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SH-42S-TC
SH-42S-TC, Spectrum Analyzer
SH-42S-TC

SignalHawk™ SH-42S-TC, 10 MHz to 4.2 GHz Hand-Held Spectrum Analyzer
The SH-42S-TC RF Analyzer is a new generation of Spectrum Analyzer that offers superb functionality in a small, very affordable package. This highly portable unit fits easily in one hand and offers the user an amazing intuitive user interface. Built upon an Android platform, users will find a high-resolution touch screen with familiar, easy to use, methods for setting up and using the spectrum analyzer. Field engineers, technicians, wireless equipment manufacturers, service providers, contractors, tower erectors and military field personnel alike have come to trust the efficiency and precision results of SignalHawk.

Measurement and Features:
  • Measurement on Channel Power
  • Occupied Bandwidth
  • Adjacent channel power ratio
  • Phase Noise
  • N dB bandwidth
  • Two level Internal Preamplifier standard
  • Android operation system
  • Fully touch screen - support multi-touch operation
  • Long battery life - 6 hours battery operation time
  • Dowload the free Bird RF Meter App from the Google Play Store
    For a complete list of compatible sensors see Bird's RF Meter Page
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product specifications:
Item No
SH-42S-TC
Item Name
Hand-Held Spectrum Analyzer
Frequency Range
10 MHz - 4.2 GHz
Frequency Span Accuracy
±1%
Sweep Time
1.1ms ~ 1600s
Bandwidth Range
10 Hz ~ 5 MHz
Bandwidth Accuracy
≥ 1 MHz, ±10%, <1 MHz, ±2%
Measurement Range
DANL to +20dBm
Input Attenuator Range
0~30dB, 1dB step
Max Safe Input Level Sensitivity
Preamp Off: +20 dBm
Preamp +20 dBm: 0 dBm
Preamp +40 dB: -20 dBm
Reference Level Range
-140 dBm to +20 dBm
Ref Level Offset: ON, -190 dBm to +70 dBm
Amplitude Accuracy
±1.5 dB
(ATT set to 0 dB , input signal -5 to -30 dBm, Detector set to Positive,
Sensitivity set to Low, RBW auto-coupled, all other settings auto-coupled,
23±5 °C. Half hour warm-up required.)
Switching Uncertainty
±0.3 dB
Input Attenuator
±0.6 dB
Level Accuracy
≥ -60 dBm, ±0.8 dB
Average Noise Level Sensitivity
Preamp Off: 1 GHz, -131 dBm/Hz (Typ -133 dBm/Hz)
Preamp +20 dBm: 1 GHz, -151 dBm/Hz (Typ -153 dBm/Hz)
Preamp +40 dBm: 1 GHz, -168 dBm/Hz (Typ -169 dBm/Hz)
Residual Responses
-75 dBm
Input Related Responses
10 MHz - 1.285 GHz: -70 dBc
1.285 GHz - 1.625 GHz: -42 dBC
1.625 GHz - 1.775 GHz: -55 dBc
1.775 GHz - 2.35 GHz: -42 dBc
2.35 GHz - 2.71 GHz: -25 dBc
2.71 GHz - 3.22 GHz: -42 dBc
3.22 GHz - 3.7 GHz: -70 dBc
3.7 GHz - 4.2 GHz: -35 dBc
Second Harmonic
1.6 GHz -70 dBc
Third-Order Intercept
+15 dBm
(–10 dBm tones ,1 MHz apart, Sensitivity LOW, Reference Level –10 dBm)
P1dB
+5 dBm Nominal
Phase Noise 1 GHz
-96 dBc/Hz,@10 kHz (typical -98 dBc/Hz) -118 dBc/Hz,@1 MHz (typical -120 dBc/Hz)
Connectors
RF In: N type, female
USB: Type C
Power Interface: Slim Tip, DC20V
Operating System
Android
Battery Operating Time
6 hours typical
Battery Charging Time
2.5 hours typical
Operating Temperature
0°C to 50°C
Storage Temperature
-20°C to 70°C
Size
7.8 in x 3.9 in x 2.6 in, (200mm x 99mm x 67mm)
Weight
2.8 lb (1.25 kg)
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