880 - 915 MHz, 3 V WCDMA Band 8 Power Amplifier Module

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    End of Life announced May 1, 2024 (PCN 24-0056).
    Last Time Buy: December 20, 2024
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    Key Features

    • Band 8 Operation
    • Linear Output Power to 27.5 dBm
    • High Efficiency 40% at 27.5 dBm
    • 3 Power Mode Operation
    • Integrated Power Coupler
    • No External DC Block Needed
    • Digital Control Interface
    • Ultra Small and Low Profile Package

    Qorvo's RF3518 single-band linear power amplifier supports B8 (880-915MHz) in 3.4V, 50 ohm mobile equipment designed for 3G UMTS transmit. RF3518 meets the spectral linearity requirements of HSDPA, HSUPA and HSPA+ SDPA, with high power added efficiency. Two digital control pins selects high, medium or low power modes to optimize performance and current drain at different power levels. RF3518 integrates a directional coupler that eliminates the need for an external discrete coupler.

    Typical Applications

      • WCDMA/HSPDA/HSUPA/HSPA+ Wireless Handsets and Data Cards
    Standards WCDMA
    Bands Band 8
    Gain(dB) 28
    Pout(dBm) 27.5
    ACLR(dBc) -41
    PAE(%) 41
    Voltage(V) 3.4
    Package Type Laminate MCM
    Package(mm) 2 x 2.5
    RoHS Yes
    Lead Free Yes
    Halogen Free Yes
    ITAR Restricted No
    ECCN 5A991.G