The South African
National Antenna Test Range

Available Equipment

The following test equipment is available at the National Antenna Test Range.

Desired equipment not listed here can be organised from local suppliers.




Make Model Description
Agilent E5071B ENA Series Network Analyzer 300kHz to 8,5 GHz frequency range with time domain installed.
Agilent 8564EC Spectrum Analyzer 9 kHz to 40 GHz frequency range.
Agilent N1913A Power Meter EPM Series.
Agilent N8485 Power Sensor 10 MHz to 26.5 GHz, -35 dBm to 20 dBm (316 nW to 100 mW)
Agilent E92884 Power Sensor cable including Agilent 08485-6005 adaptor for N1913A Power Meter
Agilent 53151A Frequency Counter 10 Hz to 26.5 GHz. 27 dBm max input power.
Agilent DSO1024A Oscilloscope 200 MHz with a sample rate of 2 GHz.
Agilent 83006A Pre Amplifier 10 MHz to 26.5 GHz, 20 dB gain.
Agilent 87422A Power Supply
Agilent N5766A Variable Power Supply up to 40 V 38 A.
Agilent 8495B Variable Attenuator 0 to 70 dB SMA type.
Agilent 8494B Variable Attenuator 0 to 11 dB SMA type
Agilent 8496B Variable Attenuator 0 to 110 dB SMA type.
Agilent N5242A PNA-X Network Analyser 10 MHz to 26.5 GHz with time domain
Agilent N5183 MXG Analogue Signal Generator 100 kHz to 31.8 GHz.
Agilent 85052D Calibration Kit DC to 26.5 GHz.
HP 8753C Network Analyzer 3 kHz to 3 GHz.
HP 85044A Reflection Transmission Test Set EPM Series.
HP 85032B Calibration Kit DC to 26.5 GHz.
HP 8348A Amplifier 2.6 GHz to 26,5 GHz, 25 dBm.
HP 83640A Synthesized Sweeper 10 MHz to 40 GHz with rear panel output and 1 Hz resolution, 20 dBm output.
HP 85301A
8530A
85101C
8511A
8511B
Antenna measurement system consisting of:
Microwave Receiver, 45 MHz to 50 GHz including time domain.
Display Processor.
Frequency Converter 45 MHz to 26.5 GHz.
Frequency Converter 45 MHz to 50 GHz.
HP 8496B Variable Attenuator 110 dB N-Type
Rhode & Schwarz SMA100A Signal Generator 9 kHz to 6 GHz.
Amplifier Research 10W1000C Amplifier 500 kHz to 1 GHz, 40 dB gain.
Amplifier Research 5S6G18 Amplifier 6 GHz to 18 GHz, 37 dB gain.
Amplifier Research DC3001M1 Dual Directional Coupler 100 kHz to 1 GHz.
Power 100 W CW, 1000 W peak.
Coupler factor 40 dB, flatness 0.6 dB.
Amplifier Research DC7435M1 Dual Directional Coupler 4.2 GHz to 18 GHz.
Power 50 W CW, 300 W peak.
Coupling factor 35 dB, flatness 0.6 dB
Mini Circuits ZHL 4240W Amplifier 10 MHz to 4.2 GHz, 36 dB gain.
Mini Circuits ZHL 4240 Amplifier 500 MHz to 4.7 GHz, 36 dB gain.
Mini Circuits ZHL-10W-2G Amplifier 800 MHz to 2 GHz, 40 dB gain.
Mini Circuits ZHL-100W-52 Amplifier 50 MHz to 500 MHz, 50 dB gain.
Mini Circuits ZHL- 20W-13 Amplifier 20 MHz to 1 GHz, 43 dB gain.

Attenuators

Make Model Description
Weinshel Associates WAS-19 Attenuator Set DC 26.5 GHz, 2 W, 3, 6, 10 and 20 dB, SMA type.
Weinshel Associates WAS-18 Attenuator Set DC 18 GHz, 5 W, 1, 3, 6, 10, 20 and 30 dB, N- type.
Weinshel Associates WA49-30-43 Attenuator, 30 dB, 150 W, DC to 8.5 GHz.
Weinshel Associates WA49-20-43 Attenuator, 20 dB, 150 W, DC to 8.5 GHz.
Weinshel Associates WA49-10-43 Attenuator, 10 dB, 150 W, DC to 8.5 GHz.
Weinshel Associates WA49-6-43 Attenuator, 6 dB, 150 W, DC to 8.5 GHz.
Weinshel Associates WA49-3-43 Attenuator, 3 dB, 150 W, DC to 8.5 GHz.
Weinshel Associates WA90-30-43 Attenuator, 30 dB, 50 W, DC to 18 GHz.
Weinshel Associates WA90-20-43 Attenuator, 20 dB, 50 W, DC to 18 GHz.
Weinshel Associates WA90-10-43 Attenuator, 10 dB, 50 W, DC to 18 GHz.
Weinshel Associates WA90-6-43 Attenuator, 6 dB, 50 W, DC to 18 GHz.
Weinshel Associates WA90-3-43 Attenuator, 3 dB, 50 W, DC to 18 GHz.

Antennas

Make Model Description
Scientific Atlanta Various Dishes from 10 ft to 1 ft, used as source antennas and covering the frequency range from 500 MHz to 26.5 GHz.
Scientific Atlanta Various Standard Gain Horns, used as reference antennas and covering the frequency range from 750 MHz to 26.5 GHz.
Scientific Atlanta N/A Log-P, 100 MHz to 1 GHz.
Lindgren 3117 Double Ridged Horn 1 GHz to 18 GHz.
Lindgren 3142D Biconlog Antenna 26 MHz to 6 GHz (X 2).
Rohde & Schwarz N/A Log-P 80 MHz to 1 GHz.
Rohde & Schwarz AK 503 HF Antenna System 1.5 MHz to 30 MHz.
Rohde & Schwarz HFH2-Z1 Active Rod Antenna.
SAAB Grintek 470531-00000 Horn Antenna 700 MHz to 8 GHz.
SAAB Grintek 471402-00000 Wideband Dish with feed 1 GHz to 18 GHz.

Accessories:

  • RF to Optic Transmitters and Receivers with optic fibres at different lengths from 100 metres up to 600 metres covering the frequency range from 3 kHz to 18 GHz.
  • Low loss cables DC to 18 GHz.
  • Articulated boom lift