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WBAK-050G01-0004

Block Up Converter by Wavestream Corporation

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The WBAK-050G01-0004 from Wavestream is a Ka-Band Deck Block Upconverter that up-converts an input frequency from 950 – 1950/1000 – 2000 MHz to an output frequency from 28 – 31 GHz. It is based on Wavestream’s Spatial advantEdge technology which allows the generation of higher output power in lighter, more compact product packages that use less energy and are more reliable. This matchbox BUC can be operated with GEO, and LEO Ka-band satellites and supports both commercial and military Ka-Bands. It is designed to work in the most extreme environments and offers field-proven reliability to support demanding satellite communication applications.

The BUC consists of a linear power amplifier that provides a saturated output power of 47 dBm (~50 W) with a small signal gain of 62.5 dB. It has a noise power density of -76 dBm/Hz (Tx) and -156 dBm/Hz (Rx).

The WBAK-050G01-0004 requires a DC supply from 20 - 56 V and consumes under 360 W of power. It has serial/Ethernet monitor and control, adjustable attenuation, and forward and reverse output power monitoring. This rugged BUC is available in a compact unit that measures 30.5 x 17.8 x 16.5 cm with N-type (female) input connectors and WR-28 output interface and can be mounted directly onto the feed arm of medium aperture antennas.

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Product Details

  • Part Number
    WBAK-050G01-0004
  • Manufacturer
    Wavestream Corporation
  • Description
    50 W Rugged Ka-Band Block Upconverter from 28 to 31 GHz

General Parameters

  • Application
    Satellite Communications
  • Band
    Tri Band
  • Input Frequency Band
    L Band
  • IF frequency
    950 to 2000 MHz
  • RF/Output Band
    Ka Band
  • RF/Output Frequency
    28 to 29 GHz / 29 to 30 GHz / 30 to 31 GHz
  • Saturated Power
    47 dBm
  • Linear Power
    44 dBm
  • Gain Control
    Yes
  • Gain
    62.5 +/- 2.5 dB (Small Signal)
  • Internal reference
    10 MHz
  • Phase Noise
    -112 to -32 dBc/Hz
  • Spurious
    -60 dBc
  • VSWR
    1.67:1 (Input), 1.25:1 (Output)
  • Dimension
    12 x 7 x 6.5 Inch / 30.5 x 17.8 x 16.5 mm (L x W x H)
  • Package Type
    Module with Connectors
  • RF Output Connector
    WR-28
  • IF Input Connector
    N Type, N Type - Female
  • DC Voltage
    20 to 56 VDC
  • Power Consumption
    360 W
  • Operating Temperature
    -40 to 60 Degree C
  • Weight
    6 Kg
  • Grade
    Military, Space

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