CEL announces the availability of NEC's SiGe LNA IC, the UPC8211TK. Originally developed to serve as a first stage low noise amplifier in GPS receivers, the higher frequencies make the device a suitable LNA for other products as well: cell phones, cordless phones, WLL, and SRW applications to 2.4 GHz. Specifications include: gain of 18.5 dB typ at 1.5 GHz; noise figure of 1.3 dB typ at 1.5 GHz; single supply voltage of 3 V; circuit current of 3.5 mA typ; and input IP3 of-12 dBm. The devices measures 1.5 × 1.3 × 0.55 mm in height.
California Eastern Laboratories