Microwave Journal

Richardson RFPD introduces new 470–960 MHz 0.8W power amplifier from Wavelex

April 28, 2014

Richardson RFPD, Inc. announces immediate availability and full design support capabilities for a new 0.8W power amplifier from Wavelex.

The WPA0409A offers wide frequency band operation, from 470 MHz to 960 MHz, with 50 Ohm impedance, and features +29 dBm P1dB, 14 dB gain and +43 dBm IP3. It is versatile for a range of applications, including VHF, UHF, PA driver amplifiers, RF bench test, and fixed wireless communications.

The new device is SMA-connectorized and packaged with precision machine housings in Wavelex's IP-3 package. Wavelex products are 100% production-tested on all minimum and maximum electrical specifications.

Key features of the WPA0409A include:

Frequency (MHz)   Gain (dB)   Gain Flatness (dB)   VSWR (Typ./Max.)   P1dB (dBm)   IP3 (dBm)   DC Idd (mA)   DC Power (V)   Package

470-960                  14.0            +/-0.5                           1.8:1/2:1                   +29                  +43               220                  12.0-16.0           IP-3

Richardson RFPD's design advisors provide extensive technical expertise and design-in assistance for all Wavelex products, including the WPA0409A. To find more information, or to order this device today on the Richardson RFPD website, please visit the WPA0409A 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 Wavelex, please visit the Wavelex storefront webpage.