Broadband Driver Amplifier powers various electronics.

Press Release Summary:

Solid-state KS5388 power amplifier is suited for use as broadband driver or moderate power output stage in instrumentation and electronic warfare (EW) simulation. Combining high-frequency GaAs performance with high-power, high-temperature cofired ceramic device packaging, it achieves 5 W power amplification from 6-18 GHz and features 37 dBm output power and 35 dB gain. Copper heat spreader optimizes heat dissipation.

Original Press Release:

CAP Wireless Offers New Broadband Driver Amplifier for Instrumentation and EW Simulation

NEWBURY PARK, Calif. - Oct. 6, 2008 - CAP Wireless, Inc. (CAP), a leading supplier of high-performance microwave and RF amplifiers and amplifier-based subsystems, today announced the KS5388 broadband driver amplifier, a high performance, solid state, power amplifier that is ideally-suited for use as a broadband driver or moderate power output stage in instrumentation and electronic warfare (EW) simulation. It can also be used as a receiver amplifier in broadband, high-dynamic-range receiver systems.

The KS5388 combines the advantages of high-frequency gallium arsenide (GaAs) device performance and reliability with CAP's state-of-the-art broadband, high power, high temperature co-fired ceramic (HTCC) device packaging to provide a cost-efficient solution with outstanding broadband power amplification. The unit efficiently achieves five watts of power amplification from six to 18 GHz and includes a copper heat spreader to optimize heat dissipation and enhance reliability. Typical applications include electronic counter measures (ECM, ECCM), multi-band communications, signal simulators, and instrument and test equipment.

Key features of the KS5388:

o Broad 6 to 18 GHz bandwidth

o 37dBm output power

o 35 dB gain

o Solid state GaAs monolithic microwave integrated circuit (MMIC) reliability

o Economical, state-of-the-art HTCC device packaging

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Pricing and Availability The KS5388 broadband driver amplifier is available immediately. Pricing depends upon individual customer specifications; please call CAP Wireless at 805-499-1818 or email for specific price quotes and additional information.

About CAP Wireless CAP Wireless develops and manufactures a broad range of RF and microwave amplification products and related subsystems for homeland security, defense electronics, and commercial microwave markets. The company's Spatium(TM) product line provides extremely broad bandwidth, high-power, solid state amplifiers for applications such as electronic warfare (EW) systems, radar and communication systems, laboratory instrumentation, and electromagnetic compatibility and interference testing. Applications currently in development include high-power and low noise amplifiers for radar, microwave imaging, and satellite and terrestrial communications systems. CAP Wireless, Inc. is a privately held corporation headquartered in Newbury Park, CA. For more information about CAP Wireless and its products, please call 805-499-1818, email, or visit

For more information, please contact:

Scott Behan Vice President, Marketing

CAP Wireless, Inc.

3235 Grande Vista Dr., Newbury Park, CA 91320

Tel. 805.499.1166

Elisabeth Glover

Marketing Communications

CAP Wireless, Inc.

3235 Grande Vista Dr., Newbury Park, CA 91320

Mobile 805.443.9563

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