Satnews Daily
September 24th, 2015

 Advantech Wireless Second Gen GaN Technology Supports The Military Based 300W/400W X-Band SapphireBlu SSPA/SSPB 

[Satnews] Advantech Wireless, provider of satellite broadband communications solutions, announces the release of the Second Generation GaN Technology based 300W/400W X-Band SapphireBlu™ SSPA/SSPB for military applications. 

The New 300W/400W Second Generation GaN based X-Band SapphireBlu™ systems provide very high linearity and high power density in a compact size. With a weatherproof construction, these units are perfectly suited for solid communications in the harshest of environments. 

Cristi Damian, VP Business Development at Advantech Wireless states, “The Second Generation X-band GaN SSPAs are designed to meet the stringent requirements of Military Standards for Mobile Satcom Terminals. These new SSPAs provide an impressive 60 percent increase in linearity over the previous generation Solid State Technology while reducing the size and energy consumption by more than 50 percent. Designed to me mounted on ruggedized military trailers, these are a direct replacement for 750W TWTs, fully compliant with the latest versions of Mil-Std-810G.” 

Advantech Wireless’ Second Generation X-Band GaN based SapphireBlu™ SSPAs/SSPBs are also MIL-STD-188-164A latest revision compliant. Their built-in design features result in a product with exceptional linearity and operating efficiency. The design of the Second Generation GaN SSPAs/SSPBs is based on Advantech Wireless’s industry proven reliable solid-state high power amplifiers. Combined with the traditional Advantech Wireless features, these new series of BUCs provide the ultimate in performance and convenience.