Partnership to Provide Pre- and Post-Sales Support for SpacePath’s Range of Satellite Ground-Based Amplifiers and Sub-Systems Across North America

22 March, 2023 – SpacePath Communications (‘SpacePath’), a dedicated, European-based SATCOM amplifier manufacturer and equipment supplier, has entered into a strategic agreement with Applied Systems Engineering, Inc. ( (ASEI), a Fort Worth, Texas-based company specialising in the design and manufacture of high-power RF travelling wave tube amplifiers, klystron amplifiers, and magnetron transmitters for radar, threat, weather, instrumentation, and other applications.

Based at its US facility, ASEI’s factory-trained team of technicians and engineers will enable SpacePath’s customers to benefit from best-in-class levels of service and technical support. The agreement will provide full pre- and post-sales support for SpacePath’s comprehensive range of SATCOM amplifiers and sub-systems deployed throughout the satellite ground station sector in North America.

Commenting on the agreement, director and co-founder, Colin Bolton, SpacePath Communications, said: “Our relationship with Applied Systems Engineering is a very comfortable fit as they have a long and successful background in the design, manufacture and support of high-power amplifiers. By applying their considerable experience to SpacePath’s products across the North American SATCOM market, our existing and prospective customers will benefit from their practical expertise in pre-sales advice, service, maintenance and technical support.”

Ken Reed, president, and chief engineer at ASEI added: “At Applied Systems Engineering we are truly privileged and honoured to serve and support our customers before, during, and after the sale. I am excited to enter this strategic relationship with SpacePath Communications and agree that this is a comfortable fit for us all.”

Patrick Swan, executive director, business development, ASEI, also added: “SpacePath’s experience and expertise in satellite, ground-based amplifiers and sub-systems is an exciting opportunity to expand our involvement in the high-power RF ground station community. SpacePath and ASEI are well aligned and combined through scale, talent, and resources we, collectively, will be in the incredible position to better serve and support our valued clients for years to come.”

SpacePath’s high performance uplink amplifiers cover all mission-critical segments including satellite newsgathering (DSNG), flyaway or truck-based systems, fixed-earth stations and military satellite communications.

About SpacePath Communications
SpacePath Communications was established in 2014 following the acquisition of the amplifier business from e2v Technologies. Based in Hook, the company designs, manufactures and distributes an expanding range of innovative satellite uplink amplifiers and associated equipment, including RF high power amplifiers (HPA), solid-state amplifiers (SSPA), redundant system controllers and sub-systems. In 2017, the company further expanded its TWTA and sub-system capabilities with the acquisition of Tango Wave Inc. With its comprehensive level of customer service and support, SpacePath has become a provider of choice among system vendors in the global SATCOM market.

About Applied Systems Engineering, Inc.
Established in 1980, Applied Systems Engineering, Inc. possesses extensive experience in power supply design for all types of microwave amplifiers. Products include a significant variety of pulse, CW traveling wave tube and klystron amplifiers, solid state cathode modulators for magnetrons and cross field amplifiers of various power levels. Applied Systems Engineering, Inc. also specializes in new amplifier/transmitter and sub-system design and development.

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