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As one of the ten original business units of L-3 Communications, Narda Microwave-East has served the military and commercial communication markets with outstanding products bearing the world-renowned Narda name for over 50 years.
With the development and manufacture of state-of-the-art RF and microwave components and defense technology sub-systems, Narda has positioned itself and as a technology leader by offering advanced products in the frequency range of DC to 100 GHz.
Our employees and field sales representatives take great pride in bringing the highest quality catalog and custom products to our valued military and commercial end users.
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Superior customer service, in concert with the largest microwave components inventory in the business and an outstanding quality management system insure the availability and reliability that you, our customers rely upon. So, if you are looking for an off the shelf component, or a trusted and reliable extension of your own internal engineering resources (or both), look to Narda, we hope that you will consider us today!
Narda's Ultimate SMT IMA module technology provides compact high performance transceivers. Three models are offered covering X, Ku and Ka bands. Each transceiver contains a BDC, BUC, SSPA microprocessor and all necessary control functions. Models 81000 and 82000 cover X and Ku Bands. Model 83000 covers Ka Band.Read More
Narda Microwave-East, an L-3 Communications company, announced the expansion of its attenuator product line that features nine new variable attenuator models. Included in the variable attenuator product line are: miniature, broadband and high power units. These units feature low minimum insertion loss, small size and an adjustable attenuation range of up to 30 dB. Additionally, they can be deployed in operational temperatures up to 105°C.Read More
Narda offers a wide range of PIN diode based limiters. The wideband limiters that are part of this line cover 1 to 18 GHz in one band. They support power handling up to 6000 W of pulsed power. The limiters were designed to meet severe environmental conditions for airborne and other applications.Read More
Model 2372A-2 is a high-power, 2-way power divider that operates from 500 MHz to 2.5 GHz, handles up to 250 W CW input power (2 kW peak power), and is well suited for both commercial and military applications. It employs Type-N female connectors and measures 3.5 in. x 2.5 in. x 1 in.Read More
Narda, an L-3 Communications company, today introduced the Model 375BNM coaxial fixed termination that operates from DC to 18 GHz and is a rugged, low-cost device that is an excellent choice for a wide array of general-purpose applications. The Model 375BNM handles 10 W average and 5 kW peak RF power, has a maximum VSWR of 1.05:1, measures 1.67 in. long including Type-N connector and 0.72 in. diameter, and weighs 3 oz. (85 g).Read More
Narda, an L-3 Communications company, today introduced the Model 3326B-4 four-way power divider, which operates from 6 to 18 GHz and features precise phase and amplitude balance, high port-to-port isolation, and low input VSWR. The power divider is well suited for a broad array of commercial and military applications.Read More
Narda Microwave's Model 4372-2 is a two-way power divider that operates from 800 to 2500 MHz and is an excellent choice for a broad array of applications including commercial wireless and defense systems.Read More
Narda, an L-3 Communications company, today introduced the Model 4456-2 and Model 4326B-2 broadband, two-way microwave power dividers that cover 2 to 18 GHz and 5 to 18 GHz respectively, and combine high port-to-port isolation with low VSWR, and excellent phase and amplitude tracking.Read More
Narda's Model 4772-3 is a miniature fixed 3 dB attenuator that has flat frequency response, low VSWR, and meets environmental requirements for MIL-A-3933. The attenuator measures only 1.24 x 0.38 in. and weighs 0.5 oz. It handles 2 W average and 200 W peak RF input power, has a VSWR of 1.4:1 or less, and attenuation deviation of +/- 0.3 dB or less. Connectors are stainless steel SMA female.Read More
Narda, an L-3 Communications company, introduced a family of standard gain horn antennas for EMI and EMC testing applications that cover every waveguide band from 2.6 to 40 GHz. The 600 Series horns include seven standard models that cover 2.6 to 3.95 GHz, 3.95 to 5.85 GHz, 5.4 to 8.2 GHz. 8.2 to 12.4 GHz, 14 to 18 GHz, 18 to 26.5 GHz, and 26.5 to 40 GHz. Directivity patterns for all models.Read More
Narda offers RF and microwave attenuators to cover the frequency range fro DC to 18 GHz. Key types of attenuators include miniature fixed, medium and high power, variable and stepped.Read More
Narda Microwave East announces that it is adding stocked microwave amplifiers to its portfolio of microwave catalog components. Sub-octave, octave and multi-octave bandwidth models at frequencies between 0.5 and 18 GHz featuring low noise with output power to +30 dBM. Popular models will be available off the shelf.Read More
Narda, an L-3 Communications (NYSE: LLL) company, introduced the Model 368BNM and Model 369BNM coaxial terminations that operate from 2 to 18 GHz and 700 MHz to 18 GHz respectively, and are extremely rugged for use in applications ranging from instrumentation to transmitters in the field.Read More
Narda offers a broad range of RF and microwave directional couplers in the frequency range from 500 MHz to 40 GHz. Key types include octave, multi-octave and ultra-broadband models, sub-miniature stripline models, high directivity reflectometers, high-power airline couplers, and economical models for wireless applications.Read More
Narda, an L-3 Communications (NYSE: LLL) company, today introduced the Model FO-MDA-20-25DD-1, a dual-channel DQPSK modulator driver for 40-Gb/s and 100-Gb/s optical transponder applications that has been tested at data rates as high as 113 Gb/s, demonstrating excellent performance even at the highest data rates.Read More
Narda, an L-3 Communications (NYSE: LLL) company introduced the SEM066 high-performance SP6T electromechanical microwave switch that covers 2 to 18 GHz and is an excellent choice for defense applications that require broad operating bandwidth along with ruggedness and long-term reliability in the field.Read More
Narda Microwave-East, an L-3 Communications (NYSE: LLL) company, today announced the FO-MDA-40-15D-1, a low-cost, high-performance EML driver for 40-Gb/s lightwave communication systems. The FO-MDA-40-15D-1 is optimized for VSR 300-pin MSA SFF transponders. It offers dual inputs that mate directly with standard multiplexers.Read More
Narda Microwave-East, an L-3 Communications (NYSE: LLL) company, today announced the FO-MDA-40-25G-1, a low-cost, high-performance lithium niobate modulator driver that delivers exceptional performance in 300-pin MSA transponders employed in DPSK long-reach 40-Gb/s lightwave communication systems.Read More
Narda is capitalizing on its Ultimate SMTSM Technology to produce low cost BUC/BDC modules for X-, Ku- and Ka-band SATCOM applications. These complex integrated microwave assemblies (IMA) are constructed using a single multilayer board with the microwave circuitry on the top side and the control circuitry on the bottom.Read More
Narda offers a broad range of RF and microwave mechanical switches in the DC to 18 GHz frequency range including SP1T to SP6T and transfers types.Read More
The Model 10512 is a programmable signal source that digitally creates frequency-modulated “noise” waveforms and applies them to a carrier whose center frequency can be varied +/-50 MHz in less than 100 ns. It is well suited for use as a fast-hopping signal generator, programmable noise source, or arbitrary signal generator.Read More
Narda, an L-3 Communications (NYSE: LLL) company, today introduced the Model 3000-10, a coaxial directional coupler that delivers 10 dB of coupling from 225 MHz to 10 GHz, has flat frequency response characteristics, high directivity, and is ruggedized for both commercial and military applications.Read More
Narda, an L-3 Communications (NYSE: LLL) company, today introduced the Model 3306-2, a two-way power divider that handles up to 100 W CW from 6 to 18 GHz into a 1.5:1 VSWR and meets military requirements, making it an excellent choice for a wide array of aerospace and defense as well as commercial applications.Read More
Narda, an L-3 Communications (NYSE: LLL) company, today introduced the Model 4246B-10, a miniature stripline coaxial microwave coupler that delivers 10 dB of coupling from 6 to 18 GHz, has an extremely flat frequency response, and is designed to meet military requirements.Read More
Narda, an L-3 Communications company introduced the Model SEM02012 fail-safe SP2T RF switch for operation from DC to 18 GHz that features very low insertion loss and rugged construction.Read More
Narda Safety Test Systems, an L-3 Communications company, introduced two portable instruments designed exclusively for measurement of electromagnetic fields found in industrial environments such as RF heat sealers and vinyl welders, semiconductor fabrication equipment, RF induction, dielectric dryers and heaters, and plasma generation systems.Read More
Narda, an L-3 Communications company, has introduced the 4436 family of RF power dividers that operate from 500 MHz to 8 GHz and are available in two-way, three-way, four-way, and eight-way versions. The power dividers are a cost-effective solution for commercial and defense applications.Read More
Narda Microwave-East, an L-3 Communications company, announces the expansion of its variable attenuator product line. The expanded product line features nine new models in four distinct categories.Read More
Narda Microwave-East, an L-3 Communications company, announced the expansion of its waveguide product line. Responding to continued customer demand, the expanded line features 130 new models in four distinct categories.Read More
PIN diodes are essential tools in the designer’s handbook. There are many resources that provide information about PIN diode characteristics and integration. However, practical information about selecting the proper PIN diode-based product for a specific application is extremely hard to find. Narda’s new PIN Diode Control Products Application Note was created to fill this void.Read More
With today’s emphasis on superior performance in a smaller, lighter, more cost-effective package, why settle for yesterday’s chip and wire solutions? Narda Defense Technology Solutions has pioneered the development of high performance, densely packaged Integrated Microwave Assemblies and Sub-Systems in footprints previously considered unachievable.Read More
What do Rodelco Electronics, Micronetics, Inc., Stratos VSAT, InDyne, Inc., and CPI have in common? They are the first to submit examples of old microwave components still in use to the Strongest Link contest being sponsored Narda Microwave-EastRead More
Joseph Merenda - Vice President of Engineering, Narda Microwave-East talks about achieving higher levels of functional integration through microwave integrated circuit (MIC) technology. Joseph explains when MIC should be the technology of choice and how innovations continue to enhance its performance, capabilities and cost.Read More
PIN diodes are essential tools in the designer’s handbook. There are many resources that provide information about PIN diode characteristics and integration. However, practical information about selecting the proper PIN diode-based product for a specific application is extremely hard to find.
Narda’s new PIN Diode Control Products Application Note was created to fill this void. It includes basic discussions of PIN diode characteristics, the most commonly used PIN-diode based products, and the trade-offs encountered in designing products around them. The merits of various types of control products within a specific category (analog and digital attenuators, for example) are discussed as well.Download
With today’s emphasis on superior performance in a smaller, lighter, more cost-effective package, why settle for yesterday’s chip and wire solutions? Narda Defense Technology Solutions has pioneered the development of high performance, densely packaged Integrated Microwave Assemblies and Sub-Systems in footprints previously considered unachievable.
By leveraging commonly available multi-layer board materials with unique interconnection techniques, and incorporating DSP and sophisticated monitor and control functions, our solutions are currently redefining “State of the Art.”
Including: Module and Subsystem Solutions to 40 GHz; Frequency Converters, LNA’s; BUC’s & SSPA’s, EW, Radar, Radio and SATCOM Applications and Pin Diode Switch Products.Download
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