Richardson RFPD Inc. announces a new 2500 to 6000 MHz, 100 W solid state high power amplifier from Empower RF Systems Inc. (Empower).

The 1191/BBM5K8CKT is guaranteed to deliver 100W minimum output power and related RF performance under all specified temperature and environmental conditions. Typical power output is 125 W. This amplifier is suitable for broadband mobile jamming and band specific high power linear applications in the S and C frequency bands. This compact module utilizes the latest high power RF gallium nitride (GaN) transistors and also features built in control and monitoring, with protection functions to ensure high availability.

The amplifier module is 8.0” x 6.5” x 1.0” in size and features built-in control and monitoring, with protection functions. The control system core has a built–in non-volatile memory for event recording and factory setup recovery features.

Additional key features of the 1191/BBM5K8CKT include:

  • Solid-state Class AB linear design
  • Instantaneous ultra-broadband
  • Suitable for CW, AM, and FM*
  • Small and lightweight
  • 50 ohm input/output impedance
  • High reliability and ruggedness
  • Built-in control, monitoring and protection circuits
  • RS485 serial interface for monitoring and control

*Please contact Richardson RFPD for other modulation types.

Richardson RFPD's design advisors provide extensive technical expertise and design-in assistance for all Empower products, including the 1191/BBM5K8CKT. To find more information or to order this product today on the Richardson RFPD website, please visit the 1191/BBM5K8CKT webpage. The device is also available by calling 1-800-737-6937 (within North America); or please find your local sales engineer (worldwide) at Local Sales Support. To learn about additional products from  Empower, please visit the Empower storefront webpage.