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A Medium Power Amplifier: PA-40-17D521D5-5R0-36-12-292FF

November 11, 2013
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PA-40-17D521D5-5R0-36-12-292FFPMI Model No. PA-40-17D521D5-5R0-36-12-292FF is a medium power amplifier that operates over the frequency range of 15.7 to 21.5 GHz.  It has a nominal gain of 40 dB typical with a maximum gain flatness of +/-1.75 dB and a typical noise figure of 5.0 dB.

It is supplied with SMA(F) connectors in a housing that measures 2.6" x 2.0" x 0.5"



Frequency Range

17.5 to 21.5GHz

Noise Figure @ +25 ºC

5.0dB typ, 8.0dB max

P-1dB Compression Point

+36dBm min, +37dBm typ

Output IP3

+43dBm min, +45dBm typ

Nominal Gain @ +25 ºC

37dB min, 40dB typ

Gain Flatness Over Frequency

±1.5dB typ, ±1.75dB typ

Gain Variation Over Temperature

±2.5dB typ

VSWR Input/ Output

1.8:1 typ, 2.5:1 max


-60dBc max

Survival Temperature

 -45ºC to +125 ºC

Power Supply

+9 to +12VDC @ 3.5A typ, 5.0 max




2.6" x 2.0" 0.5"

Environmental Ratings:


 -20ºC to +75 ºC Operating

 -55ºC to +85 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


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