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We report on the dc characteristics of an InGaP/ GaAs0.57P0.28Sb0.15/GaAs double heterojunction bipolar transistor (DHBT). In comparison with control InGaP/GaAs single heterojunction bipolar transistors (SHBTs), the DHBT shows a lower turn-on voltage (VBE, on) by ~ 70 mV, a lower knee voltage up to Jc ~ 40 kA/cm2, and less temperature-sensitive current gain. The validity of reciprocity in the Gummel plot suggests no potential spikes at the emitter/base and base/collector (BC) junctions of the DHBT. By considering the differences, in terms of the built-in voltage of the BC junction, the Fermi level in the base, and the renormalized energy gap of the base, between the GaAsPSb DHBT and the control InGaP/GaAs SHBT, we conclude that the heavily p-doped GaAs0.57P0.28Sb0.15 base and the lightly n-doped GaAs collector are in weakly type-II band alignment with a conduction and valence band offset of 44 and 221 meV, respectively. These findings indicate that GaAsPSb is a promising base material for DHBTs operating at high temperature and low VBE, on conditions without suffering from the collector current blocking.