Military-Approved RF Inductors offer 0.01-27 µH range.

Press Release Summary:

QPL approved to MIL-PRF-83446/04, MLRF1010 Series includes surface mount inductors with Q min from 22-60, SRF min from 22-2,700 MHz, DCR max from 0.06-6.9 W, and DC current rating from 120-1,270 mA. Measuring .100 x .100 in, inductors are suited for RF applications including communication, guidance and security, as well as radar, test and evaluation, in military, aerospace, and defense communities.

Original Press Release:

Gowanda Introduces QPL Military-Approved RF Inductors

MLRF1010 Series Responds to Market Need for MIL-PRF-83446/04 Components

Gowanda, NY (USA) - Gowanda Electronics, a designer and manufacturer of precision electronic components for RF and power applications, introduced its MLRF1010 RF Inductor Series at the 2010 IEEE MTT-S International Microwave Symposium (IMS) in Anaheim, California last week.

Gowanda's MLRF1010 Series is QPL approved to MIL-PRF-83446/04. The series provides surface mount inductors with inductance from .01 to 27 µH, Q Min from 22 to 60, SRF MHz Min from 22 to 2700, DCR Ohms Max from .06 to 6.9 and Current Rating DC mA from 120 to 1270. The small size of the MLRF 1010 Series is unique in the industry at .100 x.100 inch (2.54 x 2.54 mm).

The MLRF1010 Series was designed for RF applications in military, aerospace and defense communities. This includes use in communication, guidance and security applications, as well as in radar, test & evaluation, and special mission applications or wherever designs require QPL-approved inductor components with the performance offered by the MLRF1010 Series.

Gowanda introduced this MLRF1010 Series, which expands the company's QPL offerings, in response to ongoing market demand for more QPL-approved inductor suppliers.

Technical information about the MLRF1010 Series is available at the company's website:

o MLRF1010 Series Data Sheet -
o MLRF1010 Series Information -
o Gowanda's QPL RF Inductor Product Line -

Gowanda Electronics can offer variations to these designs in order to meet the specific requirements of an application. The pursuit of QPL approval for such customer-specific designs depends on volume and other factors. As an alternative, Gowanda can upscreen or uprate a standard design from its commercial product line and do in-house environmental testing to increase reliability. In addition, Gowanda will consider inquiries from companies looking for partnering opportunities to address specific QPL needs.

For design details, pricing, delivery, application-specific variations and/or partnering opportunities please contact Gowanda Electronics at USA (716) 532-2234 or

The MLRF1010 inductor components contain ferrite cores, have an operating temperature range of -55°C to +130°C, and are available in tape and reel packaging.

In order to obtain the military QPL certification on the MLRF1010 Series, Gowanda was required to do extensive qualification testing. This testing was achieved in-house via the company's comprehensive Environmental Testing Lab.

For more information about Gowanda's testing capabilities please go to
For insight on Gowanda's QPL initiatives go to
where a table summarizes Gowanda's products that have been QPL-approved and those that are in the process of being QPL-approved.
To access news releases on these and other products refer to
For more Department of Defense QPL information refer to the DSCC website:

Gowanda Electronics ( is a privately held company that designs, manufactures and supplies precision electronic components for RF and power applications. Components include standard off-the-shelf and custom-designed inductors, chokes, toroids, and other surface mount devices that are used in a wide variety of electronic applications. Gowanda's products are used primarily by OEM companies and other entities interested in high performance electronic component solutions for the equipment and devices they manufacture. Applications include use in test & measurement equipment, medical & diagnostic equipment/devices, industrial automation & control equipment, and instrumentation. Such products are used in a broad range of industries, including process & assembly industries, aviation/aerospace, defense, telecommunications, health care, data processing, security and education. Gowanda's customers include Fortune 500 companies and other significant players in these global markets. The company is certified to AS9100, ISO9001 and ISO13485 quality management standards and offers RoHS compliant products as well as lead-containing components for QPL military/defense and other demanding requirements.

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