Narda Thumb-Wheel RF Step Attenuator Provides High Precision to 18 GHzHAUPPAUGE, 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 immediate delivery.
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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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