Empower RF announced a high performance X-Band pulsed module designed for new Radar applications where portability and extended range are key requirements. Operating from 9 to 10 GHz, Empower’s 1222 provides over 250 W peak in a compact pulse module featuring pulse widths up to 500 µsec and 20 percent duty cycles. 

The 1222 module utilizes 48 V GaN on SiC devices and is lightweight, highly reliable and rugged. Enable/disable time is fast at less than 250 ns. Gain Settings are Digital or Analog. 

Built-in protections with alarm include:

  • Over Temp
  • Over Voltage
  • Reverse Polarity
  • Over Current
  • Temperature Reporting
  • Current Reporting.