The HMC564LC4 is rated for a maximum input power of +5 dBm. Is that for a CW signal? Can it handle +10 dBm with a narrow pulse (1 usec) at low duty cycle?
The HMC564LC4 has recently undergone an RF Pin AMR (Absolute Maximum Rating) evaluation in our laboratory. The data sheet has been updated to reflect the results of that evaluation. The new rating is +20 dBm, as shown in the updated data sheet linked below:
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