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Radyne SFC6400A C-Band Synthesized Frequency Up Converter

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  • Low cost and high performance
  • Versatile Input and Output Attenuator
  • Low Phase Noise
  • Low Group Delay Distortion


SKU: SATRES-16248

Output Characteristics
Frequency 5.845 - 6.425 GHz Standard

5.845 - 6.650 GHz Extended

5.850 - 6.725 GHz Extended Palapa
Impedance 50 Ohms
Return Loss >19 dB
P1 dBm Output +15 dBm Minimum
Output Attenuation 0 -20 dB Continuously; Variable in 0.1 dB Steps
Connector N, Type-F
Input Characteristics
Frequency 70 MHz ±18 MHz Standard

140 MHz ±36 MHz Optional
Impedance 75 Ohms
Return Loss >23 dB
P1 dBm Input -15 dBm (Input Attenuator @ 0 dB)
Pin Nominal -25 dBm (Input Attenuator @ 0 dB)
Connector BNC 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 ±0.25 dB/36 MHz Typical, ±0.50 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 +27 dBm -44 dBc IMD Two Tones With +5 dBm

Total Output Power
AM/PM Conversion 0.1°/dB @ +5 dBm Output
Group Delay
Linear 0.025 nsec./MHz
Parabolic 0.005 nsec./MHz²
Ripple 1 nsec. p-p
Carrier Mute 80 dBm Minimum
Frequency Synthesizer Characteristics
Resolution 125 kHz Step Size (optional 1 KHz)
Accuracy ±5 x 10-9
Stability ±5 x 10-9 Over Temperature (0 to 50°C) ± 1 x 10-9/24 Hours
Accuracy ±5 x 10-9
Single Side Band Phase Noise
Offset C-Band Standard
10 Hz -50 dBc/Hz
100 Hz -70 dBc/Hz
1 kHz -80 dBc/Hz
10 kHz -88 dBc/Hz
100 kHz -95 dBc/Hz
1 MHz -110 dBc/Hz
Ext. Reference 10 MHz, 0 dBm, 50 Ohms (5 MHz Optional)
Operator Interface
Front Panel Keypad Control, LED Indicators, and LCD Indicators
Remote Interfaces Terminal (RS-232), ASCII and RLLP (RS-232/ RS-485) Serial Interfaces, and SNMP (Ethernet) 10Base-T
Rear Panel Connections RF Output (N-Type), IF Input (75 Ohm BNC), Operator Serial Port (D Sub 9-Pin), 10 MHz REF In (50 Ohm BNC), 10 MHz REF Out (50 Ohm BNC), Fault/Test (D Sub 9-Pin), Switch Interface (D Sub 15-Pin), Equipment RS-485 Interface (D Sub 9-Pin), IEC/EN60320/C13 Power Entry Module/Switch, #10 Ground Lug, Series Switch Interface (Optional)
Front Panel Test Ports RF Monitor -15 dB SMA (F), IF Monitor -15 dB SMA (F), L01 & L02 Monitor SMA(F) (Optional)
Physical Characteristics
Size 19" x 1.75" x 21" deep

(48.26cm x 4.44cm x 48.26cm deep)
Weight 12 lb. (5.44 kg)
Primary Power 100 - 240 VAC, 50 - 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 & 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 temperature gradient of±22°C/hour
Non-Operating Temperature -32 to +70°C, 99% Humidity, Non-Condensing

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