USB-SA124B – 12.4 GHz Spectrum Analyzer

USB-SA124B – 12.4 GHz Spectrum Analyzer

The Signal Hound USB-SA124B is a Software Defined Radio (SDR) optimized as a spectrum analyzer.



The Signal Hound USB-SA124B is a Software Defined Radio (SDR) optimized as a 12.4 GHz

spectrum analyzer. It is compact, simple to use, and an effective troubleshooting tool for

general lab use, engineering students, ham radio enthusiasts, and electronics hobbyists. Using

recent innovations in RF technology, the Signal Hound has the sensitivity, accuracy and

dynamic range you’d expect in a unit many times its cost.


 RF Frequency Range: 100 kHz to 12.4 GHz

 Wide dynamic range: -151 dBm to +10 dBm

 Resolution bandwidths (RBW) of 0.1 Hz to 250 KHz and 6 MHz

 Includes a High Dynamic Range Measuring Receiver

o 6 MHz RBW available as an analog IF output centered at 63 MHz

 Corresponds to U.S. analog / digital TV Channel 3

o 0.25 dB relative accuracy

o 0 dBm to -125 dBm, 100 kHz to 1 GHz

o 0 dBm to -115 dBm, 1 GHz to 4 GHz

o Adjustable digital audio filters

o Accurate AM and FM measurements

 No external power supply needed – draws power from a dual USB cable

 Powerful Digital Signal Processing happens on the PC

 Software and Hardware included for one low price

 Additional Third-Party Software Packages are available

o TSCM software is available, and is being marketed as “Kestrel TSCM

Software” through

 Write your own software with our free Application Programming Interface (API)

o I/Q Data up to a 240 KHz bandwidth

o Frequency Sweeps up to 140 MHz per second

 Compatible with Windows XP and Windows 7 operating systems

 AM and FM Demodulation Measurements

 USB 2.0 communications at 480 MBPS

 Demodulates AM/FM/SSB/CW audio in real-time

 Automation capability using our API

 Measures 8 inches long

 Weighs 12 ounces