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Press Release – KRYTAR Announces New Directional Coupler with 30 dB Coupling Covers 26.5 to 40.0 GHz

New Directional Coupler with 30 dB Coupling Covers 26.5 to 40.0 GHzSUNNYVALE, CALIF. – – – KRYTAR, Inc., a leader in the design and production of ultra-broadband microwave components and test equipment announces the continued expansion of its line of directional couplers with the addition of a new model offering 30 dB of Nominal Coupling over the frequency range of 26.5 to 40.0 GHz (Ka-Band), in a compact and lightweight package.

KRYTAR’s new directional coupler, Model 264030, enhances the selection of multi-purpose, stripline designs that exhibit excellent coupling in a single, compact and lightweight package. The new directional coupler lends itself to wireless designs and many test and measurement applications within K-Band. Ka-Band is typically used for commercial and military satellite communications (SATCOM). The directional coupler is uniquely designed for systems applications where external leveling, precise monitoring, signal mixing or swept transmission and reflection measurements are required. The coupler will find additional usage in antenna beam forming and EMC (electromagnetic compatibility) testing environments. For many space-restricted applications the compact size makes KRYTAR directional couplers ideal.

KRYTAR’s new directional coupler, Model 264030, offers superior performance ratings including Nominal Coupling (with respect to output) of 30 dB, ±1.0 dB, and Frequency Sensitivity of ±0.5 dB. The directional coupler exhibits Insertion Loss (including coupled power) of 1.3 dB, Directivity of greater than 12 dB, Maximum VSWR (any port) is 1.7, Input Power Rating is 20 W average and 3 kW peak.

The new directional coupler comes with industry-standard 2.4 mm SMA Female Connectors. The compact package measures just 1.12 inches (L) x 0.40 inches (W) x 0.62 inches (H), and weighs only 1.0 ounces. Operating temperature is -54° to 85° C. The directional coupler can also be manufactured to meet ridged military specifications.

Additional product information can be found by visiting KRYTAR’s Website: KRYTAR Model 264030

KRYTAR also offers complete engineering services for custom designs that meet or exceed critical performance and/or packaging specifications. A data sheet with specifications and a package outline drawing is available via KRYTAR’s Web site. Additional information can be obtained by contacting KRYTAR, Inc., 1288 Anvilwood Avenue, Sunnyvale, CA 94089. Tel: +1-408-734-5999, Fax: +1-408-734-3017, Toll Free: +1-877-734-5999, e-mail: [email protected], Web:

KRYTAR, Inc., founded in 1975, is a privately-owned corporation specializing in the design and manufacture of ultra broadband microwave components and test equipment for both commercial and military applications. The KRYTAR product line includes directional couplers and detectors, hybrids, power dividers/combiners, terminations, coaxial adapters and a power meter and power sensors. KRYTAR microwave components are manufactured in full compliance with the EU RoHS-6 Environmental Requirements.

KRYTAR Ultra-Broadband Microwave Components and Test Equipment DC-67 GHz

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