Power Amplifiers

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RF Power Amplifier supports electronic warfare applications.

August 1, 2016

When driven with 0 dBm RF input signal, NuPower™ Model 12A03A delivers minimum of 5 W RF power from 1.0–2.5 GHz. Unit is also available in 30 dBm (1 Watt) input power level version, allowing plug-and-play use with various data transceivers, such as L-3 Communications Bandit radio. Housed in 1.8 x 1.8 x 0.5 in. rugged aluminum chassis, amplifier features low current draw of 0.85 A at +28 Vdc, supporting array of RF communications, telemetry, and electronic warfare applications. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

First Remote Live Demo at EMC 2016

July 19, 2016

Consider the Possibilities Empower RF Systems is conducting remote live demonstrations of our broadband, high power amplifier at the IEEE EMC Symposium at the Shaw Centre in Ottawa July 26 – 28th , 2016, Booth 322. The amplifier will be housed in Los Angeles while viewed in the Ottawa exhibit venue with live streaming video while controlling the amplifier from the exhibit floor through a... Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

RF Power Amplifier covers 1,700-2,400 MHz frequency range.

July 18, 2016

With module efficiencies of 35–55%, NuPower™ 12D05A provides saturated RF power of 35 Watts in L-band and 20 Watts in S-band. Amplifier offers 44 dB of RF gain with nominal input drive level of 0 dBm. Aluminum chassis, measuring 4.50 x 3.50 x 0.61 in., provides heat dissipation and is small enough for integration into air- or ground-based tactical, test, or training platforms. Device can be used with communications and telemetry systems as well as electronic warfare systems. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

GaN Power Amplifiers offer high gain at up to 7.5 GHz.

July 14, 2016

Featuring high gain levels of 43–60 dB across broad frequency bands from 30 MHz to 7.5 GHz, Solid State GaN RF Amplifiers are suited for commercial and military radar, jamming systems, medical imaging, communications, and electronic warfare. Saturated output power levels range from 10–100 W with up to 35% Power Added Efficiency. All have single voltage supplies which are internally regulated. Amplifiers also feature harmonic response of -15 to -20 dBc under worst case conditions. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

Nasa Awards Nuwaves Engineering 2016 SBIR Phase I Contract for Development of K-Band Power Amplifier for Satellite Communications Data Links on Unmanned Aircraft Systems

July 1, 2016

Middletown, Ohio – NuWaves Engineering, a veteran-owned small business providing advanced radio frequency (RF) and microwave solutions, today announced a Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase I contract from NASA to research and develop a high-efficiency Ku- or Ka-band RF power amplifier (PA) monolithic microwave integrated circuit (MMIC) device for over-the-horizon (OTH) command and... Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

Broadband RF PA Module delivers multi-octave operation.

June 9, 2016

Suited for VHF to S-band transmitters, transceivers, and data links that do not require linear performance, NuPower™ 11C01A (NW-PA-11C01A) delivers 10 W min and 15 W typ of RF power from 225–2,400 MHz when driven with 0 dBm (1 mW) RF input signal. Features include 25%–45% power efficiency, 40 dB RF gain, <2 µsec standby to transmit switching speed, and +11 to +32 Vdc supply range. Rugged aluminum chassis measures 3.00 x 2.00 x 0.65 in., and max baseplate temperature rating is +85°C.
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Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices

Microsemi Showcases Leadership in Differentiated Products with Introduction of 15 New RF, Microwave and Millimeter Wave Devices at IMS 2016

May 26, 2016

New Product Exhibitions Featured in San Francisco, California May 22-27 ALISO VIEJO, Calif. - Microsemi Corporation (Nasdaq: MSCC), a leading provider of semiconductor solutions differentiated by power, security, reliability and performance, today announced it will feature 15 new products from its radio frequency (RF), millimeter wave integrated circuits (ICs), monolithic microwave integrated... Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Electronic Components & Devices

GaN X-band SSPAs offer integrated monitoring and protection.

May 26, 2016

Measuring 220 x 150 x 41 mm excluding heatsink, Series DM-X300-01 delivers output power up to 300 W and covers 8.4–9.6 GHz band. Pulsed solid state amplifiers include key parameter monitoring with self-protect functions which are activated if SSPA detects that VSWR threshold, duty cycle, or current limits have been exceeded. Devices also alert host system when low output power condition is detected, or when temperature limits have been exceeded. Interface to host system is provided via Ethernet. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Electronic Components & Devices

Peregrine Semiconductor's MPAC-Doherty Device Optimizes RFHIC's GaN Amplifiers in IMS Booth Demonstration

May 25, 2016

The Live Demo Shows How Quickly and Reliably Peregrine's MPAC-Doherty Device Optimizes an RFHIC GaN Doherty Amplifier at 3.5 GHz SAN FRANCISCO - IMS 2016 - In booth #2129 Peregrine Semiconductor Corp., founder of RF SOI (silicon on insulator) and pioneer of advanced RF solutions, announces the demonstration of a Peregrine monolithic phase and amplitude controller (MPAC)-Doherty with an... Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Electronic Components & Devices, Optics & Photonics, Test & Measuring Instruments

Advanced Millimeter-wave Assemblies (MMWAs) Introduced by Millitech at IMS

May 25, 2016

Northampton, MA – Smiths Microwave Subsystems is pleased to announce that Millitech, the leader in millimeter-wave technology, will be reviewing a number of their latest and most advanced millimeter-wave assemblies (MMWAs) at the International Microwave Symposium (IMS) May 23-26th in San Francisco, California, in booth #930. Responding to growing demands for E-, W-, and V-band products, the... Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

Live Demo at IMS 2016

May 18, 2016

Bring your operational scenario to IMS and let us run it on our multipurpose 1 to 3 GHz high power amplifier! Empower RF Systems is once again conducting live demonstrations of broadband, high power amplifiers with compelling performance, industry leading small size, IOT interface, and user selectable functionality that dares to challenge legacy products offered in the market. Next appearing... Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Electronic Components & Devices

GaN Coaxial Power Amplifier operates in 2-6 GHz band.

May 5, 2016

Operating from +28 V power supply, Model PE15A5025 offers 50 dB of small signal gain with saturated output power level of +47 dBm and 30% power added efficiency. While generating 50 W of saturated output power under worst case conditions, output harmonic response is -15 dBc and spurious levels are kept at -70 dBc. Amplifier includes integrated voltage regulation, bias sequencing circuitry, DC control TTL logic, DC current monitoring, and over temperature shutdown at +90°C baseplate temperature. Read More

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™ 11B02A delivers 7 W min and 10 W typ RF power from 225–2,600 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 35–250 W, and frequency ranges are 20–1,000 MHz, 80–1,000 MHz, 1,000–3,000 MHz, 2,000–6,000 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

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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

Optically Isolated Error Amps have programmable shunt references.

December 23, 2015

Designed for power supply feedback, LIA135 and LIA136 feature 1.6–10 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%–2,000%. LIA136 operates up to 110°C. 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 29–30 and 30–31 GHz, including WGS compliance. Custom variants are available from 27–32 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