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Low Noise Amplifier: PE2-1020-R518-15-SFF

February 12, 2013
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PE2-1020-R518-15-SFF Rev  BPMI Model No. PE2-1020-R518-12-SFF is a low noise amplifier that offers a positive gain slope versus frequency. This type of amplifier is useful when trying to equalize frequency flatness over a broad bandwidth. This model provides 10 dB of gain at 500 MHz and 20 dB of gain at 18 GHz.

The noise figure is 10 dB at 500 MHz and 9 dB at 18 GHz. The OP 1dB is +14 dBm minimum and the maximum VSWR is 2.5:1. The operating voltage is +15 VDC and the current draw is 140 mA typical.

This model is supplied in PMI's standard PE2 housing.


Frequency Range

500MHz to 18GHz


10dB typical @ 500MHz and positive gain slope to 20dB typical @ 18GHz

Noise Figure

No Specified, but 10dB typical at 500MHz and 9dB typical at 18GHz


14dBm min.


2.5:1 max.

DC Voltage Supply


DC Current Draw

140mA typ., 350mA max.


SMA - Female




Gold Plated

Environmental Ratings:


 -54ºC to +95ºC Operating

 -65ºC to +125 ºC Non-Operating


 MIL-STD-202F, Method 103B Cond. B


 MIL-STD-202F, Method 213B Cond. B


 MIL-STD-202F, Method 204D Cond. B


 MIL-STD-202F, Method 105C Cond. B

 Temperature Cycle:

 MIL-STD-202F, Method 107D Cond. A

Other gain levels and frequency ranges are available.


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