Series 1400 DME/TACAN Amplifier Products from TSL

The TSL Series 1400 products include a complete line of state-of-the-art pulsed power amplifiers designed for use in Distance Measuring Equipment (DME) and Tactical Air Navigation (TACAN) transponders and interrogators.

All models provide output RF with Gaussian form transitions for rise and fall times in compliance with ICAO Annex 10, RTCA DO-189, and MIL-STD-291B. The Series 1400 is available in a modular airborne version or in a standard 19” rack configuration.

Series 1400 General Performance Specifications
Frequency960MHz to 1215 MHz
RF Power out10W–4,000W
Duty Cycle, Pulse Width, Rise/Fall Time, Spectrum, and SpuriousIAW ICAO Annex 10, RTCA DO-189, and MILSTD 291B
Class of OperationAB & C
RF out Power ControlSerial Bus or Discrete Lines
ProtectionTemperature, Input Overdrive, Reverse Polarity, Duty Cycle, Pulse Width, and Output VSWR
Input PowerAC or DC Available (consult factory)
Operating Temperature-40⁰C (min) to +85⁰C (max)
Storage Temperature-55⁰C (min) to +100⁰C (max)
CoolingForced Air or Natural Convection

Some of the more popular Series 1400 models are listed below with representative specifications. Variations on Frequency, Power, Duty Cycle, and Pulse Width, and other specification are available. Optional heat sinks are offered on selected models. Our latest IFF/TACAN Amplifier is the Model 1414-2500.

See the Model 1414-2500 2.5KW IFF/TACAN Calibrator/Amplifier Spec Sheet (PDF)

Please contact TSL for detailed specifications or special product requirements not listed.

Popular Series 1400 Models

TSL
Model
Frequency
(MHz)
Power
(Watts)
Duty
Cycle
(%)
Pulse
Width
(usec)
Dimensions
(inches)
1411-1000-DME960–1215200-100033.519.0×17.0x5.25
1414-2500960–1215250033.519.0×12.25×22
1455-500-960/1215960–121550033.58.0×5.0x2.5
1455-100-960/1215960–121510033.58.0×5.0x2.5
1455-500-960/1215960–121550033.58.0×5.0x2.5
1456-1000-12101210100033.58.0×5.0x2.5
Series 1400-11400-21400-3

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