Company Profile

AtlantecRF

Contact Information

Phone: 4413.7655.0220
Fax: 4413.7655.2145

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AtlanTecRF
40A Springwood Drive
Braintree, Essex CM7 2YN
United Kingdom
AtlanTecRF is a leading UK supplier of equipment and components to the microwave and RF industry. In addition to our standard active and passive products, we specialise in the fields of oscillators, amplifiers, frequency converters and multi-function modules and sub-assemblies. Our standard and custom microwave and RF equipment include: satcom frequency converters, loop test translators, line amplifiers, SSPAs, test sources and noise generators.

Articles

Engineering Library Debuts on AtlantecRF Website

Engineers often have specific requirements which may not be available in the standard range of products.  AtlanTecRF recognises this all too familiar problem by demonstrating how they are able to optimise, customise or design a specific solution depending on what the customer needs with the release of over 120 drawings across 19 component categories into an online Engineering Library on their website.


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A Multi-purpose ‘No Strings’ Amplifier

AtlanTecRF has introduced a new broadband amplifier module with very versatile characteristics, which makes it suitable for a variety of applications. One such application is the BOX battery-powered multi-purpose portable amplifier, which lends itself to laboratory and measurement tasks where a single very wide bandwidth AC power-independent amplifier offers...
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Products

AtlanTecRF Launches Q-Band Loop Test Translators

Q-Band Loop Test Translators

AtlanTecRF has launched its range of Q-Band Loop Test Translators with Ethernet Control. Addressing the nominal  44 GHz uplink market the company’s three new products provide loop-back frequency conversion of Transmit (Tx) to Receive (Rx), Transmit to L-Band and L-Band to Receive, thereby providing a complete suite of system testing instruments.


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Frequency Synthesiser with GUI: ASY-0050-2000

AtlanTecRF announced the launch of the miniature 0.5 to 20 GHz frequency synthesiser with GUI. Minimum set-up and easy operation are key features of the compact synthesiser, designated ASY-0050-2000, covering the full 0.5 to 20 GHz range. In addition to the ultra broadband range the 2.5 x 2.5 x 1.1 inch housing is packed with performance including 1 KHz step size, +/-0.5 ppm frequency stability over a -10 to +70 degree C operating temperature range and RS485 control with easy-to-use GUI.


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High Velocity Cable Assemblies: ACH Series

AtlanTecRF, a leading global RF and microwave components and equipment manufacturer, announced the latest addition to its stable of high performance cable assemblies - the ACH series of high velocity products available in frequency ranges of DC-18, DC-26.5, DC-40 and DC-50 GHz. With velocity of propagation of 83%, the standard assemblies are available from stock  in lengths of 0.5, 1.0, 1.5 and 2.0 metres. 


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VNA Test Cables

VNA test cablesAlready well known for its extensive range of test cables and comprehensive equipment cabling, AtlanTecRF launched its top-performing series of VNA test cables designed for use with vector network analyser set-ups to 50 GHz. The AVC series of low loss VNA test cables in both 40 and 50 GHz versions offer excellent RF performance in an ultra-flexible construction with superb crush resistance and a jacket which stands up to the high abrasion levels.


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Bench Instrument Satcom Line Amplifiers

Bench Instrument Satcom Line AmplifiersBuilding on its already comprehensive range of portable satellite communications test equipment AtlanTecRF launched a range of bench instrument Satcom line amplifiers. The range, which are housed in lightweight bench instrument cases cover a frequency range from 10 MHz to 31 GHz and incorporate all satcom bands including L, S, C, X, Ku and Ka.

 

 


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Ethernet Controlled Satcom Signal Generators

Ethernet Controlled Satcom Signal Generators

AtlanTecRF launched a series of ethernet controlled satcom signal generators offering exceptional versatility in frequency and level control. Designed to provide a built-in signal source for satellite communications approved installations as well as general purpose and production line testing, the ESG Series of Signal Generators offers ethernet control for output frequencies covering all bands including L, S, C, X, Ku, Ka and Q.


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Build Your Own Bandpass Filter

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AtlanTecRF, a leading global RF and microwave components and equipment manufacturer, launched its second ‘build your own’ web tool, specifically designed for people looking to customize bandpass filters. Every web tool is designed by engineers with the aim of simplifying the product specification process by guiding each user through a range of simple questions.


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Ethernet Controlled Broadband Noise Generators

Broadband Noise GeneratorsAtlanTecRF launched its RNG range of broadband noise generators featuring Ethernet control.  The nineteen standard models have total noise output power in the range -20 to +30dBm with noise densities from -122 through to -13dBc/Hz. Output level can be controlled either locally with convenient and easy to interpret increase/decrease front panel buttons and LCD readout or via Ethernet with remote GUI derived from an mBed within the instrument.


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Dual Channel Loop Test Translator

Dual Channel Loop Test TranslatorAtlanTecRF launched a range of dual channel loop test translators designed to provide a comprehensive test and quality monitoring facility in satellite communications ground stations and teleports. The ALD series of LTTs, available for operation in both Ka and Ku bands, feature simultaneous translation of transmit (Tx) frequencies to L-band and L-band to receive (Rx) frequencies thereby enabling uplink and downlink parameters to be evaluated at the same time and with one instrument.


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Concept in Loop Test Translators, Portable LTT Instruments

BLT rangeAtlanTecRF introduced a concept in the application and use of satellite communications Loop Test Translators, a series of instruments designed to be portable rather than part of a permanent 19” rack installation. The new BLT range, covering S, C, X, Ku, DBS and Ka bands, feature the portable bench instrument style housing allowing the units to be readily moved between test locations.


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Build Your Own Amplifier Web Tool

AtlantecRF-LogoAtlanTecRF, a leading global RF and microwave components and equipment manufacturer, launched an easy to use ‘build your own amplifier’ web tool. The tool is designed to take customers through a series of questions to help them easily specify and customize their amplifier requirements. This tool takes away a lot of the information exchange between parties. ensuring all necessary data required to customize an amplifier is gathered upfront before product specifications are begun.


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Availability of PC Programmable Sources at Reduced Prices

ANS3Anritsu Co. expands its Signal Analyzer MS2840A family with the introduction of three models that support the 9 kHz to 3.6 GHz, 6 GHz, and 26.5 GHz frequencies. With the instruments, Anritsu fills a market void for cost-efficient, high-performance signal analyzers that address the middle frequency ranges, providing an economical solution to accurately measure wireless equipment, oscillators and other components for narrowband applications, and more.


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Ka-Band Satellite Simulator: LSS Series

Ka Band-Satellite SimulatorThe LSS series of satellite simulators enable RF testing of mobile satellite communications systems without the need for cabling and with true portability for optimum equipment location. These simulators are fitted with dual polarized horn antennas in both the uplink and downlink bands and for each frequency conversion there is a separate attenuator providing adjustment of signal levels to accommodate receiver sensitivity and range distance.


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Electromechanical Switches

ELM Switches group LR ePRAtlanTecRF has launched a range of high reliability, long life electromechanical switches, with many popular models available from stock. These high reliability switches come in configurations from single pole single throw (SPDT) through to SP10T, allowing a microwave signal to be switched from a common input to a number of outputs. Typical performance figures of 0.5 dB max insertion loss (18 GHz) with 60 dB isolation and standard operating temperature range of -25 to +65C.


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Portable Test Amplifier

Amplifier portable APT for ePRDesigned to meet a demand among RF and microwave test engineers, this convenient-to-use and versatile amplifier covers the full 1 to 18 GHz frequency range. The rugged housing is suited to the busy laboratory environment. Built within a cast aluminium housing, 129 x 84 x 67 mm,  the amplifier delivers 35 dB gain and +20 dBm P1 output power and comes complete with a manual on-off locking toggle switch for quick application and removal of the amplified signal.


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Satellite Communications Test Loop Translators

X Band TLT ePR Low ResAtlanTecRF announces a new series of satellite communications test loop translators for use in X-Band. Operating in X-Band the new range of test loop translators provide direct frequency conversion either from transmit (Tx) to receive (Rx) or from transmit (Tx) to L-band (L) or from L-band (L) to receive (Rx) in the nominal frequency ranges of 7.9 to 8.4 GHz Tx and 7.25 to 7.75 GHz Rx.


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ASG Miniature Signal Generator

The miniature signal generator from AtlanTecRF uniquely combines exceptional RF performance and versatility of digital interface in a highly compact package. In addition to the ultra-wide frequency range of 25 to 6000 MHz, tunable in 1 KHz steps, the spearhead of RF performance of these ASG modules is in the spectral purity of their output signal. Phase noise at an output frequency of 1 GHz is better than -106 dBc/Hz at an offset of 100 KHz from the carrier.


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Ultra Wideband Amplifiers

Ultra Wide Band Amplifiers

A range of ultra wideband amplifiers with frequency coverage from 10 MHz to 30 GHz has just been released by AtlanTecRF. Designed to be both economical and versatile, the amplifiers include a model to operate over 0.05 to 20 GHz in one unit with 24 dB gain, +23 dBm output power and less than 4 dB noise figure, while another spans 12 to 30 GHz with 30 dB gain and +20 dBm output power.


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Coaxial Power Dividers

Power Div AKD 1-40GHz ePRIn another strong move into the high frequency bands, AtlanTecRF has announced a new range of coaxial power dividers. These 40 GHz products, designated AKD, are available in a choice of 2, 4 or 8 ways and feature bandwidths starting at 18 to 40 GHz but extending to the full six plus Octaves of 1.0 to 40.0 GHz.


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Two Microwave Detectors

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AtlanTecRF has two models of Zero Bias Schottky Detectors with high sensitivity and a wide operating temperature range. The first two frequency ranges offered are 10 MHz to 18 GHz and 2.0 to 8.0 GHz, both with sensitivity of 500 mV/mW and TSS of -50 dBm. Flatness over the 10 MHz to 18 GHz frequency band is +/-1.25 dB max and VSWR for each unit is 2.0:1.


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AKC Series - Directional Couplers

Directional Coupler 40GHz AKC ePRFurther enhancing it’s offering of 40 GHz passive products, AtlanTecRF has introduced directional couplers with frequency capability up to 40 GHz in a number of bands including 18 to 40, 6 to 40, 2 to 40 and the ultra-wide band version 1 to 40 GHz. Each frequency range in the new AKC series is available in a choice of 10, 20 or 30 dB coupling.


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ABT Series of Bias Tees

Bias Tee ABT for ePRAs a vital link in utilising a single coaxial cable to carry both RF signals and DC power, the new ABT series of Bias Tees from AtlanTecRF bring this capability to systems operating at frequencies up to 50 GHz.  With RF connector choices of 2.92 mm, SMA and Type N the actual frequency bands offered range from 10 MHz to 2.5 GHz through to 50 KHz to 50 GHz with DC voltage capability to 100 Volts and current capacity to 2.5 Amps.


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High Grade SMA/Type N Adapters

Adapters Group LR ePRWell-known for its comprehensive ranges of connectors and cable assemblies, AtlanTecRF has introduced its range of  high grade, yet affordable, coaxial adapters in the popular SMA and Type N series of interconnects. Suitable for use to 18 GHz and in some cases to 26 GHz, these professional quality adapters are available from stock and feature materials well suited to commercial, defence and aerospace environments.


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Directional Coupler Pair

Directional Coupler Wideband ePRTwo new high performance directional couplers from AtlanTecRF cover the entire frequency range from 375 MHz to 18 GHz with at least 3 GHz of overlap. Available in a choice of either 10, 20, or 30 dB the 50 W couplers with SMA connectors and built-in terminations will operate over a temperature range of -55 to +55° C, making them suitable for use in applications from airborne ECM to the benign test bench.


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Wide Band VHF/UHF Isolators

Low Frequency Isolator ePRNewly released from AtlanTecRF is a range of Wide Band Coaxial Isolators operating in the VHF and UHF frequency ranges and designated the LFI series. Offering up to an octave of band width at frequencies as low as 100 MHz, this range of products in 50 ohm impedance represents a first in solutions for both the RF design engineer and the RF test engineer.


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BPI Series of Power Dividers

AtlanTecRF High Isolation Power Divider ePR low resBreaking barriers in the microwave system and test world, the new and innovative BPI series of power dividers feature a previously unattainable isolation between channels in excess of 40 dB. This is achieved by the use of ferrite isolators in each output port, a design enhancement which brings with it low VSWR of less than 1.25:1, and reverse isolation of greater than 20 dB, a hitherto unavailable asset.


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Microwave Attenuator Kits

Attenuator Kit ePRIn another innovative move in support of the RF/Microwave Test Engineer, AtlanTecRF has released the ASET range of boxed Attenuator Kits with SMA connectors. Offered in two frequency ranges, DC to 6 GHz and DC to 18 GHz, the ASET series of stainless steel attenuators are supplied in an organised storage box with individual compartments for each value from 1 to 10 dB in 1 dB steps, plus 15, 20 and 30 dB.


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Versatile Series of Coaxial DC Blocks

DC BlocksAtlanTecRF has introduced a new series of coaxial DC Blocks which are designed to provide the RF/Microwave communication systems engineer with versatile solutions in dealing with the presence of DC power on coaxial signal cables. With frequency ranges from 10 MHz to 40 GHz these small devices allow RF/microwave signals to pass with minimum insertion loss while blocking any DC present.


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Low PIM Cable Assemblies

ASF Low PIM SpotShad lo resAtlanTecRF now has stock of low PIM cable assemblies, which are designed specifically for applications where it is essential to have a low level of passive intermodulation products. This newly launched series of high performance and low intermodulation cable assemblies are available in two convenient diameters and a large range of lengths.


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Flexible Test Cable Assemblies

Flexible Test Cable AssembliesAtlanTecRF introduces a comprehensive range of fully flexible test cable assemblies which are particularly suited to extensive test set-ups either in the laboratory or automatic test equipment. Grey in colour and only 0.168 inches in diameter the standard connector types are SMA male with the well-known and reliable anti-torque feature for which AtlanTecRF assemblies are renowned.


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Satellite Redundancy Controller

SatelliteRedundancyControllerAtlanTecRF introduces the new SRU-1000 satellite communications 1:1 redundancy controller that provides a compact and comprehensive method of monitoring and controlling redundancy switching of transmit and receive chain units. The 19” x 1 U rack mount unit is designed to perform a variety of functions in status monitoring and redundancy switching of transmit and receive chain units.


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Ethernet Satellite Loop Test Translator

LTT-Synthesised-LOThe all new ALR series of satellite loop test translators (LTT) introduces, for the first time, the concept of synthesised local oscillator (LO) frequency control to provide the user with a compact, versatile and comprehensive approach to satellite communications equipment alignment and quality monitoring in both Ka and Ku operating bands.


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AtlanTecRF Broadband Noise Generators

NoiseGenerThe ANG series of noise generators provide up to 1 W of white Gaussian noise output in several models over the 10 Hz-18 GHz frequency range, with custom options to 40 GHz. Stock availability. The noise, which is diode generated, is amplified and the level can be varied in 1 dB steps from 0 to 10 dB or optionally in 0.1 dB steps from 0 to 111 dB.


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AtlanTecRF Loop Test Translators

LoopTestTrThe ALT series of LTTs are designed to replace the satellite link for test and alignment of earth station systems operating in S,C,X,Ku,Ka or DBS frequency bands. Incorporating fundamental frequency phase locked oscillators and double balanced mixers, the translators block convert frequencies from uplink to either downlink or L-band for instantaneous monitoring.


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AtlanTecRF PIN Switches

PINswitch100Single pole single yhrow; two throw; three throw, four throw, eight throw. Frequency Range: 0.02- 18GHz, TTL control, absorptive & reflective, octave & multi-octave, high isolation, low insertion loss. Operating temperature ranges from -55C to +85C. Stock availability.


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AtlanTecRF Isolators & Circulators

IsolatorsCirFrequency Range: 800 MHz to 23 GHz, Octave & Standard Bands, compact design, internal load, SMA Connectors. Coaxial Isolators (ACI-2000 series) and Circulators (ACC-20000 series) are designed for low power applications. Custom frequency ranges, specifications and configurations may also be reviewed for quotation.


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Cable Assemblies

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ASF Series: Reformable Copper/Tin Composite & ASR Series: Reformable Aluminium Semi-Rigid. AtlanTecRF’s ASF and ASR series of coaxial cable assemblies provides the microwave system designer with a versatile solution to equipment and sub-assembly cabling without the need for detailed design of semi-rigids.


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AOX-010200 A Miniature, Small Signal, LNA

AOXSeriesLAmplifier with super wide frequency and temperature range that is possibly the world’s most versatile amplifier has just been announced by AtlantecRF, the UK based microwave components and equipment manufacturer, in that it is capable of operating over a temperature range from -269C (4K) to +100C at frequencies from 1 to 20 GHz.


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AOX Amplifier Series

AOXampSEAtlanTecRF is proud to announce its new, versatile and affordable range of UK designed and manufactured amplifiers. Spanning frequencies from 1 to 20 GHz and operates in temperatures ranging from cryogenic to +100°C, the newly introduced AOX amplifier series features 21 different models, each offering one or more octaves of bandwidth.


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Ultra Flexible Test Cables

TestCablesUltra flexible test cables with high phase stability are new from AtlanTecRF. With velocity of propagation to 70% and a frequency range from DC to 18 GHz the assemblies are available in a choice of SMA or Type N male stainless steel connectors as standard but with other options available for custom designs.


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X-Band Miniature Amplifier: AGM-1005-15

AGM-mini-drThe newly introduced model AGM-1005-15 is a miniature X-Band amplifier, available from stock, which can be used in either connectorised or drop-in configuration and which features high reliability screening to MIL-STD-883 as standard. Covering the frequency range 8 to 12 GHz, this amplifier utilises thin film and MMIC technology to provide a very versatile and economical gain module for microwave applications.


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