AWMF-0117 Ku-Band Intelligent Gain Block IC

AWMF-0117 Ku-Band Silicon Intelligent Gain Block™

  • 10.5-15 GHz operation
  • Flexible configuration:
       single/dual antennas
       external front-end
  • Tx/Rx half duplex operation
  • Single antenna for Tx and Rx
  • 6 bit phase and gain control

AWMF-0117 Product Overview



The AWMF-0117 is a highly integrated silicon core chip for active steerable antenna arrays intended for SATCOM, RADAR and TDD/FDD applications. The device has switchable outputs and can support half-duplex operation. It features +20 dB transmit channel gain with +12 dBm P1dB output power, +28 dB receive channel gain, with 3 dB noise figure. 6-bit amplitude and 6-bit phase controls are included with low RMS amplitude and phase errors.

  • 10.5-16 GHz operation
  • +12 dBm Tx OP1 dB
  • +20 dB Tx gain
  • +28 dB Rx gain
  • 3.0 dB Rx NF
  • -19 dBm Rx IIP3
  • 6 bit phase control (LSB=5.625°)
  • 6 bit gain control (LSB = 0.5 dB)
  • 250 mW DC Tx mode
  • 200 mW DC Rx mode
  • 4 mW DC Standby mode
  • 2.5 x 2.5 mm WLCS package

Multi-function silicon IC for RADAR arrays, SATCOM arrays, TDD/FDD arrays