The PEC-40-25-0R518-20-12-SFF-TTLVG from Planar Monolithics Industries is a Dual Gain Amplifier that operates from 0.5 to 18 GHz. This variable gain amplifier has a low gain mode of 23 dB and high gain mode of 38 dB. It provides a P1dB of 17 dBm (low gain mode) and 19 dBm (high gain mode) with a gain switching time of less than 500 ns. The gain modes can be switched using TTL control logic. The amplifier requires a DC supply of 12 V and consumes less than 780 mA of current. It is available in a module that measures 2.54 x 1 x 0.383 inches and has SMA-female connectors.