Empower RF Systems.
For truly high pulsed output power in radar applications, model 2185 is a rack-mount high-power amplifier (HPA) capable of 10 kW peak output power from 960 to 1,215 MHz. It features nominal gain of 74 dB and operates with pulse widths from 1 to 25 µs, duty cycles from 0.1 to 5.0%, and pulse repetition frequencies (PRFs) from 1 to 25 kHz. The robust HPA achieves its rated output power with input power levels of just −2 to +2 dBm. It exhibits low spurious levels, at typically −70 dBc, with second harmonics of nominally −12 dBc and third harmonics of nominally −16 dBc. The amplifier has built-in forced-air cooling along with a host of protection functions, such as input overdrive protection, output-power limiting, and thermal management. The flexible rack-mount amplifier is well-suited for radar component testing, research, and system development, as well as for tactical applications such as identify friend or foe (IFF), tactical air navigation (TACAN), and surveillance radar systems. It measures 19.00 × 5.25 × 22.00 in. and weighs 450 lb. It has a factory-configured serial RS-232 or RS422 interface and front-panel touchscreen display.
Empower RF Systems Inc., 316 W. Florence Ave., Inglewood, CA 90301; (310) 412-8100.