RFM Catchall: RF & Microwave Electronics
Attenuators

Narda Microwave-East, an L-3 Communications company (Hauppauge, NY), has introduced the Model 769A family of bidirectional coaxial fixed attenuators for general-purpose and test and measurement applications. They operate from DC...

RFM Catchall: RF & Microwave Electronics
Push-On Connectors

Carlisle Interconnect Technologies (St. Augustine, FL) has announced the TMP® and WMP® series push-on connectors. The TMP family is designed to provide higher power handling capacity, similar to an SMA connector, for use...

Application Briefs: RF & Microwave Electronics
Creating a Phased Array Radar for Avalanche Imaging

Avalanches pose a significant threat to human life and settlements, so studying them is key to formulating risk zones. Previously, validating models in order to predict avalanche behavior...

Radio detection and ranging (RADAR) systems, as they were originally called, have blossomed into a wide array of indispensible equipment for...

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RF Integrated Circuit

CML Microcircuits (Winston-Salem, NC) has released the CMX971 quadrature modulator integrated circuit, one of the company’s RF Building Blocks. The RF Building Block range is designed to provide high-performance ICs...

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RF Connectors

Bomar Interconnect Products (Ledgewood, NJ) offers the vertical or horizontal mount BNC E-Snap™ RF connectors. Developed for employment with PCMICA cards in wireless applications, the connectors are part of the 50-ohm E-Snap...

RFM Catchall: RF & Microwave Electronics
Vector Signal Generators

The MG3710A series of vector signal generators from Anritsu (Richardson, TX) generates test signals based on all leading technologies, including LTE, LTE Advanced, W-CDMA/HSPA, CDMA2000, GSM and PDC, as well as WLAN,...

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RF Power Transistor

Nitronex (Durham, NC) offers the XPT1015 28V, DC-3.0 GHz, 40W power transistor with 17.5 dB small-signal gain, and 65% peak drain efficiency at 2 GHz. The thermal resistance of the transistor is 1.9 °C/W. It is designed...

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Radio Transmitter IC

Hittite Microwave Corp. (Chelmsford, MA) has released the HMC6000/6001 silicon transceiver chipset for 60-GHz applications such as WiGig (IEEE 802.11ad) multi-Gbps solutions including wireless cable replacement, wireless...

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EMI Receiver

Teseq (Edison, NJ) offers the PMM 9010F EMI receiver for conducted and radiated emissions testing. The EMI/EMC measurement receiver uses Fast Fourier Transformation (FFT) analysis to reduce test time and improve accuracy. These...

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RF Analyzers

Agilent Technologies (Santa Clara, CA) announced enhanced FieldFox RF analyzers with options for time-domain analysis and channel-power measurements. With the timedomain analysis option, engineers can determine the individual...

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RF Recorder

Averna (Montreal, QE, Canada) offers the RP- 5300, a field-ready, multi-channel RF recorder for RF applications covering 330 MHz to 2.5 GHz. It is suitable for both field testing and performance testing. With 50 MHz of recording...

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Transceiver Module

The NT Series RF transceiver module from Linx Technologies (Merlin, OR) enables users to send and receive digital data in the 902 to 928 MHz band. Its True Transparency™ interface lets the user create a wireless wire for...

Articles: RF & Microwave Electronics
Expanding the Use of Aerial Downlinks

Today, airborne downlinks are no longer limited to strategic command applications. More and more, first responders, fire departments, EMS personnel, and others are employing airborne downlinks to meet a...

RFM Catchall: RF & Microwave Electronics
Microwave Radiometers Help Keep Aircraft Safe From Icing

One of the greatest dangers to aircraft — playing a role in numerous destructive and fatal accidents around the world — comes in the form of droplets of water. In clean air, cloud...

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Switch

California Eastern Laboratories (Santa Clara, CA) has released the uPG2430T6Z, a compact SP3T switch for applications up to 6 GHz. The switch is used for single- or dualband 802.11a,b,g,n Wi-Fi/WLAN + Bluetooth, cordless phones,...

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Amplifier

Applied System Engineering (Fort Worth, TX) offers the Model 176X/Ku TWT amplifier that provides up to 2 Kilowatts at duty cycles up to 6% from 1.0 to 18 GHz, and pulse widths up to 100 μseconds. It is designed to operate pulsed...

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RF Inductors

AVX Corp. (Fountain Inn, SC) offers the MLO™ 0402 Series, a multilayer organic RF inductor in a 0402 case size that provides tight tolerance in a small footprint. Providing high-Q and high self-resonance, the RoHScompliant...

RFM Catchall: RF & Microwave Electronics
RF Module

RF Micro Devices (Greensboro, NC) has released the RFFM6201, a 2.4-GHz band single-chip Zigbee® front-end module (FEM) featuring an integrated power amplifier, low-noise amplifier, and diversity switch. It delivers current...

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RF Test System

AR RF/Microwave Instrumentation (Souderton, PA) has introduced the MT06000 multi-tone RF test system for radiated immunity testing. The 80-Mz to 6-GHz system includes all necessary instruments for radiated immunity testing per...

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RF Interconnects

TE Connectivity (Harrisburg, PA) has announced KOAXXA RF SMA interconnects for largescale manufacturing and assembly automation. The connector design reduces material consumption, and advanced plating puts the precious...

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Cable Connectors

Times Microwave Systems (Wallingford, CT) offers the EZ-400-BM BNC no-solder male (plug) straight connector, and the EX-400-BM-RA BNC no-solder male (plug) right-angle connector for LMR-400 low-loss coaxial cable. The...

The Air Force Satellite Control Network (AFSCN) is a worldwide network of ground stations that supports a variety of users from NASA to the National Reconnaissance Office (NRO). The...

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Mission Data Transmitted Successfully With Network Gateway

In the 1990s, when laying the groundwork for its missile defense shield, the Pentagon realized that if it wanted to provide an effective defense against ballistic missile attack, it...

RFM Catchall: RF & Microwave Electronics
High-Voltage Amplifier

TREK (Medina, NY) offers the Model 50/12 DC-stable high-voltage linear amplifier that delivers ±50 kV performance. The bipolar amplifier features an all-solid-state design and provides control of output voltages in...

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RF Design Software

Agilent Technologies (Santa Clara, CA) offers EMPro 2011.11 Electromagnetic Professional software, a 3D modeling and simulation platform that features enhancements to further speed and improve RF design and verification....

RFM Catchall: RF & Microwave Electronics
RF Inductors

AVX Corp. (Fountain Inn, SC) offers the MLO™ 0402 Series, a multilayer organic RF inductor in a 0402 case size that offers tight tolerance in a small footprint. Providing high-Q and high self-resonance, the RoHS-compliant...

Briefs: Electronics & Computers
Dynamically Reconfigurable Software-Defined Radio for GNSS Applications

Historically, the military has used special- purpose Global Positioning System (GPS) radios for radio navigation. This has the disadvantage of locking users into fixed technology solutions designed to meet a fixed set of requirements. Software Defined Radios (SDR) have the...

INSIDER: RF & Microwave Electronics
Antennaless RFID Tags Can Track Metal and Liquids

Tracking and identifying metal objects can prove difficult for some radio frequency identification (RFID) systems. A new patent-pending technology developed by a research team at the Center...

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