[USRP-users] what is the limit of strong input signal to rx that rfx1800 can sustain

Nick Foster nick at ettus.com
Thu Feb 2 02:02:44 EST 2012


On Wed, Feb 1, 2012 at 9:55 PM, Page Jack <jack.page999 at gmail.com> wrote:

> Thanks,
> another question, the select of rx antenna is control by hmc174ms8. when I
> do not select receive from rx2, even if rx2 have much
> powerful signal input it still safe for the board right?
>

It might not damage the board but I can hardly call it "safe". Do not apply
more than -10dBm to the RFX without attenuation.

--n


>
> Regards!
>
>
> On Thu, Feb 2, 2012 at 1:23 PM, Nick Foster <nick at ettus.com> wrote:
>
>> -10dBm is a pretty safe number for this board, but you will probably
>> start to see gain compression for anything above around -20dBm.
>>
>> --n
>>
>> On Wed, Feb 1, 2012 at 7:51 PM, Page Jack <jack.page999 at gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>>> Hi,
>>> I use rfx1800 board to receive strong signal. I wonder what is the
>>> strong limit of the signal to input to rfx1800 board and usrp that will
>>> not burn the hardware?
>>>
>>> Regards
>>>
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>>
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