The MAX2659 evaluation kit (EV kit) simplifies evaluation of the MAX2659 GPS/GNSS low-noise amplifier (LNA). The MAX2659 high-gain, LNA is designed for GPS, Galileo, and GLONASS applications. The EV kit enables testing of the device's performance and requires no additional support circuitry. The MAX2659 EV kit is fully assembled with the MAX2659 IC on-board and incorporates input matching components to optimize performance. The EV kit's signal inputs and outputs use SMA connectors to facilitate the connection of RF test equipment.