The MAAP-011145-STD from MACOM is a power amplifier that operates from 17.65 GHz to 19.75 GHz. It is designed for use in point-to-point radios for cellular backhaul applications in the 18 GHz band. The amplifier provides an output power of more than 2 W with a small gain of 25 dB and noise figure of 7 dB. It includes ESD protection and by-pass capacitors to ease the implementation and volume assembly of the packaged part. It is available in lead-free 7 mm cavity package that is RoHS compliant.