Saturday, November 11, 2017

R. A. Wood Associates receives order for QTY 9 8X8 Microwave Switch Matrices/Up Converters!

We just received an order for 9 RCT0043 Switch Matrix/Up Converters, to be used in Navy Vessels. These products allow 8 RF/microwave inputs to be routed to any of 8 RF/microwave output ports, The switch matrix is non-blocking.
The design includes:
  • Custom designed 8-way power dividers (covering a 4:1 bandwidth)
  • A low band Up Converter
  • An internal power supply
  • High Speed LVDS interface
  • High Dynamic Range RF amplifiers on inputs and outputs
  • Custom designed equalizers for slope correction, and
  • FPGA board for control and status (Built in Test) monitoring
The entire assembly is housed in a 2U rack mount assembly, saving precious rack space. The full frequency coverage is 0.5 to 18 GHz.