WLAN/WiMAX switch unveiled
California Eastern Labs has expanded its line of NEC GaAs MMIC switches with the UPG2163T5N SPDT, a single-pole/double throw switch. The switch comes in a 6-pin package that operates from 2.3 GHz to 6 GHz. It can be used for dual band 802.11a/b/g and 3.5 GHz WiMax applications and offers typical insertion loss of 0.4 dB (at 2.5 GHz) and 0.5 dB (at 6 GHz). Typical input to output isolation is 35 dB (at 2.5 GHz) and 30 dB (at 6 GHz).