[USRP-users] Connecting a test signal source to the SBX's RX2

Ryan Connelly ryan.connelly.6742 at gmail.com
Tue Jun 12 11:06:52 EDT 2012


I did the connection and no smoke came out.. Good!

An FFT plot centered at the carrier frequency shows that the signal
does not exceed -25dBm so I don't think it is stressing the SBX board
too much. I agree with you though, I wouldn't want to go much higher
than that.

On Tue, Jun 12, 2012 at 9:25 AM,  <mleech at ripnet.com> wrote:
> On 12 Jun 2012 09:15, Ryan Connelly wrote:
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> Is there any possibility of damaging the SBX board if I connect a test
> signal source directly to the SBX? I want to connect from a 50 ohm SMA
> connector that produces a signal source (1200MHz carrier) at -20dBm
> nominal power directly to the SMA connector on the SBX for RX2. I
> can't find any specs for the SBX max receive power.. Does anyone have
> any links?
>
> Thanks
> R
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> -20dBm should be fine, but I wouldn't go any higher than that.
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