RFMW, Ltd. announces design and sales support for a 1500W CW (1700W pulsed) RF power transistor from Ampleon. The BLF189XRA spans a frequency range of 30 to 500MHz for broadcast and industrial applications such as CO2, plasma RF, and VHF radio. Offering gain of 26.5dB in CW operation, efficiency is 75%. Excellent ruggedness is a hall mark of Ampleon high power LDMOS and the BLF189XRA can withstand VSWR mismatch as high as 65:1. Excellent thermal stability is enhanced by the flanged, balanced ceramic packaging.