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Up/Down Frequency Converters

Smiths Interconnect's high performance frequency block upconverters, and block downconverters are specifically designed for airborne satellite communications, data links, point to point radio links, and radar applications.

Features & Benefits

Smith Interconnect's frequency converters provide frequency translation of the input signal to a desired output frequency. They support up and down frequency translations with either fixed local oscillators (block converters), or tunable local oscillators (agile converters). Its design supports frequency bands from 0.1 to 40 GHz. Contact our product experts to discuss your specific system requirements and custom configurations to meet your needs.

  • Frequency Stability less than 2 ppm typical based on internal crystal reference
  • IF frequencies ranging from tens of MHz to several GHz
  • Up converter and down converter gains ranging from 5 to 60 dB
  • Output spurious as low as -75 dBc
  • Internal attenuation capabilities up to 60 dB
  • Downconverter input noise figure levels as low as 1 dB

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