Your Single Source for Amps, VCOs, Filters, Mixers, Components, Integrated Assemblies & more.

  • MARKETS/APPLICATIONS: Commercial, Scientific, Military & Government
  • CUSTOMERS: Boeing Satellite, Northrop Space Systems, Lockheed, Raytheon, GD, Harris, L-3, & more.
  • COMPONENTS: Amps, Detectors, VCOs, MW Mixers, Frequency Doublers, Power Dividers, Switches & more.
  • INTEGRATED ASSEMBLIES: LNAs, Filters and Multiplexers, Up/Down Converters, Receivers, SSPAs & more.
  • FILTERS: Lumped Element, Combline & Cavity, Suspended Substrate Stripline, Waveguide

Teledyne Microwave Solutions (TMS) extensive and successful space heritage stretches back to the early days of space applications.

One of the first companies receiving MIL-PRF-38534 Class K certification, TMS earned the space community's trust by developing, providing, and supporting the industry's most comprehensive line of space-qualified products.

TMS's quality certifications include MIL-PRF-38534, Classes H & K (TRB Option). TMS's space grade components and integrations cover frequencies from 5 MHz to Ka-band. Explore more below for an overview of RFM's products and capabilities.


LNAs, (With/Without Integrated Filters)

LNA / Down-Converter Integration 

  • Medium and High Power Filters and Multiplexers
  • Low Noise Multi-Band VCOs
  • Switched Limiting Amplifiers
  • Gain Control Amplifiers
  • Threshold Detector
  • Up and Down Converters
          6-Channel Down Converter
  • Receivers
  • Transmitters
  • SSPAs
           Ku-band 20 Watt SSPA
  • High Power 5 to 50 Watts
  • DC/DC Power Supply
  • Digital Control
  • SSPA / Up-Converter Integration



Our Integrated Assemblies are used for customized functions to meet challenging satellite payloads requiring reduced size, weight and power (SWaP).

Advantages / Benefits

  • Higher-level integration capabilities
  • Space-proven heritage
  • Experienced engineering staff to handle derating and worst case circuit analysis


A full range of Teledyne Microwave Solutions space qualified components are available for a wide variety of applications.

Design engineers can simplify development tasks and reduce engineering and flight schedules by selecting from our space-qualified RF and Microwave component solutions. TMS engineers speak and understand the language of space applications. They know the RF and mechanical design, thermal, and reliability requirements of space grade hardware, so you can trust TMS to provide fully mission-compliant space grade solutions. All this combines to provide the kind of extensive space heritage upon which you can depend to meet all your program goals.


The extensive TMS catalog of space-qualified components includes the following hardware and more. Designs can be quickly and easily tuned to provide custom performance or custom mechanical configuration.
  • Amplifiers
  • Analog/Threshold Detectors
  • VCOs
  • Microwave Mixers
  • Detectors
  • Frequency Doublers
  • Power Dividers
  • Switches
  • IQ Networks Narrowband
  • IQ Modulators
  • Limiting Amps
  • Limiters
  • Attenuators
  • Custom application-specific functions


  • Complete design staff to design your next component
  • Program management staff to handle all your customers' concerns
  • MIL-PRF-38534 Class H and K Certified


​Space VCOs

0.1 to 26 GHz

Bipolar Transitors and Hyberabrupt Silicon Varactor tuned Designs

Integrated Amps, Voltage Regulators, Filters

Space Applications for VCOs

  • Synthesizers
  • Digitally Tuned Oscillators
  • Applications where Low Noise and Fast Tuning is a Requirement

Advantages/Benefits of RFM VCOs

  • Thin Film Technology
  • Low Phase Noise with Broad Tuning
  • Small & TO-8 packages or Custom Packages
  • High Reliability

Space Mixers

Frequency Mixers to 26 GHz

  • Triple and Double Balanced Designs
  • Schottky based Designs for High Performance
  • Low Conversion Loss and Wide Bandwidth

Applications for Mixers

  • Up and Down Converters
  • Communication Receivers
  • Phase Detector
  • Modulator
  • Frequency Multiplier


  • Thin Film or Softboard Technology
  • LO Selectable
  • TO-8, Surface Mount or Custom Packages
  • High Reliability


TMS earned its reputation as a trusted and complete filter-technology company by providing performance solutions proven to meet the demanding environment of space. TMS uses a dedicated program management team and documented process and manufacturing controls. TMS's RF and mechanical design guidelines and regulations were developed specifically to meet the performance, quality, reliability, and thermal requirements of space applications. Each TMS filter can be specified for space use, meeting all program requirements and in full compliance to MIL-PRF-38534, Class K.

Lumped Element Filters
  • Frequency Ranges: LC – DC to 20 GHz
  • Typical Bandwidth: <1% to multiple octaves
Combline & Cavity Filters
  • 100MHz to 40GHz (rejections beyond 40GHz by design)
  • Typical Bandwidth: <1% to multiple octaves
Suspended Substrate Stripline Filters
  • Frequency Range: 1 GHz to 20 GHz
  • Typical Bandwidth 25 – 100%

Waveguide Filters

  • Frequency Ranges: LC – DC to 40 GHz
  • Typical Bandwidth 0.1 to 10%
  • High Power
  • High Rejection with Cross Coupling and High Number of resonators


Amplifiers: 300 KHz to 50 GHz
  • Single or Multiple Gain Stages
  • FET and Bipolar Designs
  • Tunable parameters specific to application
  • Adjustable DC Bias
Applications for Amplifiers
  • Low Noise Receivers
  • Transceivers
  • Payloads where High Reliability is a concern
Advantages / Benefits
  • Chip and Wire Hybrid Reliability
  • Radiation Tolerant Designs
  • Space Heritage
  • Standard or Custom Package Styles
  • Short lead-time, low risk products

Space Grade Ku-Band 20w SSPAs

  • 20 dB Step Attenuator (D/A driving VVA)
  • RF Output Detector
  • Digital Interface for:
  • Power Control, Blanking, Battle Short, ALC, Standby Mode, RF Power Monitor, Temperature Monitor, Over Temperature Protection
    • RADHARD +28 Volt DC-DC Converter
  • Output Filter (High Q Mechanical

Space Grade Dual Ka-Band LNAs

    28.0-29.31 GHz and 29.5-30.81 GHz LNA (in 2 separate bands)
  • 2.3dB Noise Figure
  • Dual redundant channels WR-28
  • Waveguide input and output




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