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VSWR System Calculator - Global

Version 8.6
Frequency (MHz): 850.00 25-Jan-12

Cable Type / Cable Ins Loss % of Est.


Component Return Loss Cable Length Reflections at
System Component Max. VSWR Component Length w/2 Conn System
Used? (dB) (ft) input
Loss (dB) (m) (dB) Reflection
Antenna or Load 1.50 13.98 29.7% 0.0908
Yes 1 1
Jumper 1.06 30.71 2
LDF4-50A
LDF4-50A 3.048 10.00 0.26 0.7% 0.0140
Yes 1 1
Tower Mounted Amp 1.29 17.95 0.50 0.50 16.9% 0.0685
Yes 1 1
Jumper 1.06 30.71 2
LDF4-50A 0.914 3.00 0.12 0.9% 0.0162
Yes 1 1
Top Diplexer or Bias Tee 1.13 24.29 0.20 0.20 4.5% 0.0355
Yes 1 1
Jumper 1.06 30.71 2.00
LDF4-50A 0.914 3.00 0.12 1.1% 0.0174
Yes 1 1
Main Feed Line 1.13 24.29 8
AVA5-50 30.480 100.00 1.10 8.0% 0.0470
Yes 1 1
Jumper 1.06 30.71 LDF4-50A
2 0.914 3.00 0.12 1.9% 0.0230
Yes 1 1
Bias Tee 1.17 22.12 0.10 11.000 36.09 0.10 14.5% 0.0634
Yes 1 1
Jumper 1.06 30.71 LDF4-50A
2.00 0.914 3.00 0.12 2.1% 0.0242
Yes 1 1
Surge Suppressor 1.07 29.42 0.10 0.10 3.0% 0.0288
Yes 1 1
Jumper 1.06 30.71 LDF4-50A
2.00 0.914 3.00 0.12 2.3% 0.0255
Yes 1 1
Bottom Diplexer or Duplexer 1.13 24.29 0.20 0.20 11.2% 0.0559
Yes FSJ4-50B
1 1
Jumper 1.06 30.71 1.00 3.048 10.00 0.38 3.1% 0.0291
100.0%

Legacy Jumper / TL Cables Andrew CommScope Field Install VSWR SureFlex VSWR Typical Conn Loss ( 2per cable) 0.028
1/2 inch Superflexible Copper FSJ4-50B 1.13 1.06
1/2 inch Foam Copper LDF4-50A 1.13 1.06 Typical System Reflection: 0.1666
1/2 inch Superflexible Aluminum SFX 500 1.10 Typical System VSWR: 1.40
1/2 inch Foam Aluminum FXL 540 1.10 Typical System Return Loss (dB): 15.6

Legacy Transmission Lines Andrew CommScope Worst System Reflection: 0.5395


7/8 inch Copper LDF5-50A 1.13 Worst System VSWR: 3.34
1 1/4 inch Copper LDF6-50 1.13 Worst System Return Loss (dB): 5.4
1 5/8 inch Copper LDF7-50A 1.13
7/8 inch Virtual Air Copper AVA5-50 1.13 Total Insertion Loss (dB): 3.43
7/8 inch Virtual Air Copper AVA5-50FX 1.13
1 5/8 inch Virtual Air Copper AVA7-50 1.13 RL to VSWR converter Feet to meters converter
Yes 7/8 inch Aluminum AL5-50 FXL 780 1.13 | 1.10 Return Loss
VSWR Feet meters
1 1/4 inch Aluminum FXL 1480 1.10 (dB)
1 5/8 inch Aluminum AL7-50 FXL 1873 1.13 | 1.10 17.00 1.33 3.00 0.914

No
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20 PIM (3rd order) Sys
2 Frequency (MHz): 750.00
PIM Power (w each Carrier) 20 2 Industry Standard is 2x20w
Test Equipment (TE) Noise Floor (dBm) = -132
Component Cable Type /
Component
System Component PIM Spec (dBc, Component (dB) '
Used?
2x20w) Loss | Gain
Antenna or Load 150.00
Yes 1 1 Jumper 159.00 2
LDF4-50A

Yes 1 1 Tower Mounted Amp (Ant Port) 155.00 0.20 0.00


Yes 1 1 Jumper 159.00 2
LDF4-50A

Yes 1 1 Top Diplexer or Bias Tee 153.00 0.20


Yes 1 1 Jumper 159.00 2.00
LDF4-50A

Yes 1 1 Main Feed Line 160.00 15


FXL 1873

Yes 1 1 Jumper 159.00 2


LDF4-50A

Yes 1 1 Bias Tee 160.00 0.10


Yes 1 1 Jumper 159.00 SFX 3.00
500

Yes 1 1 Surge Suppressor 160.00 0.10


Yes 1 1 Jumper 159.00 2.00
LDF4-50A

Yes 1 1 Bottom Diplexer or Duplexer 153.00 0.20


Yes
Yes 1 1 Jumper 159.00 1.00
FSJ4-50B

Legacy Jumper / TL Cables Andrew CommScope


1/2 inch Superflexible Copper FSJ4-50B
1/2 inch Foam Copper LDF4-50A
1/2 inch Superflexible Aluminum SFX 500
1/2 inch Foam Aluminum FXL 540

Legacy Transmission Lines Andrew CommScope


7/8 inch Copper LDF5-50A
1 1/4 inch Copper LDF6-50
1 5/8 inch Copper LDF7-50A
7/8 inch Virtual Air Copper AVA5-50
7/8 inch Virtual Air Copper AVA5-50
1 5/8 inch Virtual Air Copper AVA7-50
Yes 7/8 inch Aluminum AL5-50 FXL 780
1 1/4 inch Aluminum FXL 1480
1 5/8 inch Aluminum AL7-50 FXL 1873

No

Yes FSJ4-50B 0 FSJ4-50B


No LDF4-50A 12 LDF4-50A
SFX 500 SFX 500
FXL 540 FXL 540
LDF5-50A
LDF6-50
LDF7-50A
AVA5-50
AVA5-50FX
AVA7-50
AL5-50
AL7-50
FXL 780
FXL 1480
FXL 1873
(3rd order) System Calculator - Global
Version 2.8 22-Apr-13
tandard is 2x20w
-122
Cable Cable Ins Loss Attn to Power to Effective* PIM dBm
Length Length w/2 Conn bottom Component PIM Value Value @
(m) (ft) (dB) (dB) (dBm) (dBm) bottom
2.598 40.40 -113.5 -116.1
3.05 10.00 0.24 2.356 40.64 -121.9 -124.2
0.20 2.356 40.64 -117.9 -120.2
0.91 3.00 0.11 2.047 40.95 -121.1 -123.2
0.20 1.847 41.15 -114.6 -116.5
0.91 3.00 0.11 1.738 41.26 -120.3 -122.1
30.48 100.00 0.63 1.111 41.89 -119.8 -120.9
0.91 3.00 0.11 1.002 42.00 -118.5 -119.5
11.00 36.09 0.10 0.902 42.10 -119.3 -120.2
0.91 3.00 0.13 0.767 42.23 -117.9 -118.7
0.10 0.667 42.33 -118.7 -119.3
0.91 3.00 0.11 0.558 42.44 -117.4 -118.0
0.20 0.358 42.64 -110.9 -111.3
3.05 10.00 0.36 0.000 43.00 -116.0 -116.0
* Effective PIM3 at the component is reduced by ~2.5 dB for every dB below 20w. 0.2512
(Theory predicts x3 but practice measures x2.2 to x2.8 range) Value <10 dB above TE noise
Calculator uses 2.5 Estimated Conn Loss ( 2per cable)
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Typical System PIM Voltage (uV):
Typical System PIM Pass/Fail Level (dBm)
1.00 Typical System PIM Pass/Fail Level (dBc):

Worst Case System PIM Voltage:


Worst Case System PIM (dBm)
Worst Case System PIM (dBc):

Total Insertion Loss (dB):

Return Loss to VSWR converter Feet to meters conv


Return Loss
VSWR
(dB)
17.00 1.33

FSJ4-50B FSJ4-50B FSJ4-50B


LDF4-50A LDF4-50A LDF4-50A
SFX 500 SFX 500 SFX 500
FXL 540 FXL 540 FXL 540
% of Est. PIM Pwr
System (pW) @
PIM bottom
10.2% 0.0492
1.6% 0.0075
3.9% 0.0189
2.0% 0.0097 1
9.3% 0.0451
2.6% 0.0124
3.4% 0.0163
4.6% 0.0224
4.0% 0.0193
5.6% 0.0271
4.8% 0.0233
6.6% 0.0320
31.0% 0.1498
10.4% 0.0502
100.0% 0.4832 FSJ4-50B 1 3.064708
Value <10 dB above TE noise floor LDF4-50A 2 1.901106
0.026 SFX 500 3 2.749287
FXL 540 4 1.879028
uV): 4.9218 LDF5-50A 5 1.069786
Level (dBm) -106.2 LDF6-50 6 0.759842
Level (dBc): -149.2 LDF7-50A 7 0.62685
AVA5-50 8 0.978727
ge: 17.1619 AVA5-50FX 9 0.978727
m) -95.3 AVA7-50 10 0.582706
): -138.3 AL5-50 11 1.08211
AL7-50 12 0.644885
2.60 FLX 780 13 1.015243
FLX 1480 14 0.711116
Feet to meters converter FLX 1873 15 0.575392

Feet meters
100.00 30.48

FSJ4-50B FSJ4-50B
LDF4-50A LDF4-50A
SFX 500
FXL 540
FSJ4-50B 1 10.05
LDF4-50A 2 6.24
SFX 500 3 9.02
FXL 540 4 6.16