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


ISO -9001:2015

In Pursuit of Excellence
Through Engineering since 1978


The SW-2183-1AT is a Broadband, High
Speed, Low Loss SPST Unit with Off-Arm
Terminations and Integral TTL Compatible Driver.  It is
Powered by +5V and -12 Volt
Supplies.  It Features Rugged Integrated Circuit
Assemblies of Chip Pin Diodes on a
Microstrip Transmission Line and TTL Driver that is
Electrically as well as Mechanically
Integral for Smooth Pulse Modulation with no Overshoot or


 Frequency Range

0.3 – 18 GHz


70 dB Minimum

 Insertion Loss

3.5 dB Maximum

 VSWR (On and Off)

2.0:1 Maximum

 Switching Speed

Rise Time (10 – 90% RF): 10 ns Maximum
Fall Time (90 – 10% RF): 10 ns Maximum
On Time (50% Command to 90% RF):30 ns Maximum
Off Time (50% Command to 10% RF): 30 ns Maximum

 Power Handling Capability

No Degradation: 500 mw CW or Peak
Survival Power: 1 W Avrage, 10 W Peak
(1 u-Second Maximum Pulse Width)

 Power Requirements

+ 5V ±2%, 90 mA
-12V ±5%, 75 mA

 Control Characteristics

Control Input – 1 Unit Load
Logic Sense: 0=Switch On, 1=Switch Off


Available Options:


(2) SMA Male RF Connectors


(1) Male, (1) Female SMA RF Connector Each


Solder Type Control Terminal


50 Ohm Control Impedance


Integral Video Filters
(2 – 18 GHz Frequency Band)

Environmental Ratings:

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

 -65 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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