New Product Line from dB Control and Charter Complements Ground Mobile-, Maritime-, Airborne-Qualified High-Power Products for Complex Defense and Commercial Applications

Fremont, Calif. – October 20, 2022 – dB Control and Charter Engineering, Inc. (Charter) will be in Booth 361 at the AOC International Symposium and Convention in Washington, DC (October 25 – 27). Together, the companies will showcase a line of high-power, low PIM, low temperature, MIL-Standard coaxial switches for both commercial and defense applications. Military contractors and commercial OEMs who attend AOC can expect to see the following RF switches on display in Booth 361:

SPDT Switches (Non-Terminated and Terminated)

  • SMA, 2.92 mm, Type N, Type SC connectors
    • B40 Series: DC – 40.0 GHz
    • B5 Series: DC – 14.0 GHz
    • B7 Series: DC – 26.5 GHz

DPDT (Transfer Switches)

  • SMA, 2.92 mm, Type N connectors
    • L1 Series: DC – 26.5 GHz
    • L2 Series: DC – 14.0 GHz
    • L40 Series: DC – 40.0 GHz

Multi-Position (Non-Terminated and Terminated)

  • SMA, 2.92 mm, Type N, Type SC connectors
    • S12 Series: DC – 15.0 GHz
    • U6 Series: DC – 14.0 GHz
    • J8 Series: DC – 20.0 GHz

“Because of dB Control’s legacy of reliability, we recognize the same in Charter. This partnership means that more organizations can get a wide variety of fit-to-spec coaxial switches for reliable switching in repeatable, high-power, extreme temperatures. This new product line fits well with our other products for military organizations, major defense contractors and commercial manufacturers,” said dB Control Vice President of Sales and Marketing Mike Lee.

“We are excited to be a part of the AOC symposium as we focus our efforts to the defense industry. Our heritage and expertise in coaxial switches are a perfect fit for the engineers and end users at the event,” said Charter President Keith Kulyk.

dB Control will also have other ground mobile-, maritime- and airborne-qualified products on display in Booth 361. A list of those products can be found at:

Those unable to attend the event can contact dB Control to set up a virtual meeting.


About Charter Engineering, Inc.
Charter Engineering, Inc. is a leading manufacturer of precision RF electromechanical switches and components with over 50 years of design experience. The company is committed to providing high-quality RF switches for the commercial, military, and wireless industries. Charter manufactures a broad range of coaxial switches and components operating from DC-40.0 GHz. Its product line is continually expanding with custom designs for custom requirements. The company specializes in high-quality, competitively priced products that exceed customer expectations. It is a leader in low-intermodulation products and very-high-power RF switches. In August 2022, Charter was acquired by dB Control Corp.

About dB Control
Established in 1990, dB Control Corp., a subsidiary of HEICO Corp., supplies mission-critical, often sole-source, products worldwide to military organizations, as well as to major defense contractors and commercial manufacturers. The company designs and manufactures reliable high-power TWT Amplifiers (TWTAs), microwave power modules (MPMs), transmitters, and high-voltage power supplies with modulators for radar, electronic countermeasures (ECM), and datalink applications. dB Control is ISO 9001:2015 certified. The company offers specialized contract manufacturing, transformer winding and testing, full vacuum encapsulation, pressure cure, conformal coating and repair depot services from its modern 40,000-square-foot facilities in Fremont, California. With the acquisition of TTT-Cubed in 2019, dB Control now offers: Instantaneous Frequency Measurement Units (IFM), Frequency Locked Oscillators (FLO), Digital Control Units (DCU), Antenna Control Units (ACU) and Integrated DCUs. More information about dB Control is available by phone or email: +1 (510) 656-2325,

Company Contacts:
Jeff Bly, dB Control, 510-656-2325
Keith Kulyk, Charter Engineering, 727-525-1025

Media Contact: Vanessa Bradford, C3PR, 209-505-3690



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