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Press Release & Product Announcement Archive: 2017 (#3)

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NI AWR Design Environment Demos in Booth #317 at EDI CON USA 2017

NI AWR Design Environment Demos in Booth #317 at EDI CON USA 2017 - RF CafeNI AWR Design Environment V13 will be featured in a variety of activities at EDI CON USA 2017, being held September 11-13 in Boston. Software demonstrations in Booth #317 and conference presentations within the Low-Power RF & IoT, Radar / Defense, 5G Advanced Communications and RF and Microwave Design technical tracks as well as a power amplifier (PA) design workshop will all be showcased ...

 

Anatech Electronics September Product Update

Anatech Electronics Product Update September 6, 2017 - RF CafeAnatech Electronics, Inc. offers the industry's largest portfolio of high-performance standard and customized RF and microwave filters and filter-related products for military, commercial, aerospace and defense, and industrial applications up to 40 GHz. Anatech has introduced 3 new ceramic RF duplexer filters for your convenience: a surface mount 1880 / 1960 MHz duplexer; a connectorized 770.5 / 715.5 MHz duplexer, and a surface mount 2535 / 2655 MHz duplexer ...

 

Southwest Antennas Releases New 4.4-5.0 GHz Body Worn Antennas

Southwest Antennas Releases New S-Band 4.4 – 5.0 GHz Body Worn Antennas - RF CafeSouthwest Antennas, an industry leader in MIMO / MANET antenna solutions, is pleased to announce the introduction of two new C-Band RHCP & LHCP body worn patch antennas. These new antennas join their existing line of body worn antenna solutions, including options for L and S band radios. Designed to be light weight and easily worn and hidden in tactical clothing, these body worn antennas are ideal for use in multi-antenna MIMO / MANET radio applications such as handheld ...

 

BBTLine Intros Broadband SMT Directional Coupler

BBTLine Intros BroadBand Surface Mount (SMT) Directional Coupler - RF CafeBBTLine has introduced a four port, surface mount (SMT), RF Directional Coupler. The coupler has excellent performance from DC to >6 GHz. Different BOM configurations allow the user to select between Directivity options. The device is shown here without components populated and without an EMI shield can (EMI shield can is optional). Features: broadband 0.8 to 7 GHz, low loss (0.6 dB at 6 GHz), high directivity (>23 dB to 6.2 GHz) ...

 

PMI September Product Announcement

Planar Monolithic Industries (PMI) September 2017 Product Announcement - RF CafePlanar Monolithic Industries (PMI) recently introduced four new products in their extensive line of RF and microwave components. Included are a 2-18 GHz threshold detector, a 0.5 to 18 GHz high power limiter, a 6.0 to 18.0 GHz 8-bit digital phase shifter, and a 0.1 to 2.0 GHz successive log video amplifier. Contact PMI today for more information ...

 

 

Nice Concept! - GW Instek All-In-One Lab Oscilloscopes

Saelig Introduces All-In-One MDO-2000E Oscilloscope Series with Multiple Built-In Instruments - RF CafeSaelig Company has introduced the GW Instek MDO-2000E Series Oscilloscopes which combine several test instruments in one enclosure. An actual spectrum analyzer is included in the design, not just an FFT calculation to display the frequency domain. The series includes two instrument combinations: MDO-2000EG and MDO-2000EX. MDO-2000EG models have a built-in true spectrum analyzer and a dual channel 25 MHz arbitrary waveform generator, while the MDO-2000EX models feature ...

NI AWR ADF 2017 Registration Opened for China and Taiwan

NI AWR ADF 2017 Agendas Set and Registration Opened for China and Taiwan - RF CafeThe agendas have been set and registration is open for the China and Taiwan leg of the seventh annual AWR Design Forum (ADF 2017). The tour will visit Beijing and Chengdu on September 26 and 29 respectively, followed by a stop in Hsinchu, Taiwan on October 3. Highlights of the China and Taiwan ADF 2017 agendas include: 5G: Multi-user multiple-in-multiple-out (MIMO), the active phased array in 5G applications, MIMO and beam-steering ...

ConductRF D38999 Standard & Custom RF Solutions

ConductRF D38999 Standard & Custom RF Solutions - RF CafeConductRF is offering standard D38999 RF coaxial cable assembly configurations with RF Contacts including; BMA to 20GHz SMPM to 60GHz Size #8 to 18GHz Size #12 Mil-Spec. Size #16 Mil-Spec. Cable choice include Low Loss Flexible and standard RG styles. Custom marking and also ruggedization coverings including Nomex weave available ...

 

 

Antenova Intros Robusta GNSS Antenna for Metal Surfaces

Antenova Intros Robusta GNSS Antenna for Metal Surfaces for Tracking and Smart Cities - RF CafeAntenova manufacturer of antennas and RF antenna modules for M2M and the Internet of Things, is to launch Robusta part no. SR4G031, a new antenna for metal surfaces - at the GSMA MWC Americas show. The antenna operates in the 1559-1609 MHz bands and is designed for tracking metal objects and smart city applications. Antenova takes antenna design a step forward with its REFLECTOR family, which answer to the challenge of operating on a metal surface or housing, where it is extremely difficult for an antenna ...

Skyworks Intros ZigBee / Thread / Bluetooth Front-End Module

Skyworks Announces ZigBee®/Thread/Bluetooth® Front-End Module - RF CafeSkyworks has introduced the SKY66403-11, a new 2.4 GHz fully-integrated RF front-end module (FEM) designed to support ZigBee®, Thread and next-generation Bluetooth® wireless protocols (including Bluetooth Low Energy "BLE"). This high-performance device is designed for ease of use and maximum flexibility for Internet of Things (IoT) applications, particularly within the connected home, wearables and M2M markets. This module is also suitable for coin cell ...

 

Triad RF Systems Intros a 400 to 450 MHz, 32 W BDA

Triad RF Systems Intros a 400 to 450 MHz, 32 W, BDA - RF CafeTriad RF Systems announces the TTRM1076, a 400 to 450 MHz, 32 W bidirectional amplifier (BDA) designed for high data rate military and commercial radios. It is capable of 12-watt 64QAM OFDM output and 32-watt peak power for lower data rate FM/BPSK applications. High speed switching of 1 μS makes it compatible with time division duplex (TDD) mesh radio systems. This class A LDMOS module is designed for both military and commercial applications. It is capable of supporting any signal type ...

In 2 Weeks: EDI CON USA Returns to Boston w/Education and Keynotes

EDI CON USA Returns to Boston in 2 Weeks with Powerful Education and Keynotes - RF Cafe

To add to its high-quality line-up of education, the Electronic Design Innovation Conference and Exhibition (EDI CON) USA, the first industry event to bring together RF/microwave and high-speed digital design engineers and system integrators, announced today its plenary keynote speakers at EDI CON USA, September 11-13 at the Hynes Convention Center in Boston, MA. EDI CON USA will host more than 100 exhibitors and feature 88 education sessions that fall into five focused areas: RF & Microwave Design, High-Speed Digital Design, Measurement & Modeling, Systems Engineering and 5G Advanced ...

NuWaves Engineering Intros Pair of 10 Watt, C-Band RF BDA Modules

NuWaves Engineering Intros Pair of 10 Watt, C-Band RF BDA Modules - RF CafeNuWaves Engineering, an international Radio Frequency (RF) and Microwave solutions provider, announces the completion of the IRaD phase for their newest miniaturized 10 watt C-band bidirectional amplifier (BDA), to be added to their line of NuPower Xtender™ bidirectional amplifier products. This module will be priced at $2,900/ea. in quantities of one hundred, and will be available Q4 2017. The NuPower Xtender™ C10RX01 and C10RX02 BDA ...

 

Skyworks' Voltage-Controlled Variable Attenuator for Broad Market

Skyworks Announces Voltage-Controlled Variable Attenuator for Broad Market Applications - RF CafeSkyworks has introduced SKY12239-11, a voltage-controlled variable attenuator (VVA) from our series of broadband, flat attenuation, high third order input intercept point (IIP3) products. The device has been designed to operate over the 10 MHz to 1.5 GHz frequency band, and is specifically optimized for use as a wide dynamic range, ultra-low distortion attenuator. This VVA is well-suited for use in automatic power leveling or gain control circuits in military radio, wireless infrastructure, CATV and broad market applications. Features include low insertion ...

Saelig Introduces Industrial Raspberry Pi Controller ComfilePi

Saelig Introduces Industrial Raspberry Pi Controller ComfilePi - RF CafeSaelig Company has introduced the ComfilePi - an industrial Raspberry Pi-based touch-panel PC. Leveraging the compact, ubiquitous Raspberry Pi 3 board, the ComfilePi inherits the Raspberry Pi 3's 1.2 GHz 64 bit quad-core ARM Cortex-A53 processor, a Broadcom VideoCore IV GPU, and 1 GB of RAM. It comes in two screen sizes - 7" (CPi-A070WR) and 10.2" (CPi-A102WR) both providing identical capabilities. The displays are 24-bit color LCDs with a resistive touchscreen and the units provide 22 x ESD-protected GPIO lines, 3 x USB 2.0 host ...

Teledyne e2v Intros World's First K-Band DAC

Teledyne e2v Intros World's First K-Band DAC - RF CafeTeledyne e2v introduces the EV12DS460A, the world's first K-band capable Digital-to-Analog Converter. This ground breaking DAC provides an analog bandwidth extending beyond 7 GHz facilitating multi-band, direct digital synthesis up to K-band (26.5 GHz). A flexible 4:1 or 2:1 input multiplexer enables guaranteed sampling rates up to 6 GSps with the capability to operate at 7 GSps. Teledyne e2v's EV12AS350 is set to be the only 12-bit resolution ADC on the market that combines signal digitization at 5.4 GSps, input bandwidth in excess ...

NI AWR ADF India Agendas Set and Registration Is Open

NI AWR ADF India Agendas Set and Registration Is Open - RF CafeThe agenda has been set and registration is open for the India leg of the seventh annual AWR Design Forum (ADF 2017), featuring NI AWR Design Environment suite of high-frequency design tools. ADF 2017 will visit four cities in India: Bangalore on September 4, Hyderabad on September 6, Ahmedabad on September 6 and New Delhi on September 8. ADF, an open forum that brings together NI AWR software customers, partners and microwave/RF engineering ...

Frost & Sullivan Applauds Copper Mountain's USB VNA Solutions

Frost & Sullivan Applauds Copper Mountain Technologies for its Robust USB VNA Solution - RF CafeBased on its recent analysis of the universal serial bus (USB) vector network analyzer (VNA) industry, Frost & Sullivan recognizes Copper Mountain Technologies (CMT) with the 2017 Global Frost & Sullivan Award for Product Leadership. The imminent move of many Internet of Things (IoT) technologies from research to commercialization is expected to drive the demand for lower cost instrumentation over the next 5 to 10 years. CMT is well positioned to make the most of this opportunity with a strong and established USB VNA offering that is coupled with superior customer support ...

NI/AWR App Note to Design a Modified 3-Level Doherty Amplifier

New Application Note Explains How to Design a Modified Three-Level Doherty Amplifier Using NI AWR Software - RF CafeToday's communication systems often use complex modulation techniques with peak-to-average ratio (PAR) signals of 9 dB and higher, requiring power amplifiers (PAs) in these systems to operate below the power levels that would yield optimum power-added efficiency (PAE). This application note presents a modified three-level Doherty amplifier as an alternative to the conventional three-way Doherty amplifier. The operating principle of the modified amplifier, which produces good efficiency over the top 10 dB of operation, is explained and the design ...

Fairview's Straight Waveguide Sections for 5.85 GHz to 110 GHz

Fairview Microwave Debuts New Straight Waveguide Sections Operating in 5.85 GHz to 110 GHz Frequency Range - RF CafeFairview Microwave has launched a new line of straight waveguide sections that operate in the frequency range of 5.85 GHz to 110 GHz and in 13 waveguide bands from C to W band. Typical applications include test benches, instrumentation, MILCOM, SATCOM, telecom, radar and high-efficiency RF/Microwave transmission networks. Fairview's new line of straight waveguide sections consists of 61 models that are available in sizes ranging from WR-10 to WR-137. These waveguide straights ...

Pasternack Handheld RF Analyzer Phase-Stable Cable Assemblies

Pasternack Debuts New Handheld RF Analyzer Phase-Stable Cable Assemblies - RF CafePasternack has launched a new series of handheld, RF analyzer, rugged, phase-stable cable assemblies. Typical applications include field testing, tower measurements, base station analyzers, handheld network analyzers, portable spectrum analyzers, distance-to-fault measurements and site maintenance. Pasternack's new line of test cables for handheld RF analyzers consists of 19 models designed to deliver optimal amplitude and phase stability with flexure. They boast VSWR as low as 1.2:1 and maximum operating frequency of 27 GHz, depending ...

Saelig Intros Sol Chip Solar Power Modules

Saelig Introduces Sol Chip Solar Power Modules - RF CafeSaelig has introduced the patented Sol Chip Pak™ (SCP-R2801). Power Modules which offer day/night non-stop functionality by combining state-of-the-art solar cells, a rechargeable battery, and advanced power management circuitry. These power modules include all the components that are required to harvest energy from ambient light, charge a built-in rechargeable battery, and deliver a stable voltage to a load. Sol Chip's patented technology integrates solar energy conversion with VLSI techniques ...

 

Axiom Test Equipment August Specials w/Free Shipping

Axiom Test Equipment August Specials w/Free Shipping - RF CafeAxiom Test Equipment, a provider of efficient and cost effective solutions customers' test equipment needs, offer the following special deals on their inventory. Free ground shipping is offered on all rentals! Axiom offers our customers several practical, efficient and cost effective solutions for their business or projects' test equipment needs. Whether you need to rent & buy test equipment, repair test equipment,, sell or trade equipment, we are committed to providing superior customer service and high quality electronic test equipment ...

VidaRF Offers Directional Couplers w/SMA Connectors

VidaRF Offers Directional Couplers w/SMA Connectors - RF CafeVidaRF offers a wide selection of directional couplers, dual directional couplers and hybrid couplers, designed to cover 100 MHz to 20 GHz. Average power handling is from 50 W to 1 kW. Directional couplers are 4 port circuits where one port is isolated from the input port and can be realized in micro strip, strip line, coax and waveguide. Standard coupling values 6, 10, 15, 16, 20 and 30 dB. Standard Connector type: SMA female, other connectors available upon request ...

 

R &S Educational Note: Measuring with Digital Storage O-scopes

Rohde & Schwarz: Measuring with Digital Storage Oscilloscopes Educational Note - RF CafeThis educational note covers the theory and practice of digital storage oscilloscopes based on concrete measurement examples that address authentic everyday tasks. The theoretical portion of this paper begins with an explanation of the basic operating concepts for digital oscilloscopes, followed by a discussion of the most important parameters to be considered when setting up and performing the exercise measurements ... (I do wish R&S would dispense with the light blue text on gray background)

NuWaves Announces 100 Watt L & S-Band PA with 50 dB of Gain

NuWaves Engineering Announces the Completion of 100 Watt L & S-Band PA with 50 dB of Gain - RF CafeNuWaves Engineering, an international Radio Frequency (RF) and Microwave solutions provider, has released the latest in the NuPowerTM small, lightweight and high-efficiency power amplifier (PA) family of products – the 100 Watt NuPowerTM LS100A01 L & S-band PA. This PA will run at $3,775 per unit in quantities of one hundred and will be available mid-September. The NuPowerTM LS100A01 provides saturated RF power of 100 Watts typical in L & S-band (frequency coverage from 1.6 GHz to 2.5 GHz), with module efficiencies of up to 45% ...

Pasternack Debuts RF and Microwave Power Amplifier Accessories

Pasternack Debuts New Line of RF and Microwave Power Amplifier Accessories - RF CafePasternack has released a new series of RF and microwave power amplifier accessories that includes heat sinks, heat sinks with cooling fans and power control cable assemblies. Heat sinks are devices that enhance heat dissipation from a hot surface and are ideal for thermal management of power amplifiers in test and measurement applications. A functioning power amplifier will generate elevated levels of heat that needs to be properly dissipated to insure the internal circuit assembly does not become damaged from extreme high temperature exposure ...

Triad RF Systems Intros a 1.7 to 2.5 GHz, 5 W, SSPA

Triad RF Systems Intros a 1.7 to 2.5 GHz, 5 W, SSPA - RF CafeTriad RF Systems announces the availability of their TA1025 solid state power amplifier produces over 1 W of linear COFDM power and 5 W peak. The amplifier is protected from high, low, and reverse DC bias, thermal overload, and high output VSWR. The amplifier draws 0.8 A (100% duty cycle), and measures only 3.75 x 1.9 x 0.5 in. This class A GaAs module is designed for both military and commercial applications. It is capable of supporting any signal type and modulation format, including but not limited to 3-4G telecom, WLAN, OFDM, DVB, and CW/AM/FM. The latest device ...

Empower RF Systems to Hold Remote Live Exhibit at IEEE EMC Exhibit

Empower RF Systems to Hold Remote Live Exhibit at IEEE EMC Exhibit - RF CafeEmpower RF Systems is conducting remote live demonstrations of our broadband, high power 1 kW 1 to 3 GHz amplifier, Booth 321. The amplifier will be housed in Los Angeles and viewed in the IEEE EMC exhibit venue with live streaming video while remotely controlling the amplifier from the exhibit floor through a standard web browser. What you will see is a demonstration of remote operation of the Empower 2170 1 kW RF amplifier in a test setup that includes a signal generator, spectrum analyzer, external ... 

Analog Devices Signs on as Host Sponsor of EDI CON USA 2017

Analog Devices Signs on as Host Sponsor of EDI CON USA 2017 - RF CafeThe Electronic Design Innovation Conference and Exhibition (EDI CON) USA, the first industry event to bring together RF/microwave and high-speed digital design engineers and system integrators, announced today that Analog Devices, Inc. (ADI) is taking on the role of host sponsor of the exhibition and conference program at the Hynes Convention Center, September 11-13 in Boston, MA. Engineers from ADI will be presenting a short course, several paper sessions, and workshops on topics for high-frequency and high-speed electronic applications. Dr. Thomas Cameron, CTO for ...

ConductRF Flexible RF Cables to Replace Semi-Rigid or Hand Formable

ConductRF Flexible RF Cables to Replace Semi-Rigid or Hand Formable - RF CafeConductRF's LSA coaxial RF cables provide one of the most optimum and cost effective solutions for applications as diverse as alternatives to Semi-Rigid cabling, where complex forming is required, to easy to install jumper cables inside densely packaged RF enclosures where EMI is of concern. Features: DC to 18 GHz, low loss & low VSWR, multi-layer 90 dB screening, broad connector ...

 

Fairview Microwave High-Rel Hermetically Sealed SMT VCOs

Fairview Microwave Launches High-Reliability Voltage-Controlled Oscillators in Hermetically Sealed SMT Packages - RF CafeFairview Microwave, a supplier of on-demand microwave and RF components, has released 16 new voltage-controlled oscillator (VCO) models covering bands from 10 MHz to 4350 MHz. Unlike traditional oscillators with a single fixed frequency, VCOs allow the frequency of the output signal to be varied by adjusting the amplitude of the input tuning voltage. These products are used in military electronics, SATCOM, test and measurement and wireless communications. Typical applications include phase locked loops, function generators, frequency synthesizers, receivers, electronic jamming ...

Bits to Waves Workshop w/NI AWR Cal Poly Student's Senior Project

Bits to Waves Workshop Featuring NI AWR Software Inspires Cal Poly Pomona Student's Senior ProjectThe gift of a seat at the popular Bits to Waves: Building a Modern Digital Radio in One Day workshop, which features NI AWR Design Environment, inspired Wilson Chung, a senior at California Polytechnic University Pomona to produce more than 100 microstrip circuits, including antennas, amplifiers, couplers, phase shifters, and more, for his senior project. The workshop, presented by Dr. David S. Ricketts, a professor of electrical engineering at North Carolina State University, is offered at select IEEE conferences ...

Anatech Electronics Newsletter for July 2017

Anatech Electronics Newsletter for July 2017 - RF CafeAnatech Electronics, a manufacturer of RF and microwave filters, has published its July newsletter. As always, it includes both company news and some tidbits about relevant industry happenings. In it, Sam Benzacar discusses, among other topics, an apparent demise (or near demise) of the Commercial-Off-the-Shelf (COTS) component usage philosophy that once was a keystone in the Department of Defense's cost containment strategy. A telling chart illustrates the progressive decrease in COTS parts begin designed into defense systems. My guess is the same type of trend occurred in the aeronautics and space industries as well ...

Peregrine Intros High-Power Receiver Protection RF Switch

Peregrine Semiconductor Introduces High-Power Receiver Protection RF Switch - RF CafePeregrine Semiconductor, founder of RF SOI (silicon on insulator) and pioneer of advanced RF solutions, introduces the UltraCMOS® PE42823, a high-power receiver protection RF switch. Ideal for wireless infrastructure applications, this reflective switch is optimized for emerging radio architectures such as massive multiple input, multiple output (MIMO). The PE42823 delivers excellent single-event peak power handling, low power consumption and high linearity. Offered in a compact form factor, this high-power switch features built-in ESD protection—a key benefit for systems that demand high ...

Saelig Intros PicoVNA 106 Low-Cost Vector Network Analyzer

Saelig Intros PicoVNA 106 Low-Cost Vector Network Analyzer - RF CafeSaelig Company has introduced the Pico Technology PicoVNA 106 Low-Cost Vector Network Analyzer - an economical USB-controlled, professional-grade 300 kHz to 6 GHz Vector Network Analyzer (VNA) with excellent performance, portability, and affordability. Despite its small size and low cost, its full-function, minimal-error, 'Quad RX' four-receiver architecture supports both 8- and 12-term calibration without the uncorrectable switching errors, delays, and unreliability of traditional three-receiver designs. The instrument supports convenient calibration methods such as 'enhanced isolation correction' ...

Triad RF Systems Intros TTRM1081 Bi-Directional SSPA

Triad RF Systems Intros TTRM1081 Bi-Directional SSPA - RF CafeTriad RF Systems announces the availability of their TTRM1081, an L-Band bi-directional SSPA suitable for high data-rate wireless links. Applications include UAVs and military mesh networks. Rx noise figure is approximately 1.3 dB and Tx/Rx switching speed is 1 μS. This class AB LDMOS module is designed for both military and commercial applications. It is capable of supporting any signal type and modulation format, including but not limited to 3-4G telecom, WLAN, OFDM, DVB, and CW/AM/FM. The latest device technologies and design methods are employed ...

 

ConductRF Offers FPA Semi-Flexible Performance RF Cables - DC to 60 GHz

ConductRF Offers FPA Semi-Flexible Performance RF Cables DC to 60 GHz - RF CafeConductRF's FPA RF Cable Assemblies provide a cost effective high performance solution for applications typically supported by Semi-Rigid or high cost flexible precision cables. Our Multi-layer shielded cable provides both flexibility and form-ability by combining a flexible spiral foil over which is a tin plated copper braid which can be formed. This create a half-way situation, but with added benefits of lower costs, improved performance and enhanced shielding. FPA Cables are available on short lead-times with custom lengths and configurations. Precision SMA, 3.5 mm, 2.92 mm & 2.4 mm are our most common standards ...

Saelig Intros TekBox TBCGx Comb Generators for EMC Testing

Saelig Intros TekBox TBCGx Comb Generators for EMC Testing - RF CafeSaelig Company announces the availability of two new TekBox TBCGx Comb Generators for EMC testing. The TBCG1 is a radiating comb generator with an internal dipole antenna and a base frequency of 100 MHz. It radiates a comb spectrum that is characterized up to 6 GHz. The comb generator is intended as a quick reference for testing radiated noise measurements in anechoic chambers, TEM/GTEM cells, shielded chambers, or to gauge the effectiveness of cable shielding and other shielding materials. With its built-in dipole antenna the TBCG1 can be used in three orientations to emit vertically- or horizontally ...

Radiocrafts and Digi-Key Enter Global Distribution Agreement

Radiocrafts and Digi-Key Enter Global Distribution Agreement - RF CafeRadiocrafts AS, a leading provider of RF modules, today announced that it has entered a global distribution agreement with Digi-Key Electronics, the industry leader in electronic component selection, availability, and delivery. Design engineers around the world get access to RF modules and design tools from Radiocrafts with short lead-times. Radiocrafts provides surface mount RF modules for wireless networking in the ISM bands world-wide. The modules support industry standard protocols such as Wireless M-Bus, Sigfox and KNX-RF, and the proprietary ...

Axiom Test Equipment July Specials w/Free Shipping!

Axiom Test Equipment July Specials w/Free Shipping - RF CafeAxiom Test Equipment, a provider of efficient and cost effective solutions customers' test equipment needs, offer the following special deals on their inventory. Free ground shipping is offered on all rentals! Axiom offers our customers several practical, efficient and cost effective solutions for their business or projects' test equipment needs. Whether you need to rent & buy test equipment, repair test equipment,, sell or trade equipment, we are committed to providing superior customer service and high quality electronic test equipment ...

Pasternack Releases New Waveguide Phase Shifters for K to W Bands

Pasternack Releases New Waveguide Phase Shifters for K to W Bands - RF CafePasternack, a leading provider of RF, microwave and millimeter wave products, has launched a new line of waveguide phase shifters in sizes ranging from WR-42 to WR-10. Typical applications include instrumentation, test benches, product development and characterization. Pasternack's new series of waveguide phase shifters is comprised of seven models that operate in the frequency range of 18 GHz to 110 GHz and in 7 waveguide bands from K to W band. They provide phase shift range from 0 to 180 degrees and 1 dB ...

MFC Radar, Transmit Band & X-Band Reject Filters

Microwave Filter Company Radar, Transmit Band & X-Band Reject Filters - RF CafeMicrowave Filter Company (MFC) continues to provide C-band users worldwide with the largest variety of interference elimination filters within the industry. In addition to our line of filters that reject "close-in" radar and WiMAX signals, we also offer an array of filters that reject undesired transmissions operating up in the higher frequency bands (i.e. – maritime & aeronautical radio navigation bands, X-band and Ku-band). So, whether you need clean C-band reception at your head-end or out on the open water, we have the right interference elimination filter for your application ...

IPP Announces Low Capacitance Resistors

IPP Announces Low Capacitance Resistors - RF CafeInnovative Power Products (IPP) is pleased to introduce many new resistor values to their line of Low Capacitance Resistive products. Due to their lower parasitic capacitance, these resistors are perfectly suited as isolation resistors in high power RF combiners / dividers and transistor feedback networks. Our resistors come in standard and custom values to support many applications and typical delivery for standard values is 1 – 2 weeks ...

 

Skyworks High-Power Bluetooth Power Amplifier for Mobile Applications

Skyworks' High-Power Bluetooth® Power Amplifier for Mobile Applications - RF CafeSkyworks has introduced a new product category of high-power Bluetooth® power amplifier solutions for mobile applications targeting Wi-Fi enabled smartphones, tablets and other portable devices. The SKY85018-11 is a highly integrated device that is particularly suited for improving Bluetooth® connectivity ranges, which are required for music streaming. Multiple output power ranges and a bypass mode ensure that the SKY85018-11 is extremely reliable for high performance devices, providing a premium audio experience. The amplifier is ...

Anatech Intros Highpass, Triplexer, and Bandpass Filters

Anatech Electronics Intros Highpass, Triplexer, and Bandpass Filters - RF CafeAnatech Electronics, Inc. offers the industry's largest portfolio of high-performance standard and customized RF and microwave filters and filter-related products for military, commercial, aerospace and defense, and industrial applications up to 40 GHz. Anatech has introduced 3 new products for your convenience: a 1.5 MHz stripline bandpass filter with SMA connectors; a triplexer filter with N connectors for the 700 MHz, 5400 MHz, 8100 MHz bands; and a 112.5 MHz cavity bandpass filter with type W connectors ...

Saelig Debuts Isolated High Voltage 4-Ch 200 MHz Oscilloscope

Saelig Debuts Isolated High Voltage 4-Ch 200 MHz Oscilloscope - RF CafeSaelig Company has introduced the Cleverscope CS448, a unique isolated high common-mode rejection ratio (CMRR) four-channel 200 MHz 14-bit oscilloscope. It has been designed to measure high voltage, fast slew-rate signals such as those in a full or three-phase power electronic switching bridge (e.g. gate drives to measure voltage and charge, power switching to measure loss and parasitic stress, output signals to measure power and spectrum for EMC compliance, control system signals for gain / phase and stability, etc.) The CS448 includes a built-in isolated 65 MHz signal generator to provide stimulus ...

WithWave Intros Probe Positioner for T-Probe

WithWave Intros Probe Positioner for T-Probe - RF CafeWithwave's Probe Positioner is designed for precise RF probing measurement using T-probe which have GSG & GS contact structure. The magnetic switch on metal base plate can be turned on and off to keep the positioner firmly to its position or moved and lifted to a new position easily. Its articulated arm is controlled by arm knob at the middle joint that keeps the arm firm and steady. Features include articulated and flexible joints, easy to control to X-, Y-, Z- direction using arm knob, and stable test measurements. Use for RF & microwave module signal ...

VidaRF Intros 0.7 to 6 GHz SMA Power Dividers / Combiners

VidaRF Intros 0.7 to 6 GHz SMA Power Dividers / Combiners - RF CafeVidaRF offers a new series of power dividers / combiners that operate from 0.7 to 6 GHz. Available in 2-, 3-, 4-, 5-, 6-, 12-, 16- and 32-way configurations. Handles up to 30 W of power, with low insertion loss. High port-to-port isolation. Excellent amplitude and phase balance. Operating temperature -55 to +85 °C. Sealed and painted to meet IP65 standards. Contact VidaRF today to see how they can meet your needs ...

 

ConductRF LMR Low Loss Flexible RF Cables DC to 6 GHz

ConductRF LMR Low Loss Flexible RF Cables DC to 6 GHz - RF CafeConductRF's LMR RF Cable Assemblies are built exclusively using Times Microwave Systems class leading LMR range of cable. Lower loss alternatives to RG cables. DC to 6 GHz solutions. Low loss & low VSWR, multi-layer 90 dB screening, foamed PE dielectric. Operating Temp -40 ºC to 85 ºC. Indoor & outdoor jacket options and broad connector choices. LMR cables are used extensively in military and commercial applications ...

 

NI AWR Design Environment Upgrades Now Available in V13.02

Upgrades and Enhancements to NI AWR Design Environment Now Available in V13.02 - RF CafeAn updated V13.02 of NI AWR Design Environment has been released that contains many useful upgrades and enhancements to Microwave Office and Analog Office circuit design software, Visual System Simulator™ (VSS) system design software and AXIEM and Analyst™ 3D electromagnetic (EM) simulators. This latest release continues to address design challenges associated with highly-integrated RF/microwave components commonly found in communications and radar systems. Select V13.02 enhancements include: Microwave Office Load Pull: A new script improves handling ...

VidaRF Intros 7.5-16 GHz Directional Coupler

VidaRF Intros 7.5-16 GHz Directional Coupler - RF CafeVidaRF offers a new directional coupler Model: VDC-75160A6 operates from 7.5-16 GHz. The coupler has directivity of over 15 dB with low loss and with good VSWR. Available in 6, 10, 20 or 30 dB coupling value, 50 watts power handling with SMA connectors, operating temp -55 to +85 °C. Sealed and painted to meet IP65 standards ...

 

 

Triad RF Systems Intros 4.4 to 4.7 GHz, 10 W Bi-Directional Amplifier

Triad RF Systems Intros 4.4 to 4.7 GHz, 10 W Bi-Directional Amplifier - RF CafeTriad RF Systems announces the availability of their TTRM1109 - a Bi-Directional SSPA for domestic and foreign military and public safety wireless links. It can handle any modulation and outputs 10 W typical BPSK and 3 W typical 64QAM OFDM. This class A GaAs module is designed for both military and commercial applications. It is capable of supporting any signal type and modulation format, including but not limited to 3-4G telecom, WLAN, OFDM, DVB ...

 

NuWaves Announces 20 Watt C-Band RF Bidirectional Amplifier

NuWaves Engineering Announces the Completion of a 20 Watt C-Band RF Bidirectional Amplifier Module - RF CafeNuWaves Engineering, an international Radio Frequency (RF) and Microwave solutions provider, announces the completion of the IRaD phase for their miniaturized C-band bidirectional amplifier (BDA), to be added to their line of NuPower XtenderTM bidirectional amplifier products. The NuPower Xtender™ C20RX01 BDA module, part number NW-BA-C-20-RX01, follows the recent releases of both the C-Band Low Noise Amplifier and the C-Band Power Amplifier (NuPowerTM C20R01) as NuWaves looks to push their presence and expertise to higher-frequency ...

EDI CON USA 2017 Announces Short Courses

EDI CON USA 2017 Announces Short Courses - RF CafeThe Electronic Design Innovation Conference and Exhibition (EDI CON) USA, the first industry event to bring together RF/microwave and high-speed digital design engineers and system integrators, announced today the addition of a full day of training to its conference program at the Hynes Convention Center, September 11-13 in Boston, MA. Organizers of EDI CON have invited industry experts to teach 3-hour short courses on relevant topics necessary for success in today's high-speed and high-frequency designs. The day also includes sponsored 3-hour training ...

Anatech Electronics Newsletter for June 2017

Anatech Electronics Newsletter for June 2017 - RF CafeAnatech Electronics, a manufacturer of RF and microwave filters, has published its June newsletter. As always, it includes both company news and some tidbits about relevant industry happenings. In it, Sam Benzacar discusses, among other topics, the ever-increasing occurrence of RF interference in the IoT device population. Both long-occupied and new areas of the electromagnetic spectrum are experiencing a rise in noise floors, necessitating challenging filter designs. Anatech's business is to make certain that system and circuit designers have capable filters available to assure ...

ConductRF Intros VNA RF Test Cables for 18, 27, 40, 50 & 70 GHz

ConductRF Intros VNA RF Test Cables for 18, 27, 40, 50 & 70 GHz - RF CafeRugged VNA RF Test Cables to 18, 27 and 40 GHz. 18 GHz options include SMA, Type-N and TNC Higher Frequency solutions include; 3.5mm, 2.92mm and 2.4mm. Also offered is ConductRF's Hi-Flex VNA Series to 50 and 70 GHz phase stable & low loss professional series with light armor protection and NMD head options. In-stock at Newark. Visit ConductRF today for these and many other cabling options ...

 

Saelig Intros Mercury™ T2C USB 2.0 & Power Delivery Protocol Analyzer

Saelig Introduces Mercury™ T2C USB 2.0 & Power Delivery Protocol Analyzer with Type-C Connection - RF CafeSaelig Company announces the availability of the Mercury™ T2C USB 2.0 & Power Delivery Protocol Analyzer that offers the newest USB Type-C connection. The Mercury T2C is a small and affordable hardware-based USB protocol analyzer. It is the industry's first ultra-portable, hardware-based, USB and Power Delivery protocol analyzer. It combines the de-facto standard CATC Trace™ display, comprehensive USB class decoding, and PD 2.0 protocol analysis. The pocket-sized, bus-powered Mercury T2C sits in-line between host ...

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