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Patch Panel for Rapid Release U-Links 1-5/8" Line size

Rev : 01.0 | Rev date : 28 Jun 2017
Rapid release U-links provide manual switching for high power RF circuits. Typical applications include transmitter, antenna and test load patching.
  • Manufactured in custom built configurations ranging from simple patch panels to fully integrated multichannel switching
  • Integrated with other components (combiners, etc)
  • Housed in rack cabinet
  • Blanking panels, side panels and locking rear door
  • Metering
  • Mimic panel with/without LED display
  • Interlock circuits wired to terminal blocks


  • Fast, simple lever action
  • Slimline - low profile design
  • Interlock circuits operate before the RF circuit is disturbed
  • Available in five sizes to match RFS rigid line sizes/power ratings
  • Standard EIA or IEC test adaptors can be used
  • Input/output line sizes can be varied to suit using RFS developed R series adaptors.

Typical patch panel in a rack with digital metering

Technical features


Product LinePatch Panels
Product TypePatch Panel, 7 port, 1-5/8" line size
Input Connector1-5/8" Unflanged

Electrical Specifications

Frequency Range MHz44 - 70
Return Loss dB30
Power Rating kW @ MHz
Peak Voltage Rating kV4
Impedance, ohmsOhm50
Insertion Loss at Channel Centre Frequency dB-3 +/- 0.1

Mechanical Specifications


Temperature Specifications

Operation Temperature °C(°F)0 to 40 (32 to 104 )

U Link sizes

Typical 3 port patch panel

Many configurations are possible