High Linearity Matched Amplifier supports B-3 B-8 Small Cell

RFMW announces design and sales support for an internally matched amplifier from Qorvo. The Qorvo QPA9908 amplifier spans a frequency range of 925 to 960 MHz to support Band 3 and Band 8 small cell base stations, m-MIMO systems, booster amplifiers and repeaters with a P3dB output power of 4 Watts (36 dBm). The QPA9908 offers 32 dB of gain and is linearizable to -50dBc with 40 MHz of IBW signals. Drawing 75 mA of current from a 5 volt supply, PAE is 36% for this 5 x 5 mm, SMT packaged device which boasts on-board ESD protection.

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