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Radyne SFC1450A Ku-Band Synthesized Frequency Up Converter

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  • Low cost and high performance
  • Built-in 1:N series switching option
  • Low phase noise
  • Low group delay distortion


SKU: SATRES-16269

Input Characteristics
Frequency 70 MHz ±18 MHz Standard

140 MHz ±36 MHz Optional
Impedance 75 Ohms
Return Loss >23 dB
P1 dBm Input +10 dBm (Input Attenuator @ 30 dB)

-15 dBm (Input Attenuator @ 0 dB)
Pin Nominal +5 dBm (Input Attenuator @ 30 dB)

-25 dBm (Input Attenuator @ 0 dB)
Connector BNC F
Output Characteristics
Frequency 14.00 to 14.50 GHz Standard

13.75 to 14.50 GHz Extended
Impedance 50 Ohms
Return Loss >19 dB
P1 dBm Output +10 dBm Minimum
Output Attenuation 0 to 20 dB Continuously in 0.1 dB Steps
Connector SMA, Type-F
Transfer Characteristics
Type Double Conversion,No Spectral Inversion
Gain 30 dB Maximum @ 0 dB Total Attenuation
Gain Control 50 dB in 0.1 dB Increments

(30 dB to -20 dB Conversion Gain)
Gain Ripple ±0.50 dB/36 MHz Typical, ±0.75 dB Maximum
Gain Slope ±0.05 dB/MHz
Gain Stability ±0.25 dB/24 Hours, ± 1.0 dB; 0 to 50°C
Spurious -80 dBm Local Oscillator Related Spurious (In-Band) at Maximum gain

-60 dBc Signal Related Spurious (In-Band) at Minimum Attenuation
Third Order Intercept +23 dBm -46 dBc IMD Two Tones with +0 dBm Total Output Power
AM/PM Conversion 0.15°/dB @ +5 dBm Output
Frequency Synthesizer Characteristics
Resolution 125 kHz Step Size
Stability ±5 x 10-9 Over Temperature (0 to 50° C) +1 x 10-9/24 Hours
Accuracy ±5 x 10-9
OffsetKu-Band Standard
10 Hz -50 dBc/Hz
100 Hz -60 dBc/Hz
1 kHz -80 dBc/Hz
10 kHz -84 dBc/Hz
100 kHz -94 dBc/Hz
1 MHz -110 dBc/Hz
Ext. Reference 10 MHz, 0 dBm, 50 Ohms (5 MHz Optional)
Group Delay
Linear 0.025 nsec./MHz
Parabolic 0.005 nsec./MHz²
Ripple 1 nsec. p-p
Carrier Mute 80 dB Minimum
Operator Interface
Front Panel Keypad Control, LED Indicators, and LCD Indicators
Remote Interfaces Terminal (RS-232), ASCII and RLLP (RS-232/RS-485) Serial Interface, and SNMP (Ethernet) 10 Base-T
Rear Panel Connections RF Input (SMA-F, IF Input (75 Ohm BNC), Operator Serial Port (DB 9-Pin), 10 MHz REF In (50 Ohm BNC),10 MHz REF Out (50 Ohm BNC), Fault/Test (DB-9 Pin), Switch Interface (DB-15 Pin), Equipment RS-485 Interface (DB-9 Pin), IEC/EN60320/C13 Power Entry Module/Switch, #10 Ground Lug, Series Switch Interface (Optional)
Front Panel Test Ports RF Monitor -15 dB (Nominal) SMA-F; IF Monitor -15 dB SMA-F
Physical Characteristics
Size 19" x 21" x 1.75"

(48.26cm x 53.34cm x 4.44cm)
Weight 12 lb. (5.44 Kg)
Primary Power 100 to 240 VAC, 50 to 60 Hz
Power Consumption 50 Watts
Environmental Characteristics
Operating Temperature 0 to 50°C
Humidity To 95% Non-Condensing
Altitude To 8,000 Feet (2438.4 meters) AMSL
Shock and Vibration No loss of frame synchronization at the BER Test set due to a standard hammer drop test on any outside surface of converter. Likewise, no loss of frame sync for temp gradient of ±22°C/Hour
Non-Operating Temperature -32 to +70°C, 99% Humidity, Non-Condensing

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