Bothell, WA — May 29, 2013 —AR Modular RF, a world class manufacturer and solution provider of RF amplifiers, systems, and modules, has been awarded a high volume order for a new custom amplifier to be used in a ground-to-air traffic control (ATC) application. The KAW5030 is an 800 Watts PEP, 200 Watts AM, and FM carrier power amplifier system, covering the 100-163 and 225- 400 MHz frequency ranges.
This new custom communications transmitter system comprises a Power Amplifier, controller sub-system, and AC Power Supply Unit encased in a 5.25-inch high 3 RU shelf. The unit mounts into a standard, 19-inch equipment rack and interfaces directly with a co-located lower power ATC transceiver system. Utilizing a highly conservative state-of-the-art power amplifier design, and dual AC power supplies, these units are designed for high reliability and long life in a 24/7 operational environment. The system weighs 50 pounds.