Southwest Antennas is pleased to announce our new line of stand-alone RF filter modules that can be quickly integrated into existing radio systems or added to new systems during planning and deployment.

With the increasing number of radios operating in close proximity to each other and the proliferation of communications equipment in urban and suburban environments, the addition of RF filtering to a system can help eliminate out-of-band interference that degrades radio performance.
 

RF bandpass and notch filters from Southwest Antennas

Photo: RF filters available in TNC and SMA RF connector configurations

These small RF filters are designed to be installed in-line into a radio system using the coaxial connectors on either end of the filter, available in TNC, SMA, and Reverse Polarity TNC and SMA configurations.

The weatherproof design and rugged G10 housing allows for installation and deployment both indoors or left outside for extended periods of time.

Their small size allows the filters to be fitted directly to a radio's RF connector between the radio and antenna, or attached with RF cable for a system where the antenna is installed away from the radio. These RF bandpass and notch filters are suitable for use on unmanned systems, fixed site infrastructure, tactical radio systems, vehicle-mounted radio systems, and other applications where RF filtering is needed.

 

Southwest Antennas coaxial RF filter product line features and benefits

  • 8 Watt CW (10 Watts peak) RF power handling: for use with tactical radio systems, MIMO & MANET mesh networks, vehicle radio systems, or other rugged radio applications.
  • Rugged G10 fiberglass housing: designed for field use and can be deployed in the same environments as our antennas.
  • Weatherproof design: allows for all-weather use while exposed to the elements. Low visibility black finish for tactical applications.
  • Small size: 0.562" OD allows filters to be installed in-line with antennas directly on the radio, or connected via RF cable away from the radio.
  • Quality RF connectors: a variety of connector options available both in-series and between series. Non-rotating connectors resist fouling from environmental contamination.

 

Southwest Antennas news RF filters are available in the following frequency options:

Part # Product RF Connector
1080-099 Bandpass Filter, 902 - 928 MHz, In-Line  SMA(m) to SMA(f)
1080-100 Bandpass Filter, 902 - 928 MHz, In-Line  RP-SMA(m) to RP-SMA(f)
1080-101 Bandpass Filter, 902 - 928 MHz, In-Line  TNC(m) to TNC(f)
1080-102 Bandpass Filter, 902 - 928 MHz, In-Line  RP-TNC(m) to RP-TNC(f)
1080-104 Bandpass Filter, 1.35 - 1.40 GHz, In-Line  SMA(m) to SMA(f)
1080-105 Bandpass Filter, 1.35 - 1.40 GHz, In-Line  RP-SMA(m) to RP-SMA(f)
1080-106 Bandpass Filter, 1.35 - 1.40 GHz, In-Line  TNC(m) to TNC(f)
1080-107 Bandpass Filter, 1.35 - 1.40 GHz, In-Line  RP-TNC(m) to RP-TNC(f)
1080-109 Bandpass Filter, 1.7 - 1.9 GHz, In-Line  SMA(m) to SMA(f)
1080-110 Bandpass Filter, 1.7 - 1.9 GHz, In-Line  RP-SMA(m) to RP-SMA(f)
1080-111 Bandpass Filter, 1.7 - 1.9 GHz, In-Line  TNC(m) to TNC(f)
1080-112 Bandpass Filter, 1.7 - 1.9 GHz, In-Line  RP-TNC(m) to RP-TNC(f)
1080-114 Bandpass Filter, 1.78 - 1.85 GHz, In-Line  SMA(m) to SMA(f)
1080-115 Bandpass Filter, 1.78 - 1.85 GHz, In-Line  RP-SMA(m) to RP-SMA(f)
1080-116 Bandpass Filter, 1.78 - 1.85 GHz, In-Line  TNC(m) to TNC(f)
1080-117 Bandpass Filter, 1.78 - 1.85 GHz, In-Line  RP-TNC(m) to RP-TNC(f)
1080-119 Bandpass Filter, 1.98 - 2.30 GHz, In-Line  SMA(m) to SMA(f)
1080-120 Bandpass Filter, 1.98 - 2.30 GHz, In-Line  RP-SMA(m) to RP-SMA(f)
1080-121 Bandpass Filter, 1.98 - 2.30 GHz, In-Line  TNC(m) to TNC(f)
1080-122 Bandpass Filter, 1.98 - 2.30 GHz, In-Line  RP-TNC(m) to RP-TNC(f)
1080-124 Bandpass Filter, 2.20 - 2.51 GHz, In-Line  SMA(m) to SMA(f)
1080-125 Bandpass Filter, 2.20 - 2.51 GHz, In-Line  RP-SMA(m) to RP-SMA(f)
1080-167 Bandpass Filter, 2.20 - 2.51 GHz, In-Line  TNC(m) to TNC(f)
1080-127 Bandpass Filter, 2.20 - 2.51 GHz, In-Line  RP-TNC(m) to RP-TNC(f)
1080-129 Bandpass Filter, 2.22 - 2.30 GHz, In-Line  SMA(m) to SMA(f)
1080-130 Bandpass Filter, 2.22 - 2.30 GHz, In-Line  RP-SMA(m) to RP-SMA(f)
1080-131 Bandpass Filter, 2.22 - 2.30 GHz, In-Line  TNC(m) to TNC(f)
1080-132 Bandpass Filter, 2.22 - 2.30 GHz, In-Line  RP-TNC(m) to RP-TNC(f)
1080-134 Bandpass Filter, 2.27 - 2.93 GHz, In-Line  SMA(m) to SMA(f)
1080-135 Bandpass Filter, 2.27 - 2.93 GHz, In-Line  RP-SMA(m) to RP-SMA(f)
1080-136 Bandpass Filter, 2.27 - 2.93 GHz, In-Line  TNC(m) to TNC(f)
1080-137 Bandpass Filter, 2.27 - 2.93 GHz, In-Line  RP-TNC(m) to RP-TNC(f)
1080-144 Bandpass Filter, 4.40 - 5.00 GHz, In-Line  SMA(m) to SMA(f)
1080-145 Bandpass Filter, 4.40 - 5.00 GHz, In-Line  RP-SMA(m) to RP-SMA(f)
1080-146 Bandpass Filter, 4.40 - 5.00 GHz, In-Line  TNC(m) to TNC(f)
1080-147 Bandpass Filter, 4.40 – 5.00 GHz, In-Line  RP-TNC(m) to RP-TNC(f)
1080-149 Bandpass Filter, 4.40 - 5.00 GHz, In-Line  SMA(m) to SMA(f)
1080-150 Bandpass Filter, 4.40 - 5.00 GHz, In-Line  RP-SMA(m) to RP-SMA(f)
1080-151 Bandpass Filter, 4.40 - 5.00 GHz, In-Line  TNC(m) to TNC(f)
1080-152 Bandpass Filter, 4.40 - 5.00 GHz, In-Line  RP-TNC(m) to RP-TNC(f)
1080-154 GPS Band Notch Filter, DC - 1.40 GHz & 1.75 - 2.60 GHz, In-Line  SMA(m) to SMA(f)
1080-155 GPS Band Notch Filter, DC - 1.40 GHz & 1.75 - 2.60 GHz, In-Line  RP-SMA(m) to RP-SMA(f)
1080-156 GPS Band Notch Filter, DC - 1.40 GHz & 1.75 - 2.60 GHz, In-Line  TNC(m) to TNC(f)
1080-157 GPS Band Notch Filter, DC - 1.40 GHz & 1.75 - 2.60 GHz, In-Line  RP-TNC(m) to RP-TNC(f)

 

Coaxial RF Filter Application Examples:

Unmanned Systems

  • Unmanned system control units
  • Unmanned ground vehicles
  • Unmanned aerial vehicles

 

Military radio systems

  • Military, DOD, and NATO-band radio applications
  • Dismounted or vehicle radio systems
  • Fixed site infrastructure
  • Base communication and security

 

Surveillance and security

  • Surveillance systems
  • Border security applications

 

Law Enforcement

  • Federal law enforcement radio systems
  • Tactical radio systems and fixed site infrastructure
  • Vehicles and mobile radio systems

 

Broadcast Video

  • Electronic News Gathering
  • Live Sports
  • Television and movie production