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 Yellow Fin Wimax Spectrum Analayzer
 
YellowFin Mobile WiMAX analyzer is the world’s first truly portable calibrated, demodulating WiMAX test receiver. This handheld unit utilizes the Samsung Q1 Ultra Premium tablet UMPC as an interface in conjunction with Bundpol´s precision receiver technology for complete spectrum analysis as well as WiMAX packet demodulation.

The receiver sweeps the 2.0 - 5.9 GHz spectrums to within +1.5 dB accuracy. YellowFin performs full spectrum analysis allowing RF engineers to see the whole wireless network picture. Features include power triggers, peak hold/search, markers and multiple waveform traces.
WiMAX 802.16e packet analysis includes RSSI measurements, Cell ID & Segment information, multipath analysis and CINR (Carrier-to-Interference-plus-Noise-Ratios) on a preamble basis. The optional DF (Direction Finding) Antenna allows engineers to pinpoint sources of WiMAX interference, rogue base stations and even nearby hackers. An internal 12-channel/satellite GPS receiver allows for geo-coded site surveys and drive-studies using optional mapping software.

 

 

Features:

    • WiMAX 802.16e Packet Analysis
    • WiMAX Spectrum Analysis
    • Scans Up To 20 Samples Per Second
    • Measures All 114 Preambles
    • RF Direction Finding (using optional antenna)
    • True Multipath Measurements
    • RF Interference Detection
    • Peak Search / Hold with up to 4 Peak Hold waveform traces
    • User Selectable Power Trigger
    • Waveform Snapshots of any screens
    • CE Certification
    • Performs Site Survey Mapping Coverage (using optional DragNet software)
    • Performs Remote Monitoring and Control via Ethernet Connection (using optional YellowFin Remote Manager software)

 

 

Specification:  
Bands Supported: 2.0 - 5.9 GHz (802.16e)
Channel Bandwidths: 3.5, 5, 7, 8.75, 10 MHz
RF Sensitivity (Wide Band): -20 to -90 dBm
ID Cell & Segment:  
RSSI (Channel): -20 to -80 dBm
Correlated Multipath Measurements: 0 to -10 dB
CINR: 0 to +20 dBm
 
SPECTRUM ANALYZER SPECIFICATIONS:
Bands Supported: 2.0 - 5.9 GHz
Average Noise Floor (no input): < -100 dBm (reference level -70 dBm, resolution bandwidth=50 kHz)
Dynamic Range: > 40 dB
Level Accuracy: + 1.5 dB (25º C)
Max Input (safe): + 0 dBm
Max Input (no saturation): -20 dBm
Reference Level: -20 to -70 dBm (10 dB steps)
   
TRIGGERING:  
User Control: Auto or Manual
Packet/Interefrence Trigger: Trigger analyzer when input power meets or exceeds threshold (20 MHz span)
Trigger Threshold: User settable in dBm
Trigger Delay: User settable in mS
   
GENERAL SPECIFICATIONS:  
Internal GPS Receiver: 12-channel/satellite GPS receiver
Input Connector: SMA Female 50 ohm
Power: Li-PO, AC, DC
Runtime Internal Battery: > 3 hours
Recharge Time: < 3 hours
   
OPTIONAL ACCESSORIES:  
12V car adapter, 2.4 GHz Directional Finding Antenna, 5 GHz Directional Finding Antenna
 
OPTIONAL DIRECTION FINDING ANTENNA:
Frequency: 5150-5350 MHz
Gain: 5 dBi
VSWR: <2 : 1
Impedence: 50 Ohm nominal
Beamwidth: 75 degree vertical, 65 degree horizontal
Front-to-Back Ratio: 22 dB or better
Material: Powder-coated aluminum, ABS plastic radome
Connector: SMA attached at rear of antenna
Frequency: 2300-2600 MHz
Gain: 9 dBi
Bandwidth @ 2:1 SWR: 200 MHz or better
Impedence: 50 Ohm nominal
Beamwidth: 75 degree vertical, 65 degree horizontal
Front-to-Back Ratio: 22 dB or better
Material: Powder-coated aluminum, ABS plastic radome
Connector: SMA attached at rear of antenna

 

 

Frequently Asked Questions

Does the YellowFin do 802.11b/g or 802.11a studies?

While the YellowFin does scan the spectrum that common 802.11 Wi-Fi devices operate on, it does not demodulate Wi-Fi packets. YellowFin was designed for WiMAX installations, troubleshooting and interference detection. Yellowjacket-TABLET is similar in that it uses a touch screen interface and receiver combo but only for Wi-Fi studies.

Will this YellowFin do Fixed WiMAX studies too?
This model's receiver is calibrated for 802.16e Mobile WiMAX RF and packet data specifically. The YellowFin Fixed WiMAX analyzer is designed specifically for802.16d Fixed WiMAX studies.

 

 

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