Power Amplifiers

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices

RF and Microwave Modules facilitate rapid prototyping.

September 22, 2016

Featuring fully integrated, hermetically sealed design, HMC Series Modules shorten proof-of-concept phase of design cycle and help minimize overall in-house technical support needed to assemble, test, and validate design. Series includes: HMC-C582 ultra-wideband power amplifier module ranging from .01–20 GHz; HMC-C583 single pole single throw switch module ranging from 0.1–40 GHz; HMC-C584 0.1–40 GHz, 31 dB, 5-bit digital attenuator module; and HMC7891 2–18 GHz limiting amplifier module. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

Ku-Band Outdoor Power Amplifier provides up to 400 W peak.

September 15, 2016

Available with optional internal L-band block up-converter, Model PA17-Ku400P delivers 180 W of linear power over 12.75–14.5 GHz band. Transmit Noise Power is -70 dBW/4 KHz and Filter Receive Band is 0.65–12.75 GHz. Measuring 17.0 x 8.5 x 8.5 in., Traveling Wave Tube amplifier is equipped with internal redundancy control, eliminating need for external controller. Internal monitor and control system provides Ethernet connectivity with plug-and-play web page interface for out-of-the-box use. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

RF Power Amplifier features multi-octave operation.

September 13, 2016

Designed for VHF to S-band transmitters and data radios, NuPower™ 11B02A typically delivers 10 W of RF power from 225–2550 MHz when driven with 3 dBm RF input signal. Amplifier provides standby to transmit switching speed of less than 30 µs, conserving energy between transmit cycles in power-limited applications. Housed in 2.34 x 1.96 x 0.620 in. aluminum chassis, unit features broad supply voltage of +11 to +32 Vdc, supporting communications, telemetry, and electronic warfare applications. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Test & Measuring Instruments

Richardson RFPD Announces Participation at EDI CON USA 2016

September 12, 2016

Live demos, new products, and Analog Devices Radioverse™ RF wideband transceiver evaluation board giveaway featured at Richardson RFPD booth #806 Geneva, Ill.: Richardson RFPD, Inc. announced today its participation in EDI CON USA 2016, to be held in Boston, MA, September 20-22, 2016. EDI CON USA brings together RF, microwave, EMC/EMI and high-speed digital design engineers and system... Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

Richardson RFPD Introduces New 1 W Driver Amplifier with VG Enable from MACOM

September 9, 2016

0.1 - 3.0 GHz 2-stage amplifier with typical gain of 23 dB and up to 40% power added efficiency Geneva, Ill.: Richardson RFPD, Inc. announced today the availability and full design support capabilities for a new 1 W driver amplifier from MACOM Technology Solutions Inc. The MAAP-011232 is a 2-stage power amplifier with gain shut-off. It operates from 100 MHz to 3 GHz; for operation in the... Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

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

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

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

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