Narda Press Release - September 15, 2010
New Narda SP6T Switch Operates from DC to 18 GHz
NY – September 15, 2010 -- Narda, an L-3 Communications (NYSE: LLL) company, today introduced the
electromechanical switch for operation from DC to 18 GHz.
The switch is a normally-open configuration and includes an indicator circuit. Insertion loss is less than 0.5
dB, VSWR is less than 1.5:1, and isolation is as high as 80 dB. It employs SMA female connectors and measures 2.5
high by 1.1 in. square. It operates from 28 VDC and requires 140 mA of actuating current. Other models in the
DC-to-18 GHz SEM163 family include latching configurations, TTL control, suppression diodes, and self-energizing
and de-energizing capabilities.
The Model SEM163 and all other members of the SEM163 family are in stock
and available for immediate delivery.
Please note that the direct link to the data sheet for the SEM163 family 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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