RFMW announced design and sales support for a high efficiency and linearity GaN amplifier from Qorvo. The QPA1009 delivers an Industry leading 16 W of saturated power from 10.7 to 12.7 GHz for X-Band satellite communications, radar and point-to-point communications systems. Power added efficiency is 35 percent with a Psat of > 43 dBm at 25°C and small signal gain of 21 dB. Housed in a 6 x 5 mm, air cavity, surface mount package.