The MAAP-011193 is a packaged linear power amplifier that operates from 7.7 - 8.5 GHz. The device provides 20 dB gain and 46.5 dBm Output Third Order Intercept Point (OIP3) with >35.5 dBm saturated output power (PSAT). The packaged amplifier comes in an air cavity 7 mm surface mount package with a copper coin paddle and is comprised of a two stage power amplifier MMIC. The device includes on-chip ESD protection structures and DC by-pass capacitors to ease the implementation and volume assembly of the packaged part. The device is specifically designed for use in 8 GHz point-to-point radios for cellular backhaul applications.