32 W Ka-Band GaN SATCOM Block Upconverter

SKU: Bobcat 32Ka

Block Upconverter by Comtech Xicom Technology (5 more products)

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The Bobcat 32Ka from Comtech Xicom Technology is a SATCOM Block Upconverter that converts an input IF frequency of 1000-2000 MHz to an output RF frequency of 30.0-31.0 GHz. This GaN BUC has an external LO reference frequency of 10 MHz and an IF/REF input impedance of 50 Ohms. It delivers a saturated output power of 32 W and has a minimum linear power of 16 W. The BUC has a small signal gain of 55 dB and a gain attenuation range of 25 dB in 0.1 dB steps. It has a noise power of -76 dBW/4 kHz (transmit band) and -150 dBW/4 kHz (receive band). The BUC has spurious levels of -60 dBc and a phase noise of -103 dBc/Hz at 1 MHz offset. It requires a DC supply of 22-56 V and draws a DC power of 160 W. The BUC supports Ethernet and RS-232 interfaces for monitoring and control. It comes in a rugged MIL-STD-810 certified module that weighs 2.54 Kg and measures 6.8 x 4.4 x 3.8 inches. The BUC is ideal for satcom uplinks.

Product Specifications

Product Details

  • Part Number
    Bobcat 32Ka
  • Manufacturer
    Comtech Xicom Technology
  • Description
    32 W Ka-Band GaN SATCOM Block Upconverter

General Parameters

  • Application
    SATCOM
  • DC Voltage
    22 to 56 V
  • Dimension
    6.8 x 4.4 x 3.8 Inches
  • Gain
    55 dB(Small Signal Gain)
  • Gain Control
    Yes
  • Harmonics
    -60 dBc
  • Impedance
    50 Ohms
  • Input Frequency
    1 to 2 GHz
  • Input Frequency Band
    L Band
  • Input Power
    10 dBm
  • Interface
    Ethernet and RS-232
  • Operating Temperature
    -40 to 60 Degree C
  • Output Frequency
    30 to 31 GHz
  • Output Frequency Band
    Ka Band
  • Output Power
    44 dBm
  • Package Type
    Module with Connectors
  • Phase Noise
    -103 to -63 dBc/Hz
  • Redundancy
    No
  • Spurious
    -60 to -30 dBc
  • Storage Temperature
    -50 to 70 Degree C
  • VSWR
    1.30:1, 1.50:1
  • Weight
    2.54 kg

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