Power Amplifiers

Communication Systems & Equipment, Electronic Components & Devices

Broadband RF PA (10 W) supports VHF through S-band.

April 26, 2016

Supplied in 2.34 x 1.96 x 0.620 in. rugged aluminum chassis, NuPower&trade; 11B02A delivers 7 W min and 10 W typ RF power from 225&ndash;2,600 MHz when driven with 3 dBm (2 mW) RF input signal. Standby to transmit switching speed of <100 msec fosters accelerated switching between operating modes and consequently conserving energy. This broadband RF power amplifier (PA), suited for VHF to S-band transmitters and data radios, offers multi-octave operation and supports +11 to +32 Vdc supply range. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Test & Measuring Instruments

Norsat Introduces Atom 250 Watt Ku-band Block Upconverter and Solid State Power Amplifier

March 10, 2016

- Latest edition to the ATOM series is ideal for TWTA Replacement and Satellite News Gathering (SNG)- VANCOUVER - Norsat International Inc. ("Norsat" or the "Company") (TSX: NII and NYSE MKT: NSAT), a provider of unique and customized communication solutions for remote and challenging applications, today announced the ATOM 250 Watt Ku-band Block Upconverters (BUC) and Solid State Power... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices

Qualcomm Technologies Announces Next-Generation Qualcomm® RF360(TM) Front-End Solutions for Sleeker and More Efficient Mobile Devices

February 19, 2016

-- Includes World's First Announced 40 MHz Envelope Tracker, Designed to Extend Battery Life for 4G+ Smartphones, and Comprehensive, Multi-tier Antenna Tuner and Power Amplifier Solutions -- SAN DIEGO, – Qualcomm Incorporated (NASDAQ: QCOM) today announced that its subsidiary, Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., is introducing a suite of next-generation Qualcomm® RF360™ technologies that... Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Electronic Components & Devices, Mechanical Power Transmission

Low-Profile Smart RF Amplifiers come in 3U, air-cooled chassis.

February 9, 2016

Featuring software control, Low Power Series broadband RF and microwave amplifiers are configurable to diverse applications requiring digital modulation, multi-tone/multi-carrier, pulsed, and AM/FM/CW. Power combinations are available from 35&ndash;250 W, and frequency ranges are 20&ndash;1,000 MHz, 80&ndash;1,000 MHz, 1,000&ndash;3,000 MHz, 2,000&ndash;6,000 MHz. Products suit RF component testing and EMC compliance testing. Options include 28 Vdc input power and 400 Hz input power. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

Wolfspeed Makes Top 2015 Microwave and RF Products List

January 25, 2016

Wolfspeed, A Cree Company and a leading global supplier of GaN-on-SiC high electron mobility transistors (HEMTs) and monolithic microwave integrated circuits (MMICs) with best-in-class reliability, has earned a spot on Microwave RF's "Top Products of 2015" list for its Ku-Band GaN MMIC high power amplifiers (HPAs). Designed for satellite communications (satcom) applications, the Ku-Band HPAs... Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

Optically Isolated Error Amps have programmable shunt references.

December 23, 2015

Designed for power supply feedback, LIA135 and LIA136 feature 1.6&ndash;10 V input range and integrate programmable precision shunt reference in 8-pin package. Error amplifier and shunt reference can operate down to 1.6 V, while 1.299 V internal precision voltage reference with 0.5% tolerance improves power supply accuracy. Optocoupler portions comprise IR LEDs optically coupled to NPN phototransistors; current transfer ratio ranges from 500%&ndash;2,000%. LIA136 operates up to 110°C. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

Wideband Inline Amplifier covers full GNSS spectrum from 1-2 GHz.

December 23, 2015

Available with TNC, N-Type, or SMA connectors, TW125B amplifies GNSS frequency signals from GPS L5 (1,164 MHz) to GLONASS G1 (1,610 MHz) and beyond. This 28 dB gain, waterproof amplifier, which provides for extended cable runs from antenna to receiver without degradation of system sensitivity, passes DC supply to antenna to negate additional hardware (bias-T, power cable, power supply) needs. Loading level, adding 12 mA on circuit, allows antenna and amplifier to be powered by GNSS receiver. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Test & Measuring Instruments

Ka-band Block Upconverter supports satellite communications.

December 7, 2015

Rated at 25 Watts, ATOM Ka-band Block Upconverter and Solid State Power Amplifier is software switchable between commercial and military Ka-band frequency 29&ndash;30 and 30&ndash;31 GHz, including WGS compliance. Custom variants are available from 27&ndash;32 GHz. Offered in 1:1 redundant configurations, product is suited for applications where size and weight are of concern, including airborne and land-based Communications-On-The-Move, portable VSAT terminals, RADAR, and CDL. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Electronic Components & Devices

GaN MMIC Power Amplifier suits pulsed radar applications.

November 25, 2015

Rated for 25 W and 8.5&ndash;11.0 GHz operation, Model CMPA801B025 features 37 W typical POUT, 16 dB power gain, 35% typical power added efficiency, and less than 0.1 dB power droop. X-Band GaN MMIC Power Amplifier is internally matched to 50 &Omega;, and is supplied in both 10-lead metal/ceramic flanged package, and smaller form factor pill package for optimal electrical and thermal performance. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Electronic Components & Devices

Solid-State Microwave Pulse PA has 1.0-2.0 GHz frequency range.

November 16, 2015

Able to supply 4 kW pulse power up to 10% duty cycle with max pulse width of 100 µsec, S21-4KWP-2KWP FLEX can also be configured into 2 separate 2 kW pulse amplifiers. IEEE-488 and RS232 interfaces come standard, and UI features backlit screen that shows forward/reverse power indication, system status, and self-diagnostic information. Power indication is shown in pulse, and all operating features are available on front panel display as well as over remote bus.<br /> Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Mechanical Power Transmission

Class-D Audio Amplifiers feature I2S serial bus interface.

November 5, 2015

Providing 3D surround sound, audio mixing, 20 band equalizer, and dynamic range control, 20 Watt Models IS31AP2111 and IS31AP2121 target medium-power multimedia applications such as Bluetooth speakers, sound bars, LCD projectors, and HDTVs. Both devices operate in Bridge-Tied Load mode, which doubles available power to speaker load. I2S interface transfers audio signals in digital format to maintain maximum audio quality when distributed between audio devices. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Electronic Components & Devices, Mechanical Power Transmission

S-Band RF PA Module (30 W) targets communications, telemetry, EW.

November 5, 2015

Providing 30 W ave and 20 W min RF output power, solid-state NuPower 05E05A operates from 2,000&ndash;2,600 MHz for continuous wave (CW) and near-constant-envelope waveforms. This connectorized power amplifier (PA) module, supplied in 4.50 x 3.50 x 0.61 in. aluminum chassis and suited for S-band transmitters and data links, has nominal 0 dBm (1 mW) input signal and provides 44 dB RF gain while operating at 40% DC power efficiency with +28 Vdc supply voltage. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Electronic Components & Devices

Wolfspeed GaN HPAs Have 24/7/365 Reliability Confirmed by Lockheed Martin

November 3, 2015

Wolfspeed, A Cree Company and a leading global supplier of GaN-on-SiC high electron mobility transistors (HEMTs) and monolithic microwave integrated circuits (MMICs) with best-in-class reliability, has partnered with Lockheed Martin to provide GaN high power amplifiers (HPAs) for the US Air Force's Space Fence, which will significantly improve the timeliness with which operators can detect... Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Electronic Components & Devices

Wolfspeed to Promote RF Foundry Services and Components at MILCOM 2015

October 22, 2015

Wolfspeed, A Cree Company and a leading global supplier of GaN-on-SiC high electron mobility transistors (HEMTs) and monolithic microwave integrated circuits (MMICs) with best-in-class reliability, is exhibiting at MILCOM 2015, which will take place October 26–28 in Tampa, Fla.  Widely recognized as the premier international conference for military communications, MILCOM provides leading... Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

RF Amplifier System covers 1-2.5 GHz and delivers 2 kW HPA.

October 15, 2015

With 8U, air-cooled chassis, Model 2180 features single RF input and output and delivers 2 kW CW of broadband output power. AGC, ALC, and MGC modes support user-selectable configuration and operation, while optional filter/switches improve harmonic rejection. Portable unit uses high voltage RF transistors (GaN) and offers fast electronic VSWR protection. Multi-faceted Monitoring and Control (M&C) UIs include Web browser, TCP/IP Ethernet, RS-485, and front panel touchscreen. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Electronic Components & Devices

Elbit Systems of America Showcases at AUSA: Firefly(TM)

October 13, 2015

A new family of modular power amplifiers, allowing Army Aviators to get more power with less weight FORT WORTH, Texas,  - Army Aviators will discover that they can get clearer communications at greater ranges when Elbit Systems of America, LLC, showcases its new family of lightweight modular radio communications power amplifiers, FIREFLY, at the Association of the United States Army (AUSA)... Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

Next Generation High Power Amplifiers

October 12, 2015

AmpliTech has found a way to minimize NRE costs for custom housings by using innovative circuit integration into housings other than our own. This has been a boon to customers requiring amplifiers with specific physical dimensions to fit into their systems and are either dissatisfied with their current vendor or simply want better performance. We can now provide our technically superior products... Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

LNAs and Gain Blocks cover frequency bands from 9 KHz to 3 GHz.

October 12, 2015

Coaxial-packaged RF amplifiers are unconditionally stable low noise and gain block amplifiers offering P1dB levels up to +23. In specific versions, GaAs PHEMT semiconductors are used for linear performance and efficiency. Noise figure levels range as low as 0.5 dB, and IP3 linearity reaches up to +37 dBm. While single DC positive voltage supply ranges from +12 to +15 Vdc, bias current ranges from 40&ndash;190 mA. Operating range is -40 to +85°C. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices, Mechanical Power Transmission

GPS Rackmount Splitter includes dual antenna redundancy.

October 12, 2015

Developed for wireless industry, GPS/GNSS rackmount splitter provides GPS timing signal to up to 32 GPS/GNSS synchronization modules and receivers. Design ensures GPS timing signal is available even in case of antenna or cable failure. In addition to amplifying and splitting GPS/GNSS signal, product offers such features as dual GPS antenna input ports, health monitor, and sensor switch. Antenna redundancy is acquired through use of primary and backup antennas. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

RF PA Module (10 W) works with L- and S-band equipment.

October 5, 2015

Supplied in 3.00 x 2.00 x 0.65 in. aluminum chassis with +85°C max baseplate temperature rating, NuPower&trade; 12B01A (Part No. NW-PA-12B01A) provides RF amplification for transmitters, transceivers, and data links that do not require linear performance. This broadband RF power amplifier (PA) for L- and S-band equipment delivers 10 W min and 13 W typ of RF power from 1,000&ndash;2,500 MHz when sourced with 0 dBm (1 mW) RF input signal. Power efficiency ranges from 30%&ndash;50%, and RF gain is 40 dB. Read More