3G/4G Macro BTS

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As an RF and microwave specialist, Richardson RFPD has supported the wireless infrastructure market since its inception, and we continue to provide design support for the market-leading component vendors of high performance analog and select digital products that meet the needs of this unique market.

We distribute components that cover the RF Front End, RF Power Amplifier, as well as baseband components, including ADC/DAC and processors. Let us help you find the solutions to meet your Wireless Infrastructure needs. Our diverse selection of products and services cover the entire range of Wireless Infrastructure applications. Click the links below to see what we offer for each application. For other inquiries, please Contact Us.

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The Macro BTS contains the RF front end, high power amplifier, and baseband processing. It is designed to transmit very high power across a wide area with very large antennas. As a subsection of Wireless Infrastructure, Macro BST RF amplifiers tend to be 40W or greater of linear RF Power at the antenna and cover frequencies from 698-2700MHz with various frequency band splits.

Richardson RFPD is a leader in supplying high performance analog and digital semiconductors for Macro BTS, such as GaN and LDMOS RF Transistors, ADCs/DACs, MMIC Power Amplifiers and Low Noise Amplifiers (LNAs), as well as RF passive components including Xinger Couplers and Combiners, Balun Transformers and Isolators, and RF interconnect products essential to meeting the current and next generation of Wireless Infrastructure solutions.

For more detailed information on this application, please refer to the technical articles and design considerations found in the Technical Resources tab.