Ultra Wideband Cavity Notch Filter
3H Communication Systems announcedthe LTE/WiMAX, an ultra wideband cavity notch filter. This 2600 MHz notch filter provides >50 dB rejection across the notch bandwidth of 190 MHz, while maintaining low insertion loss of < 0.5 dB from DC to 2210 and 2900 to 3500 MHz. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for additional information.
3H Communication Systems
Ultra Broadband PIN Diode Switches
Ducommun RF Product Group released a new line of ultra-broadband PIN diode switches. These ultra-broadband PIN diode switches cover 0.05 to 110 GHz. These unique, ultra wideband and high frequency switches are ideally suited for R&D laboratories, test environments and high frequency applications. Ducommun’s ultra-broadband PIN diode switches are available both as reflective or absorptive, from SPST to SP8T configuration.
PIN Diode Switched Filter Assembly
Model SF-69-BZ is a four-band with two through paths PIN diode switched filter assembly. It is capable of isolations of 60 dB minimum in RFH-RFOUT and a 30 dB minimum in RFL-RFOUT. The amplitude flatness is 2 dB peak-to-peak. This device operates with a handling power of +23 dBm CW RFH, +18 dBm RFL, 1 W max via 6 bits of TTL compatible logic and a switching speed less than 300 nsec max. The package size is 3" × 2.25" × 0.70".
The SZM 10497 is a small form factor, high power S-Band package drop-in circulator for commercial markets. Derived from a military part capable of handling up to 4 kW peak power, the circulator is suited to GaN power amplifiers for microwave heating, lighting and ATC radar applications. Operating from 2.4 to 2.5 GHz, the SZM 10497 offers an average power of 250 W max, peak power of 1000 W, return loss of 18 dB min and operating temperature of -20° to +80°C.
Mini-Circuits’ ZB4PD-282-50W+ high power, four-way, 0° splitter/combiner covers 500 to 2750 MHz, supporting applications such as high band PCS, UNII, WiMAX and more. This model can handle up to 100 W RF input power as a splitter and is capable of passing up to 0.5 amps DC current from input to output. It provides 1.5 dB insertion loss, 21 dB isolation between ports, 5° phase unbalance and 0.3 dB amplitude unbalance.
Switched-Capacitor Filter ICs
Mixed Signal Integration (MSI)announced switched-capacitor filter ICs with frequencies of 5 MHz and beyond. The selectable very high frequency filter ICs (MSVHFS1-6) have six pole Butterworth, Elliptic or Bessel lowpass responses or six pole full octave, one third octave or one sixth octave bandpass responses. These filter ICs have better roll-off and stopband rejection than passive component or low order op-amp solutions.
Mixed Signal Integration
PIN Diode Digital Step Attenuators
Pasternack Enterprises Inc. released their new 5, 8 and 10 bit broadband PIN diode digital step attenuators with performance up to 40 GHz, depending on the configuration. These programmable, variable step attenuators are commonly used in electronic warfare, military and space communication systems, radar, and test and measurement applications. Pasternack’s new digital step attenuators come in 30 and 60 dB values and have attenuation step resolution of 0.25 to 1 dB depending on the model.
Pasternack Enterprises Inc.
8-Bit Digital Phase Shifter
PMI model no. PS-2G6G-8B-SFF is an 8-Bit digital phase shifter that operates from 2 to 6 GHz. This model offers 360 degrees of phase shift having a LSB of 1.4 degrees. The insertion loss is 10.5 dB typical with a typical phase accuracy of ±0.5 degrees. It is supplied in a housing measuring 3.25" × 3.25" × 0.94".
Planar Monolithics Industries Inc.
Richardson RFPD Inc. announced the availability and full design support capabilities for three new converters from Analog Devices Inc. The new devices include a digital-to-analog converter, an analog-to-digital converter and a dual analog-to-digital converter. All of the devices are suitable for a range of applications, including 3G/4G cellular infrastructure, aerospace, and defense and instrumentation.
Pin Diode Switches
S2D Microwave Inc. offers broadband, high performance RF microwave pin diode switches. S13-16A5811 is high performance 8.4 to 10.2 GHz absorptive design with low insertion loss of 3 dB max. The switch is phase and amplitude matched.
S2D Microwave Inc.
Model CT-1872-S is rated at 60 kW peak and 600 W average power at 325 MHz. The unit provides 20 dB min. Isolation at 0.2 dB insertion loss and 1.20:1 max VSWR. The extremely compact design has flange to flange insertion length of only 6¾" and a height of 5¼". For use in radar applications, it has 15/8" EIA connectors. It is also available at other UHF frequencies and connector types.
Cables and Connectors
Low PIM Terminations
MECA Electronics announced its latest low PIM terminations with -165 dBc (typical) passive intermodulation. All of MECA’s low PIM terminations cover 698 to 2700 MHz. These terminations are ideal for IDAS/ODAS, in-building, base station, wireless infrastructure, 4G and AWS applications. VSWR is 1.10:1 (typical). These products are made in the U.S. and have a 36-month warranty.
MECA Electronics Inc.
SMP/SMPM Style Line of Connectors
SV Microwave released a new SMP/SMPM style line of connectors- QuarterBack® series. The line utilizes a quarter turn bayonet style coupling nut with a locking feature for standard SMP/SMPM interfaces. The QuarterBack® connectors are ideal for high vibration and test applications that require a large number of mating cycles. Email email@example.com for more information.
Solid State Amplifier
AR’s new 3000S1G2z5 solid-state amplifier provides 3000 W of output power from 1 to 2.5 GHz. It offers superior gain flatness, exceptional noise figure, better efficiency and harmonics than current TWTA models and the reliability of solid state. Typical applications include radiated immunity testing and TWT replacements.
AR RF/Microwave Instrumentation
Traveling Wave Tube Amplifiers
dB Control introduced new Ka-Band high power traveling wave tube amplifiers. Model number dB-3860 offers 700 W peak, 34.5 to 35.5 GHz and indoor rack-mount. Ka-Band applications include radars, test and measurement, antenna pattern, radar cross-section measurements and EW simulation.
Fairview Microwave debuted new off-the-shelf RF amplifiers which operate to 26.5 GHz. This release includes power amplifiers, broadband amplifiers, gain blocks, limiting amplifiers and low noise amplifiers designed for use across the spectrum of commercial and defense applications. Gain levels reach 50 dB, P1dB from 10 mW to 20 W, noise figure from 0.8 to 2 dB and gain flatness of ±0.5 dB. All amplifiers are in-stock and ship same-day.
Amplifier and Lensed Horn
The AS0104-700/300 dual band solid state amplifier, used in automotive EMC testing, complements the company’s existing 1 to 4 GHz amplifiers. It is designed to exceed the requirements of the automotive radar pulse test standards when used in conjunction with the new MILMEGA lensed horn, enabling ease of calibration using CW power. Each band covers only one octave (1 to 2 and 2 to 4 GHz), and the lowest test frequencies are 1.2 and 2.7 GHz in each band.
Low Noise Amplifier
Model SBL-0524034260-KFKF-SB is a bench-top broadband low noise amplifier operating from 0.5 to 40 GHz. The amplifier exhibits 42 dB small-signal gain and averages 6 dB noise figure over the entire frequency range. The minimum P-1 dB is +10 dBm. The bench- top amplifier is designed to use 100 to 240 V AC power directly from a lab outlet. The bench top amplifier measures 3.75" (W) × 4.15" (L) and 1.75" (H). It is equipped with K female connectors for RF input and output.
SAGE Millimeter Inc.
100 W, Solid State GaN Power Amplifier
The TA79ZSD6 is a new X-Band, 100 W solid-state GaN power amplifier. It uses a compact and lightweight 17.4 × 24 × 4.1 mm package. It has greater than 36 percent drain efficiency and 11 dB of gain. It requires a +30 V supply voltage. All bias, input and output matching circuitry are included.
Microwave Power Amplifier
The AHP2225-38-3330 is a three-stage PHEMT MMIC based power amplifier module offering 33 dB of linear gain and 30 dBm minimum output power at
1 dB gain compression over 18 to 26.5 GHz, with excellent gain flatness and VSWR. The amplifier has built-in DC voltage regulators and voltage inverters and requires only a single +9 to 12 V DC power supply.
Wenteq Microwave Corp.
Surface Mount OCXO
Morion announced its new high precision, surface mount OCXO for SatCom, GPS, network-synchronization and test & measurement applications. The MV272M is presently available at a fixed frequency of 10 MHz. The MV272M has phase noise of -115 dBc/Hz at 1 Hz offset, with short-term stability (ADEV) better than 5 × 10-13 per second. The surface mount (SMD) package measures 30 × 41 × 17 mm and is RoHs compliant.
Morion US LLC
The SC800 nanoSynth™ is a fully integrated broadband CW signal synthesizer designed with a proprietary architecture in a rugged and miniature 2" × 1" surface mountable package. The output frequency range is 25 MHz to 6 GHz with average output power of +10 dBm. Tuning at 1 Hz resolution, the multiple PLL design eliminates close-in phase spurs associated with fractional-N PLLs. The SC800 has low phase noise of -118 dBc/Hz at 10 kHz offset from a 1 GHz carrier.
Miniature Footprint I2S PLL Synthesizer
The KFXLNS-1000 is an ultra-low noise frequency source operating at a fundamental output frequency of 1000 MHz from a 100 MHz external reference signal. This product operates with a 12 V supply and offers significant phase noise and spectral quality over competing and more complicated multiplied-up legacy solutions. It is the perfect clean signal source for minimizing overall system noise and reduced power consumption. The typical phase noise is -120 dBc/Hz at 100 Hz offset, -140 dBc/Hz at 10 KHz and -174 dBc/Hz at 1 MHz offset.
Synergy Microwave Corp.
Filter Circuit Synthesis Software
FilterSolutions®, the filter circuit synthesis software from Nuhertz, has added the capability of exceptionally rapid and accurate electromagnetic (EM) optimization utilizing Axiem® tuning port capability, the electromagnetic analysis tool from AWR® (division of National Instruments Corp.). By automated insertion of strategically placed tuning ports into FilterSolutions planar geometry and exporting to the Axiem software, planar filters can be EM optimized across a frequency range with only a few mouse clicks.
Nuhertz Technologies LLC
The 19" rack mount NRA-3000 RX (9 kHz to 3 GHz) and NRA-6000 RX (9 kHz to 6 GHz) RF analyzers are equipped with an RF module that has been developed for low phase noise and low intrinsic interference. The analyzers can yield spectrums of up to 600,000 frequency points with time resolutions as fine as 30 nanoseconds. High channel bandwidths can be captured with intermediate frequency bandwidths of up to 32 MHz. The devices are primarily designed for use in automated and remote controlled measuring systems.
Narda Safety Test Solutions
Expanded Source Module
OML introduced a new option for its signal generator frequency extension module, SxxMS. Already available with options for manual adjustable attenuation and DC power connection to Keysight’s PSG, the source module now includes an option for electronic attenuation. The SxxMS series will expand your existing microwave signal generator capabilities to conduct measurements from 50 to 500 GHz. Easily connected to the output of a signal generator, this module enables high performance sources for your DUT.