RF & Microwave Communication Systems & Equipment

Communication Systems & Equipment, Safety & Security Equipment

MDA to Deliver Advanced Space-Based Synthetic Aperture Radar Capabilities for Broad-Area Maritime Surveillance

October 21, 2016

VANCOUVER, Oct. 6, 2016 - MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd. ("MDA" or the "Company") (TSX:MDA), a global communications and information company, today announced that the Department of National Defence (DND) has exercised an option for a contract announced in June 2016. MDA will provide advanced space-based Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) capabilities for the DND Polar Epsilon 2 (PE2)... Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Mechanical Components & Assemblies

SMT Bidirectional Coupler operates from 20-1,000 MHz.

October 20, 2016

Supplied in 1.5 x 1.0 in. SMD package that conserves system size by bringing coupler inside power amplifier, IPP-8036 consists of 300 W, dual directional coupler featuring softboard laminate technology and embedded internal terminations. Broadband design provides separate coupled ports for forward and reflected signals. Along with insertion loss of <0.29 dB and main line VSWR of <1.25:1, features include 50 dB coupling, +/- 0.6 dB coupled flatness, and >20 dB directivity. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Electronic Components & Devices

Peregrine Semiconductor Wins 2016 ECN IMPACT Award

October 19, 2016

UltraCMOS® PE42723 High Linearity RF Switch Named a Market Disruptor SAN DIEGO, Oct. 13, 2016 -- Peregrine Semiconductor Corp., founder of RF SOI (silicon on insulator) and pioneer of advanced RF solutions, announces that the UltraCMOS® PE42723 high linearity RF switch has won an ECN IMPACT Award in the market disruptor category. In addition, the PE42723 switch was named a finalist in the... Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Electrical Equipment & Systems

Genisco Resolves Fire Alarm Ground Faults with New EMI Filter

October 14, 2016

El Cajon, CA — Genisco Filter Corporation, the leader in the design and manufacture of EMI/RFI filters for power line, signal line, TEMPEST and custom applications, introduces the GF58270-21 fire alarm filter, the only filter on the market proven to resolve recurring false ground faults indicated during self-tests of digital fire alarm systems. “For fire alarm systems housed in a secure... Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment

SuperShaped AC30011 supports GPS, GLONASS, and BeiDou frequency bands.

October 13, 2016

Designed for easy integration into industry standard OBD-II dongle form factors and tested on GNSS chipsets, AC30011, a multi-constellation antenna enables location tracking and positioning. Antenna provides omni-directional coverage pattern and does not require any external LNA or filter components. Designed to have close integration with 4G cellular antennas, unit provides efficiencies of 65 to 70% and good impedance matching over the frequency bands.
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Communication Systems & Equipment, Electrical Equipment & Systems

FiberTower Launches Wireless Technology From CCS

October 6, 2016

The First Self-Organizing 24GHz System in the U.S. Supports 5G Infrastructure SAN FRANCISCO - Cambridge Communication Systems (CCS), a multipoint-to-multipoint wireless backhaul and transport systems provider, and FiberTower, the leading developer of licensed wide-area millimeter wave service solutions, today announced that FiberTower has received the CCS Metnet system which is intended for... Read More

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

Frequency Synthesizers, Rate Converters boost design reliability.

October 6, 2016

Able to create complete clock tree, miClockSynth™ ZL30260–ZL30267 devices include 4 independent frequency families, up to 10 differential or 20 single-ended configurable outputs, and 2 fractional-N APLLs with fractional and integer divider. Output jitter is 170 fs RMS, and any-rate frequency conversion supports input from 10 MHz to 1.2 GHz and output frequency from <1 Hz up to 1 GHz. NC oscillator offers steep output frequency per APLL or fractional/integer-N divider with >0.01 ppb resolution. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment

X-band Direct Synthesizer/Upconverter SYN152 features LVTTL switching of 50 ns.

October 6, 2016

Suitable for airborne environments, SSMP- and SMP-connected lightweight SYN152 operates from -40o C to +85o C. Featuring four x2, x3, x4, and x17 multiplied output ports with various powers in either the L-, S-, or X-bands as well as a X-band BIT detector, unit comes with UHF input power at -6 dBm. Synthesizer can output 0 dBm in the S-band, 2 dBm in the X3 L-band, 4 dBm in the X2 L-band, and 10 dBm in the X-band.
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Communication Systems & Equipment, Electrical Equipment & Systems

Multi-Role Land-Based Radar has compact form factor.

October 5, 2016

Addressing emerging maneuver force requirements, Giraffe 1X offers advanced capabilities against small targets and capacity to address multiple threat types. Short-range air defense, sense-and-warn capabilities, as well as counter-UAS (unmanned aerial systems) and counter-RAM (rocket, artillery and mortar) functions are standard. Able to detect, track, and classify multiple threat types, open-architecture solution mounts on vehicles, vessels, and fixed installations. Read More

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

Custom MMIC High Performance DC-18 GHz Switches and MMIC Amplifiers to 36 GHz on Display at European Microwave Week 2016

October 4, 2016

Chelmsford, MA – Custom MMIC, a leading developer of performance driven monolithic microwave integrated circuits (MMICs) is pleased to announce attendance at European Microwave Week 2016. Custom MMIC products will be on display with our UK representative, Aspen Electronics, at European Microwave Week (EuMW) in London, this October from the 3rd-7th. Stop by the Aspen Electronics stand #121 to... Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Transportation Industry Products

Saab to Provide Shipboard Air Traffic Radar Systems for U.S. Navy

October 3, 2016

SYRACUSE, N.Y., Sept. 21, 2016 - Saab Defense and Security USA has received an order from the U.S. Navy to provide the AN/SPN-50 (V)1 Shipboard Air Traffic Radar. The first award for the Engineering and Manufacturing Development (EMD) phase of the program includes the initial procurement of three radars over a four-year period. The radar will be deployed to the US Navy's Aircraft Carrier... Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment

TRUE Surface Mount Circulators for Radar Highlight TRAK's Latest Microwave Innovations on Display at EDI-Con 2016

October 3, 2016

September 16, 2016 - Smiths Microwave Subsystems is pleased to announce that advanced surface mount technology has led TRAK to deliver the first-ever circulator that can be used in automated assembly of phased array radar assemblies. You’ll find this product and several other microwave component and assembly innovations on display at the Smiths Microwave Subsystems Booth #721 at EDI-Con 2016.... Read More

Automatic ID, Communication Systems & Equipment, Optics & Photonics, Test & Measuring Instruments

Drone Detection System discovers unwanted UAV incursions.

September 30, 2016

Providing real-time directional measurement of radio emissions used for controlling drones, Aaronia Drone Detection System warns user when drones are in area and can send automatic alerts, helping to protect privacy and insure physical security. System consists of Aaronia IsoLOG 3D antenna, real-time Spectrum Analyzer, and special RTSA Suite software plug-in. Covering frequency range of 9 kHz to 20 GHz, ADDS provides 24/7 monitoring and recording with continuous data streaming up to 4 TB/day. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Computer Hardware & Peripherals

UK Town Increases Surveillance Network Speed with Siklu's Millimeter Wave Solution

September 29, 2016

Siklu’s multi-gigabit millimeter wave solution delivers interference-free, fiber-like wireless connectivity to cameras throughout Oakham, UK FORT LEE, NEW JERSEY - September 21, 2016 - Siklu Inc., the global market leader in millimeter-wave solutions, announced today it was selected by the Oakham Council in the UK to provide the wireless connectivity solution that ensures uninterrupted... Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Computer Hardware & Peripherals

SEL Radio Receives JF-12 Certification

September 28, 2016

DoD shortlists SEL-3031 Serial Radio Transceiver for military applications. PULLMAN, Wash. - Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories, Inc. (SEL) announced that the SEL-3031 Serial Radio Transceiver has attained U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) JF-12 certification. With this certification, the SEL-3031 can provide wireless communications in U.S. military incident command system (ICS) applications... Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment

New Pasternack Waveguide Directional Couplers offer highly accurate performance up to 33 GHz.

September 28, 2016

Featuring 74 unique models and spanning a frequency range of 5.85 GHz to 33 GHz, Waveguide directional couplers come in two physical configurations including “Crossguide” and “Broadwall” versions and offer either UG-style or CPR-style flanges. Presented in sizes ranging from WR-137 to WR-34 and offered in 10, 20, 30, 40 and 50 dB coupling levels with full waveguide operational bandwidth, couplers also boast low insertion loss and typical VSWR of 1.05:1.
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Communication Systems & Equipment

FCS OmniColl Universal Modbus Receiver for Improved Data Collection at WEEC

September 23, 2016

Receiver collects and stores facility energy usage data from up to 255 OmniColl transmitters Milford, OH (September 20, 2016) - FCS will demonstrate its Omnicoll Universal Modbus Receiver at its booth 220 at the 2016 World Energy Engineering Congress. The show will take place from September 21-23 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center (Washington, D.C.). The Modbus Receiver works... Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Electronic Components & Devices, Optics & Photonics, Test & Measuring Instruments

London Calling: Rohde & Schwarz Presents leading-edge Microwave T&M Solutions at EuMW 2016

September 20, 2016

Rohde Schwarz follows the call to London to attend European Microwave Week, where the company will demonstrate its T&M highlights for demanding applications in the aerospace & defense, automotive and wireless industries. In focus: test solutions for satellite communications, for radar applications in the A&D and automotive sectors and for the next generation of mobile networks 5G. Munich -... Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment

Septentrio to Supply GNSS Reference Stations and Timing Receivers to Jet Propulsion Laboratory

September 19, 2016

TORRANCE, Calif. – Sept. 14, 2016 – Septentrio has received a contract to supply 35 high-precision GNSS receivers to the Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) for use in the NASA Global GNSS network (GGN). The NASA GGN is one of the world’s largest global GNSS tracking networks with nearly a hundred reference receivers deployed worldwide and is a participant in the International GNSS Service... Read More

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

PXIe Switching Modules provide signal isolation.

September 19, 2016

Compatible with 18- and 9-slot 3U PXI Express mainframes and 4-slot portable PXI-hybrid mainframe, SentinelEX PXI Express Switching Modules help maximize performance of measurement instrumentation by reducing false pass/fail errors and intermittent faults associated with marginal signal levels. Products maximize test signal integrity through use of advanced circuit board layout techniques that minimize effects of unwanted transmission stubs and shield against radiated signals in adjacent slots. Read More