ERZIA Technologies has announced new high power amplifiers designed for the unique requirements of satellite communication (SATCOM) systems. Operating from 27.5 GHz to 31 GHz, the ERZ-HPA-2700-3100-43 HPA uses the latest GaN technology and consistently delivers an output power of 15 W at saturation, and close to 10 W with an ACPR of -30 dBc under QPSK modulation. The module measures just 131 x 100 x 33 mm and weighs less than 0.5 kg. Power consumption is also low at 115 W at saturation.
The ERZ-HPA-3000-3100-46 also utilizes the latest in GaN technology, operating in the extended SATCOM Ka-band from 30 to 31 GHz. It is also a high performer - consistently delivering an output power of more than 20 W at saturation and 10 W with an ACPR of -30 dBc under QPSK modulation. The module is only 203 x 120 x 41.6 mm and weighs less than 1 kg while consuming just 230 W of power at saturation.
These COTS units can be integrated into an assembled microwave signal chain of a SATCOM system being built or ERZIA can also add up/down converters for a greater level of integration. Both these units are rugged and reliable airborne-ready GaN devices that are able to take the place of legacy TWT amplifiers, formerly perceived as the only solution at these frequencies.
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