RFMW Introduces Broadband VGA from TriQuint Semiconductor

TriQuint Variable Gain Amplifier - VGA - TQM8M9079 RFMW, Ltd. announces design and sales support for TriQuint Semiconductor’s TQM8M9079 variable gain amplifier (VGA) with a 2200MHz instantaneous band width. Covering 500 to 2700MHz, the TQM8M9079 combines two gain blocks with a voltage variable attenuator (VVA) to provide 38dB of gain with 30dB gain variation range. The TriQuint TQM8M9079 draws 95mA of current from a 5V supply to provide 16dBm P1dB. Ideal for L-band radio, IF gain control in PTP systems or repeaters, the TQM8M9079 is housed in a compact, 5x5mm QFN package.

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John Hamilton has over 40 years of experience in RF and Microwave technology, applications, technical support and marketing. He is the Vice President of Marketing at RFMW, holds multiple degrees and has a background in Test & Measurement.

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