WJ Communications Introduces a New High Linearity 1-Watt, Broadband Amplifier; The AH202 Targeted for Wireless, CATV, VHF/UHF and Defense Applications

SAN JOSE, Calif.—(BUSINESS WIRE)—Sept. 1, 2005— WJ Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ: WJCI), a leading designer and supplier of RF solutions for the wireless infrastructure and RFID markets, today announced a new 1-watt, high linearity driver amplifier targeted for mobile infrastructure, CATV/DBS, VHF/UHF broadband, and defense and homeland security applications. The AH202 covers the 50-2200 MHz frequency range, is available in a 6x6 mm 28-pin QFN SMT package and is lead-free/RoHS compliant.

"WJ is a key supplier to various wireless markets, such as mobile infrastructure, CATV, defense and homeland security. The launch of the AH202 meets our customer needs for a range of applications in these markets," said Ron Buswell, senior vice president of marketing and product line management for WJ Communications. "The combination of high linearity and one-watt of power output across a broad frequency range makes this product very attractive for customers looking for one device across several applications. The introduction of the AH202 adds to WJ's broad portfolio of high linearity amplifiers and choices we provide to our customers."

Product Overview

The AH202 is a 1-Watt driver amplifier that offers excellent dynamic range in a low-cost, lead-free/RoHS-compliant 6x6 mm 28-pin QFN surface-mount package. This device is broadband and operates over a 50 - 2200 MHz frequency range while providing its optimum P1dB and OIP3 performance when biased at +11V; it can also be biased as low as +9V for lower power applications. Superior thermal design allows the product an MTTF of over 100 years at a mounting temperature of +85 degrees C. All devices are 100% RF & DC tested. The AH202 is targeted for use as a driver amplifier for a variety of applications including; mobile infrastructure, CATV/DBS, VHF/UHF broadband, and defense and homeland security applications where high linearity and medium power are required.

Price and Availability

Fully assembled evaluation boards and loose samples are available now and can be requested directly from the WJ website ( www.wj.com). Pricing starts at $8.95 per unit in quantities of ten thousand.

About WJ Communications

WJ Communications, Inc. is a leading provider of radio frequency (RF) solutions serving multiple markets targeting wireless communications, RF identification (RFID), broadband cable, and defense and homeland security. WJ addresses the RF challenges in these multiple markets with its highly reliable amplifiers, mixers, RF integrated circuits (RFICs), RFID reader modules, chipsets, and multi-chip (MCM) modules. For more information visit www.wj.com or call 408-577-6200.

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WJ Communications, Inc.
Leah McLean, 408-577-6411 (Editorial and PR)

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