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


ISO -9001:2015

In Pursuit of Excellence
Through Engineering since 1978


AMC Model SW-2181-2 is a Reflective
Broad-Band SPDT Switch Module Without
Driver Circuitry, Packaged in a Miniature Connectorized Housing.


 Frequency Range

0.3 – 20 GHz Minimum

 Insertion Loss

3.0 dB Maximum


0.3 – 18 GHz: 60 dB Minimum
 18 – 20 GHz: 55 dB Minimum

 VSWR (On)

2.0:1 Maximum

 RF Power Ratings

+27 dBm CW Maximum

 Switching Time

Rise (10% RF  To 90% RF): 10 nS Maximum
Fall  (90% RF  To 10% RF): 10 nS
On  (50% CTL To 90% RF): 20 nS Maximum
Off  (50% CTL To 10% RF): 20 nS Maximum


Current Controlled
2 Independent Controls
+20 mA = Isolation
– 20 mA = Insertion Loss


RF Input/Output: SMA (Female)
Control: Solder Pin


0.80″ X 0.62″ X 0.24″


Available Options:


Input/Output Video Filter
(0.5 dB Excess Loss)


Extended Frequency Range to 100 MHz


2 Watts CW Maximum (2 – 20 GHz)


J1 SMA Male, J2 and J3 SMA Female


J1 SMA Female, J2 and J3 SMA Male


Removable Connectors
(Drop In Applications)

Environmental Ratings:

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

 -55 ºC to +95
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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