RF & Microwave Communication Systems & Equipment

Electronic Components & Devices, Communication Systems & Equipment

GaN MMIC Power Amplifier suits pulsed radar applications.

November 25, 2015

Rated for 25 W and 8.5–11.0 GHz operation, Model CMPA801B025 features 37 W typical POUT, 16 dB power gain, 35% typical power added efficiency, and less than 0.1 dB power droop. X-Band GaN MMIC Power Amplifier is internally matched to 50 Ω, and is supplied in both 10-lead metal/ceramic flanged package, and smaller form factor pill package for optimal electrical and thermal performance. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Electronic Components & Devices

Solid-State Microwave Pulse PA has 1.0-2.0 GHz frequency range.

November 16, 2015

Able to supply 4 kW pulse power up to 10% duty cycle with max pulse width of 100 µsec, S21-4KWP-2KWP FLEX can also be configured into 2 separate 2 kW pulse amplifiers. IEEE-488 and RS232 interfaces come standard, and UI features backlit screen that shows forward/reverse power indication, system status, and self-diagnostic information. Power indication is shown in pulse, and all operating features are available on front panel display as well as over remote bus.
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Communication Systems & Equipment, Electronic Components & Devices, Mechanical Power Transmission

S-Band RF PA Module (30 W) targets communications, telemetry, EW.

November 5, 2015

Providing 30 W ave and 20 W min RF output power, solid-state NuPower 05E05A operates from 2,000–2,600 MHz for continuous wave (CW) and near-constant-envelope waveforms. This connectorized power amplifier (PA) module, supplied in 4.50 x 3.50 x 0.61 in. aluminum chassis and suited for S-band transmitters and data links, has nominal 0 dBm (1 mW) input signal and provides 44 dB RF gain while operating at 40% DC power efficiency with +28 Vdc supply voltage. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Electrical Equipment & Systems, Computer Hardware & Peripherals

Hardened Wireless Ethernet Radio meets industrial market demands.

October 22, 2015

Suited for use in challenging applications, NetWave® NW-9 comes enclosed in aluminum case that withstands extreme environments in industrial and transportation applications where potential for shock and impact exists. This impact-resistant, hardened, wireless Ethernet link, supporting 500 Mbps throughput, can be used over distances of up to 4 miles under ideal conditions and is suitable for when multiple IP CCTV cameras need to be connected back to central monitoring location.
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Communication Systems & Equipment, Electrical Equipment & Systems

EMI Filter reduces electrical pollution in residences, workplaces.

September 25, 2015

Designed for use where people live, learn, and work, Spectrum 2500i plugs into electrical outlets and removes electromagnetic interference (EMI), or dirty electricity, from building wiring before it spreads potentially harmful radiation into rooms. Grounded, 3-prong, multi-capacitor design enables direct reduction of EMI traveling along all wires in building, including the ground wire. Built-in outlet at base allows access to electricity while filter is in operation. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment

Millimeter Waveguide Directional Couplers operate up to 110 GHz.

September 2, 2015

Covering 18–110 GHz in K, Ka, Q, U, V, E, and W bands, 28 models of precision waveguide directional couplers are offered with 10 or 20 dB coupling values and directivity of 30 dB typ with insertion loss as low as 0.6 dB. Standard and split block configurations as well as E-Bend and H-Bend designs are available, and multi-hole design promotes optimal power reflection measurements and consistent performance. Construction is of gold-plated brass copper. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Communication Systems & Equipment

Programmable RF Mixer/Signal Generator can up- or down-convert.

August 3, 2015

Designed as stand-alone mixer for use in RF and microwave communications products or test setups, software-programmable Windfreak MixNV also includes ability to self-bias mixer for use as signal generator. It can also perform 2-level FSK modulation with adjustable frequency deviation via software or off-board external 3.3 V CMOS drive. While RF I/O ports accommodate 30 MHz to 5 GHz signals, built-in Local Oscillator (LO) can be adjusted from 85 MHz to 5 GHz in 1 Hz steps. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Electrical Equipment & Systems, Optics & Photonics

Mission-Critical Communications Radio covers 4.4-5.9 GHz range.

July 29, 2015

Offering deployment flexibility and sustainability, PTP 700 covers 4 GHz NTIA/NATO bands and 5 GHz unlicensed spectrum for federal, industrial, and public safety deployments. This point-to-point wireless broadband solution is available as Connectorized Radio or Connectorized+Integrated Radio. Latter allows for antenna selection at time of deployment. Capable of line of sight and non-line of sight operation, radio offers up to 450 Mbps throughput and has 124 mile max range. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Communication Systems & Equipment, Electrical Equipment & Systems

Radial Leaded Varistors protect circuits and filter noise.

July 15, 2015

Combining multilayer varistor (MLV) and X7R multilayer ceramic capacitor (MLCC) technology, radial leaded CapGuard™ Automotive Series exhibits bidirectional transient voltage protection, EMI/RFI attenuation, and multi-strike capabilities. AEC-Q200-qualified products, resistant to harsh environments, mechanical shock, and vibration, are available with working voltages of 26 and 45 Vdc, capacitances of 0.47 and 1 µF (both with ±20% tolerance), and energy ratings of 0.6 and 0.7 J. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Electrical Equipment & Systems, Optics & Photonics, Communication Systems & Equipment

Multiband 400 MHz Transceiver suits telemetry applications.

July 1, 2015

Featuring programmable frequency bands and channels, STD-601 comes in SMD, 20 x 32 x 5 mm package and offers communication range of 600 m (LOS) at 10 mW. Frequency bands – 429,  434, 447, and 458 MHz  – conform to various ISM bands to allow frequencies to be set within wide range, and transparent user data input allows use of proprietary protocol. Module also offers selectable RF power levels – 1, 5, 10, 20, 25, 50 mW – and data rates: 1,200, 2,400, 4,800, 9,600, and 19,200 bps. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment

Broadband Directional Coupler covers 2.0-20.0 GHz range.

June 4, 2015

Offering nominal coupling of 6 dB, ±1.0 dB, over 2.0–20.0 GHz range, Model 102020006 serves systems applications where external leveling, precise monitoring, signal mixing or swept transmission and reflection measurements are required. Frequency sensitivity is ±0.35 dB; insertion loss, including coupled power, is <1.9 dB, directivity is >16 dB, and max VSWR (any port) is 1.35. Supplied in 2.08 x 0.69 x 0.53 in. package, 1.7 oz coupler features 2.4 mm SMA female connectors. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Electrical Equipment & Systems, Communication Systems & Equipment

EMI Suppression Filters provide effective noise dampening.

June 3, 2015

Targeting automotive, industrial electronic equipment, and healthcare applications, BNX26-29 surface mount, LC combined-type EMI suppression filters incorporate circuit configuration that combines capacitors and ferrite beads for optimal frequency and attenuation characteristics. Products cover frequencies from kilohertz to gigahertz bands and are compatible with currents to 15 A and voltages to 50 V. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Optics & Photonics, Communication Systems & Equipment

Handheld SFF SDR Platform provides RF flexibility, performance.

June 2, 2015

Employing quad-core ARM®Cortex®-A9 (Freescale i.MX6) processor running Linux, 4.4 x 1.6 x 1.1 in. Matchstiq™ S10 supports connectivity via GigE (PoE capable), USB 2.0 OTG, and HDMI and features integrated GPS with 1PPS. Platform is based on Sidekiq MiniPCIe SDR card, with RF transceiver providing independently tunable RF transmitter and receiver covering 70 MHz to 6 GHz as well as RF channel bandwidths up to 50 MHz and Xilinx® Spartan®6 LX45T FPGA. RTC with battery backup is also standard.
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Communication Systems & Equipment, Electrical Equipment & Systems

DC/DC Converters, EMI Filters operate in harsh environments.

May 7, 2015

Available in 7–100 W models, VXR Series offers 9–60 Vdc continuous input range and 6–80 Vdc transient operation. Epoxy encapsulated packaging, which incorporates EMI shielding and dual-sided thermal conduction, is resistant to chemical, solvent, and salt environments. Control loop design provides fast transient response without optoisolators. For noise-sensitive applications, VXR EMI Filter Series with current ratings from 2–20 A meet MIL-STD-461 and DO-160 conditions. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Test & Measuring Instruments

GNSS Compass Smart Antenna is RTK-capable.

April 23, 2015

Designed for professional marine and marine survey markets, Vector V320 supports multi-frequency GPS, GLONASS, Galileo, and BeiDou. All-in-one smart antenna is capable of both RTK-level positioning accuracy and better than 0.2° heading accuracy. Sealed for harsh environments, rugged IP69K-rated housing incorporates fixed and pole mounting capability. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment

SFF 4G LTE Base Station Antennas support remote adjustment.

April 21, 2015

Compatible with 790–960 MHz and 1,710–2,690 MHz frequencies, multi-band antenna features 8 ports and integrated remote control unit (iRCU). Latter lets operator remotely adjust antenna tilt to optimize network coverage and minimize interference in accordance with mobile traffic conditions. Accelerating mobile network rollout, AISG-compliant design facilitates installation. Accommodating 2G, 3G, and 4G bands, antennas feature 14.8, 17.5, 18.0, and 18.0 dBi gain values.
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Electronic Components & Devices, Communication Systems & Equipment

Low Noise Amplifier operates from 10-14 GHz.

April 17, 2015

Housed in leadless 3 x 3 mm plastic surface-mount package, Model CMD189P3 delivers greater than 19 dB of gain with corresponding output 1 dB compression point of +4 dBm and noise figure of 1.4 dB. Broadband MMIC device has 50 Ω matched design, which eliminates need for external DC blocks and RF port matching. Applications include point-to-point and point-to-multipoint radios, military end-use, and test instrumentation. Read More

Transportation Industry Products, Communication Systems & Equipment, Electrical Equipment & Systems

Automotive-Grade RF Switches operate from -40 to +105°C.

April 16, 2015

UltraCMOS® PE423422 (SPDT) and PE423641 (SP4T) are AEC-Q100 Grade 2 certified and designed for automotive infotainment and traffic safety applications. Along with 100 MHz to 6 GHz range, PE423422 features 73.5 dBm IIP3 linearity and ESD ratings of 1 kV HBM on all pins, 200V MM on all pins, and 1kV CDM on all pins. Accommodating 50 MHz to 3 GHz range, PE423641 features 68 dBm IIP3 linearity and ESD ratings of 2 kV HBM on all pins, 100V MM on all pins, and 1 kV CDM on all pins. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment

Analog VHF/UHF Radios foster systems consolidation.

April 8, 2015

Offering audio output and interoperability capable of accommodating security, factory, hotel, and building management markets, VX-260 Analog Series includes 16-channel VX-261 with 2 custom-programmable keys and 128-channel VX-264 with 6 custom-programmable keys and embedded voice inversion encryption. Both portable models feature programmable emergency alert and universal battery system (UNI) that permits consolidation down to one battery and charging platform for Vertex Standard fleets. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Test & Measuring Instruments, Communication Systems & Equipment

Double-Balanced Mixer offers high isolation, low conversion loss.

April 7, 2015

Supplied in SMT package, CMD177C3 offers 6.5 dB conversion loss, 45 dBc LO to RF isolation, and +18 dBm input IP3 across 6–14 GHz bandwidth. Minimum LO drive requirement is +9 dBm, with saturation reached at levels over +13 dBm, and IF bandwidth of DC to 5 GHz allows support of diverse frequency conversion plans. Supporting use in up-/down-converting systems, product can be used in pair configured as image reject mixer or single sideband modulator with external hybrids and power splitters. Read More