MECA

Low-PIM Terminations Extend to 2.7 GHz

July 25, 2014
Coaxial terminations handle CW power levels to 50 W across a frequency range of 0.698 through 2.700 GHz.

A line of high-power terminations provides low passive-intermodulation (PIM) levels for applications from 0.698 through 2.700 GHz. Ideal for in-building and base-station communications wireless-infrastructure applications, these rugged loads are rated for average power-handling capabilities of 50 W and peak power levels to 2500 W. They exhibit minimum VSWR of 1.20:1 and typical VSWR of 1.10:1 across the frequency band with typical PIM level of -160 dBc at operating temperatures to +85°C. The terminations are available with a variety of connectors, including Type-N, 7/16 DIN, Type-N, and mini-DIN connectors. Each termination is supplied in a compact housing measuring 6 × 2.26 in.

MECA Electronics, Inc., 459 East Main St., Denville, NJ 07834; (866) 444-6322, (973) 625-0661, FAX: (973) 625-9277

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Jack Browne, Technical Contributor, has worked in technical publishing for over 30 years. He managed the content and production of three technical journals while at the American Institute of Physics, including Medical Physics and the Journal of Vacuum Science & Technology. He has been a Publisher and Editor for Penton Media, started the firm’s Wireless Symposium & Exhibition trade show in 1993, and currently serves as Technical Contributor for that company's Microwaves & RF magazine. Browne, who holds a BS in Mathematics from City College of New York and BA degrees in English and Philosophy from Fordham University, is a member of the IEEE.

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