Model: PBB-28-218-20-LCA


PMI Model No. PBB-28-218-20-LCA is a 2.0 to 18.0 GHz Low Noise Amplifier which provides 28 dB of gain while maintaining a gain flatness of ±2.5 dB typically over the operating frequency.  The noise figure is 3.0 dB typical and offers a typical OP1dB of +20 dBm.  The amplifier requires +12 to +15 VDC with a maximum current draw of 250 mA.  The unit is supplied with SMA female connectors in our standard PE2 housing.

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Product Feature

Typical Characteristics


Typical Specifications:

Frequency Range 2.0 to 18.0 GHz

+28 dB typ.

Measured 32.54 to 29.58 dB Max / Min

Gain Flatness ±2.5 dB typ. - Measured +/-1.48dB
Noise Figure 3.0 dB typ. - Measured 4.016dB
OP1dB +20 dBm typ. - Measured >20dBm
VSWR In/Out 2.0:1 - Measured 1.8:1
DC Voltage Supply +12 to +15 VDC
DC Current Draw 250 mA max. - Measured 280mA
Connectors SMA (F)

Environmental Ratings:

Temperature  -20 ºC to +70 ºC Operating
 -55 ºC to +125 ºC Non-Operating
 Humidity  MIL-STD-202, Method 103B Cond. B
 Shock  MIL-STD-202, Method 213B Cond. B
 Altitude  MIL-STD-202, Method 105C Cond. B
 Temperature Cycle  MIL-STD-202, Method 107D Cond. A