AR Modular - AR-75-M50 - 50 Watts PEP, 30 - 512 MHz, Tx/Rx Booster Amplifer

FREQUENCY RANGE
30 MHz – 512 MHz
Optimized within 118-174 MHz and 225-400 MHz for AM and FM
POWER OUTPUT
Nominal 50 Watts CW; 50W PEP 70% DOM; <10% distortion <5% typical
With customers positive sloped RF input drive the RF output is 50W.
INPUT POWER RANGE CW : 1-20W ~5-7 Watts CW typical for 50 Watts Output; Input Protection for up to 20W CW maximum
INPUT POWER RANGE AM Approx. 2 Watt average (5 to 7W PEP) for 50W PEP output at 70% modulation
RF KEYING SENSITIVITY <1 Watt typical
T/R & FILTER SWITCHOVER TIME Legacy and modern waveforms capable
INSERTION LOSS BYPASS MODE <1.0 dB typical
INSERTION LOSS ACTIVE RX <1.5 dB typical
MODULATION AM, FM, or PM, and modern Tactical networking communication waveforms
DUTY CYCLE Tactical operations 100%
INPUT/OUTPUT IMPEDANCE 50 Ohm nomina
INPUT VSWR 1.5:1 nominal
HARMONICS Better than -60 dBc typical. FULL high speed filter switching avoids interference No filter gaps
SPURIOUS OUTPUTS Better than -70 dBc typical
Rx LNA GAIN 12 dB typical
Rx LNA NOISE FIGURE 2 dB typical
Rx CO-SITE FILTER Band pass frequency 239 – 273 MHz, Out of band rejection 45 dB typical
POWER REQUIREMENT 18 - 35.5 VDC filtered and transient protected for 24 volt vehicle systems batteries MIL-STD 1275 and 461 compliant DC-DC internal power supply filter
CURRENT < 9.5 Amps @ 24V typical

ENVIRONMENTAL SPECIFICATIONS

OPERATING TEMPERATURE -30 to +60 ºC Ambient
ALTITUDE (operating) 15,000 ft
IMMERSION (water) IP67
VIBRATION / SHOCK / HUMIDITY / ENVIRO Designed to meet applicable sections of Mil Std 810F/designed for ground/base vehicle use

MECHANICAL SPECIFICATIONS

SIZE (H x W x D) 3.00” x 6.00” x 11.17”
WEIGHT 10.5 lbs
COOLING Natural convection required
RF CONNECTORS
RF Input(Radio) – BNC female*
RF Output(LOS) – TNC Female*
RF Output(SATCOM) – N-Type*
*RF connectors may be ordered in any configuration of BNC, TNC or N-type per customer’s request
DC CONNECTOR Multi-pin connector (Mating Connector Supplied)
CONSTRUCTION Aluminum housing with integral heatsink

More Product Information

AR Modular - AR-50 - 50 Watts PEP, 30 - 512 MHz, Tx/Rx Booster Amplifer
  • Radio vendor independent design
  • Supports single & multi-band radios with just an RF connection
  • Full band automatic high-speed filter switching for SINCGARS & HAVEQUICK modes to assure interference free operation
  • Dedicated LOS and SATCOM antenna ports
  • Multi-level RF output power switch
  • LOS/SATCOM LNA ON/OFF selection
  • Internal LNA with co-site filtering
  • ASCM Compatible
  • JITC/DAMA Certified with AN/PSC-5D & AN/PRC-117G
  • JITC/IW Certified with AN/PRC-117G
  • Designed to meet applicable sections of MIL-STD-810F/designed for ground/base vehicle use

AR Modular - AR-75 - 75 Watts PEP, 30 - 512 MHz, Tx/Rx Booster Amplifier
  • Radio Vendor independent design, single and multi-band radio compatible with just an RF connection
  • 75W CW across the entire 30 – 512MHz band; no filter gap
  • Full band high-speed filter switching for SINCGARS and HAVEQUICK fast hopping modes to assure interference free operation
  • DAMA capable
  • Separate LOS and SATCOM antenna ports
  • Multi-level RF output power switch
  • LOS/SATCOM LNA ON/OFF SELECTION
  • Internal LNA with Co-site filtering
  • Three year Warranty

AR Modular - AR-20B - 20 Watts PEP, 30 - 512 MHz, Tx/Rx Booster Amplifier
The Model AR-20B is a portable, lightweight, fully automatic band-switching RF booster amplifier for use with multi-band VHF/UHF Tactical Radio equipment employing legacy, proprietary and networking waveforms. The AR-20B produces 20 Watts from a 1 to 2 Watt PEP radio input and covers the frequency band of 30-512 MHz. The unit has a wide range input DC voltage allowing operation from a single battery (XX90 battery) or 12 and 28 VDC vehicle power sources.
It also includes Over Temperature Protection, RF sensing, T/R Switching, Automatic Level Control (ALC), Harmonic Filters, Co-Site filters and protection against antenna mismatch. The amplifier is comprised of a rugged 4-piece aluminum case. The AR-20B is the simpler version of the 20W family without an LNA and power select (contact AR Modular RF for the unit with the LNA feature). Optional interface coaxial cables, DC battery cables, and kits for man-packing the amplifier are available.

AR Modular - AR-20 - 20 Watts PEP, 30 - 512 MHz, Tx/Rx Booster Amplifier with LNA
The Model AR-20 is a portable, lightweight, fully automatic band-switching RF booster amplifier for use with multi-band VHF/UHF Tactical Radio equipment employing legacy, proprietary and networking waveforms. The AR-20 produces 20 Watts from a 1 to 2 Watt PEP radio input and covers the frequency band of 30-512 MHz. The unit has a wide range input DC voltage allowing operation from a single battery (XX90 battery) or 12 and 28 VDC vehicle power sources.
It also includes Over Temperature Protection, RF sensing, T/R Switching, Automatic Level Control (ALC), Harmonic Filters, Co-Site filters and protection against antenna mismatch. The AR-20 also has a built-in internal LNA that can be switched on or off by the front panel switch to improve SATCOM receive performance. The amplifier is comprised of a rugged 4-piece aluminum case. Optional interface coaxial cables, DC battery cables, and kits for man-packing the amplifier are available.

AR Modular - AR-20HC2 - 20 Watts PEP, 300 - 512 MHz, Tx/Rx Booster Amplifier
The Model AR-20HC2 is a portable, lightweight, RF booster. The AR-20HC2 produces 20 Watts from a nominal 2 Watts CW/PEP radio input and covers the frequency band of 300-500 MHz. The unit is designed for use with the FSK and other latest modern networking formats like ANW2C and SRW. It also includes Voltage Spike Suppression, Over Temperature Protection, RF sensing T/R Switching, Harmonic Filters, Co-Site Filtering, lightning protection, and protection against antenna mismatch

AR Modular - AR-20EP - 20 Watts CW/PEP, 225 - 450 MHz, Tx/Rx Booster Amplifier
The Model AR-20EP is a portable, lightweight, fully automatic band-switching RF booster amplifier for the EPLRS Tactical Radio employing legacy, proprietary, and emerging waveforms. The AR-20EP produces 20 Watts from 2 Watts typical CW/PEP radio input and covers the frequency range of 225-450 MHz. The unit has a wide input DC voltage range and can operate from 12 to 35.5 VDC. It also includes Voltage Spike Suppression, Over Temperature Protection, RF sensing, T/R Switching, Harmonic Filters, and protection against antenna mismatch. The AR-20EP has a 4dB NF and a 12dB gain switchable LNA in the receive loop. The amplifier is comprised of rugged 4-piece aluminum case.

AR Modular - AR-50C2 - 50 Watts, 30 to 512 MHz RF Booster Amplifier
  • Radio vendor independent design
  • Supports single & multi-band radios with just an RF connection
  • Full band automatic high-speed filter switching for SINCGARS & HAVEQUICK modes to assure interference free operation
  • Dedicated LOS and SATCOM antenna ports
  • Multi-level RF output power switch
  • LOS/SATCOM LNA ON/OFF selection
  • Internal LNA with co-site filtering
  • ASCM Compatible
  • JITC/DAMA Certified with AN/PSC-5D & AN/PRC-117G
  • JITC/IW Certified with AN/PRC-117G

AR Modular - AR-50SE - 50 Watts PEP, 30 - 88 MHz, Tx/Rx Booster Amplifier
  • 50W across the entire 30 - 88 MHz band
  • Full band high-speed filter switching for to assure interference free operation
  • DC ON/OFF switch
  • Three year Warranty from a company with 50 years in the business

AR Modular - AR-20H - 20 Watts PEP, 30 - 512 MHz, Tx/Rx Booster Amplifier with Remote Keyline
The Model AR-20H is a portable, lightweight, fully automatic band-switching RF booster amplifier for multi-band VHF/UHF Tactical Radio equipment employing legacy, proprietary and emerging waveforms. The AR-20H produces 20 Watts from a nominal 2 Watts CW/PEP radio input and covers the frequency band of 30-512 MHz. The unit has a DC voltage range of 18 to 36 VDC vehicle power. The unit is designed for use with the latest modern networking formats including ANW2C and SRW. The AR-20H also includes voltage spike suppression, over temperature protection, RF sensing T/R switching, harmonic filters, lightning protection, and protection against antenna mismatch. The AR-20H has a typical 4dB Noise figure and approximately 6dB gain Low Noise Amplifier in the receive path. The AR-20H was tested to meet specific portions of MIL-STD-461F, MIL-STD-464C, MIL-STD-704F MIL-STD-810G and RTCA/DO-160G. The amplifier is comprised of rugged 4-piece aluminum case.

AR Modular RF

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Contact Details

AR Modular RF

21222 30th Dr. SE

Building C, Suite 200

Phone: (425) 485-9000

Fax: (425) 486-9657

Sales Email: modularrfsales@arworld.us

Customer Service: ARMService@ARWorld.us

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