What is RF over fiber technology and what are its advantages?
Radio frequency over fiber (RFoF) is a method of converting radio waves (RF) into light by modulating the intensity of a light source (usually a laser) with a radio frequency signal. This is an analog process, no digitization was used.
The optical signal is then transmitted through fiber optic cables, replacing and surpassing the capabilities of traditional copper coaxial cables.
Unlike coax, which is limited to 300 feet (approx.), you can extend the link up to 600 kilometers (373 miles) without affecting signal performance.
The advantages of RFoF are:
Very low signal loss (less than 0.5 dB/km)
Allows connections for kilometers without zooming in
Flat frequency response across frequency band
means no slope compensation is required
Immunity to EMI and RFI
Since fiber is a non-conductive medium
Security against signal interception
Flexible and lightweight
For ease of deployment
install and forget technology
Compared to high end, low loss coax and slope compensated amplifiers.
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