Dow-Key® Microwave to Feature Next Generation Waveguide Switches and Assemblies at Satellite 2016 in National Harbor, Maryland

Dow-Key Microwave to Feature Next Generation Waveguide Switches and Assemblies at Satellite 2016, booth 1814, in National Harbor, Maryland, on March 7-10 at the Gaylord National Convention Center.

SATELLITE 2016, the largest gathering of all markets in the satellite community and the most important global satellite communications event of the year, is considered a conduit for shaping the future of satellite technology by bringing the leaders, market leading companies and brands together in one place.

“We are excited to showcase our Next Generation Waveguide Switch products with an emphasis on more compact, lighter and cost effective design than its predecessors,” said Vince Harter, Dow-Key Microwave’s Space Product Manager. “In addition, the design features superior RF performance and power handling capability. Now nearly all of our waveguide switches can be supplied in either a “C” or “R” configuration for use in complex switching systems.”

Dow-Key Microwave began its spaceflight heritage 1970 in support of some of the very first space programs. Its Space Division, composed of an experienced and dedicated team of technical, test and administrative personnel is solely focused on supporting the needs of our customers from design initiation through spacecraft integration.

“We look forward to seeing old friends and meeting new ones at SATELLITE 2016,” added Harter. “We invite all to stop by and see us at Booth 1814.”

Dow-Key Microwave’s manufacturing and test facilities include two environmentally controlled Class 7 clean rooms, an environmental test lab complete with thermal vacuum chambers and a vibration/shock table for the most critical assembly processes and product testing. In addition, Dow-Key’ Microwave’s multipaction test station is certified by ESA and Aerospace Corporation.

For more information, please contact Dow-Key Microwave directly at (805) 650-0260 or visit us at

About Dow-Key Microwave Corporation

As the world’s largest manufacturer of electromechanical switches, Dow-Key Microwave Corporation is committed to providing unparalleled customer service, competitive pricing, on-time delivery and products that are distinguished by quality and reliability. Founded in 1945, Dow-Key is the oldest continuously operating switch manufacturer in the United States. Today, the company is part of the Microwave Products Group, a subsidiary of Dover Corporation. Dover is a multi-billion dollar, diversified manufacturer of a wide range of proprietary electronic components and systems.