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TCR-MBA-50-WB
30MHz - 512MHz, 50W Multi-Band Power Amplifier

  • 25/50 Watt Multi-band RF Power Amplifier designed to improve communications in tactical environments.
  • Designed specifically to boost the transmit power of handheld and Manpack radios in the 30-512 MHz band
  • Powered from a single BA-5590 battery as well as 12 and 24 Volt vehicles.
  • Automatic frequency detection selects the proper harmonic filter across the entire frequency range for exceptional RF performance.
  • The amplifier operates in AM, FM and frequency
    hopping modes and is JITC DAMA and IW compatible.
  • An Automatic Level Control (ALC) adjusts for any
    input power level as specified by the specification sheet.
  • Each amplifier ships with a five foot, 28Vdc cable (connector to flying leads)
  • Optional Accessories (Purchased Separately):
    • Tricom P/N 77500-00391 -- Optional USB adapter cable (remote)
    • Tricom P/N 77500-00411 -- Car adapter cigarette Lighter cable
    • Tricom P/N 77500-00413 -- 5590 to Amplifier DC connector (12V)
  • Tricom Part Number 11000-00746 (multiple colors/finishes available)

TCR-BT-01
TCR-MBA-50 and TCR-MBA-50-WB Remote Bias Tee System

  • Combines signals and DC power onto a single coax cable.
  • Allows an RF power amplifier to be located remotely using only a single coax interface cable.
  • At the remotely located amplifier, a second “reverse” Bias Tee separates the RF and DC signals for operation with the TCR-MBA-50 or other power amplifier. 
  • Locating the TCR-MBA-50 remotely puts the PA’s output power and Low Noise Amplifier (LNA) at the antenna improving transmit power and receive noise figure.
  • Each Bias Tee pair is shipped with one four foot DC power cable (Tricom P/N 1035-77200-00006)
  • Tricom part number 11000-00735 (standard peg height amplifiers) and Tricom part number 11000-00835 for the extended heatsink version (11000-00741 amp)

TCR-U/L-25
225MHz - 1.85GHz, 25W, MULTI-BAND POWER AMPLIFIER

  • The TCR-U/L-25 evolved from the performance proven TCR-MBA-50 WB to meet the demands for range extension and high frequency operation (L-Band) of modern handheld and manpack transceivers.
  • The amplifier supports Wideband Networking Waveforms including SRW and ANW2C as well as UHF SATCOM.
  • Each amplifier ships with a 60" long, 28Vdc cable (connector to flying leads)
  • Optional Accessories (Purchased Separately):
    • Tricom P/N 77500-00391 -- Optional USB adapter cable (remote)
    • Tricom P/N 77500-00411 -- Car adapter cigarette Lighter cable
    • Tricom P/N 77500-00413 -- 5590 to Amplifier DC connector (12V)
  • Tricom part number 11000-00774

TCR-MBA-50 WB (EXT)
30MHz - 512MHz, 50W, Multi-Band Power Amplifier

  • State of the Art software defined RF Amplifier designed to extend the range of modern Handheld and Manpack Transceivers.
  • Supports emerging Wideband Networking Waveforms including SRW and ANW2, as well as legacy Narrowband Waveforms such as IW, DAMA, SINCGARS and HAVEQUICK.
  • Integrates seamlessly into systems using new Special Communications Modes in both LOS and SATCOM.
  • Longer Heatsink pegs for more heat dissipation in harsh environments
  • Each amplifier ships with a five foot, 28Vdc cable (connector to flying leads)
  • Optional Accessories (Purchased Separately):
    • Tricom P/N 77500-00391 -- Optional USB adapter cable (remote)
    • Tricom P/N 77500-00411 -- Car adapter cigarette Lighter cable
    • Tricom P/N 77500-00413 -- 5590 to Amplifier DC connector (12V)
  • Tricom part number 11000-00741

TCR-MBA-75 and Bias Tee 2
30MHz - 512MHz, 30/50/75W, JITC DAMA Certified MultiBand RF Amplifier

  • JITC DAMA Certified 75 Watt Remote Multiband RF Power Amplifier which transmits and receives amplification across the 30-512 MHz band.
  • Suitable for vehicular, airborne, maritime or fixed station applications and compatible with manpack and handheld multiband military radios.
  • Weather-proof and can be remotely located near the antenna for optimum performance.
  • The Bias-Tee II, connected to the Amplifier via a single coax cable, provides remote control of the Transmit Power Level, LNA operation, Bypass Capability, and selection of SATCOM, LOS, and Frequency Hopping modes of operation.
  • RS-232 port provides the ability to remote the operation of the
    system from a PC.
  • Each amplifier and Bias Tee 2 combination is shipped with one four foot DC power cable. The power cable is only shipped when the amplifier and bias tee 2 are ordered together. The DC cable can be purchased separately if needed using Tricom part number 1035-77200-00006.
  • Tricom part number 11000-00679 (Amp and bias tee), 11000-00682 (Amp only), and 11000-00681 (Bias tee only)

TCR-MBA-75 (NBT) 
30MHz - 512MHz, 30/50/75W, Multiband RF Power Amplifier

  • Uses the same battle proven technology and form factor as Tricom’s TCR-MBA-75.
  • In response to customer requests, the requirement to use a remote control head (Bias Tee II) has been eliminated and instead the operator controls have been reduced to four rugged pushbuttons on the amplifier’s front panel. These controls, with the
  • Expanded LED indicators, provide system status and operating conditions and greatly reduce the likelihood of damaged operating switches.
  • The Bias Tee I can be used to remotely power the amplifier at the antenna. (See manual for setup and advanced operation)
  • The installation of the amplifier is also simplified with less cabling and a common connector interface panel.
  • Operation is simple and straightforward and all performance specifications are identical to the Bias Tee equipped system including electrical, environmental and physical mounting.
  • Each amplifier is shipped with one four foot DC power cable (Tricom P/N 1035-77200-00006)
  • Tricom part number 11000-00678

TCR-RFS-03
RF Path Switcher

  • The TCR-RFS-03 is designed for use with the TCR-MBA-50 WB and the AN/PRC-117G in multiple antenna installations, automatically switching the amplified RF path based on the operating mode of the TCR-MBA-50 WB RF amplifier.
  • Tricom part number 11000-00753

AM-SAT-50
292MHz - 318MHz, 50 Watt SATCOM Amplifier

  • DAMA Certified 50 Watt UHF SATCOM RF Power Amplifier
  • Enhances communications on critical satellite links.
  • Amplifies transmit/receive signals to improve signal margin in noisy environments and/or sub-optimal antenna patterns.
  • COSITE filtering allows colocation.
  • Low noise preamplifier with variable gain. 
  • Amp may be remotely located from the radio
  • Powered over a single coax with a bias tee or directly via the front panel DC connector.
  • Each amplifier is shipped with one four foot DC power cable (Tricom P/N 1035-77200-00006)
  • Tricom part number 11000-00674 (Amplifier and Bias Tee), 11000-00517 (Bias Tee only), 11000-00519 (Amplifier only)

TCR-MBA-50-WB-Dual
DUAL 50W WIDEBAND/MULTIBAND RF AMPLIFIER (30MHz - 512MHz)

 

Tricom Research Dual Amp 11000-00859

Tricom Research Dual Amp 11000-00859

  • 3 Dedicated Antenna Ports – Wideband Networking, SATCOM, and Line-of-Sight (LOS)
  • Wideband Networking and Narrowband Operation
  • ANW2, SRW, DAMA, IW, HAVEQUICK, SINCGARS and Special Communications Modes
  • Compatible with AN/PRC-152A, AN/PRC-117G, AN/PRC-117F, AN/PSC-5, AN/PRC-148 or any Transceiver operating in the 30-512 MHz frequency band
  • Rugged, Compact, and Efficient
  • Natural Convection Cooling
  • Full Function USB Remote Control
  • Flexible mounting configurations
  • Multiple Amp Versions available for different Antenna Matrix configurations
  • Basic Antenna matrix version: Tricom P/N: 11000-00859 (shown)
  • Contact sales for other versions (Universal version Tricom part number is 11000-00862)

TCR-MBA-50-STC

50/75 WATT WIDEBAND RF POWER AMPLIFIER

The TCR-MBA-50-STC is a Next Generation RF Power Amplifier (PA) designed to support emerging Wideband Networking Waveforms such as SRW and ANW2C as well as traditional Narrowband Waveforms for existing and future Hand Held and Manpack tactical radios.

The TCR-MBA-50-STC supports multiple communication installation scenarios from fixed site to various vehicular and portable configurations with assignable antenna ports based on operating mode, frequency and other user defined parameters.  The PA can be powered from a single BA-5590 battery as well as 12 and 24 Volt vehicle power and commercial power supplies.

A simple three button menu driven user interface controls the mode, antenna selection, output power, receive co-site filter selection and other system parameters supporting custom user setup profiles.  An NVG compatible front panel display provides configuration information and amplifier status.


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