0.6 - 2.8 GHz High Linearity Pre-Driver

    Key Features

    • 0.6 - 5.0 GHz Operational Frequency
    • +30 dBm P1dB
    • 19 dB achievable Gain at Band 1
    • +46 dBm OIP3
    • +5 V Single Supply
    • DC Power Shutdown Feature
    • Internal RF Overdrive Protection
    • Internal DC Overvoltage Protection

    The QPA9442 is a wideband, high linearity driver amplifier. With optimized tuning, this device can provide up to 19 dB of gain and achieve an output P1dB of 1 W. The amplifier can provide excellent linearity performance with +46 dBm output 3rd order intercept (OIP3), making it perfectly suited for 5G base station applications.

    The QPA9442 is tunable over all cellular bands in the entire operating frequency band of 0.6 - 5.0 GHz and incorporates a shut-down function through the VPD pin.

    The QPA9442 is housed in a 20-pin 4X4mm SMT package.

    Typical Applications

      • 5G m-MIMO
      • Mobile Infrastructure
      • General Purpose Wireless
      • TDD / FDD System
    Frequency Min(MHz) 600
    Frequency Max(MHz) 5,000
    Gain(dB) 19
    OP1dB(dBm) 30
    OIP3(dBm) 46
    Voltage(V) 5
    Current(mA) 235
    Package Type SMT Laminate
    Package(mm) 4 x 4
    RoHS Yes
    Lead Free Yes
    Halogen Free Yes
    ITAR Restricted No
    ECCN 5A991G

    This product appears in the following application block diagrams:

    • Applications > Network Infrastructure > Wireless Infrastructure > Macro Base Station

      Macro Base Station

    • Applications > Network Infrastructure > Wireless Infrastructure > 5G > 5G Sub-6 GHz Massive MIMO

      5G Sub-6 GHz Massive MIMO