GrooveTube® Cables to 50 GHz - Megaphase

GrooveTube® Cables to 50 GHz

Rugged, Low Loss Performance for Severe Environments

  • Low insertion loss
  • Phase and amplitude stable
  • Stable under vibration and severe conditions
  • Rugged GrooveTube® Technology
  • Boundless™ PTFE Dielectric
  • Proprietary Pull-Resistant Connector Design

MegaPhase offers these cables with rugged GrooveTube® Technology, a crush-proof convoluted copper armor and outer conductor. GrooveTube® features low insertion loss, phase and amplitude stability, and low VSWR through 50 GHz. Applications include phased array radar, electronic warfare radar systems, and applications where high reliability interconnects are critical. Available with phase matching, delay matching, and custom configurations.

Specifications – 5 Series

Frequency 520 VSWR Conn. Loss dB
Attenuation
GHz Band dB/ft dB/m
0.3 UHF 0.062 0.203 1.10 0.006
0.5 0.082 0.268 0.009
0.8 0.106 0.348 0.012
1.0 L 0.120 0.394 0.014
2.0 S 0.178 0.585 1.15 0.024
2.4 0.199 0.652 0.027
3.0 0.227 0.744 0.032
4.0 C 0.270 0.885 1.20 0.040
6.0 0.347 1.138 0.055
8.0 X 0.417 1.367 0.070
10.0 0.482 1.580 1.25 0.084
12.4 0.555 1.822 1.30 0.101
15.0 Ku 0.631 2.070 0.118
18.0 0.715 2.345 0.139
20.0 K 0.769 2.522 0.152
22.0 0.821 2.695 0.165
24.0 0.873 2.865 0.178
26.5 0.937 3.073 1.35 0.194
28.0 Ka 0.974 3.196 0.204
30.0 1.024 3.358 0.217
32.0 1.072 3.518 0.230
34.0 1.121 3.676 1.40 0.243
36.0 1.168 3.833 0.256
40.0 1.262 4.141 1.45 0.281
45.0 Q 1.377 4.518 0.313
50.0 V 1.490 4.888 1.50 0.344

Specifications

Frequency 135 VSWR Conn. Loss dB
Attenuation
GHz Band dB/ft dB/m
0.3 UHF 0.032 0.106 1.10 0.006
0.5 0.042 0.137 0.009
0.8 0.053 0.175 0.012
1.0 L 0.060 0.196 0.014
2.0 S 0.086 0.283 1.15 0.024
2.4 0.096 0.311 0.027
3.0 0.107 0.351 0.032
4.0 C 0.125 0.410 1.20 0.040
6.0 0.156 0.511 0.055
8.0 X 0.183 0.599 0.070
10.0 0.207 0.678 1.25 0.084
12.4 0.223 0.766 1.30 0.101
15.0 Ku 0.260 0.853 0.118
18.0 0.289 0.948 0.139

Specifications

Frequency 120 620 VSWR Conn. Loss dB
Attenuation
GHz Ban dB/ft dB/m dB/ft dB/m
0.3 UHF 0.053 0.173 0.054 0.179 1.10 0.006
0.5 0.068 0.225 0.071 0.234 0.009
0.8 0.087 0.287 0.092 0.301 0.012
1.0 L 0.098 0.322 0.103 0.339 0.014
2.0 S 0.141 0.463 0.151 0.497 1.15 0.024
2.4 0.155 0.510 0.168 0.550 0.027
3.0 0.175 0.575 0.190 0.625 0.032
4.0 C 0.204 0.671 0.225 0.737 1.20 0.040
6.0 0.255 0.836 0.285 0.935 0.055
8.0 X 0.299 0.980 0.338 1.111 0.070
10.0 0.338 1.110 0.388 1.272 1.25 0.084
12.4 0.382 1.253 0.443 1.454 0.101
15.0 Ku 0.426 1.397 0.499 1.639 0.118
18.0 0.473 1.552 0.561 1.841 1.30 0.139
20.0 K 0.503 1.649 0.601 1.971 0.152
22.0 0.532 1.744 0.639 2.097 0.165
24.0 0.559 1.835 0.677 2.220 0.178
26.5 0.593 1.946 0.722 2.370 1.35 0.194
28.0 Ka 0.613 2.010 0.204
30.0 0.638 2.095 0.217
32.0 0.664 2.177 1.40 0.230

 

Convoluted copper cable is innovated and manufactured at MegaPhase under a licensing agreement with Flexco Microwave, Inc.