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Rohde & Schwarz USA Designing for EMI Testing

Rohde & Schwarz USA Designing for EMI Testing (Step-by-Step Guide) - RF CafeRohde & Schwarz USA (R&S USA) is offering a step-by-step guide on Designing for EMI Testing. Today, R&D engineers face challenging time-to-market goals. Nearly 50% of products fail EMC compliance the first time and this leads to a longer delay to market and lost time on other projects. To address these challenges, it makes sense to perform EMI tests during the product design cycle in order to reduce the possibility of failing EMC compliance, which typically comes at the end of the development cycle of a product ...

Saelig Intros BNC Model 865, 40 GHz Microwave Signal Generator

Saelig Introduces BNC Model 865 40 GHz Microwave Signal Generator Range - RF CafeSaelig Company announces the availability of the Berkeley Nucleonics Model 865 range of ultra-low-noise and fast-switching microwave signal generators covering a continuous frequency range from 100 kHz up to 6, 12.75, 20, 26, and 40 GHz with 1 mHz resolution. The Model 865 generators provide an accurately flat signal range and high spurious suppression. Advanced frequency synthesis combines the fastest switching speeds with ultra-low SSB phase noise and fine resolution of both frequency and power. The standard Model 865 includes intra/pulse chirp modulations, frequency chirps, pulse modulation with programmable patterns, and phase modulation. The Model 865 allows fast analog and digital sweeps including flexible list sweeps, where frequency, power and dwell times can be set individually. A flexible triggering ...

Transient Specialists Teseq 15 kV Combination Wave/Surge Generator

Transient Specialists Teseq 15 kV Combination Wave/Surge Generator - RF CafeTransient Specialists, a leader in EMC rentals for over 30 years, announces that they will be offering rentals of the NSG 3150 and CDN 3153. This 15 kV combination wave/surge generator system by Teseq can be rented together or separately to facilitate testing needs. Transient Specialists conveniently located in the mid-west offers a variety of EMC test equipment rentals to accommodate your testing needs. Our rentals include technical support on the equipment, weekly and monthly rentals, and 2 days each way of transit time free with each rental. With the experience and equipment Transient Specialists is solution when testing needs ...

Rohde & Schwarz Offering Free RF Signal Generator Pocket Guide

Rohde & Schwarz Offers Free RF Signal Generator Pocket Guide - RF CafeRohde & Schwarz USA (R&S USA) is now offering this free "Key Characteristics of Signal Generators and Modulation Methods: Pocket Guide." Register for this pocket guide to receive fundamental information on analog and digital modulation methods. The Pocket Guide is available as a spiral bound hard copy (no PDF for download at this time). The guide also provides important signal generator specifications and parameters that should be considered when choosing a signal generator. This is another in a series of Pocket Guides being offered by R&S. The "RF Component Pocket Guide," introduced earlier this year, is still available. Rohde & Schwarz also has a downloadable PDF file titled, "Modulation and Signal Generation with R&S® Signal Generators Educational Note Products" ...

pSemi Announces World's First Monolithic, SOI Wi-Fi Front-End Module

pSemi Announces World's First Monolithic, SOI Wi-Fi Front-End Module - RF CafepSemi Corporation (formerly Peregrine Semiconductor), introduces the world’s first monolithic, silicon-on-insulator (SOI) Wi-Fi front-end module (FEM)—the PE561221. Ideal for Wi-Fi home gateways, routers and set-top boxes, this high-performance module uses a smart bias circuit to deliver a high linearity signal and excellent long-packet error vector magnitude (EVM) performance. The PE561221 combines the intelligent integration capabilities of pSemi's SOI technology and Murata’s expertise in Wi-Fi connectivity solutions and advanced packaging. This 2.4 GHz Wi-Fi FEM integrates a low-noise amplifier (LNA), a power amplifier (PA) and two RF switches ...

Pasternack Debuts SPDT High-Power PIN Diode RF Switches

Pasternack Debuts New Line of SPDT High-Power PIN Diode RF Switches with 50 Ohm Reflective Designs - RF CafePasternack, a leading provider of RF, microwave and millimeter wave products, has unveiled a new line of SPDT high-power PIN diode RF switches that offer desirable performance for transmit and receive signal routing applications. Typical applications can involve use in radar systems, EW applications, base station infrastructure, repeaters, military/microwave radios, public safety/land mobile radios, UHF/VHF radios, and test and measurement applications. Pasternack's new line of SPDT high-power PIN diode switches consists of 7 different models that offer excellent power handling and isolation with broadband performance and fast switching speed. Ideal for transmit and receive applications, these solid state PIN diode switches ...

Ransom Stephens and Ovi Jacob Headline EDI CON USA 2018

Ransom Stephens and Ovi Jacob Headline EDI CON USA 2018 Plenary Keynotes - RF CafeEDI CON USA, the industry event that brings together RF/microwave and high-speed digital design engineers and system integrators, announces its plenary keynote speakers - Ovi Jacob and Ransom Stephens - for the 2018 conference, which will be held in Santa Clara, CA October 17 and 18. All pass holders will be eligible to see these talks, each happening at 11:30AM. On Wednesday, October 17, 2018, Ovi Jacob, Director of Business Development at Vayyar Imaging, will provide a fascinating glimpse at technology that is changing the world, and our ability to survive in it. In his talk, "Looking Deeper: Using Radar to Save Lives and Improve the World" Jacob will address how radar is being used for life-saving cancer detection, as well as in everyday applications ...

San Diego Test Equipment Symposium Opens October 16th

San Diego Test Equipment Symposium Presented by Advanced Test Equipment Rentals Opens October 16th - RF CafeAdvanced Test Equipment Rentals (ATEC) today announced this year's San Diego Test Equipment Symposium (SDTES), the annual test and measurement showcase held in California, will take place on Tuesday, October 16th. Following last year's success, SDTES 2018 is expected to have more attendees, exhibitors and presenters than ever. Guests can expect manufacturer product demos, presentations on today's hot industry topics, networking opportunities, and more. The San Diego Test Equipment Symposium is a yearly event in which leading test and measurement equipment manufacturers exhibit their latest technologies. Industry experts in the fields of EMC, communications, electrical, power, and a variety ...

Anatech Electronics August Product Update

Anatech Electronics Product Update August 7, 2018 - 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 three new filter designs: a 174 MHz surface mount ceramic bandpass filter, a surface mount 35.0 MHz IF SAW filter, and a 113 MHz bandstop / notch filter with N connectors. Custom RF filters designs are used when a standard cannot be found, or the requirements are such that a custom approach is necessary. ...

Triad RF Systems Intros a 1700-2400 MHz, 50 W, L-S Band PA

Triad RF Systems Intros a 1700-2400 MHz, 50 W, L-S Band Power Amplifier - RF CafeTriad RF Systems has introduced the all new TA1017, which is a 50 watt, L- and S-band power amplifier that offers impressive power in a small and lightweight package, making it ideal for DBV-T applications. The TA1017 is also an excellent choice for LTE, WiFi, and any other L- or S-band application where small size and high output power are essential. This class AB GaN 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 to offer high power ...

Saelig Introduces the ABI BoardMaster-RM Universal PCB Test Solution

Saelig Introduces the ABI BoardMaster-RM Universal PCB Test Solution - RF CafeSaelig Company has introduced the ABI BoardMaster-RM Universal PCB Test Solution - a unique, versatile, self-contained, and easy-to-use PCB test system, now housed in a convenient 19" rack case. It is an all-in-one unit featuring a comprehensive set of test instruments, complete with a built-in Windows 10 PC and special software for testing and fault-finding on almost any kind of PCB and assembly. Numerous valuable investigation methods are provided, such as V/I testing and digital / analog IC test, to speed up PCB repair and get equipment back in operation ...

QuinStar Sets New Benchmarks for SSPAs Operating Above 100 GHz

QuinStar Sets New Benchmarks for SSPAs Operating Above 100 GHz - RF CafeQuinStar has established new power benchmarks for SSPAs operating at frequencies above 100 GHz. We have successfully demonstrated two GaN MMIC amplifiers operating at F-band frequencies: The first producing an output power of 28-29 dBm from 102 to 118 GHz, while the second, a wideband design, delivering an output power of greater than 25 dBm from 98 to 122 GHz. Lastly, we have assembled and tested a multi-MMIC SSPA producing an output power of 2-3 W over the 102–116 GHz band. These findings were presented at IMS 2018. This paper reports the design and performance of two new GaN MMIC amplifiers operating at F-band frequencies ...

Empower RF Systems to Hold 1 kW Live Demo at EMC Symposium 2018

Empower RF Systems to Hold 1 kW Live Demo at EMC Symposium 2018- RF CafeEmpower RF Systems is once again conducting live demonstrations of broadband, high power amplifiers with compelling performance, industry leading small size, IOT interface, and user selectable functionality that dares to challenge legacy products offered in the market. Next appearing at EMC+SIPI 2018 at the Long Beach Convention Center, we will be showcasing one of our popular models, the 2170, operating from 1 to 3 GHz at 1 kW in a 5U chassis. The 2170 is a member of Empower’s Next Gen family of high power amplifiers that is the result of a visionary design combining advances in RF components, digital loop control, real time software, HTML GUI, thermal, and electro mechanical design ...

ConductRF Low PIM RF Cables for DAS and Cellular

ConductRF Low PIM DAS and Cellular RF Cables- RF CafeConductRF provides 3 styles of solution for DAS applications in Stadiums, Malls, Campuses, Hotels and more. Straight & R/A Low PIM Connectors are available for 7/16, N, SMA, QMA, 4.1/9.5 and 4.3/10 interfaces. We also offer Low PIM Adapters and PIM Test Cables for all these series. Utilizing ConductRF's new Low PIM Direct Solder Attachment Connectors, we provide high performance solutions for Low PIM interconnect including Straight, Right Angle, Bulkhead and Panel attachment. Performance better than −155 dBc is validated through 100% testing ...

everythingRF Adds 6 New Component Search Categories

everythingRF Adds 6 New Component Search Categories - RF CafeeverythingRF has created the largest database of searchable RF and microwave components, equipment and services. everythingRF has recently added six (6) new categories to their parametric search tool: DRO's, PL-DRO's, VCSO's, SAW Resonators, DLVA's, and Pick-Off Tees . The parametric search tool makes it easy to find products across multiple manufacturers based on the user's requirement. For example, the user can enter the frequency, voltage and other parameters and the tool scans multiple manufacturer catalogs to find the product ...

Corner Press QSL Card Printing Services

Corner Press QSL Card Printing Services - RF CafeBarry Rimer (WA2WAO), proprietor of Corner Press, has been printing QSL cards since 1961. QSL cards are cards Amateur Radio Operators (HAMS) send to each other to confirm a QSO (talking to each other on the air). QSL's were our first product; it's how we started in 1961. In 1971 we changed the company name to Corner Press to reflect a more diverse product line, not just HAM radio specific. There are more than 70 standard designs to choose from, or submit your own custom design. We produce QSL's in many styles: Flat printed in one or two spot colors, Raised printed in one or two spot colors, Full bleed full color. Please contact Barry for your QSO printing needs ...

Fairview Skew Matched Cable Pairs with 1 ps Delay Match

Fairview Microwave Debuts New Skew Matched Cable Pairs with 1 ps Delay Match - RF CafeFairview Microwave, a leading provider of on-demand RF and microwave components, has released a new line of 40 GHz skew-matched cable pairs designed for bit-error-rate testing, eye diagrams and differential signals at data rates of 10 Gbps to 28 Gbps. Fairview's new line of skew matched cables consists of three extremely flexible models that are 100% tested for skew match. Performance specs include an impressive VSWR of 1.4:1 and 1 ps delay match. These cable pairs cover two channels with 50 Ohms nominal impedance and a bandwidth of DC to 40 GHz. The skew matched cables ...

Mini-Circuits & Vayyar Educational Project Kits for RF Engineers

Mini-Circuits and Vayyar Team up to Offer Educational Project Kits for RF Engineers - RF Cafe"Mini-Circuits is pleased to announce a new partnership with 3D imaging sensor company Vayyar Imaging to offer microwave transceiver project kits with broad applicability for students and university programs spanning topics in electromagnetic theory, RF / microwave engineering, RF systems, and radar technology. The first project kit, UVNA-63 includes all the elements students need to build a fully functioning vector network analyzer, develop S-Parameter algorithms, and perform real-time measurements of 2-port RF devices. The kit comprises Vayyar's high-performance transceiver chip ..."

Anatech Electronics Product Update July 2018

Anatech Electronics Product Update July 17, 2018 - 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 three new filter designs: a 1090/60 MHz cavity bandpass filter with N-type connectors, a 150/10 MHz cavity bandstop filter with SMA connectors, and a 2250/100 MHz user-tunable bandpass filter with SMA connectors ...

Flann Working with NASA on Space Mission to Map Earth's Water

Flann Working with NASA on Space Mission to Map Earth's Water - RF CafeWorld leading microwave engineering company Flann Microwave is supplying vital components to the U.S. space agency NASA for a major spaceflight mission making the first-ever global survey of Earth's surface water. The multinational Surface Water and Ocean Topology (SWOT) satellite, planned to launch in 2021, is being jointly developed and managed by NASA, the French Space Agency (CNES), and the Canadian Space Agency, with contributions from the United Kingdom Space Agency. It is UK-based Flann's first project for NASA and has seen engineers working closely with their counterparts at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL), in Pasadena, California, in developing custom-made waveguide equipment ...

ConductRF D38999 Standard & Custom RF Solutions to 65 GHz

ConductRF D38999 Standard & Custom RF Solutions - RF CafeConductRF is offering standard D38999 RF coaxial cable assembly configurations with RF Contacts including; BMA to 20 GHz SMPM to 60 GHz Size #8 to 18 GHz 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 ...

 

 

Werbel Microwave Intros "True" 3-Way, 2-18 GHz Splitter

Werbel Microwave Intros "True" 3-Way, 2-18 GHz Splitter - RF CafeWerbel Microwave, a designer and manufacturer of RF and microwave power couplers, dividers, terminations, and DAS equipment, introduces model WMPD03-2-18-S is a wide-band, "true" 3-way splitter/combiner that covers 2-18 GHz in a size measuring 4.46×246×0.38 inches. The unit ships with stainless steel SMA female connectors. ​Features: Provides a "true" 3-way split over the continuous band, which saves about 1.2 dB insertion loss versus using a 4-way splitter with one output terminated.  When every tenth of a dB counts, look to Werbel Microwave ...

Withwave Intros DC to 40 GHz T-Probes

Withwave Intros DC to 40 GHz T-Probes - RF CafeWithwave's T−Probe is coaxial probe that offers one signal pin on center and several fixed pitch ground contact with low inductance. This probe provides excellent electrical performance for applications having test point with adjacent grounds. They have various pitch ranges of 0.8, 1.5, 2.5 mm from signal to ground contacts and are produced by precision manufacturing process. The T−probe is available for signal probing test in these applications such as RF module signal insertion/output measurement , high speed digital & high frequency circuit board analysis ...

Fairview Intros Line of Coaxial RF Surge and Lightning Protectors

Fairview Microwave Announces New Line of Coaxial RF Surge and Lightning Protectors - RF CafeFairview Microwave, a supplier of on-demand RF and microwave components, has just introduced a new family of coaxial surge protectors that were developed to protect wired and wireless communications equipment from indirect lightning strikes and power surges. Fairview Microwave's 45 new coaxial lightning and surge protectors were designed to be used in Wi-Fi networks, active antenna systems, cellular networks, GPS systems and public safety communications systems. These new high performance RF coax surge protectors feature VSWR as low as 1.1:1, max power as high as 2kW, multi-strike capability ...

Coilcraft 1:1 Coupled Inductors Provide 1500 Vrms Winding Isolation

Coilcraft 1:1 Coupled Inductors Provide 1500 Vrms Isolation Between Windings - RF CafeCoilcraft has introduced a line of 1:1 coupled surface mount inductors (aka transformers) with 1,500 Vrms, one minute isolation (hipot) between windings. Key features include ultra-small package size (8.0 × 6.4 × 3.5 mm), 13 inductance values ranging from 4.7 to 150 µH, Peak current ratings up to 2.7 Amps - a 40% increase over previous generation products, provides significant size and cost reductions over conventional bobbin-wound alternatives. Free samples are available ...

RIGOL Announces New 7000 Series Digital Oscilloscope

RIGOL Announces New 7000 Series Digital Oscilloscope - RF CafeRIGOL Technologies announces a significant addition to its oscilloscope portfolio with the introduction of the new 7000 Series Digital Oscilloscope. The 7000 Series delivers unmatched price/performance capability in a mid-range oscilloscope. With 10GSa/sec Sample rate and up to 500M Record Length the 7000 Series can deliver 20X Oversampling on a 500 MHz signal providing unmatched signal resolution while still capturing a full 50 ms; significantly longer than available in competitive products. The core of the 7000 Series Oscilloscope is RIGOL's new UltraVision II architecture and its Phoenix chip-set ...

Saelig Intros Rigol 7000 Series 100/500MHz 10GSa/s O-scopes

Saelig Introduces New Rigol 7000 Series 100/500MHz 10GSa/s Oscilloscopes - RF CafeSaelig Company announces the availability of the Rigol DS/MSO7000 series of oscilloscopes, 4-channel advanced specification oscilloscopes with an excellent 10 GSa/s real-time sample rate. They come in four bandwidth versions (100 / 250 / 350 / 500 MHz) as well as mixed-signal versions that offer 16 digital debug channels. Based on Rigol's new UltraVision II architecture and innovative proprietary Phoenix chipset these scopes offer 100Mpts memory depth (500 Mpts option) and a very high waveform capture rate of over 600,000 waveforms per second. This scope series integrates several independent instruments into one ...

ConductRF Ruggedized VNA Cables to Replace the Tired and Worn!

ConductRF Ruggedized VNA Cables to Replace the Tired and Worn! - RF CafeConductRF has a ready supply of ruggedized VNA cables to replace your tired and worn stock. "We have many standards for applications at 18 GHz, 27 GHz and 40 GHz. Precision Ruggedized VNA Cables from ConductRF offer RF Engineers great alternatives to costly OEM cables that are now past their best days. Our torque resistant connector heads and phase stable constructions ensure great performance for many tests to come. Features include excellent low loss & VSWR, phase stability under flex, and nonconductive weave outer protection ..."

 

Guerrilla RF Announces New RF Mixer Family

Guerrilla RF Announces New RF Mixer Family - RF CafeGuerrilla RF Inc, a leading provider of high performance MMICs, today launches a new frequency conversion family with the introduction of the GRF7001, a high linearity mixer with integrated LO buffer. This device features low conversion loss and may be used as an up or down converter. The GRF7001 inputs and outputs are single-ended and internally matched to 50 ohms. The device implementation requires an external image-reject filter on the RF port, and an IF bandpass filter on the IF port. Pins 4 and 6 can be used for either RF or IF with appropriate filtering in place. The integrated LO buffer is operated ..."

Triad RF Systems Intros a 800 - 2500 MHz, 13 W Broadband Amplifier

Triad RF Systems Intros a 800 - 2500 MHz, 13 W Broadband Amplifier - RF CafeThe TA1148 is a wideband 13 watt power amplifier that operates from 800 to 2500 MHz, offering up to 40 dB of gain across the band. This amplifier also includes under/over voltage protection, reverse voltage protection, and is extremely linear across the operating frequency band. The TA1148 is in stock and available for same day shipping. 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 ...

IMS 2018 Exhibitor Floor Map of RF Cafe Advertisers

IMS 2018 Exhibitor Floor Map of RF Cafe AdvertisersThe 2018 International Microwave Symposium (IMS2018) is upon us already, beginning on Sunday, June 10th, and running through Friday the 15th. This year's venue is the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia*, Pennsylvania. Please be sure to stop by the booths of RF Cafe's advertisers and say, "Hello." It wouldn't hurt to mention that you appreciate their support in making RF Cafe available. Thank you, and enjoy the experience ...

Saelig Intros Modulated RF Power Amplifiers for Pre-compliance Testing

Saelig Intros Economical Modulated RF Power Amplifiers for Pre-compliance Testing - RF CafeSaelig Company announces the availability of the TekBox TBMDA2 / TBMDA3 modulated wideband power amplifiers, which are designed to create an inexpensive signal source for pre-compliance immunity testing of electronic PCBs and products. Driven by the tracking generator output of a spectrum analyzer, they provide the increased RF power outputs required by many test environments. With an input power range of up to -8 dBm / 0 dBm, these amplifiers can boost the output power of a tracking generator up to 500 mW / 5 W ...

ATEC Adds Harmonics and Flicker Cal to ISO 17025 Scope of Accreditation

ATEC Adds Harmonics and Flicker Calibrations to ISO 17025 Scope of Accreditation - RF CafeAdvanced Test Equipment Rentals (ATEC), today announced that it has added harmonics & flicker calibrations to their A2LA certified ISO 17025 Scope of Accreditation, allowing ATEC to calibrate harmonics and flicker testing devices with ATEC's accredited lab. ATEC is the leading rental provider of test equipment for EMC, communications, aerospace, automotive, semiconductor, consumer electronics and many other sectors, and now a calibration service provider. The testing for harmonics and flicker fluctuations and disturbances which interfere with power supplies, presents a continuous challenge for manufacturers. Companies required to meet standards like ...

Empower RF Systems to Hold Live Demo at IMS 2018: Booth #1048

Empower RF Systems to Hold Live Demo at IMS 2018 - RF CafeEmpower RF Systems is once again conducting live demos of broadband, high power amplifiers with compelling performance, industry leading small size, IOT interface, and user selectable functionality that dares to challenge legacy products offered in the market. Next appearing at IMS 2018 at the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia, we will be showcasing a variety of RF modules along with our 1 to 3 GHz, 1 kW HPA in a 5U chassis. This is an extraordinary design which includes an integrated (internal) dual directional coupler and instrument grade power metering ...

Saelig Introduces LoRa/FSK Smart Modem Transceiver

Saelig Introduces LoRa/FSK Smart Modem Transceiver - RF CafeSaelig Company has introduced the Circuit Design SLR-434M Smart Modem - a compact, easy to use narrow-band embedded radio modem operating in the 434 MHz ISM band. It incorporates LoRa® technology to achieve extremely long range for low bit-rate data with low power. The SLR-434M's excellent receiving sensitivity allows communication into areas once considered difficult for RF to penetrate, and making it possible to transmit 1800 feet or more. The SLR-434M is also switchable to accommodate ...

Gowanda Expands Magnetics Offerings with Acquisition of HiSonic

Gowanda Expands Magnetics Offerings with Acquisition of HiSonic - RF CafeGowanda Components Group is pleased to announce that its offerings of RF and microwave passive magnetic components are expanding in connection with the acquisition of HiSonic in Olathe, Kansas. "HiSonic's designs, technologies and customers complement those within our Magnetics Division," said GCG CEO Don McElheny. "The synergy in our capabilities and applications will enable us to offer a broader range of innovative inductor and transformer solutions to design engineers in commercial, medical, microwave, military, space and other markets around the world ..."

everythingRF Adds Searchable RFID Vendor Catalog Resource

everythingRF Adds Searchable RFID Vendor Catalog Resource - RF Cafeeverything RF has created the largest database of searchable RFID products. We have compiled complete catalogs from the leading RFID manufacturers across 6 categories and make the products searchable by specification: RFID antennas, RFID reader ICs, RFID reader modules, RFID readers, RFID tag ICs, and RFID tags. everythingRF has also created parametric search tools in each category and are now adding more products and companies to the system ...

 

Saelig Introduces UHF Narrow Band Multi-Channel Transceiver

Saelig Introduces UHF Narrow Band Multi-Channel Transceiver - RF CafeSaelig has introduced the STD-302Z 434 MHz Narrow Band Multi-Channel Transceiver - a half-duplex UHF radio module that is suitable for industrial remote control and telemetry applications operating in the 434 MHz ISM band. The STD-302Z is designed with SAW filter and narrow-band filtering techniques to provide reliable data communication in industrial situations where interference rejection and practical distance range operation are required. Offering 10 mW of RF power from its PLL-synthesized transmitter with programmable RF channels, the STD-302Z's double superheterodyne receiver sensitivity is specified down to -119 dBm ...

Making Measurements That Keep EVs and HEVs on the Road

Axiom Test Equipment Blog: Making Measurements That Keep EVs and HEVs on the Road - RF CafeAxiom Test Equipment recently posted a new blog entry titled, "Making Measurements That Keep EVs and HEVs on the Road." Electric vehicles (EVs) and hybrid electric vehicles (HEVs) are gaining in popularity; seemingly as they gain in the range of each battery charge. Both EVs and HEVs rely on high-voltage batteries and an electric motor; in addition, an HEV is aided by a gasoline engine with its own fuel supply. Both types of vehicles still employ lower-voltage batteries and electrical systems for lights, radios, electric windows, and other voltage-driven functions. Of course, among the key functions in an EV or HEV is charging the high-voltage ...

 

 

Triad RF Systems Intros a 5300 to 5900 MHz, 5 W, BDA

TTRM1105 ‐ 5300 to 5900 MHz, 5 W, Bi-Directional Amplifier - RF CafeTriad RF Systems has released the TTRM1105, a compact and lightweight bi-directional amplifier that operates in the lower C-band from 5300 to 5900 MHz and offers up to 5 W of output power. The TTRM1105 also features new proprietary high speed Tx/Rx switching circuitry, as well as improved Rx Noise Figure, leading to higher data rates at longer link distances. This unit also has a wide voltage input range of 10 to 28 VDC making system integration less of a hassle. This class A GaAs module is designed for both military ...

Anatech Electronics Product May 2018 Update May

Anatech Electronics Product Update May 8, 2018 - RF CafeAnatech Electronics 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 two new filter designs: a 1159.5 MHz cavity bandpass filter with N-type connectors, a 9100 MHz cavity bandpass filter with SMA connectors, and also a 7/16 DIN coaxial connector with male clamp, Teflon insulation, silver pin, nickel plated body ...

Gowanda High Performance SM RF Inductors to Be Featured at IMS

Gowanda High Performance Surface Mount RF Inductors to Be Featured at IMS - RF CafeGowanda Electronics, a designer and manufacturer of precision electronic components for broadband radio frequency and power applications, announces the introduction of several high performance RF surface mount inductor series. Recent advancements in the company's design technology and manufacturing capability deliver significant improvement – nearly 2x or more – in SRF and current ratings for these new inductors as compared to traditional molded designs with equivalent inductance. The first six series will be featured at the 2018 IMS show being ...

Coilcraft Intros High-Q 0402-Sized Inductors

Coilcraft Intros High-Q 0402-Sized Inductors - RF CafeCoilcraft introduces a line of the industry's highest "Q" surface mount inductors in the 0402DC (1005) package size. Features include • Exceptionally high Q - up to 160 at 2.4 GHz! • 26 standard inductance values from 3.0 to 120 nH • 73 additional values available upon request, including 0.1 increments from 2.8 nH to 10 nH • Wirewound construction for extremely high self resonance - up to 16 GHz. Free samples available ...

 

Upgrade The Power on Your Bench!

Axiom Test Equipment: Upgrade The Power on Your Bench! - RF Cafe - RF CafeAxiom Test Equipment is offering Great Deals on DC power supplies. Major brand names available for purchase and/or rent. See our specials for May. Contact account manager Josh Shilts at 760-806-6600 for a quick rental or sales quote!

 

 

San Francisco Circuits Announces Fine-Pitch PCB Assembly Capabilities

San Francisco Circuits Announces Fine-Pitch PCB Assembly Capabilities - RF CafeSan Francisco Circuits announces new fine-pitch PCB assembly capabilities and services for high density applications. "Fine pitch" circuits can be defined as circuit boards with a significantly high number of components per square inch. That is, the components are extremely close together and the board’s design rules are pushing the limits of PCB fabrication tolerances. These can also be referred to as "high-density PCB assembly." The launch of these capabilities was in response to increased demand for fine-pitch PCBA at high volume production and prototype levels. The ISO 9001-2008 certified company ...

NuWaves Engineering Selected for Navy SBIR Phase I Award for INTERCOM

NuWaves Engineering Selected for Navy SBIR Phase I Award for INTERCOM - RF CafeNuWaves Engineering, a veteran-owned small business providing advanced radio frequency (RF) and microwave solutions, announced today that the company has been selected for a Small Business Innovative Research (SBIR) Phase I award for the INnovative TowEd aRray Cable mOdeM (INTERCOM). The 6-month Phase I project will involve research and development activities needed to set the design requirements for a miniature high-bandwidth communications module that will be fully developed and delivered to the U.S. Navy during Phase II ..."

Planar Monolithic Industries (PMI) April 2018 Product Announcement

Planar Monolithic Industries (PMI) April 2018 Product Announcement - RF CafePlanar Monolithic Industries (PMI) recently introduced four new products in their extensive line of RF and microwave components. Included are an 8-way power divider for 0.5 to 2 GHz, a SP4T solid state absorptive switch for 10 to 40 GHz, a SP2T solid state reflective switch for 3 to 3.5 GHz, and a SP2T solid state reflective switch for 0.5 to 8 GHz. Contact PMI today for ...

 

 

KP Performance Antennas Appoints New Sales Leadership Team

KP Performance Antennas Appoints New Sales Leadership Team - RF CafeKP Performance Antennas, a manufacturer of wireless internet service provider (WISP) antennas, appoints two industry veterans, Michael Inverso and Mike Hoprich, to lead the company's sales initiatives throughout North America and abroad. Mr. Michael (Mike) Inverso joins KP as the new Director of Sales. Mike brings over 20 years of experience in the RF/Microwave communications industry and the global WISP market. His experience includes ...

 

Withwave Intros End Launch Connectors

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