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1

What does VOSAT stand for?

Voice Satellite Terminal

2

What is the function of VOSAT?

to provide connectivity to satellite networks required by ABNCP aircraft (backup to NAOC aircraft) by interfacing with DAISS

3

What does LST stand for in LST-5D R/T?

Lightweight Satellite Transceivers

4

Where are the LST-5D R/Ts located and how many are there?

2 total;
LSTA-101 Shock Tray/ left-hand Battlestaff console

5

What are the power requirements for the LST-5D R/Ts?

28 VDC from VOSAT c/b on P67-3 (via LSTA-101 Shock Tray)

6

What is the function of the LST-5D R/Ts?

provide half-duplex LOS SATCOM through DAISS; provide either secure or nonsecure communications with embedded COMSEC capabilities

7

Where is the Power Amplifier (PA) located?

left-hand Battlestaff console (aft)

8

What are the power requirements for the Power Amplifier (PA)?

28 VDC from VOSAT c/b on P67-3 (via LSTA-101 Shock Tray)

9

What is the function of the Power Amplifier (PA)?

to provide automatic operation in a UHF TX/RX system

10

Over what frequency range does the PA operate?

225 - 400 MHz

11

What is the RF input power to the Power Amplifier (PA) for each mode?

2 - 25 Watts for FM, FSK, PSK, & AM

12

What is the RF output power from the Power Amplifier (PA) for each mode?

200 Watts +/- 1dB for FM, FSK;
50 Watts carreier PSK
200 Watts peak for 100% AM

13

Where is the VOSAT Control Panel located?

P20 Bay 5

14

What are the power requirements for the VOSAT Control Panel?

28 VDC from VOSAT CONT c/b on P20 28 VDC DISTR 1A

15

What is the function of the VOSAT Control Panel?

to select primary radio, TX antenna, & RX antenna configuration

16

Where is the VOSAT Data Panel located?

P20 Bay 5

17

What are the power requirements for the VOSAT Data Panel?

Passive

18

What is the function of the VOSAT Data Panel?

to connect a laptop to VOSAT (in the future)