Power dividers and combiners are critical to the distribution or combining of microwave signals. The model PD-32-LB3-S, for example, provides for 1 x 32-way inphase power division or combining over the very-small-aperture-terminal (VSAT) extended frequency band, LB3. That band spans 950 to 2150 MHz. The RoHScompliant PD-32-LB3-S boasts a maximum insertion loss of 4.0 dB, an in/out voltage standing wave ratio (VSWR) of 1.8:1/1.5:1, and nominal impedance of 50 Ω. Isolation is at least 15 dB. The power divider/combiner measures 16.5 x 2.5 x 0.5 inches with SMA female connectors. It is manufactured in a variety of surface-mount, flat-pack, and connectorized packages.
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