Ku-Band Power Amplifier offers 40+ Watts

Aethercomm SSPA 16.75-20.25-40, 16.75-20.25 GHz SSPA delivers 40+ Watts of CW power. RFMW, Ltd. announces design and sales support for a Ku-band solid state power amplifier. The Aethercomm SSPA 16.75-20.25-40 operates from 16.75-20.25 GHz and delivers a minimum output power of 40 Watts. Using GaN technology, it’s optimized for high shock and vibration requirements supporting operation from -40°C to +70°C base plate temperature. Typical SSPA 16.75-20.25-40 power gain is 46 dB minimum. Input and output VSWR is 2.0:1 maximum. This SSPA can be blanked on and off in less than 10.0 uSec. OIP3 is 51 dBm minimum. Operating from a +28 Vdc power supply, standard features include reverse polarity protection and output short and open circuit protection along with an over-temperature shut down feature to protect the amplifier. The housing volume is approximately 4.0″ (W) x 5.0″ (l) x 2.0″ (H).

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