Narda Thumb-Wheel RF Step Attenuator Provides High Precision to 18 GHz
NY –June 2, 2010 -- Narda, an L-3 Communications (NYSE: LLL) company, today introduced the Model 743-60 step
attenuator that provides attenuation of 0 to 60 dB in 10-dB steps via a thumb-wheel and direct readout, and covers
DC to 18 GHz.
The Model 743-60 is extremely precise, with attenuation deviation of +/-1 dB or less from 0
to 40 dB, and no more than +/-1.5 dB to 60 dB of attenuation. Resetability is less than 0.05 dB, VSWR is less than
1.5:1, and temperature stability is 0.0001 dB/dB/deg. C. The attenuator can handle RF input power of 2 W average
and 200 W peak, and uses Type-N female connectors. The Model 743-60 measures 1.43 x 1.75 x 0.5 in. and can be
panel mounted with an optional kit available from Narda.
The Model 743-60 is in stock and available for
Please note that the direct link to this product’s data sheet can be found at:
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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