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GaN Broadband Power Amplifier

GaN Broadband Power Amplifier

Model SSPA 0.020-0.6000-35 is a high power, super broadband GaN RF amplifier that operates from 20 MHz to 6.0 GHz. This PA is ideal for broadband military platforms as well as commercial applications because it is robust and offers high power over an extremely large bandwidth with decent power added efficiency. This amplifier operates with a base plate temperature of -30 to +70ºC. It is packaged in a modular housing that is approximately 2.5 x 7.7 x 1.4”. The weight of this unit is 2.0 pounds maximum. This amplifier has a typical saturated output power of 35W at room temperature. Noise figure at room temperature is 10 dB typical. The power flatness across the band is typically +/-3.0 dB with a typical power of 80W at 800 MHz and 20W at 6 GHz. Input and output VSWR is 2.0:1 typical. This PA operates from a +28 Vdc input voltage. It includes an external DC blanking command that enables and disables the module in 25.0 uSec maximum.  Typical on/off timing values are 18 uSec. A logic low or open circuit disables the amplifier. Logic high will enable the amplifier. Standard features include over/under voltage protection and reverse polarity protection. The output is fully protected from an open or short circuit presented to this port with no damage. Input/output RF connectors are SMA female. DC and command voltages are accessible via a DSUB connector.