Qorvo expands its portfolio of highly efficient power amplifiers for radar applications

New S-Band and C-Band products deliver industry-leading performance

GREENSBORO, North Carolina – June 20, 2022 – Qorvo® (Nasdaq: QRVO), a leading provider of innovative RF solutions that connects the world, today introduced two market-leading power amplifiers that deliver superior added power efficiency for radar systems.

Qorvo’s new QPA2935 is a 2 watt S-band MMIC power amplifier and the QPA0506 is a 4 watt C-band MMIC power amplifier (PA). Both are compatible with previous devices, TGA2597-SM and TGA2599-SM, allowing a simple replacement option to instantly improve system performance in terms of power and efficiency. The devices offer flexible bias points, allowing customers to increase RF power as well.

Doug Cole, general manager of Qorvo’s defense and aerospace business, said, “These new PAs expand the broad range of applications served by Qorvo’s defense and aerospace portfolio. 4W and 4-5W amplifiers, offering a simple way to improve efficiency by 20 percentage points with instant pin compatibility.”

The characteristics of these new APs are:


  • Frequency range: 2.7 – 3.5 GHz

  • Output power: 33dBm

  • EPA: 52%

  • Large signal gain: 18 dB

  • Package dimensions: 4 x 4 mm


  • Frequency range: 5.0 – 6.0 GHz

  • Output Power: 36.5dBm

  • EPA: 53%

  • Large signal gain: 18 dB

  • Package size: 4 x 4 mm

Qorvo’s QPA2935 and QPA0506 are now available in production quantities.

Join us at IMS (#IMS2022), June 21-23. For more information on Qorvo solutions, announcements and meeting requests, visit our Qorvo IMS 2022 homepage.

Discover Qorvo’s RF solutions for critical applications here: https://www.qorvo.com/applications/defense-aerospace.

About Korvo
Qorvo (Nasdaq: QRVO) makes a better world possible by providing innovative RF solutions at the center of connectivity. We combine product and technology leadership, systems-level expertise, and global manufacturing scale to quickly solve our customers’ most complex technical challenges. Qorvo serves various high-growth segments of major global markets, including advanced wireless devices, wireline and wireless networking, and radar and defense communications. We are also leveraging our unique competitive strengths to advance 5G networks, cloud computing, the Internet of Things and other emerging applications that expand the global framework interconnecting people, places and things. Visit www.qorvo.com to find out how Qorvo connects the world.

Qorvo is a registered trademark of Qorvo, Inc. in the United States and other countries.

Media Contact:
Katie Caballero
Marketing Communications Manager
Qorvo Infrastructure and Defense Products
Telephone +1 972-994-8546
[email protected]

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