News | February 5, 2014

Richardson RFPD Introduces New 1.1-1.65 GHz Low Noise Amplifier From Wavelex


Designed for GPS applications

Richardson RFPD, Inc. recently announces immediate availability and full design support capabilities for a new 1.1-1.65 GHz, SMA-connectorized low noise amplifier (LNA) from Wavelex.

The WLA1116A LNA features 0.50 dB noise figure, 32 dB gain, 1.35:1 VSWR and +7.0 dBm P1dB. It is designed for GPS applications and is also suited for receiver amplifiers, RF bench test, and mobile base station applications.

The new LNA is packaged with precision machine housings in Wavelex's IP-3 package. Wavelex products are 100% production-tested on all minimum and maximum electrical specifications.

Key features of the WLA1116A include:

Noise Figure
Gain Flatness
DC Idd
DC Power
1.1-1.65 0.50 32.0 +/-1.0 1.35:1 +7.0 +17.0 20.0 8.0-16.0 IP-3

Richardson RFPD's design advisors provide extensive technical expertise and design-in assistance for all Wavelex products, including the WLA1116A. For more information, visit

About Richardson RFPD, Inc.
Richardson RFPD, Inc., an Arrow Electronics company, is a global leader in the RF and wireless communications, power conversion and renewable energy markets. Relationships with the industry’s top component suppliers enable Richardson RFPD to meet the total engineering needs of each customer. Whether it’s designing components or engineering complete solutions, Richardson RFPD’s worldwide design centers and technical sales team provide support for all aspects of customers’ go-to-market strategy, from prototype to production. For more information, visit

SOURCE: Richardson RFPD, Inc.