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


ISO -9001:2015

In Pursuit of Excellence
Through Engineering since 1978


AMC Model SW-2184-1A-243 is a Reflective SPST Switch/Modulator with

Integral TTL Driver, Designed To Maintain A Very Low In-Band
Video Transient

Signals, and Ultra Fast Switching Response


 Frequency Range

  2 – 18 GHz Minimum

 Insertion Loss

  2 – 12 GHz: 2.5 dB Maximum

12 – 18 GHz: 3.1 dB Maximum


80 dB Minimum

 VSWR (On)

1.9:1 Maximum

 Switching Time

Rise (10% RF to 90% RF):   2 ns Maximum

Fall  (90% RF to 10% RF):   2 ns Maximum

On (50% TTL to 90% RF): 10 ns Maximum

Off (50% TTL to 10% RF): 10 ns Maximum

 RF Power Ratings

2W CW Maximum

10W Peak (1 us pw) Maximum


Standard TTL

Logic “0” = Insertion Loss

Logic “1” = Isolation

 In-Band Video Power/Transients

50 mV P-P In 20 Mhz Bandwidth

 Power Supply

+ 5 VDC +/-5%@100 mA Maximum

-15 VDC +/-5%@45 mA Maximum


RF Input/Output: SMA (Female)

Power: Solder Pin

Control: SMC (Male)


0.792″ X 1.97″ X 0.56″


Available Options:



50 Ohm Control Impedance


100 Ohm Control Impedance


Inverse Control Logic (Lgic “0” Insertion Loss)


Balanced ECL Logic (Solder Pin Controls)


+/-9 VDC To +/-18 VDC Supply Power


J1 SMA Male, J2 SMA Female


Two SMA Male Connectors


Solder Pin Control Terminal


SMA Male Control Terminal


SMA Female Control Terminal


Cannon MultiPin MDM9SSP


2 ns Rise/Fall Time

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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