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Be sure the SSPA TX OUT port is properly terminated prior to operation. Ensure all the correct
waveguide gaskets are used to prevent water damage.
TO ENSURE PROTECTION OF PERSONNEL AND EQUIPMENT, USE CARE DURING
ANTENNA INSTALLATION AND WHENEVER WORKING ON OR AROUND THE SYSTEM.
The installation requirements of any particular site are the responsibility of the system operator.
AnaCom offers an optional installation mounting kit, that can be used at most sites. Contact AnaCom
The SSPA must be attached to some form of mounting structure which is usually the antenna feed
boom or the antenna support structure. Specific mounting procedures will depend on the antenna used.
SSPA is designed to be mounted on most antennas. Locate and install the antenna
according to the antenna manufacturer’s instructions. Choose an area that is free of extraneous
interference from motors and electronic equipment and has a clear line-of-sight from the antenna to the
Lightning arrestors should be used at the site to protect personnel and equipment. Size 3/0 or 4/0
stranded copper wire should be used to bond the SSPA to the antenna frame and to the lightning
protection ground rod.
SSPA contains an internal universal AC power supply that supplies the Monitor &
Control functions, (M&C,) and PA internal subassemblies.
SSPA requires 110 VAC or 220 VAC at 50 or 60 Hz, through a circuit breaker. The
size of the circuit breaker depends on model. To assure uninterrupted service, some method of back-up
AC power is recommended. Installing surge arrestors and AC power line filters will reduce voltage
surges from the AC power input. Provide an isolation filter to clean up power line interference and/or
voltage variations, as required.
NOTE: AC TRANSIENTS AND SURGES MAY CAUSE DATA TRANSMISSION ERRORS AND LOSS OF SYNCHRONIZATION IN THE 0
DBM SYNTHESIZERS AND/OR THE EXTERNAL MODEM EQUIPMENT.