The MAAP-011232 from MACOM is a 2-stage, 1 Watt driver amplifier that operates from 100 MHz to 3 GHz. It provides a gain of 23 dB with a PAE of 40% and features a gain shut off option. The device can be operated between 5V to 9V and consumes less than 300 mA at maximum output power of 1 Watt. It is fully matched while operating in the 100 MHz to 1 GHz frequency range and can be tuned with that input match to perform up to 3 GHz. The amplifier is available in a 3mm 16 lead PQFN plastic package. The MAAP-011232 is suited to both driver and power requirements across a broad range of applications, including land-mobile-radio, military communications, sensors, telemetry, test and measurement and satellite communications.