Microwave Journal

Aeroflex-Metelics Touts 100 W SP3T Switches

June 1, 2011

Aeroflex-Metelics (Booth 2212) will spotlight its newly expanded family of high power switch products at IMS 2011 in Baltimore. Aeroflex recently introduced the MSW3200-320 and MSW3201-320 SP3Ts covering frequencies of 10 to 1500 MHz and 200 to 4500 MHz respectively. Both switches handle up to 100W of CW input RF with an IIP3 of 65 dBm. Insertion loss is approximately 0.5 dB. For pulsed applications, these switches handle up to 500W at 10uS pulse and 1 percent duty cycle. Designed for durable, reliable use in military IED jammers and radar, applications also include military, commercial and industrial radios. Typical switching speed is 1 to 2 uS.