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42-86A Series
42-86A Series, 806-824 MHz, Multicoupling Amplifier System
42-86A Series

42-86A Series, 806-824 MHz, Multicoupling Amplifier System
Redundant amplifier circuitry using quadrature-coupled amplifiers for reliability. Configured with sixteen output ports. LCD meter indicates amplifier current. Amplifier current-alarm warns of operational faults with a panel mounted LED and Form C contacts available through rear-mounted screw terminals. Front panel Test Port for RF signal injection or monitoring. Reserve gain setting pads (3 & 6 dB) installed on the receiver multicoupler chassis. Ten-pole folded combline preselector on separate chassis included. Operation on 85-264 VAC with automatic reverting to a backup 24 VDC source upon loss of AC.

42-86A Series Multicoupling Amplifier System
Model Number Product Description
DDF1000A 16-Port, 806-824 MHz
42-86A-02-48 16-Port, 48V, 806-824 MHz
42-86A-06150-A 4-Port, 806-824 MHz

* All specifications are typical unless otherwise noted.
** Operation at 12 VDC possible with minor performance degradation.

42-86A Series, 806-824 MHz, Multicoupling Amplifier System
42-86A Series
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Item No
42-86A Series
Item Name
806-824 MHz, Multicoupling Amplifier System
Frequency Range
806-824 MHz
Power Requirements
85-264 VAC @ 47-63 Hz
48 VDC @ 400 mA max
22-26 VDC @ 600 mA max
Connectors
N-Type (F), Feedline/ BNC (F), Outputs and Test Port
Dimensions H x W x D
5.25” x 19” x 14”
(134 x 483 x 356 mm)
Muticoupler Net Gain
17 dB typ., 13 dB min.
Pre-Amplifier
Type: Two-stage, Quadrature-Coupled
Noise Figure: 0.8 dB max.
1 dB Compression Point: 27.5 dBm
3rd Order Input IP: 10 dBm
3rd Order Output IP: 39 dBm
Gain: 29 dB min
Preselector
Type: Separate deck, 10 Pole combline
Loss: 1.0 dB
Impedance Ω
50
VSWR
<1.5:1
Number of Outputs - Split Loss
16 / 13 dB
Operating Temperature
0 to +50°C
Enclosure
Standard EIA 19" Rack Mount
Alarm and Warning Contacts
Two Form C contacts provided
Net Weight
18 lbs (8.2 kg)