Model: PBB-20-218-16-LCA  



PMI Model No. PBB-20-218-16-LCA is a 2.0 to 18.0 GHz Low Noise Amplifier which provides 20 dB of gain while maintaining a gain flatness of ±2.0 dB maximum over the operating frequency.  The noise figure is 4 dB typical and offers a typical OP1dB of +14 dBm minimum.  The amplifier requires +12 to +15 VDC and the current draw is 150 mA typical.  The unit is supplied with SMA female connectors in our standard PE2 housing.

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Unit Data

PL18785 PL21175
PL18786 PL21176
PL20983 PL21660
PL20984 PL21661
PL21174 PL21662


Typical Specifications:

Frequency Range 2.0 to 18 GHz
Gain 20 dB - Measured +20.6 dB min., +23.6 dB max.
Gain Flatness ±2.0 dB - Measured ±1.52 dB
Noise Figure 4.0 dB - Measured 4.2 dB
OP1dB 14 dBm - Measured 15.7 dBm
VSWR In/Out 2.0:1 - Measured 1.4:1 In, 1.4:1 Out
DC Voltage Supply +12 to +15 VDC
DC Current Draw 150 mA - Measured +12 VDC @ 139 mA
Connectors SMA Female
Housing PE2

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