Up Converter 13cm for QO-100

Up Converter from 144 MHz (430 MHz) to 2400 MHz.

Main components:
PLL – ADF4350, STM32F042
Mixer – HMC422
Amplifier – GVA-63+
Low noise stabilizers – LP5907
ТСХО – 10 MHz
SAW filter – 2400 MHz

External input support provided, ОСХО or GPSDO.
To operate via satellite, power amplifier with gain of 30 dB is required.
IF frequency can easily be changed to any (100 – 1300 MHz) using the software utility. PCB connection via USB.

PLL software can be taken from here:
https://vhfdesign.com/pll-lo/lo-pll-usb.html

Converter-13cm layout from 2019-12-30
Fig. 1 Converter-13cm layout from 2019-12-30
Converter-13cm schematics from 2019-12-30
Fig. 2 Converter-13cm schematics from 2019-12-30

Specifications:

  • Output RF range: 2360 – 2450 MHz
  • Input power (max): 23 dBm
  • Output power (max): 10 dBm
  • TCXO stability: 0.5 ppm
  • Power supply: 5V DC & 150 mA
  • PCB dimensions: 55 x 36 x 6 mm
  • Weight: 10 g

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Appearance

Converter-13cm appearance from 2019-12-30
Fig. 3 Converter-13cm appearance from 2019-12-30
Converter-13cm appearance without a cover from 2019-12-30
Fig. 3.2 Converter-13cm appearance without a cover from 2019-12-30

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