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20-70-02, 450-470 MHz, Series-Notch Cavity Filter passes a relatively wide band of frequencies while rejecting a very narrow band of frequencies. It is equivalent to a series-tuned circuit. Notch depth is variable from 15-25 dB. Pass and notch frequencies must be known so that the optimum loop assembly can be used. This is the best filter for very close separations (200-400 KHz) in UHF applications.

  • Various Low-Loss High-Rejection Models to choose from.
  • All Loop Plate/connector assemblies are silver-or Alballoy®-plated for low IM.
  • Welded cavity construction and silver-plated tunable probe and loops give superior pass and reject characteristics.


Cascading Filters

All cavity types mentioned above may be cascaded to achieve an arithmetic sum of individual filter attenuation. Up to 6 dB of additional attenuation can be achieved when the proper length of cable is used to interconnect the cavities. (This additional 6 dB does not occur in the filter passband but only at frequencies where moderate to high attenuation occurs.) A TX RX system specialist can assist you in ordering the proper length of interconnecting cable for your frequencies.





Product Specifications 
Item No20-70-02
Item Name450-470 MHz, Series-Notch Cavity Filter
Frequency Range450-470 MHz
Insertion Loss vs Frequency Separation
(w/ dual cavity, notch depth @ 34 dB)
3.0 dB @ 175 kHz
1.5 dB @ 250 kHz
0.5 dB @ 500 kHz
0.4 dB @ 1 MHz

(w/ dual cavity, notch depth @ 44 dB)
3.1 dB @ 250 kHz
2.6 dB @ 275 kHz
1.0 dB @ 500 kHz
0.4 dB @ 1 MHz
Impedance Ω50
VSWR1.5:1 max.
Max Power35 W @ 175 kHz
35 W @ 250 kHz
40 W @ 275 kHz
120 W @ 500 kHz
350 W @ 1 MHz
Cavity Length - Electrical1/4λ
Temperature Range-30 to +60 °C
Cavity Diameter6.625"
Number of Cavities2
Cavity Height11.5" w/ tuning rod extended, 16.5" max.
Weight23 lbs.