Avago Technologies has announced a linear power amplifier module for mobile and fixed wireless data WiMAX applications that include WiFi and other cellular radios. The MGA-22103 module meets industry-standard spectral emission mask (SEM) tests operating at 3.3V. Covering a frequency range of 2.5 to 2.7 GHz, the power amplifier includes fully integrated RF matching in a 3 mm by 3 mm by 1 mm package. The MGA-22103 module meets the IEEE 802.16 WiMAX mask at over 25 dBm power, with high gain of 35 dB across the band. Additionally, a low power mode allows operation at approximately 80 mA when only minimal power is required.
• Integrated CMOS compatible pins for shutdown and low power mode
• +25 dBm Linear Output Power
• 2.5% error vector magnitude (EVM) 16 QAM WiMAX Modulation at +25 dBm
• Stable under all loads and conditions
• Operating Temperature: -40 to +85°C
U.S. Pricing and Availability
The MGA-22103 linear power amplifiers are priced at $2.20 each in 10,000 piece quantities. Samples and production quantities are available now through the Avago direct sales channel and via worldwide distribution partners. The module is available as part of the Sequans SQN1210 reference design for USB dongles.