Application Note

Creating Range Extension Using NuWaves' NuPower Xtender™ Bidirectional Power Amplifiers

Source: NuWaves Engineering

This application note explores the use of bidirectional power amplifiers for communications range extension. Topics covered include the basics of RF propagation, the effects of fading, multipath, and other phenomena on communication range, modulation types, and how to improve digital link distances within many unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) and other airborne platforms using NuWaves’ NuPower Xtender™ line of bidirectional PA’s. Download the full application note for more information on the techniques and benefits.