This directional coupler is ideal for signal monitoring and measurement, cable distributed systems, antenna beam forming, and military and EMC testing environments in broadband electronic warfare (EW) systems and commercial wireless systems.
KRYTAR’s technological advances has extended the frequency range of this single unit from 1.0 to 18.0 GHz with Coupling (with respect to output) of 20 dB ±1.0 dB, Frequency Sensitivity of ±0.3 dB (1-12.4 GHz), ±0.4 dB (1-18 GHz), and Directivity of >16 dB. The directional coupler exhibits Insertion Loss (including coupled power) of less than 0.95 dB across the frequency range. Maximum VSWR (any port) is 1.35, Input Power Rating is 20 W average and 3 kW peak. Model 180120 is a compact package measuring 3.5 inches (L) x 0.53 inches (W) x 0.73 inches (H), weighs only 2.6 ounces and comes with 2.92-mm SMA female connectors. Optional connectors include SMA male and N female. Operating temperature is -54° to 85° C. This directional stripline coupler can be manufactured to meet military specifications.