Harris SX5A, Solid State, 5KW AM Transmitter
POWER OUTPUT:
(Rated) 5000 watts. (Capable) 5600 watts. Power reduction through
500 watts.
RF FREQUENCY
RANGE: 531 KHz through 1620
KHz. Supplied to one frequency as ordered.
CARRIER
FREQUENCY STABILITY: A)
Crystal Oscillator — ±20 Hz over temperature range. B) Frequency
Synthesizer (optional) — ±10 Hz over temperature range.
RF OUTPUT
IMPEDANCE: 50 ohms
unbalanced. Will match into a VSWR of 1.5:1 at carrier.
RF OUTPUT
TERMINAL: 7/8" EIA male
flange connector.
CARRIER
AMPLITUDE VARIATION:
(Carrier Shift): Less than 2% at 100% modulation at 1000 Hz.
RF HARMONICS
AND SPURIOUS EMISSIONS:
Exceeds FCC and CCIR specifications
TYPE OF
MODULATOR: Patented
Polyphase PDM.
AUDIO
FREQUENCY RESPONSE: +0.5
dB, –1.5 dB from 20 to 12,500 Hz. Reference 1000 Hz with Bessel
filter out.
AUDIO HARMONIC
DISTORTION: 1.5% or less at
5 kW, 20 to 12,500 Hz @ 95% modulation. 2% or less at 1000 watts
operation, 20 to 12,500 Hz @ 95% modulation. 3% or less at 500
watts, 20 to 12,500 Hz @ 95% modulation.
AUDIO
INTERMODULATION DISTORTION:
1.0% or less, 60/7000 Hz 1:1, 3% or less, 60/7000 Hz 4:1, SMPTE
standards at 5 kW operation at 80% modulation.
SQUAREWAVE
OVERSHOOT: Less than 5% at
400 Hz.
SQUAREWAVE
TILT: Less than 5% at 20 Hz
@ 90% modulation.
NOISE (UNWEIGHTED):
Better than 60 dB below 100% modulation, 1000 Hz at 5 kW.
POSITIVE PEAK
CAPABILITY: 125% positive
peak program modulation capability at 5600 watts.
AM STEREO
SPECIFICATIONS: Incidental
Phase: 0.2 Average (Radians) at 95% Envelope Modulation @ 1 kHz; 0.5
Peak (Radians).
AUDIO INPUT:
–10 to +10 dBm, transformerless 600 ohms balanced, continuously
adjustable.
AC VOLTAGE
INPUT: 197251 VAC, 48 to
63 Hz, three phase, 3 wire or 341 to 434 VAC, three phase, 4 wire,
48 to 63 Hz.
OVERALL
EFFICIENCY: Better than
65%.
POWER
CONSUMPTION:
7.7 kW at 0% modulation at 5000 watts. 11.6 kW at 100% tone
modulation at 5000 watts carrier. 10.4 kW under average programming
conditions.
MONITOR
PROVISIONS: 10 volts RF (RMS)
modulated output sample at 50 ohms (High/Medium/Low) power.
REMOTE CONTROL:
Selfcontained interface for most remote control or facility control
systems.
AMBIENT
TEMPERATURE RANGE: –20°C to
+50°C AMSL (derate upper limit 2°C per 1000 feet altitude).
AMBIENT
HUMIDITY RANGE: To 95% non
condensing.
AIR FLOW:
500 CFM fan.
ALTITUDE:
Sea Level to 13,000 feet (4000 meters).
OPERATING
ACOUSTICAL NOISE: Better
than 64 dBA acoustic rating, 3 feet from transmitter.
SIZE:
72"H x 28"W x 30"D (1830 mm x 712 mm x 762 mm).
WEIGHT:
(Unpacked), 500 lbs. (230 kg) — approximate. Domestic packed, 700
lbs. (320 kg) — approximate. Export packed, 800 lbs. (370 kg) —
approximate.
CUBAGE:
68.7 cubic feet (2 cubic meters) packed.
COLORS:
Black and white.
TYPE OF ACTIVE
COMPONENTS: 100% solid
state.
POWER SUPPLY:
Selfcontained, dry.
For AC service connection, please provide 14 KVA with a
minimum of 5% voltage demand regulation.
