The APTW5-10701280-45K10-WR75-D6 from Amplitech is a Low Noise Amplifier that operates from 10.7 to 12.8 GHz. It provides a high gain of 42 dB (flatness of ± 0.5 dB) with a noise figure of less than 0.63 dB and has a noise temperature of 45 K. This LNA is fabricated using state-of-the-art GaAs pHEMT technology. It requires a supply voltage of 15 V and consumes up to 190 mA of current.
This amplifier is available in a compact module with WR75 waveguide interface and D6 connectors. It is well suited for SATCOM applications, such as for military or civil satellite downlinks, and test equipment. It is also being used for Direct Broadcasting of Radio and TV in Europe.