RF automotive switch spans 6 GHz

January 14, 2017 // By Jean-Pierre Joosting
RFMW, Ltd., has announced design and sales support for the Skyworks SKYA21003 wide band (0.1 to 6 GHz) switch capable of supporting ISM bands, 5 GHz WiFi and cellular bands.

AEC-Q100 Grade 2 qualified, this SPDT switch offers extended temperature operation from -40 to +105 ºC. The SKYA21003 can handle input power up to 38 dBm meeting the need for higher power carrier LTE aggregation telematics designs. Insertion loss is 0.3 dB at 900 MHz and this rugged switch is rated at 1500-V ESD HBM. Skyworks offers the switch in a 2- x 2-mm QFN package.