The PE71S5006 from Pasternack is an absorptive, SP4T PIN diode switch that operates from DC to 20 GHz. It has an insertion loss of 3.8 dB, a switching speed of 17 ns and provides an isolation of more than 35 dB. The switch is designed utilizing GaAs MESFET MMIC technology. It can handle an input power of up to 24 dBm and requires a DC supply of 7 V. The switch is available in a hermetically-sealed module with field-replaceable SMA female connectors and supports TTL control logic. It is ideal for EW, military & space, radar and test & measurement, fibre optics, electronic countermeasure, telecom and base station infrastructure applications.