Working in the X and Ku bands, California Eastern Laboratories’ NE3515S02 NEC hetero-junction FET operates as a buffer amplifier in applications including DBS LNBs and dynamic range front ends. The device delivers a P1dB of 14 dBm with linear gain of 14 dB and a typical noise figure of less than 0.5 dB from a supply voltage of 3 V at 12 GHz. The 3.2-mm² FET has recessed leads in a RoHS-compliant hollow-plastic SMT S02 package. Pricing is $0.99 in 10,000 quantities.
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