Coupler-Cable Provides for Custom Bandwidths

Devens, MA - Response Microwave, Inc. a global specialist in providing RF/Microwave customer solutions, is pleased to announce the availability of its new drop-in or connectorized hybrid couplers suitable for use as a directional coupler or 90º quadrature hybrid.

The new RMCL series offers average power handling options between 60 and 1400 W average and nominal coupling options from 3 dB through 52 dB. Typical electrical performance includes insertion loss of 0.3 dB, VSWR of 1.20:1 and isolation of 20 dB. Units can be cascaded to obtain broad band widths and is ideal for use in military power amplifier combine/divide stages.

Part of the HYBRIDLINE family of board mount couplers, the new devices are available in bulk 1 meter lengths, pre-cut to your frequency or with N or SMA female connectors. The outer jacket diameter ranges from 0.063 through 0.379 inches based on power requirements. Dielectric material is PTFE and jacket is available in bare or RoHS compliant TIN plated seamless copper.

The material is environmentally stable and has been successfully deployed in many legacy land, sea, air and space based military architectures.