Narda Microwave East Press Release - October 14, 2011
Narda's Compact 3-dB Hybrid Couplers Serve Defense Applications
HAUPPAUGE, NY –October 14, 2011 -- Narda, an L-3 Communications (NYSE: LLL) company, today introduced two
90-degree “mini-hybrid” 3-dB couplers that combine high isolation with extremely compact size and the ability to
meet military specifications for temperature, shock, and vibration.
4031C operates from 500 MHz to 1 GHz with isolation of at least 30 dB, insertion loss of less than 0.2 dB, and
maximum VSWR of 1.25:1. The coupler maintains amplitude balance of +/-0.6 dB and phase balance of 5 degrees. Model
4034C operates from 4 to 8 GHz with isolation of at least 20 dB and insertion loss of less than 0.3 dB, and
maintains amplitude balance of +/-0.6 dB and phase balance of 10 degrees. Both models have a maximum VSWR of
1.25:1, handle 50 W average and 5 kW peak RF input power and have SMA female connectors.
Models 4031C and
4034C are in stock and available for immediate delivery.
note that the direct link to this product’s data sheet can be found at:
About Narda Microwave
Narda Microwave is a division of L-3 Communications Company, a
$15 billion electronics manufacturer serving the military and commercial communication markets. For over 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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