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Qorvo' new RF GaN-on-SiC pallet for avionics and radar applications

Date: 24/08/2022
Qorvo is offering QPD1034, a 1700 watt high power RF Gallium Nitride (GaN) pallet that supports Tactical Air Navigation (TACAN) and Distance Measuring Equipment (DME) applications for air traffic control. The QPD1034 allows instantaneous 960 to 1,215 MHz operation and is an integrated and compact GaN-on-SiC pallet amplifier solution fully matched to 50 Ohms and features 16dB of gain and 62% drain efficiency.

The QPD1034 addresses a growing need for modular, scalable, reliable and fully tested high power RF products manufactured in the U.S. to support avionics applications including air traffic control radar and identifying friend or foe (IFF).

Doug Cole, general manager of Qorvo’s Defense and Aerospace business, said, “With the QPD1034, Qorvo again demonstrates we can deliver superior GaN-on-SiC solutions. Avionics and radar manufacturers in the U.S. and around the world trust Qorvo’s reputation for quality and reliability.”

The QPD1034 is available today for qualified customers. Contact a Qorvo sales representative to learn more.
Frequency Range (GHz) Output Power (Watt) Gain (dB) Efficiency (%) Vd (V) Pallet Size (inches)
0.96-1.215 1700 16 62 65 4.25 x 2.25

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