Lucix – Payload Hardware and Subsystems

Lucix Corporation has evolved to become the world leader in RF Electronic and Passive Units, Subsystems and Assemblies, for Commercial, Civil and Defense Satellite Payloads. Lucix also provides RF hardware for Airborne and Ground Systems and is certified by all the leading satellite OEMs.

Featured Products

Space Communications Payload Units and Subsystems

Qualification

Ka Band Receiver multipack – series 300

Products are qualified to all major satellite bus electrical, mechanical and environmental interfaces, including those from Airbus, Boeing, IAI, Lockheed, Maxar/SSL, Melco, Northrop Grumman, and Thales Alenia.

Receivers, Upconverters, and Downconverters

X-Band Receiver 5-pack – Series 200 Dual Conversion with LO Distribution Network

Delivered Configurations and Options – fully qualified with on orbit heritage:

•  Frequency Bands: Converters and Receivers in IF, UHF, L, S, C, X, Ku, Ka, Q, and V Bands
•  Stand-Alone (internal LO and Power Supplies)
•  Multipack Configurations (centralized LO and Power Supplies)
•  Fixed or Command-able gain
•  Automatic Level Control / Automatic Gain Control (ALC / AGC)
•  Tapped LNA (Intermediate) RF outputs

 

Low Noise Amplifiers (LNAs)

Ka Band LNA – Quad Pack – Series 200 With Integrated I/O Redundancy Switches

Delivered Configurations and Options – fully qualified with on orbit heritage:

•  Frequency Bands: L, S, C, X, Ku, Ka, and V Bands.
•  Stand-Alone (internal Power Supplies)
•  Multipack Configurations (using Lucix Centralized Power Supply Units)
•  Fixed or Command-able gain
•  Option for Automatic Level Control / Automatic Gain Control (ALC / AGC)
Integrated Redundancy Switches

Oscillator Products

Dual Quad MLO With input reference distribution network

MLOs, MROs, RGUs, MOGs, PLDROs

Delivered Configurations and Options – fully qualified with on orbit heritage:

•  Frequencies: from 9 MHz through UHF, L, S, C, X, Ku, Ka, and Q Bands
Master Local Oscillators (MLOs) / Ref. Gens. – from 1 to 30 GHz
•  Singles, or with full redundancy (from 2 to many outputs)
•  Master Reference Oscillators (MROs) – from 9 MHz to 100 MHz typical
•  Standard Stability Options (3ppm over all conditions)
•  Ultra Stable Options (50ppb over all conditions)
•  Commandable Ultra Stable Options (50ppb all conditions, commandable in 1ppb steps to achieve 1ppb stability)
•  Options for Output power monitor, and standby mute mode

Beacons

Our qualified and delivered Beacon product line includes units typically covering C, X, Ku and Ka Bands.

Power Monitors Units -UHF to Ka Bands

UHF – Ka Band Power Monitor

Converts RF Power to a DC Voltage for Telemetry / Ground monitoring of on-board power levels.

•  Space Qualified with On-Orbit Heritage
•  54 PM multi-channel units delivered to date; 54 in orbit
•  Each unit provides for monitoring up to 16 RF channels

Our PMs are qualified to all major satellite bus electrical, mechanical and environmental interfaces.

Solid State Power Amplifiers (SSPAs)

Ka Band SSPA – 40W

Our qualified and delivered product line includes SSPAs delivered at 10 MHz, 2 GHz (S Band) and 17 – 20 GHz & 20.2 – 21.2 GHz (Ka Bands).

Non-Space Commercial Airborne and Ground

Non-Space Commercial Group (NCG)

Military and Commercial Grade DROs, Amps and Converters 

Commercial, Military and Airborne Hardware products including:

  • Phase-Locked Dielectric Oscillators (PLDROs)
  • Free-Running Dielectric Oscillators (FRDROs)
  • Amplifiers
  • Receivers
  • Transmitters
  • Frequency Converters

Dielectric Resonator Oscillators (DROs)

Lucix DRO

Dielectric Resonator Oscillators
• 1.0 to 45 GHz
• High Performance, Low Cost, Fast Delivery
• For Commercial, Civil, Military & Space Applications

Extensive Available Options:
• Hermetic Packages
• MIL Spec Screening
• Custom Products from 1.0 to 45 GHz
• Full Military Temperature Range or as Specified
• Environmental Screening per MIL-STD-883 or as Specified

Amplifiers

Narrowband Amplifiers

Commercial, Civil and Defense Amplifiers: Ultra-Broadband Amplifiers, Broadband Amplifiers, Narrowband Amplifiers

• 0.01 to 30 GHz
• Low Noise and Medium Power
• Narrow Band and Broad Band
• High Performance, Low Cost, Fast Delivery

Application Highlights

Lucix Corporation’s SPG is the world leader in RF Electronic Units, Subsystems and Assemblies, for Commercial, Civil and Defense Satellite Payloads. Our hardware is found on orbit on all major platforms, including those of Airbus, Boeing, General Dynamics, Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI), Lockheed Martin, Maxar / SSL, Mitsubishi (MELCO), Northrop Grumman, Surrey Satellite (SSTL), Thales Alenia Space (TAS) and Viasat.

 

Company Overview

Founded in 1999, Lucix Corporation is the world leader in RF Electronic and Passive Units and Assemblies, for Commercial, Civil and Defense Satellite Payloads, and Airborne and Ground Systems. We provide modules, units and subsystems from 10 MHz thru UHF, L, S, C, X, Ku, Ka, Q and V Bands. All hardware is designed, qualified, manufactured, tested and shipped from Lucix facilities in Camarillo California.
As of July 2019, Lucix satellite payload hardware is found on over 84 GEO & LEO satellites, of which over 44 are in-orbit.

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manufacturers rep

RYAN CHRISTIAN

President, Field Sales Engineer

Cell Phone: 480-577-7172
Email: [email protected]

Ryan was raised in Mesa, Arizona, attended Gilbert schools and graduated from ASU in 2006 with a Bachelors in Interdisciplinary Studies. He went on to complete his MBA at the University of Phoenix Campus in Mesa. Prior to VMA, Ryan worked 5 years as a consumer sales consultant and then 5 years as Program Analyst at Orbital Sciences, now Northrop Grumman.   Outside of the office, Ryan loves to spend time with his wife, 12yr old daughter and twin 7 year old boys. Ryan loves to get outdoors to hunt & fish as often as possible, serves frequently with kids and adults at church and enjoys quality BBQ time with his friends and family. Ryan is located in our Arizona office.

Natalie Myers

Inside Sales Administration

Natalie Myers joined Vic Myers Associates in September 2021 and is excited to be part of the team. She received her bachelor’s in business administration from the University of Phoenix and prior to her position as Inside Sales Administration she worked in the Hospitality Industry for over 15 years as a Senior Sales Administrator. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her husband, daughter, family and friends along with watching sporting events, traveling, hiking and cheering on her daughter in dance and basketball! Natalie is located in our Arizona office.

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