Fairview Microwave, a Lewisville, Texas, supplier of on-demand microwave and RF components, has introduced a new series of rugged, portable, phase stable RF analyzer cables. Typical applications include handheld network analyzers, base-station analyzers, portable spectrum analyzers, field testing, tower measurements, distance-to-fault measurements and site maintenance.Fairview’s 19 new portable, RF analyzer models provide optimal amplitude and phase stability with flexure. They deliver a maximum operating frequency of 27 GHz and VSWR as low as 1.2:1, depending on the model. These rugged test cables are designed with a UV-resistant jacket, stainless-steel body connectors and silver-plated copper cable conductors. They feature a multi-layer armor for torque resistance and 1,200 psi of crush resistance, and they boast an operating temperature range of -55° to 105°C. These test cables are available with 7/16, N, SMA, TNC or 3.5-mm connector options and test data is included with each serialized assembly. They can be used as replacement cables for Sitehawk, Site Master, FieldFox or CellAdvisor handheld analyzers.
“Field maintenance and tower technicians will find our new line of test cables is a must-have to keep their projects on schedule. Nineteen different configurations provide more length and connector combinations available off-the-shelf than any other RF component supplier,” said Dan Birch, Product Manager at Fairview. The rugged, portable, phase stable RF analyzer cables are in stock and ready for immediate shipment with no minimum order quantity.