4W Small Cell Amplifier serves 5G
RFMW has announced design and sales support for a high efficiency amplifier from Qorvo. The QPA9942 power amplifier supports small cells operating in the 3300 to 3800 MHz frequency range with up to 35.5 dBm P3dB and 31 dB of gain. DPD corrected ACPR is -50 dBc at +28 dBm output power.
Drawing 84 mA from a 5 volt supply, the QPA9942 also supports DAS and mMIMO systems. Internally matched to 50 ohms at both input and output, it is offered in a 5x5 mm, SMT package.