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Antenna design and interfaces are some of the most varied and difficult topics to cover in any one venue, whether it be a book, application note, or classroom session. Unlike amplifier and filter design that has a relatively limited parameter set and defined well-defined input and output expectations, antennas, being so dependent on their operational environment, end up having to be satisfied with a set of trade-offs that come reasonably close to meeting expectations. Unless you are operating in a fully controlled environment such as an anechoic chamber, the presence of multipath alone can break even the best antenna design. The aforementioned amplifier and filters and most other RF components have the luxury of performing their individual functions from within the protective safety of some sort of shield from outside influences. Even with sophisticated optimizations software, antenna design is still largely a "black art." That, undoubtedly, is why you are here looking for someone to do the job for you.

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AeroSat | 603-673-4014 | Amherst, NH

Design and manufacture of highest efficiency Ku broadband airborne antenna systems.

Airwave Advisors | 858-216-2649 | Carlsbad, CA

Accredited cell tower lease experts. We assist private landowners, commercial real estate owners, municipalities, and anyone else who either has a cell tower lease, or has been contacted for a new cell tower lease.

Alaris USA | 207-892-0011 | Windham, ME

Designs, manufactures and distributes antenna products for the global defense, homeland security and specialized antenna market sectors, including international electronic warfare (EW) system houses and also include semi- and governmental organizations. Specialized military and defense products including EMC, tactical communications, vehicle-mounted, fixed site, switched beam, direction finding, and mission adaptive antennas. Part of the Alaris Holding Group which also includes mWave and COJOT antenna design companies.

 Alaris Antennas | +27 11 034 5300  | Centurion, South Africa

Formerly Poynting Antennas, Designs, manufactures and distributes antenna products for the global defence, homeland security and specialised antenna market sectors, including international electronic warfare (EW) system houses and also include semi- and governmental organizations. Products used for military defence, security, VIP protection (commercial) and general communication markets. Test and measurement field products include the DF-A0047.

AMT Microwave Corp | 805-384-1560 | Camarillo, CA

Designing, testing, and manufacturing of RF | Microwave antennas and antenna systems for the military and aerospace industries for over 25 years. Appropriate for a variety of platforms including military attack and communication aircraft, munitions, UAVs, and shipboard and submarine applications.

Anritsu | 1-800-Anritsu (1-800-267-4878) | Allen, TX

Attenuators & terminations; coaxial cables, connectors & adapters; o-scopes; power meters & sensors; signal generators; antenna, signal, spectrum, & vector network analyzers (VNAs); calibration kits; Bluetooth & WLAN testers; PIM testers; amplifiers; power dividers; antennas.

Antenna Design & Manufacturing Co | 301-498-1140 | Jessup, MD

Design, development and manufacture of calibrated antennas of all types.

Antenna Development Corp | 575-541-9319 | Las Cruces, NM

Custom and standard antennas for spacecraft. Specialize in low-gain antennas.

Antenna Products Corp | 940-325-3301 | Mineral Wells, TX

Antennas - RF spectrum from kHz to GHz, support mission critical military, air/sea navigation, ILS and voice/data communications applications. Accessories - towers, telescoping masts, rotators, rotator controls, HF baluns and tower safety climbing equipment.

Antenna Research Associates (A.R.A.) | 301-937-8888 | Beltsville, MD

Omnidirectional, microstrip, tactical, UHF/VHF/HF, integrated, directional, tripods, masts, military, telecom, ELINT/SIGINT.

antennas.us | 954-0975-2712 | Margate, FL

Antennas for military, mobile radio, GPS, EMS, satellite/terrestrial, ISM, WLAN/Wi-Fi/WiMax, Ham, AM/FM/satellite radio. Cable assembly, connectors, diplexers & filters, software, measurement services.

Antenna Technology Communications Inc. (ATCI) | 480-844-8501 | Chandler, AZ

Antennas, fiber optics, test equipment.

Antenna Test Lab | 919-200-0292 | Raleigh, NC

Fully anechoic chamber, antennas can be quickly developed and RF products refined and deployed. Antenna maximum test size is 24" x 24" with a depth of 24" or less. Spreadsheet results allow easy post processing and custom plots. Photographs of your test setup in the anechoic chamber are always included.

Antenna World | 305-471-9507 | Miami, FL

Offers a wide selection of antennas, cable, connectors and antenna accessories for various applications and markets. Also provides testing and design services.

Antenova | 847 551 9710 | Elgin, IL

Developer and supplier of high performance antennas and RF antenna modules for mobile handsets, portable devices and laptop computers.

AN Wireless | 717-465-0519 | Johnstown, PA

Self supporting tower systems for wireless communications, wireless internet, wireless networking, microwave, paging, broadcast, two-way radio and amateur radio.

Arctic Antennas | +47 55 52 95 00 | Bergen, Norway

ARTA microwave antennas (ETSI EN 301126-3-1) and reflectors are designed for extreme environments. Waveguide components include bends, filters, flexible, transitions and custom designs. Customers include defence, telecom equipment providers, service operators and industrial manufactures.

Atenlab | +886 2 2799 8715 | Taiwan City, Taiwan

Hundreds of chambers sold and installed around the world. Over-the-Air (OTA) measurement systems perform comprehensive measurement and test in a controlled environment. Compact Antenna Test Range (CATR) with one-touch operation supports multiple systems - 2G, 3G, 4G, 5G - and major instrument brands. Multi-probe OTA measurement systems offer reduced time measurements over single-probe systems.

BAZ Spezialantennen | Bad Bergzabern, Germany

We produce directional antennas (quad, Yagi, dual band, cross Yagis) for 2m, 70cm,23cm and 13cm,also WLAN antennas. In addition we produce ferrite antennae for VLF, LF,MF, HF, Sferics, 137 MHz, Navtex.

BlueSky Mast | 877-411-6278 | Tampa, FL

Light weight, portable mast systems from 2 - 20 meters, Designed for one-man portability and light weight, they easily deploy in the harshest of environments with no need for external supports such as shelters or vehicles.

Cobham Antenna Systems | +44(0)1638 732177 | Suffolk, UK

High gain, printed circuit arrays, ultra wide-band spirals, multi-octave bicones and collinear omni-directional antennas between 100 MHz and 40 GHz. Custom designs. WLAN, RFID, WiMAX, TETRA, telemetry.

Compliance Engineering Pty Ltd | +(613) 9763 3079 | Knoxfield Australia

A single source for all of your EMC requirements including EMC compliance testing, EMR surveys, consultancy, EMC equipment sales, EMC test system integration, RF shielded enclosures, and antennas.

CommsAudit | +44 (0)124 225 3131 | Cheltenham, England

RF and digital equipment and subsystems for Defence, Telecommunications, Military, and broadcast communications applications. Frequency range 10 kHz to 60 GHz including digital control and digital signal processing (DSP). COTS, quadrature I/Q Receivers, multi-channel receiver systems, RF switching matrix, RF multicouplers, antenna matrices & multicoupler distribution units, masthead amplifiers, RF filters.

Continental Microwave & Tool (now Cobham) | 603-775-5200 | Exeter, NH

Antennas, solid state switches, attenuators, microwave switch filter assemblies, high power switches, PIN-diode control components, and GaAs microwave devices, waveguide components, assemblies and subsystems, integrated assemblies.

Corry Micronics | 724-940-7556 | Corry, PA

Dielectric resonators, bandpass filters, LC filters, VCOs, PLLs, patch antennas, power dividers, connectorized lumped element power dividers, directional couplers, isolators/circulators, high power hybrids, diplexers & multiplexers, attenuators, switches, cavity filters, waveguides, standard gain horn antennas.

Custom Microwave Inc. (CMI) | 303-651-0707 | Longmont, CO

Antennas for space and ground applications. Experts in designing and manufacturing high-quality, high-performance antennas, feeds, and components from 1 GHz to 1 THz. Design, manufacture (machining, electroplating, electroforming), and test (including near and far field radiation patterns, and PIM) in-house at a 54,000 sq. ft. facility.

Credowan | +44 (0) 1243 670711 | UK

Manufacturer and supplier of microwave equipment including waveguides, couplers, diplexers, anechoic chambers, antenna rotary joints, antenna, radar & satellite communications subsystems and components for commercial and military applications.

DBL Antennas | (+44) 07806 935495 | UK

Offers up-to-date antenna system design, by the application of modern computer-modeling, and use of novel techniques for very cost-effective solutions for high-performance systems.

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Elboxrf | +48 (32) 754 25 43 | Poland

WLAN 2.45GHz/5.8GHz directional microstrip antennas, RF design services.

Eletec Broadcasting Equipment Company | + 0033 0493019999 | Nice, France

Designs, manufactures and markets radio-TV broadcasting and telecommunication systems including antennas, FM amplifiers, exciters, power combiners, rebroadcast receivers, transmitters.

everything RF | 312-436-0084

Find RF & microwave components, equipment and services - 216,401 products from over 1143 manufacturers listed in 275 categories. Download hundreds of vendor white papers. Test equipment amplifiers, antennas, attenuators, bias-Ts, & terminations, RF connectors & adapters, RF filters, power combiners, couplers, & dividers, RF switches, waveguide, Bluetooth & RFID.

Filtronic | +358 8 8806 122 | Kempele Finland

Wireless cellphone antennas: stand alone, internal multiband, external multiband, non-cellular and integrated modules.

GeoTool | 714-403-2026 | Newport Beach, CA

Rick Curtis, WA6JKH. Heavy duty pickup truck antenna mounts were developed to provide Amateur, CB, and commercial radio operators a very strong, easily installed antenna mount for several types of antennas. Eliminates the need to drill holes in the exterior body of your truck, and will maintain a mounting location optimal for long distance communications.

GreenWave Scientific | 919-876-6220 | Raleigh, NC

Develops unique form, fit and function antennas for unique applications and requirements. Very simply, we design and manufacture antennas unlike any other antennas in the world. Custom designs available.

Huber+Suhner | 866-482-3778 | Essex VT

Coax, S-parameter and PIM test data available on every cable, RF connectors, adapters, antennas, fiber-optic products.

Instruments for Industry (IFI) | 631-467-8400 | Ronkonkoma, NY

Amplifier configurations such as tetrode tubes, TWTs, klystrons, and solid state devices. Standard horn antennas and TEM cells.

Johanson Technology | 805-389-1166 | Camarillo, CA

LTCC chip antennas for Bluetooth, WLAN, 2.45 GHz ISM band, ceramic filters, diplexers, baluns, inductors, capacitors, couplers, laser trim, JTIsoft® modeling software.

Kathrein-Werke KG | (0 80 31) 184-0 | Rosenheim, Germany

Satellite and terrestrial antenna systems, broadband communication systems, base stations antennas, broadcast antenna system for FM, TV, DAB and DTV filters, combiners and amplifiers.

Laird Technologies | St. Louis, MO

Designer and manufacturer of antenna, electromagnetic interference [EMI], telematics and thermal management solutions for the telecommunications, data-communications, computer, general electronics, network equipment, aerospace, defense, automotive and medical equipment industries.

Linx Technologies Corp | 800-736-6677 | Grants Pass, OR

Antennas, 90 degree SMA connectors, PCB-mount, long range wireless RF modules, pre-certified transmitters, receivers in ISM band, transceivers.

Lun'tech | (33) 4 67 55 69 56 | Perols, France

For more than 40 years, Lun'tech designs, develops, manufactures, repairs and sales passive and active reflectors (Luneberg lens, trihedral reflector, active system) and antennas as well as microwave measurements in anechoid chamber (3.5 to 40 GHz). ISO9001:2008 certification.

Luxconn Technology | 82-2-2026-7500 | Seoul, Korea

Manufactures RF connectors, coaxial cable, and passive components including power splitters, power dividers, directional couplers, surge arrestors, terminators, duplexers, antennas.

M2 Antenna Systems | 559-432-8873 | Fresno, CA

Yagi, helical, discone, log periodic, satcom, wireless, az/el, turnkey systems.

Microwave Products and Technology (MPT) | 714-316-7300 | Fullerton CA

Core capabilities include phased array components and subsystem for communication and radar. SiGe, GaN, and GaAs RF circuit design and packaging. Also information security products and managed information security services.

Microwave Specialty Company | 760-744-1544 | San Marcos, CA

Arrays, Autotrack, Cassegrain, dipole, DF, dual mode horn, fan beam, feed horn, helical, line sources, lens type, lobing, parabolic, pencil beam, reflector, radomes, spiral, shaped beam, scanning, slot, patch, standard gain, tracking, waveguide feed, corner reflectors.

mWAVE Industries, LLC | 207-892-0011 | Windham, ME

Antenna & antenna component design, development & manufacturing, antenna testing, consulting, build to print, volume manufacturing, antenna improvement studies. Products: Parabolic antennas, shaped beam, sector, omni, horns, helical, microstrip, patch, waveguide, embedded. Antenna Feeds: (waveguide, coax, multi-band, conscan, monopulse, Cassegrain).

North East RF | 508-654-0050 | Greater Boston area, MA

Linear | circular polarized antenna measurements and OTA cellular device pre-compliance. Up to 18" diameter and <10 kg weight. Antennas can be rapidly evaluated and optimized using our fast near field spherical system. Test results supplied in data file with pattern viewer software. A picture of the test configuration is included to help aligned axis. Our selection of human head and hand phantoms are ideal for verification of body worn devices. Turnaround time is usually 3-days.

Parsec Technologies | 972-804-4600 | Plano, TX

Amplifier chips for various wireless and mobile antenna markets. HDTV, M2M, LTE, GPS, WiFi, CATV / broadband, VHF / UHF, digital audio broadcast (DAB), macro cell & small cell, cognitive radio, software defined radio (SDR), & TV whitespace.

Patriot Antenna Systems (now Cobham) | 800-470-3510 | Albion, Michigan

Antennas, feeds, LNB's.

PCTEL | 800-323-9122 | Bloomingdale, IL

Provides antenna solutions for multiple wireless applications including land mobile radio, broadband wireless access, RFID, in-building wireless, aeronautical navigation, GPS, and satellite communications. We produce the industry leading antenna brand MAXRAD.

PK's Loop Antennas | +61 412 302 939 | Croydon, Victoria Australia
Manufacturersof RF converters, filters, amplifiers and loop antennas for longwave, mediumwave, and shortwave radio reception.

Powerwave Technologies | 888-797-9283 | Santa Ana, CA

Designs, manufactures and markets antennas, boosters, combiners, filters, repeaters, multi-carrier RF power amplifiers, tower-mounted amplifiers and advanced coverage solutions, all for use in cellular, PCS and 3G networks throughout the world.

Poynting Antennas (Pty) Ltd | +2711 262 5155 | Wendywood, South Africa

DF and monitoring range of antennas cover the 20MHz to 3GHz spectrum, military and EMC, ISM/WLAN, GSM/Cellular.

Q-par Angus Ltd | +44 (0) 1568 612138 | UK

Discrete antennas & components and complete systems across the radio frequency spectrum, microwave design and consultancy including research and development through to manufacture, tests and field trials, Antenna Calculator. Visit our Web Shop.

Quantum Microwave | 857-499-0071 | Cohasset, MA

Millimeter-wave waveguide components including attenuators, detectors, diplexers, power amplifiers, mixers, isolators & circulator, multipliers, antennas, switches, probe adapters, terminations, and filters. Waveguide sections include straight, bends, twists, transitions, and adapters. Patented "GuideLock" connector eliminates screws. Cryogenic components available. Designed and manufactured at their Massachusetts facility.

QuinStar Technology | 310-320-1111 | Torrance, CA

Designs and manufactures millimeter-wave products for communication, scientific, and test applications including millimeter-wave products, microelectronic assembly, rapid prototyping, and mass customization. Amplifiers, receivers, Oscillators, switches, attenuators, circulators & isolators, filters, waveguide, antennas, and phase shifters, and transceiver & radar subsystems are offered.

Radiotronix | 405-794-7730 | Oklahoma City, OK

A premier manufacturer of high performance wireless embedded radio modules and network solutions design platforms for applications in industrial, medical, commercial, automatic meter reading (AMR) and wire replacement markets.

Radio Waves | 978-459-8800 | Billerica, MA

A proven supplier of high quality microwave antennas for cellular base station interconnects, internet service providers, hospitals and campus environments, Wi-Fi, private networks, disaster recovery and many other applications.

Randtron Antenna Systems (now L-3 Communications) | 650-326-9500 | Menlo Park, CA

Antennas designed for surveillance, high-resolution, ultra-wide frequency bands, detection of low radar cross section (LRCS) targets, LRCS installations, severe environmental applications and polarization diversity.

RCD Radiokomunikace | +420-466-415-755 | Česká Republika

Design, manufacture, and test high-quality RF components and systems - attenuators, couplers, dividers, filters, amplifiers. Custom RF or mechanical designs including high port-to-port isolation requirements, low ohmic losses, high power, and low PIM levels. 70 MHz – 5 GHz.

rfLyncs | 857-244-0145 | Waltham, MA

Custom antenna design, wireless and RF design consultancy service for IOT and M2M devices. Experts in GPS, WiFi, cellular, LTE connected devices. Our aim is to provide support when your project needs it.

RF Superstore | 888-443-3427 | Denver, Colorado

Launched in 2017 by the founder of Pasternack Enterprises. RF coaxial connectors & adapters, coaxial cable & cable assemblies, surge protectors, attenuators. Items added daily. Free shipping on orders over $99. Same day shipping on orders received by 3 PM MT.

Saelig Company | 888-772-3544 | Fairport, NY

Sells and supports a wide range of electronic control and instrumentation equipment and components to customers ranging from Fortune 500 industrial users, military, educational institutions and hospitals to individual end-users.

SAMCO Antennas | 817-36-4351 | Fort Worth, TX

Full line of Yagi antennas for frequencies from 88 to 1000 MHz and custom made antennas to your specifications.

SCAN Antenna A/S | +45 43 33 16 20 | Skovlunde, Denmark

Antennas for GPS, Wi-Fi, Iridium, satellite, land & marine mobile, base stations.

Skymasts Antennas Limited | 00 44 1604 494132 | Northampton, UK

Design, manufacture and worldwide distribution of professional wireless base station antennas, specialised low profile antenna products, power splitters, duplexers, filters and antenna installation hardware. ISO9001 certified, RoHSS compliant.

Spectral Isopole Antennas | 949-296-0360 | Santa Ana, CA

High-end VHF&UHF antennas for military, commercial and amateur applications.

Stella Doradus | +353-51-387-145 | Waterford, Ireland

352-465-2181 | Dunnellon, FL

Solid & wire mesh parabolic, planar, quarter-wave, base station antennas for ISM, MMDS, WLAN.

Taoglas | +353 53 9169500 | Ireland | +1 858 7760587 | Escondido, CA 

Designs, manufactures, and supplies ceramic and PCB based antennas and other wireless components such as patches, chip antennas, PIFA antennas, helix antennas, multi-band antennas, stamped metal. Quad-band GSM antennas.

TELSA | +390354876000 | Osio sotto (BG) Italy

Basestation antennas, combiners, couplers, circulators, filters, duplexers, power splitters and components for the air traffic control, private mobile radio, cellular, wireless communications and tactical markets.

Token Passive Components | +886-2-2981 0109 | Taiwan

Ceramic resonators, filters, dielectric patch antennas, resistors.

Twin Antennas | 00912652652628 | India

Antennas, WLAN, GSM, CDMA, custom built, accessories.

Ultra-Crea Oy | +358 50 444 9100 | Finland

Specializes in the design, development and manufacture of custom designed/specialty antennas and RF filters from 10 MHz to 6 GHz.

Vector Telecom | +61 3 9607 8357 | Melbourne , Australia

Waveguide components and assemblies, coaxial components and antennas.

Wisewave Technologies (now Ducommun Technologies) | 310-513-7200 | Carson, CA

Amplifiers, antennas, attenuators, PIN diode switches, phase shifters, isolators/circulators, frequency converters, oscillators, couplers, magic tees, coax power dividers, bandpass, low pass, high pass filters, waveguide diplexers,  transitions, waveguide to coax adapters, waveguide components, integrated assemblies.

Yortec | 514-331-3660 | Quebec, Canada

Precision machining in small or large lots. Catering to the telecommunications industry, we understand the quality and tollerancing requirements involved in machining housings and components for microwave filters, LNAs, diplexers, SSPAs, receivers, amplifier housings, circulators and isolators, waveguide, antennas, and custom components to your specifications.

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