RF 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

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

Driver Amplifier offers high gain over wide bandwidth.

March 11, 2016

Featuring frequency range of 2&ndash;9 GHz, Model CMD232 is suited for military, space, and communications systems that require small size and high linearity. At 6 GHz, GaAs MMIC driver amplifier delivers greater than 15 dB of gain with corresponding output 1 dB compression point of +17 dBm and output IP3 of 23 dBm. Device&#39;s 50 &Omega; matched design eliminates need for external DC blocks and RF port matching. It offers full passivation for reliability and moisture protection. 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

Variable Gain RF Amplifier covers 100 MHz to 18 GHz range.

January 21, 2016

Featuring 19 in. rackmount design, Model PE15A7000 offers broadband frequency coverage from 100 MHz to 18 GHz with high gain levels of 50 dB minimum over temperature range of -40 to +85°C. Digitally controlled attenuators offer dynamic range up to 60 dB with 1 dB step size. Typical performance includes 6.5 dB noise figure and +14 dBm output P1dB. Package design supports front panel LED display with manual control dial and SMA connectors, and 9 pin D-Sub Miniature connector on rear panel. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Mechanical Power Transmission

Broadband Differential Input RF Amplifier simplifies designs.

December 23, 2015

Delivering 600&ndash;3,000 MHz bandwidth, F1423 simplifies RF DAC and integrated transceiver-based designs by integrating amplifier and balun in one 4 x 4 mm, 24-QFN package. Differential input aligns with standard differential Tx outputs of RF DACs and integrated transceivers. Along with 13 dB typ gain, 20 dB CMRR, and linearity of 42 dBm OIP3 @ 2,000 MHz, specifications include 50 &Omega; differential RF input and 50 &Omega; single-ended output with up to 22 dBm of output power at 1 dB compression. 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

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

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

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

Electronic Components & Devices, Mechanical Power Transmission

High Gain RF Power Amplifiers offer high output, gain, linearity.

September 15, 2015

Operating in K-band and available in SMA connectorized module package, PAC18700T and DRC23000M integrate supply circuitry that allows operation from single power source to foster facilitated installation into systems. PAC18700T (1.43 x 1.53 x 0.6 in.) provides >30 dBm saturated output power and >26 dB gain while covering 17.7&ndash;19.7GHz, while DRC23000M (1.2 x 1.05 x 0.6 in.) delivers >16 dBm output power and 20 dB gain while operating from 20&ndash;26 GHz. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Mechanical Power Transmission

GaN Power Amplifiers boast high power and high gain.

September 11, 2015

Featuring high gain levels from 43&ndash;60 dB across frequency bands of 30 MHz to 7.5 GHz, GaN Coaxial Power Amplifiers provide saturated output power levels from 10&ndash;100 W with 20&ndash;35% Power Added Efficiency. Thermal efficiency of GaN technology enables assemblies to be integrated into compact coaxial packages. All are equipped with single voltage supplies which are internally regulated. Devices&#39; 50 &Omega; input/output matched designs are adaptable to range of power and modulation requirements. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Optics & Photonics

Empower RF Systems Patent Approval - "Combiner for an RF Power Amplifier"

August 28, 2015

United States Patent 9,093,731 B2, recently awarded to Empower RF Systems, validates the uniqueness of the hardware architecture in use on Empower's high power, next generation amplifiers.  The embodiments of this patent protection are related to the design, associated materials, and integration of the high power combiner that is integral to delivering multi-kW broadband power (CW) and... Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

AR Modular RF among Top Military Providers Displaying at Warrior Expo

August 24, 2015

See The Most Innovative Military Solutions at Warrior Expo, August 25 at The Centennial Club, Ft. Bliss, TX Bothell, WA — Warrior Expo was created to find and deliver the most innovative and cost-effective solutions that help government and defense organizations enhance their ability to successfully complete their missions. The companies offering solutions that meet these criteria are... Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

Bi-Directional RF Amplifiers operate up to 3 GHz.

August 20, 2015

Utilizing highly linear Class AB LDMOS semiconductor technology, Coaxial Packaged Bi-Directional Amplifiers include 2 narrow band models that operate in L-Band from 1.35&ndash;1.39 GHz and S-Band from 2.4&ndash;2.5 GHz. General purpose broadband model covers 30 MHz to 3 GHz and uses Class A GaAs semiconductors. Typical gain levels range from 20&ndash;23 dB with ±0.5 dB gain flatness. Providing 1 µs switching, amplifiers are suited for UAV, military radio, air traffic control, and weather observation. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

RF Power Amplifiers offer 0.5 MHz to 20 GHz frequency range.

July 30, 2015

Designed to operate over extreme temperatures of -55 to +85°C, High-Rel Power Amplifiers are suited for electronic warfare, military communications, radar, point-to-point radio, telecom, test and measurement, medical, and SATCOM industries. Units generate saturated output power levels up to 100 W and all models require only single positive voltage supply ranging from +12 to +42 Vdc. Small signal gain levels range from 11&ndash;58 dB with IP3 linearity up to +66 dBm. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

RF Distribution Unit targets HF long wire antennas.

July 23, 2015

Featuring 1U, 19 in. rackmount design, 2&ndash;30 MHz Model MtRF-5201 includes 5-pole bandpass filter and 8 individually buffered outputs. Unit provides net gain of 15 dB, noise figure of 3 dB, and IP3 of +38 dBm. Available with BNC, UHF, or N connectors, MtRF-5201 operates from 90&ndash;250 Vac line power or 9&ndash;18 Vdc at 1.5 W. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

High Power Amplifiers cover 150 kHz to 7,500 MHz frequencies.

June 10, 2015

Covering UHF, VHF, L, S, and C frequency bands, High Power Amplifiers come in 22 models with output power levels greater than 10 W. Solid state 50 &Omega; hybrid MIC designs use GaN, GaAs, or LDMOS transistor technology that allows gain levels from 40&ndash;60 dB. Typical gain variation is ±1.5 dB. Enclosed in environmentally sealed coaxial metal packages, RF amplifiers include models with output P1dB levels from +10 to +50 W and models with output saturated power levels ranging from +40 to +50 dBm. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

AR Modular RF to Display the Latest Military Communications Technologies at ADS Warfighter Expo

June 8, 2015

Bothell, WA — AR Modular RF is known for its family of booster amplifiers and related products that help troops in the field maintain communications and access real-time streaming video. The AR products are also designed for mobility and ease of operation. The company's lightweight booster amplifiers extend communication range, and enable clear, dependable communication and network... Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Non-Industrial Products

AR Modular RF to Unveil the Latest Military Communications Technologies at 2015 SOFIC Show

May 19, 2015

See How Military Amplifier Technology is Evolving, May 19 - 21, at Tampa Convention Center, Booth #1045 Marin Military Expo Logo Bothell, WA — Troops in the field need to maintain communications and access real-time streaming video. They also need to travel light and be able to move quickly and quietly. AR Modular RF helps troops around the world fulfill both these needs with its family... Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

Empower RF Systems Patent Approval - "RF Power Amplifier and Method of Assembly for Same"

May 14, 2015

United States Patent 9,007,125 B2, recently awarded to Empower RF Systems, validates the uniqueness of the hardware architecture in use on Empower's high power, next generation amplifiers.  The ability to deliver 1 kW CW broadband power in an air cooled, 5U chassis (and other combinations of power and chassis sizes utilizing this architecture) requires innovation and engineering... Read More