PMI Model No. PUC-4G18G-CD-1PMI Model No. PUC-4G18G-CD-1 is an amplified up/down converter for the frequency range of 4.0 to 18.0 GHz, with an IF range of 10 to 100 MHz.  It features a 32 dB programmable attenuator with 10-bit resolution and an output amplifier to provide conversion gain.  It also features an IF transfer switch to select the upper or lower sideband.


Frequency Range

4.0 to 18.0GHz

Conversion Gain

10dB, ±3dB max
(RF+ 0dBm, IF Modulation = +14dBm)

Max Input Power

20dBm max


2.0:1 max
(RF - 0dBm, IF Modulation - +14dBm)

Carrier Suppresion

20dBc min, 25dBc typ

Side Band Suppresion

15dBc min, 20dBc typ

IF Frequency Range

10MHz to 100MHz

Power Supply

+15V @ 400mA max
-15V @ 100mA max

RF Output 1dB Compression

12dBm typ
(RF = 2dBm, IF Modulation = +14dBm)

RF Input 1dB Compression

5dBm typ
(IF Modulation - +14dBm, >5dB Attenuation)

Sideband Switching Speed

150ns max

RF Connectors

SMA(F) Inputs and Outputs

Data Control Input

True Binary (Not BDC)

Logic Levels

TTL & LVTTL Compatible


Logic "1" = Data Transparent
Logic "0" = Data Locked


6.5" x 2.5" x 0.5"


Painted Blue



  Attenuation Range

0 to 31.96dB

  Number of Attenuation Bits

10-Bits (1024 Steps)

  Max Attenuation Step Size


  Switching Speed

500ns max

Environmental Ratings:


  -40ºC to +85ºC Operating

 -54ºC to +100ºC Non-Operating


 95% max


 MIL-STD-202G, Method 213B, Cond B


 MIL-STD-202G, Method 204D, Cond B


 MIL-STD-202G, Method 105C, Cond B

 Temperature Cycle:

 MIL-STD-202G, Method 107D, Cond A