Model: PEC3-33-218-20-15-SFF-HS-E

PMI Model No. PEC3-33-218-20-15-SFF-HS-E is a 2.0 to 18.0GHz Low Noise Amplifier that provides greater than 33 dB of gain while maintaining a maximum gain flatness of ±2.0 dB maximum over the operating frequency.  The noise figure is 4 dB typical and offers an OP1dB of +20 dBm minimum and an OIP3 of +30 dBm typical.  The operating voltage is +15 VDC and the current draw is typically 350 mA.  This amplifier is supplied in a hermetically sealed housing that measures 1.91" x 0.78" x 0.36".  This amplifier was designed for use within an airborne application.

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Frequency Range 2.0 to 18.0 GHz
Gain +33 dB Min. - Measured 35.22 dB
Gain Flatness ±2.0 dB Max. - Measured ±1.96 dB
Noise Figure 4.0 dB Typ. - Measured 4.41 dB
(5.0 dB max. at Band Edges)
OP1dB +20 dBm Min. - Measured +20 dBm
OIP3 +30 dBm Typ. - Measured +30 dBm
Input Power Handling +17 dBm Max.
VSWR In/Out 2.2:1 Max. - Measured Input 1.77:1, Output 1.61:1
DC Voltage Supply +15 VDC
DC Current Draw 350 mA typ., 450 mA Max - Measured 440 mA
Connectors SMA(F)
Size 1.92" x 0.78" x 0.36"
Sealing Hermetic
Finish Painted Blue
(Mounting surface free from paint)

Environmental Ratings:

Temperature:  -55 ºC to +85 ºC Operating

 -65 ºC to +117 ºC Non-Operating

 Humidity:  MIL-STD-202F, Method 103B Cond. B
 Shock:  MIL-STD-202F, Method 213B Cond. B
 Altitude:  MIL-STD-202F, Method 105C Cond. B
 Temperature Cycle:  MIL-STD-202F, Method 107D Cond. A