Preliminary NuPower™ C10Q02 C-Band Power Amplifier

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The NuPower™ C10Q02 is an efficient, miniature solid state power amplifier that delivers over 10 watts of RF power across the frequency range of 5250 to 5850 MHz.

Based on the latest gallium nitride (GaN) technology, the NuPower™ C10Q02’s 10 – 30% power efficiency and compact 24 in³ form factor make it ideal for size, weight, and power-constrained RF telemetry and tactical communication systems. The NuPower™ C10Q02’s rugged chassis allows the system integrator to easily incorporate the unit into a platform operating in harsh environments with limited space. MIL-STD-810F Compliant.

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P/N: NW-PA-C-10-Q02



Frequency Range 5250 MHz to 5850  MHz Size 2.96″ x 8.09″ x 1.00″
(L x W x H)
RF Output Power 10 W (min) Weight  32 oz.
RF Gain 30 dB (typ)
2nd Harmonic TBD


Operating Temperature -40 to +60 °C
Nominal Input Drive Level +10 dBm Storage Temperature -55 to +85 °C
Maximum Input Drive Level (no damage) +12 dBm MIL STD 810F Compliant
Supply Voltage +22 to +32 VDC


Current Consumption 3.5 A@ +28 VDC (typ) Classification EAR 99
RF Connectors SMA (female)
Interface Connector 9-pin Micro-D (socket)


Product Documentation

NuPower C10Q02 Data Sheet

Low SWaP C-Band SSPA RF Power Amplifier module GaN NuWaves Engineering

•  Accessory Kit, which includes Fan-Cooled Heatsink and Upgraded Interface Cable
•  Upgraded Interface Cable Assembly Banana Plug Termination
•  Heatsink with Integrated Fan

• Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS), Group 2 & 3
• Unmanned Ground Vehicles (UGV)
• Broadband RF Telemetry
• RF Communication Systems
• Software Defined Radios
• Test Labs