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AQYR Space Joins SIA


Washington, D.C., October 17, 2018 –The Satellite Industry Association (SIA) today announced that AQYR Technologies (AQYR) has joined SIA.  AQYR designs and manufactures highly portable GBS and 2-way Ku/Ka/X-band full auto-acquisition, single-case, portable ground terminals. AQYR is a land terminal provider for Tactical SATCOM Solutions. The Company’s intuitive, patented, auto-acquire terminals are used by Defense as well as NGOs, Public Sector, Foreign Governments, Commercial & Enterprise markets.

Earlier this year, AQYR announced the introduction of a new family of satellite terminals; the TARANIS antenna systems.  All of AQYR’s terminals were developed using the expertise and experience AQYR used in the development of its AN/PRS-11 receive suite used on the Global Broadcast Service network for the U.S. DoD.  The Company also recently announced the appointment of Virgil Russell as their new Director of Sales and Marketing. In this role, Mr. Russell will responsible for meeting company growth objectives.

“SIA is very pleased to announce AQYR as the newest member of the Association,” said Tom Stroup, President of the Satellite Industry Association.  “As a leading designer and manufacturer satellite terminals, AQYR, and its multi-band, auto-acquisition expertise, is a welcome addition to SIA as the Association continues to grow and expand its role as the voice of the commercial satellite industry.”

“AQYR is excited to join SIA,” said Jay Davison, President of AQYR Technologies. “As AQYR continues to grow in the commercial satellite market, we view SIA as a key industry partner to help us achieve our goals.”

About The Satellite Industry Association

SIA is a U.S.-based trade association providing representation of the leading satellite operators, service providers, manufacturers, launch services providers, and ground equipment suppliers. For more than two decades, SIA has advocated on behalf of the U.S. satellite industry on policy, regulatory, and legislative issues affecting the satellite business. For more information, visit

SIA Executive Members include: AT&T Services, Inc.; The Boeing Company; EchoStar Corporation; Intelsat S.A.; Iridium Communications Inc.; Kratos Defense & Security Solutions; Ligado Networks; Lockheed Martin Corporation; Maxar Technologies; Northrop Grumman Corporation; ; SES Americom, Inc.; Space Exploration Technologies Corp.; Spire Global Inc.; and Viasat, Inc.

SIA Associate Members include: ABS US Corp.;  Analytical Graphics, Inc.; Artel, LLC; Blue Origin; DataPath Inc.; Eutelsat America Corp.; ExoAnalytic Solutions; Globecomm; Glowlink Communications Technology, Inc.; HawkEye 360; Hughes; Inmarsat, Inc.; Kymeta Corporation; L3 Technologies; O3b Limited; Panasonic Avionics Corporation; Planet; Telesat Canada; TrustComm, Inc.; Ultisat, Inc.; and XTAR, LLC.

SIA Affiliate Members include: The Aerospace Corporation; COMSAT; ; RUAG Space; and Wiley Rein LLP