page on Terminology section which describes RF power amplifier, Amplifier stages, Amplifier classes, PA specifications, applications and Solid State Power Amplifier design example.
BUC-Block up Converter Manufacturers
Following table mentions BUD manufacturers:
|Vendor or Manufacturer|
|Communications & Power Industries - www.cpii.com|
|Teledyne Paradise Datacom Ltd. - www.paradisedata.com|
|Codan - www.codan.com.au, BUC manufacturer.|
|General Dynamics Satcom technologies- www.gdsatcom.com|
|Singapore Technologies Electronics Limited (ST Electronics) - www.stee.stengg.com, BUC(Block Up Converter) Manufacturer.|
|Servsat Communications,Inc.- www.servsat.com|
|Comtech EF Data Corporation.- www.comtechefdata.com, Popular BUC(Block Up Converter) Manufacturer.|