3H’s new low PIM, AWS+WCS+PCS+ LAA+Band 41, Pentaplexer Combiner offers < 0.25 dB passband insertion loss in allpassbands. The Combiner offers > 30 dB co-channel isolation with IMD 164 dBc typical in Rx band with two 43 dBm tones in the Tx bands. Used for multi-band antenna sharing without increasing channel insertion loss. Available for indoor and outdoor use. Package size is 4.5 x 5 x 1.6 in.
3H Communication Systems
Waveguide Power Divider/Combiner
Cernexwave’s CDPW Series waveguide power dividers/combiners, model CDPW23260604 are offered in more than a dozen different waveguide bands to cover frequencies from 8 to 110 GHz. They feature low insertion loss, low VSWR and high isolation in 2-, 4- and 8-way configurations.
Cross Guide Couplers
Fairview Microwave Inc. now offers a line of cross guide waveguide couplers with 4-, 3- and 2-ports with coax interfaces that work across C- to K-Bands. Fairview Microwave’s comprehensive line of cross guide couplers is made up of 160 parts in three sub-categories: cross guide couplers (4 waveguide ports), cross guide couplers with terminations (3 waveguide ports) and cross guide couplers with terminations and waveguide to coax adapters (2 waveguide ports with either an SMA, Type-N or 2.92 mm coaxial connector).
MCV 5G and UNII 1, 2 & 3 Ceramic Filter
MCV Microwave introduces a series of ceramic waveguide filters for 5G New Radio (NR) MIMO base stations. Covering the major communications bands - L-Band, Citizens Broadband Radio Service (CBRS), lower C- to Ku- and Ka-Band - the ceramic waveguide filters have 1 to 2 dB insertion loss, 20 dB rejection 20 MHz from the band edge and 100 W power handling, with 10 to 40 percent bandwidth (typical performance). MCV’s 3 mm ceramic filters are already in mass production for 5 GHz Wi-Fi 6, also known as 802.11ax applications.
Broadband 6-Way SMA Power Dividers
MECA Electronics’ latest new product offering, 6-way compact broadband of power dividers covering 0.5 to 6 GHz (806-2-3.250) encompassing public safety through ISM bands. With typical performance of VSWR’s of 1.3:1 and 1.25:1, isolation 17 dB, insertion loss 2 dB and exceptional amplitude and phase balance of 1.5 dB and 15 degrees max. This is in addition to the family of 2-, 4-, 8- and 16-way splitters in various connector styles and IP60 and 67/68 ratings. Made in the U.S. with 36 month warranty.
Ultra-Wideband Coaxial 2-Way 0° Splitter/Combiner
Mini-Circuits’ ZN2PD-E653+ is an ultra-wideband coaxial 2-way 0° splitter/combiner providing coverage from 10 to 65 GHz, supporting a wide range of applications including 5G, Ku-, K- and Ka-Band SATCOM, microwave point-to-point backhaul, instrumentation and more. This model provides 10 W power handling as a splitter with 1.2 dB insertion loss, 22 dB isolation, 0.1 dB amplitude unbalance, 1° phase unbalance and DC passing up to 440 mA. The splitter/combiner comes housed in a rugged, aluminum alloy case measuring 3.5 x 2 x 0.5 in. with 1.85 mm-F connectors.
Pictured is a NDC1840I0217N14 frequency converter that operates at 18 to 40 GHz. With extensive experience in design and manufacturing, Norden can always deliver high quality converters 500 MHz to 110 GHz. Although they offer standard products, the company also offers engineering support for converters that require custom design and packaging, custom LO and IF frequency selection, conversion gain and linearity requirements. Look to Norden for custom solutions to your frequency conversion applications.
Broadband Ceramic Capacitors
PPI has the 01005BB Broadband 100 nF ceramic capacitors. The 01005BB104 - the industry’s smallest 100 nF broadband part characterized for RF performance - has a case measuring 16 x 8 x 8 mils, and offers resonant-free RF coupling/DC blocking from 16 kHz (lower 3 dB frequency) to beyond 65 GHz with < 1 dB insertion loss and < −15 dB return loss on suitable substrates. The 01005BB104 is rated at a DC working voltage (WVDC) of 4 and is available in a nickel-tin termination.
Passive Plus Inc.
High Bandwidth, Compact, SDR
Per Vices introduced their newest software-defined radio (SDR), Cyan. It is designed to offer users with a customizable number of independent, phase coherent channels, up to 16, each with a standard BW of 1 GHz, customizable to 3 GHz. This high gain transceiver and signal processing platform provides the highest RF and digital bandwidth with an onboard DSP in a compact form factor. Ideal for radar, communications, (counter) EW, signals intelligence and test & measurement applications.
Per Vices Corp.
Passive Amplitude Equalizer
PMI Model No. EQL-17D6G21D6G-6DB-292MF is a passive amplitude equalizer that operates over the frequency range of 17.6 to 21.6 GHz. This unit has a max input power of 0.5 W CW and a max VSWR of 2:1. The unit is supplied with 2.92 mm female and male connectors in a housing that measures 1.1 x 0.67 x 0.22 in.
Planar Monolithics Industries Inc.
Modular SDR Development Kit
Richardson RFPD Inc. announced the availability and full design support capabilities for a new modular software-defined radio (SDR) kit. The ADI-DPD-DEVKIT is a small cell development kit with a scalable RF front end board. It is optimized for FDD-LTE Bands 14 and 28 but scalable to other bands and configurations. The new development kit is intended to reduce customer development time and risk. It consists of three boards - DE705, ADRV9375-W/PCBZ and EVAL-TPG-ZYNQ3 - as well as documentation and support.
Richardson RFPD Inc.
12.4 GHz SPDT Switch
RLC Electronics announced the addition of a high power 12.4 GHz SPDT switch with N connectors to its product capabilities. The switch can handle up to 400 W CW at 12.4, and provides high-reliability, long life and excellent electrical performance characteristics over the frequency range, including high isolation. Options on the switch include operating mode (failsafe or latching) and coil voltage (12 or 28 VDC), as well as indicator circuitry and a TTL driver.
RLC Electronics Inc.
Fully integrated 60 GHz radio transmitter module, model RFS-640000-V60-282. Small and lightweight, the waveguide module features a unique chip to waveguide transition that is compatible with the WR-15, UG-385/U waveguide flange interface. Thisradio transmitter operates in the license-free frequency range of 57 to 64 GHz. The waveguide module supports up to 1.8 GHz modulation bandwidth. Potential applications of these waveguide modules include multi-Gbps digital communications, HD video transmission, mmWave radar and imaging and ATE at 60 GHz.
CABLES & CONNECTORS
Low-PIM Coaxial Cable Assemblies
Pasternack has launched a new line of low-PIM coaxial cable assemblies that are ideal for distributed antenna systems (DAS) and are available in standard and custom lengths with same-day delivery. Pasternack’s new series of low-PIM coaxial cable assemblies consists of 18 standard configuration that boast PIM levels of < −160 dBc. This product line is made with lightweight, flexible UL910 plenum-rated SPP-250-LLPL RF coaxial cable which can operate in temperatures from −55°C to +125°C.
Continuum Field-Configurable Cable Kit
Velocity Microwave continues to deliver modular, cost-saving solutions through the Continuum Field-Configurable Cable Kit. Depending on the application, users can change the connectors on these cables using Type N, 3.5 mm, SMA or 2.92 mm. Male or female, standard or NMD connectors can be used. To maximize flexibility and value, each end of these 28 or 39 in. cables can be configured independently.