RFMW announced design and sales support for a low noise amplifier from Qorvo. The QPL1000 covers 8 to 11 GHz with 27 dB small signal gain and 1.7 dB noise figure. Gen II GaN technology withstands up to 5 W of CW RF incident power while delivering a saturation power of 15 dBm with a low IM3 levels of −24 dBc (at Pout= +6 dBm / tone). Packaged in a small, 4 x 4 mm plastic overmold QFN, the QPL1000 is matched to 50 ohms with integrated DC blocking caps on both I/O ports for easy handling and simple system integration. It’s high performance and compact size make it ideal for satellite and point to point communication systems.