SPACE-QUALIFIED WR-51 WAVEGUIDE SWITCH MATRIX

Ventura, California – September, 21 — Dow-Key Microwave (a subsidiary of Dover Corp. ISO 9001 certified manufacturer of electromechanical coaxial and waveguide switches, Switch Matrices, Integrated Modular Assemblies, and related passive components. Its newest product the space-qualified WA-51 Waveguide Switch Block (P/N 222D50600), offers a design with three R-Switches integrated into one housing. Its maximum weight is 480 grams. DC Characteristics include 25-35 VDC (28 VDC nominal), and operating current is 400 MA typical @ 20ºC. Equipped with a sequential latching actuator, this device switches in less than 500 ms.

With a focus on Ka – band applications, the WR-5 I Waveguide Switch Block is the first switch product designed to support redundancy systems for the new generation of multimedia communication satellites.

Specifications:

Frequency Range(GHz) 18.25 – 20.25
VSWR (max ) 1.10:1
Insertion Loss(max.) 0.08 per switch path
Isolation (dB Min ) 50
RF POWER, WCW 100

Dow-Key”s product line of switches range from single-pole single-throw to single-pole 14-throw as well as Transfer, Inline, Waveguide, Switch Matrices, and Integrated Modular Switch Assemblies. For more information, call the Dow-Key Sales Department at (805) 650-0260 or visit our web site at http://www.dowkey.com

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