Find components by common microwave and radio frequency bands
For all other microwave frequency bands, please contact us to discuss your component needs.
Microwave Techniques: Frequency Band Capabilities
Microwave Techniques (Mega & Ferrite) high-power waveguide components span 50 MHz to 50 GHz – covering UHF, L, S, C, X, Ku, K & Ka frequency bands. Our products range from circulators, isolators, loads, windows, rigid & flexible waveguides – to ultra-high vacuum components, coaxial transmission components, and broadcast components.
Microwave Techniques offers a special focus in ISM (industrial, scientific, medical) frequency band microwave components, with an extensive range of waveguide and coaxial products for 915 MHz and 2450 MHz.
Common Frequency Band Ranges & Applications
Below is a list of common microwave frequency band ranges, including their name origin & typical applications:
|NAME||FREQUENCY RANGE||NAME ORIGIN||COMMON APPLICATIONS|
|VHF Band||30 to 300 MHz||Very High Frequency||• FM radio|
• Television broadcasts
|UHF Band||300 to 3000 MHz||Ultra High Frequency||• Television broadcasts |
• Microwave oven
• Microwave devices
• Radio astronomy
• Mobile phones
• Wireless LAN
|L Band||1 to 2 GHz||Long||• Military telemetry |
• Air traffic control (ATC) radar
|S Band||2 to 4 GHz||Short||• Weather radar |
• Surface ship radar
• Microwave ovens
• Microwave devices
|C Band||4 to 8 GHz||Compromise (between S and X)||• Long-distance radio telecommunications|
|X Band||8 to 12 GHz||X for “crosshair” (used in WW2 for fire control radar||• Satellite communications |
• Terrestrial broadband
• Space communications
|Ku Band||12 to 18 GHz||Kurtz Under||• Satellite communications|
|K Band||18 to 26.5 GHz||Kurtz (German for short)||• Radar|
• Satellite communications
• Astronomical observations
• Automotive radar
|Ka Band||26.5 to 40 GHz||Kurtz Above||• Satellite communications|
Microwave & Radio Frequency Engineering
We offer passive high power devices across a wide range of microwave frequency bands, ranging from from 50 MHz to 50 GHz – in both waveguide and coaxial configurations. Microwave Techniques offers a broad base of high-power components and an endless library of designs. We pride ourselves on having the engineering ingenuity and ability to work closely with our customers to deliver microwave devices from sketch, to delivered solution.
Regardless of the application, whether it is Government, Homeland Security, Scientific Research, Universities, High-Energy Physics Laboratories, Medical Therapy or Industrial markets, you can trust in the team at Microwave Techniques to deliver components electrically and mechanically ready for system integration.
Our team identifies design strengths and potential limitations to allow the optimum device per each project requirement. Microwave Techniques engineers work in partnership with each client to produce advanced, ultra-reliable and ultra-precise microwave components across a range of industries. Our high-power microwave components are used in a variety of settings.
Generally, our microwave (MW) & radio frequency (RF) components are utilized in the following markets & applications:
|Military & Defense Radar|
|Air Traffic Control Radar|
|Medical Imaging & Radiotherapy|
|High-Energy Physics Research|
|Fusion Energy Research|
|Industrial Microwave Systems|
|TV & Radio Broadcast|
Our partners at Ferrite Microwave Technologies manufacture a range of microwave components – from circulators, isolators, duplexers, windows, loads and beyond. To view legacy components by Ferrite Microwave Technologies, please visit their website.
To learn more about our products, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org