RF & Microwave Communication Systems & Equipment

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

Communication Systems & Equipment

Non-Intrusive MV Couplers negate blackouts, grid disconnections.

April 6, 2015

Supporting PRIME and G3 PLC (power line communications) networking standards, MICU-300A OH/LF series feature >24 kV insulation and are suited for installations in outdoor bare overhead power lines. Water-resistant (IP67) solution supports CENELEC band up to 150 kHz (Europe) and FCC (USA), which permits use of frequencies <500 kHz for narrow band PLC. These series are customized for Maxim G3 PLC modems and compatible with Enverv PLC modem Chipsets. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Mechanical Components & Assemblies, Electronic Components & Devices

Right Angle RF Adapters suit space-limited applications.

March 30, 2015

Used in military and commercial markets, Microwave and Millimeter Wave Right Angle RF Adapters are available with 4 in-series and between-series connector options, including 1.85, 2.4, 2.92, and 3.5 mm. Upper operating frequency ranges from 34.5 GHz with 3.5 mm versions up to 50 GHz with 1.85 mm and 2.4 mm adapter versions. Exhibiting low VSWR from 1.25:1 to 1.5:1, depending on configuration, adapters allow 90° turns in tight-space applications. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Electronic Components & Devices

Ferrite Loop Antenna Arrays cover 500 kHz to 30 MHz.

March 27, 2015

Featuring shielded design, MRFS-6200 Series minimizes reception of local electric field noise sources. Units can be configured for Radio Direction Finding with addition of short sense whip. Housed in optional ABS radome, 12 x 12 x 3 in. arrays have low visibility. Antennas can be powered from 9.5–18.0 Vdc, with available option for 18.0–36 Vdc. Since antennas do not require ground plane, they are suitable for both fixed and mobile operation. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment

M2M Antennas optimize industrial connectivity.

March 26, 2015

Rated for temporary water immersion, HCR Dual Band and HCR Tri-band Rotatable Shell Omnidirectional Antennas can withstand temperatures from -40 to 70°C and offer variety of vandal-resistant mounting options. Dual-band model operates in 824–894 MHz or 1,850–1,990 MHz frequency ranges, while tri-band models function in 824–894 MHz, 1,710–1,880 MHz, and 1,910–2,170 MHz frequency ranges as well as 880–960 MHz, 1,710–1,880 MHz, and 1,850–1,990 MHz frequency ranges. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment

M2M Antenna increases connectivity in harsh environments.

March 26, 2015

Supplied in weather-resistant, IP67-rated housing, LPS69223NT Omni Directional LTE Disk-Puck Antenna offers complete cellular 3G/4G LTE data coverage for such operational-critical environments as manufacturing, warehouses, and field services. Machine to Machine (M2M) antenna fosters discretion via low-profile design and offers single-port connectivity. Other applications include outdoor kiosks, remote ATMs, as well as unsupervised RF remote monitoring and control devices. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment

Phase 2 Communications System withstands multiple failure points.

March 25, 2015

Comprising ATLAS® 4500 multi-mode base station/repeaters and Viking® multi-/single-band mobile and portable radios, ATLAS P25 Phase 2 system provides Phase 1 FDMA 12.5 kHz and Phase 2 TDMA 6.25 kHz operation. Open-standards based, critical communications solution, targeting public safety agency use, provides fully software defined base station platform. Available system types include trunked, conventional, simulcast, and hybrid operation in VHF, UHF, and 7/800 MHz frequency bands. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment

Point-to-Multipoint Base Station cancels radio interference.

March 20, 2015

Equipped with Smart Beamforming antenna, RADWIN 5000 JET enables operation in heavily congested unlicensed bands and in non-line-of-sight conditions, making it suitable for broadband wireless applications. JET supports 3.3–3.8 GHz or 5.1–5.8 GHz multi-band radio, empowering Service Providers to deliver broadband access service with assured SLA. Featuring small form factor, IP67-rated design, system delivers up to 250 Mbps per sector and 1 Gbps per site (4 sectors). Read More