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Products Licensed Microwave Radio Scaleable High-Capacity IP, PDH and SONET/SDH 18, 23, 26 and 38 GHz SDH/SONET Radio Technical Specifications



System Parameters


Frequency Bands: 18 – 38 GHz
 Frequency Stability: +/- 3 ppm
 Residual BER: <10-13
 Transmitter Type: Digital modulator; up-converter
 Power Control (ATPC): 0 to 40 dB
Receiver Type: Down-converter; coherent demodulation


Interface Parameters


 Capacity155.52 Mb/s
  Application: SDH or SONET 
 User Interface Options<STM-1 or OC-3
<100BaseT +DS3 or E3



Frequency Band Dependent Parameters

 18 GHz23 GHz26 GHz38 GHz
 Frequency Range17.7-19.7 GHz21.2-23.6 GHz24.5-26.5 GHz37.0-40.0 GHz
 Output Power20 dBm15.5 dBm15.5 dBm12 dBm
 Channel Bandwidth40 or 56 MHz50 or 56 MHz56 MHz50 or 56 MHz
 T/R SpacingVarious1200 MHz or1008 MHz1008 MHz700 MHz or 1260 MHz
 Modulation16/64 level QAM16 level QAM16 level QAM16 level QAM
 Threshold @ 10-6 BER-72/-75 dBm-75 dBm-75 dBm-71 dBm
 Antenna Gain (typ)        
 30 cm
60 cm 
34 dB
39 dB 
34.5 dB
40 dB 
35 dB
40.5 dB 
38.5 dB
44 dB 
 FCC Emission Designator40M0F7W50M0F7WN/A50M0F7W
 ETSI SpecificationsEN 300 430EN 300 198ETS 300 431EN 300 197



General Parameters 

  1. Antenna 
  Type:Parabolic reflector
  Diameter:1 foot (30 cm) or 2 foot (60 cm) 
 Wind Loading:Operational: 100 mph (160 km/h)
Survival: 125 mph (220 km/h) 
  Polarization:Linear, vertical or horizontal
  Adjustment Angle:+35o Elevation, +15o azimuth 
  Standard Input:-30 VDC to –72 VDC
  Optional Input:a.-24 VDC +20%
b. 90 VAC to 240 VAC 
  Power Consumption:105 watts
  Operating TemperatureODU:-33oC to +55oC
IDU: -5oC to +45o
  Relativity HumidityODU:100%
IDU: up to 95% non-condensing 
  Altitude   15,000 feet (4,500 m) 
  4. Mechanical 
  IDU Dimensions Height: 1RU (4 cm) , Width: 19” (44.5 cm)
Depth: 12” (30.5 cm) 
  ODU Dimensions 13” (33 cm) x 13” (33 cm) x 12” 30.5 cm) 
  ODU Weight (Includes RF Assembly, 30 cm antenna and Mount) 32.2 lbs. (14.5 kg) 
  IDU to ODU Connection 

Single coaxial cable, Belden 9913  (RG-8) or equivalent, up to 1000’ (300 m)
2 “N” Type male connectors 

 5.Network Management  
  Type: Integral SNMP Agent, Craft Terminal Interface (CTI), Integral Web Server
  Physical Interface: a.PPP over RS-232 modem port (up to 56 kb/s)
b.10BaseT Ethernet port
c. VT100 craft terminal port (9.6 kb/s)
  User Interface: SNMP, CTI via Telnet, CTI via direct serial interface, Web Browser access
  Security: Password Protection, Challenge Protocol (CHAP) security 
  Fault Management: Alarms reported via SNMP traps and MIB variables 
  Performance Management:Alarms based on adjustable thresholds such as Received Signal Level (RSL), BER and temperature. Performance statistics per ITU-T G.826 
  Performance History: Over one week of performance data captured at 15 minute intervals 
  Automatic Management: Automatic transmit power control (ATPC)
  Configuration Management:All configuration parameters may be set via the various management interfaces 
  Remote Software Updates: Flash download via TFTP over Ethernet or dial-up PPP
  Inter-Radio Routing:IP-based 
  NMS Compatibility: OpenViewTM, NetViewTM, or any SNMP based NMS 
 6.Standards Compliance  
  System: FCC Part 101, ETSI 300 XXX
  Antenna: FCC Part 101 Category A, or ETSI High Performance, BABT 211 ZV Class 2 
  EMC: FCC Part 15 Class B, ETSI ETS 300 385
  Payload/Interface: SONET Applicable standards, ITU-T G.703 
  Mechanical and Safety: UL, EIA-310-D, TUV