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RF TUNERS AND TUNER MODULES FOR SIGINT APPLICATIONS
MODEL

OPERATING IF CENTER
FREQ
OUTPUT FREQ.

IF
BANDWIDTH

NUMBER OF
CONVERSION
STAGES

TUNING TIME AND
STEP SIZE

RF TO IF GAIN

DYNAMIC RANGE

20 dB

> 85 dB

MEDAV GmbH - a Saab Company; Uttenreuth, Germany, +49-9131-583-0; www.medav.de
LR2-D2

100 kHz-30
MHz

Digital IF via LAN
8-500 kHz
Additional analogue
IF: IF1: BW = 3 MHz at
10.7 MHz I
F2: BW = 30 kHz at
455 kHz

*

*

Mercury Defense Systems, Inc.; Chelmsford, MA, USA, 866-627-6951; www.mrcy.com
RFM-1802RF

0.5-18 GHz

1 GHz, 160 MHz

500 MHz, 80
MHz

Superhet

3-Hz steps, tuning
time is ITAR controlled
(consult factory), 3-Hz
step size

15 dB

Linear: 90 dB RF to IF
@ 1 MHz BW, typ.

RFM-1RS18

2-18 GHz

745 MHz

1.5 GHz, 375
Superhet
MHz per channel

10 dB

*

RFM-1RST18

2-18 GHz

1.875 GHz

1 GHz

10-Hz steps, tuning
time is ITAR controlled
(consult factory), 3-Hz
step size
10-Hz steps, tuning
time is ITAR controlled
(consult factory), 3-Hz
step size

10 dB

*

Superhet

Midwest Microwave Solutions Inc.; Hiawatha, IA, USA; +1 (319) 393-4055; www.mms-rf.cm
MT-126G

0.8-26 GHz

140 MHz, 70 MHz

MT-6000-D
MT-3001-XLP

30 MHz-6 GHz 70 MHz
30-3000 MHz 70 MHz

up to 80 MHz

*

800 µsec, 1 kHz steps 25 dB, 60 dB

> 60 dB in 1 MHz BW

up to 40 MHz
up to 20 MHz

*
*

500 µsec, 1 kHz steps 15 dB, 25 dB
500 µsec, 1 kHz steps 25 dB, 60 dB

> 75 dB in 25 kHz BW
> 75 dB in 25 kHz BW

Norden Millimeter Inc.; Placerville, CA, USA; +1 (530) 642-9123; www.nordengroup.com

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NCR518I01G11 0.5-18 GHz

1 GHz

± 250 MHz

*

External LO

11 dB

> 70 dB

NC0618I02G16 6-18 GHz
NC0218I03G15 2-18 GHz

1.8 GHz
3.1 GHz

± 500 MHz
± 500 MHz

*
*

1 µsec, 1 GHz
External LO

16 dB
11-18 dB

> 65 dB
> 60 dB

NuWaves Engineering; Middletown, OH, USA; 1 (+513) 360-0800; www.nuwaves.com
ConvertaWave

225-500 MHz 70 MHz

ConvertaWave2 200 MHz - 2.5 70 MHz
GHz

10/2/1/5/1 MHz 2
500 kHz

1-Hz step size

HiPerTuner

4% to 8%

50 msec, 1-MHz step
size

80 dB (normal mode); *
100 dB (high gain
mode)
80 dB (normal mode); *
100 dB (high gain
mode)
200-500 MHz, 28 dB *
min.
500-1300 MHz, 22
dB min.
1300-1800 MHz, 18
dB min.
1800-2500 MHz, 21
dB min.

200 MHz - 2.5 200 MHz-2.5 GHz
GHz

500 kHz

1

0

100- kHz step size

PLATH GmbH; Hamburg, Germany; +49-(0)-40-23-73-40; www.plath.de
SIR 5110

0.5-30 MHz

*

SIR 5115

0.5-30 MHz

*

SIR 2110
(preliminary
data)

20-3000 MHz *

Coherent
12.2888 MHz
(digital in 16
subbands)
Coherent 29.5
MHz (digital in
40 subbands)

*

*

*

105 dB

*

*

*

105 dB

24 MHz

2

≤ 500 µsec, 3 MHz

-35 db plus 30db

80 dB

< 3 µsec, 375 MHz

10 dB typ.

95 dB linear (Pin1dBnoise floor in 1 MHz
BW) Pin 1dB >+5 dBm

R. A. Wood Associates; Utica, NY, USA; +1 (315) 735-4217; www.rawood.com
RCT0017 WB
Tuner/Quad
Converter

2-18 GHz

745 MHz (x4)

555-935 MHz
(x4)

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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of JED - July 2015

The View From Here
Conferences Calendar
Courses Calendar
From the President
The Monitor
World Report
The Modern MANPADS – an Evolving Threat
Technology Survey: RF Tuners and Tuner Modules for SIGINT Applications
EW 101
AOC News
Index of Advertisers
JED Quick Look
JED - July 2015 - cover1
JED - July 2015 - cover2
JED - July 2015 - 3
JED - July 2015 - 4
JED - July 2015 - 5
JED - July 2015 - The View From Here
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JED - July 2015 - Conferences Calendar
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JED - July 2015 - Courses Calendar
JED - July 2015 - 11
JED - July 2015 - From the President
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JED - July 2015 - 14
JED - July 2015 - The Monitor
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JED - July 2015 - 20
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JED - July 2015 - World Report
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JED - July 2015 - The Modern MANPADS – an Evolving Threat
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JED - July 2015 - Technology Survey: RF Tuners and Tuner Modules for SIGINT Applications
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