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1/5/2016 – San Jose, California: RFMW Ltd. and Southwest Antennas of San Diego, CA, have announced a distribution agreement effective November 30, 2015. Southwest Antennas manufactures over 600 RF and microwave antennas and accessories operating in frequencies up to 8.5 GHz, with capabilities beyond 20 GHz. RFMW Ltd. is a specialized distributor providing customers and suppliers with focused distribution of RF and microwave components as well as specialized component-engineering support.
Under the agreement, RFMW is franchised worldwide for Southwest Antennas' full range of antenna related products which includes accessories such as antenna mounting solutions, block downconverters, low noise amplifiers, and filter modules. Southwest Antenna products are designed, built, and qualified at their head office and manufacturing facility in San Diego, California. All products are made in the USA, either in-house or with local vendors, in order to maintain strict quality standards.
Benjamin Culver, President of Southwest Antennas stated, "RFMW has everything we were looking for in a distributor. They have a technically superior sales team with worldwide coverage and visibility into a large amount of potential antenna customers. Their diversity of product offerings fits well with our core antenna and antenna accessory competency."
According to Steve Takaki, Executive Vice President and RFMW Co-founder, "Southwest Antennas' products fill a niche that promises to support our many customers with high performance antennas and antenna accessories. The highly technical staff at Southwest has earned a reputation for excellent customer service and the capability to design custom solutions for challenging applications. We look forward to promoting both their standard and customized products worldwide."
Southwest Antennas specializes in the design and manufacture of rugged, high-performance RF and Microwave antennas, accessory products, and customized antenna solutions built for today’s demanding communication environments. Founded in 2005 and headquartered in San Diego, California, Southwest Antennas offers a full range of technical services from initial product concept to final manufacturing for broadcast video, military / defense, law enforcement, homeland security, surveillance, aerospace, oil and gas, and M2M markets.
RFMW Ltd. is a specialty electronics Distribution Company focused exclusively on serving customers that require RF and microwave components and semiconductors, as well as component engineering support. The company continues to expand its list of products from selective suppliers with RF/microwave expertise. RFMW deploys a highly experienced, skilled and technically competent team to assist customers with component selection and fulfillment. To learn more about RFMW, visit www.rfmw.com, or call us at 877.FOR.RFMW (367-7369), or via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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188 Martinvale Lane
San Jose, Ca. 95119
Phone: 877-FOR-RFMW (877-367-7369)
Posted January 6, 2016