Dow-Key Microwave Corp

4822 Mcgrath Street
Ventura, CA 93003-7718

About Dow-Key Microwave Corp

Dow-Key Microwave Corporation, part of Ceramic & Microwave Products and a subsidiary of Dover Corporation, is a worldwide leader in electromechanical switches since 1945. We manufacture, as well as custom design, switches and switching systems for the Commercial, Military, and Space industries. Dow-Key Microwave specializes in broadband RF coaxial and waveguide switches operating from DC to 70 GHz, electromechanical and solid state switch matrices, fiber optic switch systems, in addition to programmable attenuators and delay lines.

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Products by Dow-Key Microwave Corp

By Dow-Key Microwave Corp

Dow-Key's coaxial switches are available from SPDT (1x2) up to SP14T (1x14) and they are bidirectional. The SPDT, Transfer DPDT (2x2), and SP3T thru SP6T switches are offered up to 40 GHz, while the SP7T thru SP14T switches are available up to 18 GHz. This line of products supports any number of... Read more »

By Dow-Key Microwave Corp

Dow-Key Microwave heavily focuses on providing the best and most reliable switching systems to the ATE industry and we have been successful in our mission since 1999. In automated test systems, the critical role switching segment plays in the overall testing is often overlooked and taken for... Read more »

By Dow-Key Microwave Corp

Many SATCOM applications require more sophisticated switching modules to support high density signals routing (transmitting and receiving). When dealing with many I/O signals the complexity of switching increases easily. Dow-Key matrix product line takes this burden away from the user and offer... Read more »

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Content by Dow-Key Microwave Corp

Switch Solutions for Systems with Low PIM Requirements

Switch Solutions for Systems with Low PIM Requirements

Switch Solutions for Systems with Low PIM Requirements

By Dow-Key Microwave Corp

This paper focuses on defining Passive Intermodulation and the concerns around PIM. It also discusses the cause of PIM in both general terms and in switches, in addition to, providing a solution for systems with low PIM requirements.
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A Guide to RF Switching Systems

A Guide to RF Switching Systems

A Guide to RF Switching Systems

By Dow-Key Microwave Corp

Whether you are designing an RF switching system or planning to purchase one, it is important to understand the fundamentals of these complex systems and the ways in which application requirements impact cost and performance. This paper will explain the requirements placed on switching systems...
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Targeting PIM Testing

Targeting PIM Testing

Targeting PIM Testing

By Dow-Key Microwave Corp

Bandpass/bandstop (BP/BS) and lowpass/highpass (LP/HP) diplexers meeting rigid Passive Intermodulation (PIM) specifications are the essential building blocks of innovative testing system architectures. By integrating these filters with Dow-Key's switch matrices, an OEM can construct a single...
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