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High Linearity Gain Block: RFCA8830

RFMW Ltd. announces design and sales support for a high linearity gain block from Qorvo. Featuring >-75 dBc CSO, the RFCA8830 covers 45 to 1218 MHz as a DOCSIS 3.1 compliant amplifier for HFC optical nodes, laser drivers and balanced antenna applications. Gain measures 19 dB and noise figure is <2 dB. Operating from 5 V, the RFCA8830 is packaged as an SOIC8.


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Band 1 BAW Duplexer Filter: QPQ1282

RFMW Ltd. announces design and sales support for a Band 1 BAW duplexer filter. The Qorvo QPQ1282 supports Band 1 LTE, small cells, mobile routers and repeater designs with uplink pass band frequencies from 1920 to 1980 MHz and downlink pass band frequencies from 2110 to 2170 MHz. No external matching is necessary and the QPQ1282 offers 48 dB attenuation between bands. Power handling is 29 dBm.


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DOCSIS 3.1 Compliant Amplifier: QPB7400

RFMW Ltd. announces design and sales support for a DOCSIS 3.1 compliant amplifier from Qorvo. Gain, return loss and bias are externally adjustable on the Qorvo QPB7400. Matched to 75 ohms, this adjustable gain amplifier operates from 45 to 1218 MHz and has on-chip active bias for consistent and repeatable performance over temperature.


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WiFi BAW Filter: 885136

RFMW Ltd. announces design and sales support for a WiFi BAW filter from Qorvo. The 885136 offers bandedge rejection at 2390 and 2583.5 MHz for WiFi CPE, access points, set top boxes, gateways, smart meters and IoT applications. Featuring LowDrift TM  BAW technology, operating temperature is extended from -40 to +95 degrees Celsius allowing outdoor operation with minimal drift. Insertion loss is 0.9 dB (channels 2 to 11) while low band attenuation of unwanted signals is 31 dB and high band attenuation is 24 dB.


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GNSS Low Noise Amplifier: SKY65623-682LF

RFMW Ltd. announces design and sales support for a GNSS LNA targeting small-form factor, low-power IoT applications. The Skyworks SKY65623-682LF is a discrete LNA optimized to operate from 1559 to 1606 MHz and designed for applications such as wearables, asset trackers, navigation devices and action cameras. Very low current consumption of 1 mA increases battery life of 1.8 V cell batteries. Gain is 16.5 dB while noise figure is 0.85 dB. 


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Omni-Directional Concealment Antenna: 1066-014

RFMW Ltd. announces design and sales support for omni-directional concealment antenna products specifically for use in covert surveillance or other applications where an antenna needs to be hidden from view or disguised to not draw attention. Southwest Antennas’ model 1066-014 offers quad-band, 4G, LTE cellular coverage for global use. This antenna offers superior, 360 degree horizontal beamwidth and 76 degree low-band vertical beamwidth (46 degree high-band vertical beamwidth) when properly mounted.


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Broadband, High-Isolation Switch: QPC6014

RFMW Ltd. announces design and sales support for a broadband, high-isolation switch from Qorvo. Absorptive by design, the QPC6014 can handle up to 4 W of input power from 50 to 6000 MHz and 2 W from 5 to 50 MHz. Offered as a single-pole, single-throw (SPST), isolation ranges from 70 dB at lower frequencies to 43 dB at 4GHz.


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Square Air Coils: LSQ1111A – LSQ2929A Series

RFMW Ltd. announces design and sales support for an expanded offering of SMD square air coils from Frontier Electronics. The new LSQ1111A – LSQ2929A series offer a higher current rating (up to 5.7 A), an inductance range of 27 to 500 nH and SRF values as high as 2.6 GHz. Designed primarily for use in RF circuits such as filters, bypassing and/or decoupling signals, these larger coils compliment the already established LSQ0706A –  LSQ0908A series.


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Front End Module: SKY66105-11

RFMW Ltd. announces design and sales support for the Skyworks Solutions SKY66105-11 front end module (FEM). The SKY66105-11 offers high output power (30 dBm) for 902 to 931 MHz, ISM band transmit applications such as smart metering for water, gas and electric. With integrated harmonic filters and a DPDT switch for diversity antennas, this FEM also incorporates on-board matching and integrated shielding thereby reducing required board space and easing design.


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