AR-50 Tactical Booster Amplifier - Army Technology
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AR-50 Tactical Booster Amplifier

AR-50 Datasheet

The Model AR-50 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 amplifier covers the frequency band of 30-512 MHz using six high speed auto switching filters to assure harmonic suppression and is SINCGARS, HAVEQUICK, and ECCM compatible. The amplifier includes power supply Voltage Spike Suppression, a DC/DC convertor for wide DC input range, RF sensing, T/R switching, Automatic Level Control (ALC), six automatically switched harmonic filter bands (DAMA capable), and protection against antenna mismatch and over-temperature. Protection against accidental polarity reversal is provided. The amplifier comprises a rugged 2-piece aluminum case. Optional interface coaxial cables and shock mounting plate are available.

  • Radio Vendor independent design, single and multi-band radio compatible with just an RF connection
  • 50W CW across the entire 30 512MHz band; no filter gap
  • Full band high-speed filter switching forSINCGARS, HAVEQUICK and ECCM modes to assure interference free operation
  • Separate LOS and SATCOM antenna ports
  • Multi-level RF output power switch
  • 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
  • Three yearWarranty froma company with 50 years in the business

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