3, May 2019

ESA Open Invitation to Tender AO9842
Open Date: 30/04/2019
Closing Date: 11/06/2019 13:00:00

Status: ISSUED
Reference Nr.: 19.1ET.12
Prog. Ref.: NMS – Poland
Budget Ref.: E/0907-06 – NMS – Poland
Special Prov.: PL
Tender Type: C
Price Range: > 500 KEURO
Products: Non Space Procurement/Services
Techology Domains: Others
Establishment: ESTEC
Directorate: Directorate of Tech, Eng. & Quality
Department: Electrical Department
Division: RF Payloads & Technology Division
Contract Officer: Binedell, Carla
Industrial Policy Measure: N/A – Not apply
Last Update Date: 30/04/2019
Update Reason: Tender issue

The activity is split into two contractual phases. The objective of the first phase is to design, manufacture and test a single-chip multi-channel RX front-end(s) for an active antenna compliant with the specifications described.Single-chip RFIC shall provide:Parallel wideband reception (at least 4 independent RX paths) Coverage of L, C and X bands Wideband LNA with selectable output towards an off-chip bandpass filter Selectable image rejection down-conversion Selectable track and hold down-conversion Selectable VCO for LO generation, with frequency divider for an off-chip PLL and selectable daisy chain output Selectable direct LO feed input for array configuration Self-calibration capability Digital control and monitoringAfter successful performance validation, the second contractual phase will be initiated: the RFIC shall be assembled in a suitable package and preliminary space evaluation testing shall be performed in order to demonstrate component robustness for use in space application.

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