KU PA 440500-8 A

KU PA 440500-8 A, Linear Power Amplifier

Lead time on request
Frequency range4400..5000 MHz
Input power for P1dBtyp. 8 dBm
Maximum input power+13 dBm
Output power P1dBtyp. 40 dBm, min. 39 dBm (CW)
typ. 10 W, min. 8 W (CW)
Output power COFDM (1)typ. 34.7 dBm, min. 34 dBm
typ. 3 W, min. 2 W
Automatic level control (ALC)yes (adjustable ALC)
Gain (small signal)min. 35 dB
Gain flatness (small signal)typ. +/- 1.5 dB
Harmonic rejection typ. 50 dB, min. 40 dB @ 40 dBm
VSWR protectionIsolator
Over temperature protectionyes
IM3 (2)typ. 34 dBc @ 37 dBm PEP
typ. 26 dBc @ 40 dBm PEP
Efficiency typ. 25 % @ 40 dBm (CW)
ON voltage+5 ... 14 V DC
Supply voltage+12 ... 14 V DC
Quiescent currenttyp. 3.2 A
Current consumptionmax. 4 A
Forward detectionyes (diode detector)
Reflected power detectionyes (diode detector)
Operating case temp. range-20 ... +55 °C
Input connector / impedanceSMA-female / 50 ohms
Output connector / impedanceSMA-female / 50 ohms
Casemilled aluminium
Dimensions (mm)158 x 60 x 20
Weight320 g (typ.)
(1)Measured with QAM 64, single carrier, EVM: 2%
(2)Measured 2-tone, frequency spacing: 1 MHz
  • GaAs FET technology
  • High linearity
  • Low EVM
  • Isolator for protection against high VSWR
  • Adjustable ALC (automatic level control)
  • Reverse polarity protection
  • Over temperature protection
  • Monitor outputs for forward and reverse power detection (DC voltage)
  • Logic ON / OFF control (ON at +5 … 14 V DC)
  • Digital transmission and broadcast systems (DVB, WiMAX)
  • COFDM systems using QPSK, QAM
  • Analog transmission systems