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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 multi-channel switching.
  • Integrated with other components (combiners, etc)
  • Commonly fitted in frame constructed from aluminium extrusion
  • Special order items include:
    Blanking panels, side panels, 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 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 switch frame with mimic

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 - 860
Return Loss dB30
Power Rating CommentRefer power rating figure
Peak Voltage Rating kV4.7
Impedance, ohmsOhm50
Max. Insertion Loss at Channel Centre Frequency dB0.1

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