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


ISO -9001:2015

In Pursuit of Excellence
Through Engineering since 1978


AMC Model No.: VVA-18-40 Option BAE is a Voltage Controlled
with 40 dB Dynamic Range.


 Frequency Range

1-18 GHz

 Insertion Loss

3.5 dB Maximum

 Attenuation Range

40 dB Minimum

 Attenuation Control

+10 VDC: Minimum Attenuation, 0 VDC: Full Attenuation

 Switching Time

1 mS Maximum (speeds of 100 ns also available)


2.5:1 Maximum

 Power Ratings

Operating: +20 dBm Maximum, Survival: +30 dBm Maximum

 Power Supply

+5 VDC @ +5 mA Maximum


RF Input/Output: SMA Spark Plug, Power and Controls:
Solder Terminals


1.11″ x 0.88″ x 0.38″


2.0 Ounces Typical

Environmental Ratings:

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

 -40 ºC to +85
ºC Operating
ºC to +85 ºC Non-Operating
 Humidity:  Atmosphere
Contraining 95% or Greater Relative Humidity at
 Temperatures Ranging from +28
to +85ºC in Accordance with
 Shock:  Acceleration
Pulses at 12 G Levels with a Duration of 11 mS in
 any Axis or Direction in Accordance.
 Vibration:  10 to 2000 Hz
and 10 GRMS in Accordance with MIL-T-5422
 Part II
 Altitude:  Barometric
Pressure Reduced to the Equivalent of
 50,000 Feet Altitude and a Temperature of -40


Method 107D, Cond. A


Outline Drawing:

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VVA-18-40 Option BAE


Product Feature:

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VVA-18-40 Option BAE


Test Data:

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VVA-18-40 Option BAE