everythingRF Updates Cable Assembly Builder
everything RF has updated its Cable Assembly Builder tool to help users get quotations from over 25 manufacturers at one go. Users can specify their requirement and select the manufacturers from whom they would like to get a quotation. The tool has been optimized for mobiles, tablets and desktops allowing users to access this from anywhere. Try it out.
Pasternack Publishes RF Calculators & Converters
Pasternack Enterprises, an industry-leading manufacturer and supplier of RF, microwave and millimeter wave products, has created and published a new set of RF calculators and conversion tools to assist engineers with answering complex RF-related product and design questions that arise on a daily basis. A total of 27 RF calculators were developed by the engineering staff at Pasternack to provide the users and buyers of RF components a valuable...
Fairview Microwave Debuts IP67 RF Adapters
Fairview Microwave, a preeminent supplier of on-demand microwave and RF components, introduces a comprehensive line of IP67 RF adapters commonly employed in the DAS, cellular, aviation and military industries due to their ingress protection from water and dust. Fairview Microwave's new RF adapters are IP67 rated, meaning they use advanced ingress...
MWJ / Besser Webinar on RF Components for
Aerospace and Defense Set for September 10
NI (formerly AWR Corporation) will sponsor the Microwave Journal / Besser RF/Microwave Training Webinar Series on RF Components for Aerospace and Defense on September 10, 2014. Topics to be covered include defense versus commercial philosophy, standards and standards organizations, quality assurance in defense, military microelectronics, the difference in...
IMS2014 Student Design
Contest Winners Awarded
NI (formerly AWR Corporation) awarded the first-, second- and third-place winning teams of the IMS2014 Student Design Contest for High-efficiency Power Amplifier and High-sensitivity Radar complementary one-year licenses of NI AWR Design Environment™ software.
Werbel Microwave's 2.2-2.3 GHz
180-Degree Hybrid Coupler
Werbel Microwave is developing a standard line of narrowband 180-degree hybrids. A signal applied to the sum port produces two outputs of equal amplitude and phase, while a signal applied to the delta port produces output signals of equal amplitude but opposite phase. The model 2Q11 was designed to fulfill a custom requirement from 2.2-2.3 GHz, but may cover 2.1-2.4 GHz also with good results. Measured return loss was 1.2:1 or better, 25 dB isolation and 0.3 dB insertion loss. Phase balance was within ±5 degrees...
LadyBug Intros 9 kHz to 8 GHz
USB Power Sensor - RF Cafe
LadyBug Technologies' new LB5908L Power Sensor measures RF power at frequencies from 9 kHz to 8 GHz, making it ideal for source calibration and EMC testing applications. The sensor has excellent sensitivity and measures from -60 dBm to +20 dBm. The fully self-contained sensor has three interfaces, giving it new never-before -available connectivity. Customers can connect to the sensor using USBTMC, USB HID, or the optional SPI/IIC interface...
Microwave T&M from R&S at EuMW 2014 in Rome
Rohde & Schwarz will showcase its T&M equipment for sophisticated wireless and A&D applications at EuMW 2014. In addition, R&S specialists will hold 16 workshops and seminars at the event. The company's display (in hall 9, booth 102) at the Fiera di Roma exhibition center will include the following highlights: Complex multichannel and pulse scenarios...
ISO 9001:2008 Certification
Planar Monolithics Industries, Inc. (PMI) announced that they have received their ISO 9001:2008 certification for their Quality Management System. With the recent successful completion of the audit at the El Dorado Hills, CA facility, now all three PMI facilities, including both facilities located in Frederick, MD, are ISO certified. ISO 9001:2008 certification is a prestigious certification requiring companies to meet the complex and demanding documentation, quality system and continuous process improvement requirements.
Pasternack Releases New
High Isolation RF Switches
Pasternack Enterprises, an industry-leading manufacturer and supplier of RF, microwave and millimeter wave products, debuts an entirely new family of high isolation PIN diode switches consisting of three low insertion loss, high isolation and high speed modules, covering a frequency range of 1 to 12 GHz. When signal integrity and performance are a critical component of system functionality, the higher the isolation figure, the better the overall performance will be...
RFMW Design & Sales for Delta
M39012 Adapters & Connectors
RFMW announces design and sales support for Delta Electronics RF connectors and adapters with over 550 parts that are military M39012 and UG designations. RFMW has a QPL Military Cross Reference guide for the mil spec numbers to the equivalent Delta Electronics part numbers. Also Delta Electronics has a catalog with detailed information indexed by description and QPL Number. Full vertical manufacturing capabilities including CNC machining...
September 2014 Newsletter from Anatech
Anatech Electronics, a manufacturer of RF and microwave filters, has published its September 2014 newsletter. As always, it includes both company news and some tidbits about relevant industry events, regulations, and standards. This month, Sam Benzacar offers his views on the subject of "Interference to Defense Systems: Tough Challenges Require Unique Solutions." There are also a couple headlines on an iPhone-based radar app, military small cell spending, and stealth wind turbines.
Werbel Microwave Intros 4-8 GHz Power Divider
New 2-way splitter covers 4-8 GHz. The 2PA600 power divider manufactured by Werbel Microwave covers 4-8 GHz in a compact case with SMA connectors. Typical VSWR is 1.2:1 and typical isolation is -20 dB. Phase and amplitude balances are maintained at 2 degrees and 0.2 dB, respectively.
Anatech September 2014 Product Update
Anatech Electronics offers the industry's largest portfolio of high-performance standard and customized RF and microwave filters and filter-related products for up to 40 GHz. Anatech has released new designs for a 915 MHz ceramic BPF, 424/435 MHz ceramic duplexer, and a 2190 MHz ceramic BPF. All can be ordered directly through their AMCrf web store.
Delta Intros New 4.1/9.5 Mini DIN
Series of Low PIM Connectors
Delta's 4.1 / 9.5 Mini DIN series of coaxial connectors are designed to meet the growing demands of today’s high performance mobile communications systems. Mechanically similar to the 7/16 series, the 4.1/9.5 Mini DIN's 30% smaller size and reduced weight, allow increased package density and flexibility in system design. Delta offers a wide range of standard 4.1 / 9.5 Mini DIN configurations including: male and female...
ADF 2014 Registration Opens
for India Locations
NI (formerly AWR Corporation) has added three locations in India during the first week of September to its 2014 AWR Design Forum (ADF) tour. The event agenda has been set and registration is now open. Agenda highlights include: New Innovations and Technologies in the NI AWR Design Environment™ Microwave Cavity Filter Design Transceiver Module and Multi-Element Phased Array Design Cree GaN Models and Process Design Kit for First Pass MMIC Designs RFIC Design 3D EM Simulators for PCB Design...
Fairview Unveils Complete
Family of Attenuators
Fairview Microwave announces the release of their new family of 25, 50 and 100 Watt attenuators with operating frequencies up to 18 GHz depending on the configuration. There is a total of 236 new part numbers in this attenuator release from Fairview Microwave. Attenuation options include 3, 6, 10, 20, 30, 40, 50 and 60 dB models for most connector styles. These attenuators can be ordered with in-series connector configurations including SMA, TNC, Type-N and 7/16 DIN and...
Orbel Corporation Launches New Product Catalog
To provide audiences across a variety of industries with a comprehensive overview of its precision component lines, Orbel Corporation recently launched a new product catalog. Available online or in print, the catalog delivers detailed information on each of Orbel's main product categories, including board level shielding, finger-stock gaskets, photo-etched precision metal parts, and precision metal stampings...
TriQuint High-Linearity, Low-
Noise Gain Blocks in Die Form
RFMW, Ltd. announces design and sales support for four new high-linearity, low noise gain blocks from TriQuint. Offered as DIE, they target hybrid assembly designs requiring the highest level of performance unencumbered by package parasitics. All devices cover applications from 0.05 to 4 GHz such as commercial and military radar receivers, EW, communication LNA designs and general purpose LNA designs needing highly linear amplifiers...
Anatech's August Newsletter
Covers Current Events
Anatech Electronics, a manufacturer of RF and microwave filters, has published its August 2014 newsletter. As always, it includes both company news and some tidbits about relevant industry events. This month, Sam Benzacar offers his views on the subjects of Fiber: Too Slow for Wall Street, NASA Examines Microwave Propulsion, Report: Northeast Has "Fastest" Broadband. It also pays tribute to Dr. Norman Abramson, founder of ALOHAnet as part of his theme on "Wi-Fi's Changing the Wireless Playbook."