Ku-Band Compact Solid State Power Block Converters (SSPB)

CPKM, CPKO14xxSB

This compact solid-state power block converter combines an integrated L-band BUC and GaAs IMFET-based output section to provide 25, 35 or 40 watts of saturated power over the standard 14.00–14.50 GHz or extended 13.75–14.50 GHz satellite uplink band. Housed in a lightweight, weatherized enclosure with integral heatsink and fan, the unit is intended for direct integration on small aperture or field-deployable antenna applications. Remote control and status monitoring functions are provided via a serial link.

 

Features

  • Integrated block upconverter with L-band input
  • 25/35/40 W saturated output power in standard or extended bands
  • Excellent linearity
  • 60 dB gain
  • 15 dB gain adjustment
  • Built-in monitor and control
  • Temperature-compensated gain from -40 to +60 °C
  • Serial interface (RS-232/-422/-485)
  • Output power monitor
  • Internal OXCO, with remote fine frequency adjustment, phase-lockable to external reference
  • Extremely light weight, typically 7.5 lb (3.4 kg)
  • Mounts on small antennas
  • Wide DC input range: 24 Vdc; 28 Vdc; 48 Vdc

Options

  • Coaxial Type N (F) or WR75 waveguide RF output
  • White, Green, or Tan finish
  • AC Power Supply, CPS14000AC
  • 1:1 redundant systems

Specifications

Parameter

Notes

Min.

Nom./Typ.A

Max.

Units

Frequency Range, Output Band "M"
Band "O"
14.00
13.75
14.50
14.50
GHz
GHz
Frequency Range, Input
Band "M"
Band "O"
950
950
  1450
1700
MHz
MHz
Local Oscillator Frequency Band "M"
Band "O"
  13.05
12.80
  GHz
GHz
LO Frequency Adjust Range
    ±10
  kHz
LO Phase Noise B
100 Hz
1 kHz
10 kHz
100 kHz
1 MHz

 

-70
-78
-82
-92
-110
-60
-70
-80
-90
-100
dBc/Hz
dBc/Hz
dBc/Hz
dBc/Hz
dBc/Hz
LO Stability Internal vs temperature     ±1 x 10-7
 
Reference Frequency B
Internal or external
  10   MHz
Gain Minimum 60 65 dB
Gain Flatness
Full Band
Per 40 MHz
    ±1.5
±0.5
dB
dB
Gain Stability vs. Temperature -40 to +60 °C, ambient air ±1.5 dB
Gain Adjust Range 0.5 dB steps 15 dB
Saturated Power Output 25 W
35 W
40 W
+44 (25)
+45.4 (35)
+46 (40)
dBm (W)
dBm (W)
dBm (W)
Power Output at 1 dB Compression (P1 dB)
25 W
35 W
40 W
+43.5 (22)
+44.4 (27.5)
+45 (32)
    dBm (W)
dBm (W)
dBm (W)
Linear Output Power 25 W
35 W
40 W
+42 (16)
+43 (20)
+43.5 (22)
dBm (W)
dBm (W)
dBm (W)
Spectral Regrowth
Linear POUT 1.5 x SR, QPSK, single carrier
  -32 -30 dBc
IMD3 2 carriers, composite POUT at 3 dB backoff from P1 dB -60 -55 dBc
LO Leakage At RF Output     -50 dBm
Group Delay Linear
Parabolic
Ripple
0.03
0.003
1.0
ns/MHz
ns/MHz2
ns p-p
AM/PM Conversion At P1 dB 2.0 2.5 °/dB
Noise Power Density Transmit
Receive
    -95
-135
dBm/Hz
dBm/Hz
Noise Figure
At max. gain setting
    20 dB
VSWR Input (50 ohms)
Output (50 ohms, Option 1)
1.35
1.35
1.50
1.50
:1
:1
Connectors IF In/Ext. Ref. In
Output, Option 1 C
Output, Option 2
M&C, Fast Mute
Summary Alarm, Form ‘C’
Power
Type N Female
Type N Female
WR75G with #6-32 tapped holes
10-pin MS, mate supplied
3-pin MS, mate supplied
4-pin MS, mate supplied
 
Power Requirements (single or 3-phase) Voltage
Power, 25 W D
Power, 35 W D
Power, 40 W D
20


195
215
225

56
240
260
275
Vdc
W
W
W
Cooling System Integrated Heatsink/Forced air
Temperature Range, Ambient Operating
Storage
-40
-40
+60
+70
°C
°C
Weight
7.5 (3.4)
lb (kg)
Dimensions See outline drawing 8.63 L x 4.52 W x 5.46 H
219 x 115 x 139
inches
mm
Finish   Available in White, Green, or Tan
(refer to part number/ordering information)
 

Single Unit Outline Drawing

Satcom - Ku-Band Solid State Power Block Converters (SSPB) Single Unit Outline Drawing

 

1:1 Redundant Plate Outline Drawing

Satcom - Ku-Band Solid State Power Block Converters (SSPB) 1:1 Redundant Plate Outline Drawing

  • Features

    Features

    • Integrated block upconverter with L-band input
    • 25/35/40 W saturated output power in standard or extended bands
    • Excellent linearity
    • 60 dB gain
    • 15 dB gain adjustment
    • Built-in monitor and control
    • Temperature-compensated gain from -40 to +60 °C
    • Serial interface (RS-232/-422/-485)
    • Output power monitor
    • Internal OXCO, with remote fine frequency adjustment, phase-lockable to external reference
    • Extremely light weight, typically 7.5 lb (3.4 kg)
    • Mounts on small antennas
    • Wide DC input range: 24 Vdc; 28 Vdc; 48 Vdc

    Options

    • Coaxial Type N (F) or WR75 waveguide RF output
    • White, Green, or Tan finish
    • AC Power Supply, CPS14000AC
    • 1:1 redundant systems
  • Specifications

    Specifications

    Parameter

    Notes

    Min.

    Nom./Typ.A

    Max.

    Units

    Frequency Range, Output Band "M"
    Band "O"
    14.00
    13.75
    14.50
    14.50
    GHz
    GHz
    Frequency Range, Input
    Band "M"
    Band "O"
    950
    950
      1450
    1700
    MHz
    MHz
    Local Oscillator Frequency Band "M"
    Band "O"
      13.05
    12.80
      GHz
    GHz
    LO Frequency Adjust Range
        ±10
      kHz
    LO Phase Noise B
    100 Hz
    1 kHz
    10 kHz
    100 kHz
    1 MHz

     

    -70
    -78
    -82
    -92
    -110
    -60
    -70
    -80
    -90
    -100
    dBc/Hz
    dBc/Hz
    dBc/Hz
    dBc/Hz
    dBc/Hz
    LO Stability Internal vs temperature     ±1 x 10-7
     
    Reference Frequency B
    Internal or external
      10   MHz
    Gain Minimum 60 65 dB
    Gain Flatness
    Full Band
    Per 40 MHz
        ±1.5
    ±0.5
    dB
    dB
    Gain Stability vs. Temperature -40 to +60 °C, ambient air ±1.5 dB
    Gain Adjust Range 0.5 dB steps 15 dB
    Saturated Power Output 25 W
    35 W
    40 W
    +44 (25)
    +45.4 (35)
    +46 (40)
    dBm (W)
    dBm (W)
    dBm (W)
    Power Output at 1 dB Compression (P1 dB)
    25 W
    35 W
    40 W
    +43.5 (22)
    +44.4 (27.5)
    +45 (32)
        dBm (W)
    dBm (W)
    dBm (W)
    Linear Output Power 25 W
    35 W
    40 W
    +42 (16)
    +43 (20)
    +43.5 (22)
    dBm (W)
    dBm (W)
    dBm (W)
    Spectral Regrowth
    Linear POUT 1.5 x SR, QPSK, single carrier
      -32 -30 dBc
    IMD3 2 carriers, composite POUT at 3 dB backoff from P1 dB -60 -55 dBc
    LO Leakage At RF Output     -50 dBm
    Group Delay Linear
    Parabolic
    Ripple
    0.03
    0.003
    1.0
    ns/MHz
    ns/MHz2
    ns p-p
    AM/PM Conversion At P1 dB 2.0 2.5 °/dB
    Noise Power Density Transmit
    Receive
        -95
    -135
    dBm/Hz
    dBm/Hz
    Noise Figure
    At max. gain setting
        20 dB
    VSWR Input (50 ohms)
    Output (50 ohms, Option 1)
    1.35
    1.35
    1.50
    1.50
    :1
    :1
    Connectors IF In/Ext. Ref. In
    Output, Option 1 C
    Output, Option 2
    M&C, Fast Mute
    Summary Alarm, Form ‘C’
    Power
    Type N Female
    Type N Female
    WR75G with #6-32 tapped holes
    10-pin MS, mate supplied
    3-pin MS, mate supplied
    4-pin MS, mate supplied
     
    Power Requirements (single or 3-phase) Voltage
    Power, 25 W D
    Power, 35 W D
    Power, 40 W D
    20


    195
    215
    225

    56
    240
    260
    275
    Vdc
    W
    W
    W
    Cooling System Integrated Heatsink/Forced air
    Temperature Range, Ambient Operating
    Storage
    -40
    -40
    +60
    +70
    °C
    °C
    Weight
    7.5 (3.4)
    lb (kg)
    Dimensions See outline drawing 8.63 L x 4.52 W x 5.46 H
    219 x 115 x 139
    inches
    mm
    Finish   Available in White, Green, or Tan
    (refer to part number/ordering information)
     
  • Diagrams

    Single Unit Outline Drawing

    Satcom - Ku-Band Solid State Power Block Converters (SSPB) Single Unit Outline Drawing

     

    1:1 Redundant Plate Outline Drawing

    Satcom - Ku-Band Solid State Power Block Converters (SSPB) 1:1 Redundant Plate Outline Drawing

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