Richardson RFPD announces availability of new high power amplifier

Suitable for broadband mobile jamming, communications and bench test applications

Richardson RFPD, Inc. announced the availability of a new solid state high power amplifier from Empower RF Systems, Inc.

The 1205/BBM3K5OEL is suitable for broadband mobile jamming, communications, general test, and band-specific applications from 500 MHz to 2700 MHz. This compact module utilizes high-power advanced GaN devices that provide excellent power density, high efficiency, wide dynamic range and low distortion. Exceptional performance, long-term reliability and high efficiency are achieved by employing advanced broadband RF matching networks and combining techniques, EMI/RFI filters, machined housings and qualified components.

The new amplifier features instantaneous ultra-broadband performance, as well as built-in control, monitoring and protection circuits.

Additional key features of the 1205/BBM3K5OEL include:

Operating frequency range: 500–2700 MHz

Power output CW (Psat): 30 W

• Power output @ 1 dB gain compression (P1dB): 20 W

• Small signal gain: 48 dB

Small signal gain flatness (Pin = -20 dBm): +/-1.0 dB

• Operating voltage: 28 V

• 50-ohm input/output impedance

Dimensions: 6.0 x 3.0 x 1.0 inches

To find more information, or to purchase this product today online, please visit the 1205/BBM3K5OEL webpage. The device is also available by calling 1-800-737-6937 (within North America); or please find your local sales engineer (worldwide) at Local Sales Support. To learn about additional products from Empower, please visit the Empower RF Systems storefront webpage.



About Richardson RFPD

Richardson RFPD, an Arrow Electronics company, is a global leader in the RF, wireless, IoT and power technologies markets. It brings relationships with many of the industry’s top radio frequency and power component suppliers. Whether it’s designing components or engineering complete solutions, Richardson RFPD’s worldwide design centers and technical sales team provide comprehensive support for customers’ go-to-market strategy, from prototype to production. More information is available online at

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