Narda 10-dB Microwave Coaxial Coupler Has Flat Frequency Response and Meets Military Requirements
NY – January 30, 2010 -- Narda, an L-3 Communications (NYSE: LLL) company, today introduced the Model
4246B-10, a miniature stripline coaxial microwave coupler that delivers 10 dB of coupling from 6 to 18 GHz,
has an extremely flat frequency response, and is designed to meet military requirements.
4246B-10 handles 50 W of average power and 3 kW of peak power, has directivity of at least 15 dB, insertion
loss of 2.5 dB or less, VSWR of 1.4:1, frequency sensitivity of +/-0.5 dB or better, and maximum deviation from
nominal of +/11 dB. The compact module measures 1.4 x 0.66 x 0.42 in, weighs 0.9 oz. (25 g), and has female SMA
connectors. The coupler meets military requirements for shock and vibration and has an operating temperature range
of -54o C to +105o C without performance degradation.
4246B-10 stripline coupler is member of Narda's "Maximally Flat" family of coaxial couplers, which includes
models in the frequency range of 500 MHz to 18 GHz with coupling values of 6, 10, 20, and 30 dB. In addition to
the 10-dB model, other models of the 4246B series are available with coupling values of 6, 20, and 30 dB.
4246B-10 is available from Narda for immediate delivery.
Phone: (631) 231-1700
About Narda Microwave-East
Narda Microwave-East is a division of L-3 Communications Company, a
$14 billion electronics manufacturer
serving the military and commercial communication markets. For more than 50 years, Narda has developed and
manufactured state-of-the-art RF and microwave components, microwave integrated circuits (MICs), multi-function
assemblies, and subsystems in the frequency range from DC to 60 GHz for both commercial and military applications.
Narda is also the world leader in RF safety products, and a leading manufacturer of fiber optic modulator drivers
and oscillators for OC-192 and OC-768 applications. Narda maintains the world's largest inventory of RF and
microwave components, many available from stock.
About L-3 Communications
Headquartered in New York City, L-3 Communications is a
leading provider of Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) systems, secure communications systems,
aircraft modernization, training, and government services. The company is a leading merchant supplier of a broad
array of high technology products, including guidance and navigation, sensors, scanners, fuzes, data links,
propulsion systems, simulators, avionics, electro optics, satellite communications, electrical power equipment,
encryption, intelligence systems, antennas and microwave components. L-3 also supports a variety of Homeland
Security initiatives with products and services.
Its customers include the Department of Defense, Department of
Homeland Security, selected U.S. Government intelligence agencies and aerospace prime contractors.
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