BX9873

Microwave Amplifier
1500 MHz to 3000 MHz
Model BX9873
FEATURES
• Low Noise Figure: 3.3 dB
• Laser Sealed Housing
• High IP3: +37 dBm
• Field Replacable Connectors
The Model BX9873 is standard high frequency amplifier covering 1500 MHz to 3000 MHz. This two stage design, utilizes a
laser sealed housing for the ultimate in environmental protection. This standard design may also be ordered in a screened
MIL-STD-883 version as a model SX9873. All specification ratings are based on measurements in a 50 ohm system with a
DC supply voltage tolerance of +/- 2%.
Parameter
Typical
Min. / Max.
Frequency Range
Gain
Gain Flatness
Gain vs. Temperature**
1500 MHz to 3000 MHz
19.5 dB
+/- 0.25 dB
+/- 1.0 dB
1500 MHz to 3000 MHz
19 dB Min / 20 dB Max.
+/- 2.0 dB Max.
Input VSWR
Output VSWR
1.4:1
1.4:1
1.5:1 Max.
1.5:1 Max.
Output 3rd Order Intercept Point
+37 dBm
+36 dBm Min.
Noise Figure
Supply Voltage
Supply Current
3.3 dB
+12 volts
280 mA
3.5 dB Max.
+12 volts
300 mA Max.
Revision: 7/18/2013
Housing Size
RF Connectors
Min. / Max. Values
Typical values are measured at 25°C but not guaranteed.
1.360” L x 0.660” W x 0.330” H (Housing #088-00387)
SMA Female Replaceable Connectors
25°C , (**-20°C to +85°C)
Maximum (No Damage) Ratings
Storage Temperature
Operating Temperature (Case)
DC Voltage @ 25°C
Input Drive @ 25°C (CW)
-55°C to +85°C
-28°C to +85°C
+15 VDC
+13 dBm
Spectrum Microwave, Inc. • PH: 888.553.7531 • Fax: 888.553.7532 • Email: s[email protected] • www.SpectrumMicrowave.com
Microwave Amplifier
1500 MHz to 3000 MHz
Model BX9873
Outline Drawing
Spectrum Microwave, Inc. • PH: 888.553.7531 • Fax: 888.553.7532 • Email: [email protected] • www.SpectrumMicrowave.com