Model: POB-15-818-20-LCA


PMI Model No. POB-15-818-20-LCA is a 8.0 to 18.0 GHz, Low Noise Amplifier which provides 15 dB of gain typically while maintaining a gain flatness of ±1.75 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 and has a typical current draw of 180 mA.  The unit is supplied with removable SMA female connectors in our standard PE2 housing.

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Unit Data:

PL17890 PL21223
PL17891 PL21224
PL17892 PL21225
PL17893 PL21226
PL17984 PL21227


Typical Specifications:

Frequency Range 8.0 to 18.0 GHz
Gain +15 dB Typ - Measured 14.7 dB
Gain Flatness ±1.75 dB Typ - Measured ±0.69 dB
Noise Figure 3.0 dB Typ - Measured 4.0 dB

+20 dBm Typ

+18 dBm Min - Measured 21.6 dB Min

VSWR In: 2.0:1 Max - Measured 1.59:1
Out: 2.0:1 Max - Measured 1.33:1
DC Voltage Supply +12 to +15 VDC Typ
DC Current Draw 180 mA Typ - Measured 21.6 mA
Connectors SMA Female
Finish Gold Plated

Environmental Ratings:

Temperature -20 ºC to +70 ºC Operating

-55 ºC to +85 ºC Available

-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