Commercial-Off-The-Shelf (COTS) RF Power Amplifiers

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See something you like but it doesn’t fit your exact requirements? We’re experts at providing modified custom-COTS variants of our existing products, as well as fully custom designs from concept-to-production. Select your product and reach out to our sales team to find out more.

NuWaves’ industry leading NuPower™ series of solid-state RF and microwave power amplifiers are designed to extend the operational range of radio applications, such as airborne and tactical military datalinks.

Our miniature and ruggedized RF power amplifier modules are built to last in harsh environments while offering superb power density and high operating efficiency, making them ideal for size, weight, and power (SWaP)-constrained applications. With a NuPower™ module, you are guaranteed best-in-class quality and performance proven through annual audits of our AS9100:2016-certified Quality Management System and over 23 years of RF and microwave engineering design experience. Our broad catalog of commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) products features amplifiers that provide > 100 W of RF output power covering frequencies up to 6 GHz.

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GaN technology

Miniaturized form factors

Over voltage protections

Reverse voltage protection

Logic ON/OFF control

Transmit/Standby modes

Linear operation

Over temperature protection

Ruggedized chassis

Extended range of RF & microwave systems and data links

Requires less volume on space-constrained platforms compared with industry

Reduced load on DC power budget due to high-efficiency operation

Temperature monitoring line and temp fault flag

Ruggedized chassis to operate in the harshest environments

NuWaves’ A9100:2016-certified Quality Management System (QMS) guarantees quality assurance and materials traceability for all modules delivered

Made in USA by veteran-owned small business (VOSB)


Airborne Data Links

Broadband RF Telemetry


CDL Radios

Command & Control (C2)



Digital and High Definition Video

Electronic Warfare (EW)

Intelligence, Surveillance, Reconnaissance (ISR)

• Jamming

Link Margin Improvement

MANET Mesh Networking Radios

Manpack Radios

• Microwave Generators

Military Communications

Military Radars


Radio Ground Stations

Range Extension of Radio Systems

• RF Ablation

RF Communication Systems

Satellite (SAT/SATCOM) Systems

Software Defined Radios (SDR)

Tactical Data Links

Tactical Radio Kits

Test Labs

Long Range Tracking Antennas

Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV) – Groups 2 – 5

Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS)

Unmanned Ground Vehicles (UGV)









View some of our customer’s favorite RF power amplifier modules.

NuPower™ 11B02A

Frequency: 200 – 2600 MHz

TX Output: 10 Watts (Psat)

TX Gain: 40 dB

Power Amplifier

NuPower™ 13G05A

Frequency: 800 – 2000 MHz

TX Output: 50 Watts (Psat)

TX Gain: 47 dB

NuPower™ 12B01A

Frequency: 1000 – 2500 MHz

TX Output: 18 Watts (Psat)

TX Gain: 42 dB