RFMD Expands Portfolio With Best-in-Class Microwave Voltage-Controlled Attenuator

RFMD Expands Portfolio With Best-in-Class Microwave Voltage-Controlled
Attenuator

RFSA2113 Supports Wired and Wireless Applications Requiring High Linearity
Power Control

GREENSBORO, N.C., June 5, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- RF Micro Devices, Inc.
(Nasdaq:RFMD), a global leader in the design and manufacture of
high-performance radio frequency solutions, today announced its release of a
broadband, microwave voltage-controlled attenuator, the RFSA2113.

The RFSA2113 provides a complete monolithic solution in a small 3mm x 3mm QFN
package and operates over a frequency range of 50MHz to 18GHz. The RFSA2113
also incorporates a new circuit architecture that offers high IP3, high
attenuation range, low DC current, broad bandwidth and a temperature
compensated linear-in-dB control voltage characteristic. The attenuator's
temperature-stable operation allows for the elimination of off-chip
calibration and correction circuitry, reducing both cost and DC power
requirements.

"The introduction of the RFSA2113 is another example of RFMD's continued
commitment to its customers to deliver high-quality products and solutions
that improve performance for a variety of industry applications," said John
Pelose, director of the wireless products business unit. "RFMD is pleased to
debut this product and bolster its presence in the RF attenuator market."

Real world applications for the RFSA2113 microwave voltage-controlled
attenuator include wireless backhaul, test instrumentation, military and
satellite communications.

Availability

The RSFA2113, along with other RFMD high-performance radio frequency and
semiconductor technologies, will be on display at the RFMD booth #730 at the
IEEE MTT-S International Microwave Symposium 2013, June 4-6 at the Seattle
Convention Center. Production samples are available immediately through RFMD's
online store or through local RFMD sales channels.

About RFMD

RF Micro Devices, Inc. (Nasdaq:RFMD) is a global leader in the design and
manufacture of high-performance radio frequency solutions. RFMD's products
enable worldwide mobility, provide enhanced connectivity and support advanced
functionality in the mobile device, wireless infrastructure, wireless local
area network (WLAN or WiFi), cable television (CATV)/broadband, Smart
Energy/advanced metering infrastructure (AMI), and aerospace and defense
markets. RFMD is recognized for its diverse portfolio of semiconductor
technologies and RF systems expertise and is a preferred supplier to the
world's leading mobile device, customer premises and communications equipment
providers.

Headquartered in Greensboro, N.C., RFMD is an ISO 9001-, ISO 14001-, and
ISO/TS 16949-certified manufacturer with worldwide engineering, design, sales
and service facilities. RFMD is traded on the NASDAQ Global Select Market
under the symbol RFMD. For more information, please visit RFMD's web site at
www.rfmd.com.

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CONTACT: Lesli Benefield
         MWW for RFMD
         214-414-3324
         lbenefield@mww.com
        
         At RFMD(R)
         Alan Hallberg
         Chief Marketing Officer
         408-493-4305
         Alan.Hallberg@rfmd.com

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