The TGA2239-CP from TriQuint is a 3-stage GaN-based power amplifier that operates from 13.4 GHz to 15.5 GHz. It has a small signal gain of more than 30 dB, a PAE of more than 33.8 % and provides an output power up to 45.5 dBm. It requires a supply of 22 V and draws 900 mA of current. The amplifier is available in a 10-lead package that measures 15 x 15 mm and is RoHS compliant. It is ideally suited for commercial VSAT, military, satcom and radar applications.