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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

Ultra Electronics TCS; Ottawa, Ontario, Canada; +1 (613) 592-2288; www.ultra-tcs.com
EAGLE 1U
Tuner

0.375-18 GHz

4 GHz, 1 GHz, 160
MHz

EAGLE Quad
Channel Tuner

0.5-18 GHz

4 GHz, 1 GHz

Analog filters:
3
1000, 500, 250,
100 and 100,
50, 25, 10
Analog filters:
2
1000, 500, 250,
100

< 100 µsec, any step, 1 Thru Path 4 dB; LNA
µsec scanning, < 10 Hz Path 38 dB

> 60 dB
instantaneous, > 90
dB switched

< 100 µsec any step, 1 10 dB
µsec scanning, < 10 Hz

> 60 dB instantaneous

WiNRADiO Communications; Collingwood, Australia; +61 3 9417 3417; www.winradio.com
WR-G528e
'CHEETAH'

0.01 - 3000
MHz

70 MHz

22 MHz

WR-531e
'PANTHER'

0.01 - 3000
MHz

25 MHz

10 MHz

Doubleconversion above
30 MHz
Doubleconversion above
30 MHz

5 ms typ. 1 MHz

30 dB typ.

*

5ms typ. 1 MHz (receive
frequency 50-305 and
921-1195MHz), 2MHz
all other frequencies.

30 dB typ.
90dB typ
(downconverter
section), 10 dB (direct
input section)

S u r v e y Ke y - R F Tu n e r s a n d Tu n e r M o d u l e s

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MODEL
Product name or model number
OPERATING FREQUENCY
Indicated in MHz or GHz
IF CENTER OUTPUT FREQUENCY
Indicated in MHz or GHz

DYNAMIC RANGE
Total dynamic range indicated in dB or dBm
NOISE FIGURE
Indicated in dB or dBm
BUS STRUCTURE
Indicates the type of bus structure (USB, VME, VPX, Ethernet,
etc.) the tuner uses

IF BANDWIDTH
Indicated in kHz or MHz

RECEIVER CHANNELS
Number of receiver channels or RF paths per module

NUMBER OF CONVERSION STAGES
Number of conversion stages required to move the input frequency to an IF that the signal processing section is able to easily process.

POWER
Power dissipated in Watts
SIZE

TUNING TIME AND STEP SIZE
Indicated in milliseconds, microseconds and nanoseconds and
kHz or MHz.
RF TO IF GAIN
Indicated in dB or dBm

H x W x L in inches/cm
WEIGHT
Weight in lb/kg


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JED - July 2015

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
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JED - July 2015 - From the President
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JED - July 2015 - The Monitor
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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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JED - July 2015 - EW 101
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JED - July 2015 - AOC News
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