American Microwave Corporation
7309-A Grove Road
Frederick, MD 21704


ISO -9001:2015

In Pursuit of Excellence
Through Engineering since 1978


AMC Model AGH-6012D-D1956 is an Octave Band Voltage
Controlled, Linearized
Attenuator/Modulator That Consists of an

AGH Series Modulator and an
Hybrid Linearizer That Provides 10 dB/Volt Transfer Function,
Designed for High Dynamic
Range and High Accuracy Applications.


 Frequency Range

6.0 – 12.0 GHz Minimum
(4.5 – 13.5 GHz)

 Insertion Loss

2.7 dB (2.8 dB for Extended Frequency)


1.8:1 (2.2:1 for Extended Frequency)


10 dB ±0.7 dB (±0.9 dB For Extended Frequency)
20 dB ±1.0 dB (±1.5 dB For Extended Frequency)
40 dB ±1.5 dB (±3.0 dB For Extended Frequency)
60 dB ±1.6 dB (±3.5 dB For Extended Frequency)

 Attenuation Range

60 dB

 Attenuation Accuracy

  0 – 30 dB ±0.5 dB
30 – 50 dB ±1.0 dB
50 – 60 dB ±1.5 dB



 Temperature Coefficient

±0.025 dB/ºC Maximum

 Power Handling:
   (Without Degradation)

100 mW CW or Peak (Without Degradation)

 Power Handling
   (Survival -65ºC to +25ºC)

1W Average, 25 W Peak, 1 usec Maximum Pulse Width

 Switching Time

On: 1.6 usec Maximum
Off: 100 nsec Maximum
Rise: 1.6 usec Maximum
Fall: 20 nsec Maximum


Voltage Controlled (0 to +6V)
10 dB/Volt Transfer Function

 Modulation Bandwidth

Small Signal: 500 KHz
Large Signal: 50 KHz

 Power Supply

+12 VDC ±5% @ 100 mA Maximum
-12 VDC ±5% @  25 mA Maximum


RF Input/Output: SMA Female
Power: Solder Pin
Control: Solder Pin

 Input Impedance

10K Ohms

 Power Supply Rejection

Less Than 0.1 dB/Volt Change in Either Supply


1.30″ X 1.40″ X 0.50″


1 Ounce

Environmental Ratings:

Our standard
environmental ratings are as follows, for specific
requirements please contact us…

 -55 ºC to +110
ºC Operating
ºC to +125 ºC Non-Operating
 Humidity:  MIL-STD-202F,
Method 103B Cond. B
 Shock:  MIL-STD-202F,
Method 213B Cond. B
 Vibration:  MIL-STD-202F,
Method 204D Cond. B
 Altitude:  MIL-STD-202F,
Method 105C Cond. B

 Temperature Cycle:
Method 107D Cond. A


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