RFMW (San Jose, CA) has announced design and sales support for two S-band power amplifiers from TriQuint (Hillsboro, OR) designed for Radar applications. The TGA2583 and TGA2585 use TriQuint 0.25 um GaN technology offering good thermal characteristics in both pulse or CW operation, and feature:
- Frequency range of 2.7 to 3.7 GHz.
- Saturated output power of 10 and 18 watts.
- Power added efficiency of 54 percent with a signal gain of 33 dB.
- A 25 V bias that allows the TGA2583 and TGA2585 to draw 175 and 225 mA respectively.