RF & Microwave Communication Systems & Equipment

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

Communication Systems & Equipment, Electrical Equipment & Systems

Combination Antennas are designed for facilitated mounting.

September 12, 2016

Supplied in gloss-finished, 146 x 134 x 20 mm enclosure, waterproof Guardian series includes 4-, 5-, 6-in-1 antenna options for 4G LTE cellular applications that also require GNSS, Wi-Fi®, or satellite options. Adhesive mounting eliminates need to drill. Also available, Guardian X series includes model MA4000. This 11-in-1 antenna measures 540 x 183.1 x 35.4 mm and has flame retardant enclosure and CFD-200-FR low-loss cable suited for airline, bus, and rail passenger applications. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Electrical Equipment & Systems

Embedded Antenna has 4G LTE footprint-compatible form factor.

September 9, 2016

Measuring 35 x 6 x 5 mm, PA.26a Anam antenna has 4G LTE footprint-compatible form factor and mounts on main PCB. This high-efficiency, onboard, SMT, electro-ceramic PIFA antenna, which uses main PCB as antenna ground plane to optimize efficiency, helps existing PA.25a users accelerate transition to 4G LTE. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Electronic Components & Devices

Distributed Amplifier ranges from 2-18 GHz. .

September 8, 2016

Supplied in 4 x 4 mm QFN package, CMD233C4 Broadrange Distributed Amplifier™ features low noise figure of 4.5 dB and output 1 dB compression point of +20.5 dBm. Wideband GaAs MMIC device delivers over 9 dB of gain and operates from single 3–6 V supply. With 50 Ω matched design, amplifier eliminates need for external DC blocks and RF port matching. Applications include military, space, and communication systems. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Electrical Equipment & Systems

Radar Demonstration Kits covering 2.4 GHz ISM frequency band.

September 7, 2016

Used for classroom instruction or R&D, PEM11000-KIT and PEM11002-KIT can be used to study and learn about principles of microwave radar object detection, motion detection, and determining object range. Experimental radar operating modes can be selected for CW, FMSW, or Doppler, and output waveforms can be set for Single Tone, Frequency Ramp, or Sawtooth. Kit contains all digital and RF hardware, radar board with integrated speaker and signal indicator, and tunable signal filter. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Electrical Equipment & Systems

High-Density MIMO Antenna is dual-band and dual-polarized.

September 6, 2016

Designed for indoor and outdoor operation, HyperLink HG2458-13HDP-4NF consists of 2 vertical and 2 horizontal polarized, multi-patch antennas, accessible via 4 separate N-female connectors on rear, in one heavy-duty, UV-resistant radome. Each port can support 2.4 GHz and 4.9–5.8 GHz frequencies, and narrow beamwidth in both vertical and horizontal polarization allows positioning wherever needed to reduce channel-to-channel interference and increase capacity. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Guided Wave Radar Level Sensor with Hazloc Approvals and Modbus RTU

September 1, 2016

Lincoln, Nebraska - BinMaster's GWR-2000 guided microwave level transmitter provides continuous level measurement in vessels up to 100 feet tall with accuracy of ±0.08 inches (2mm). It utilizes time domain reflectometry (TDR) to continuously measure the distance, level, and volume of powders or solids in bins, tanks and silos. This sensor features hazardous location approvals, a very small... Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Electronic Components & Devices

Wireless Audio Receiver Module offers 50-165 ft range.

August 31, 2016

Incorporating Ginseng SKAA wireless audio receiver, audio DSP, and Merus Audio eximo® digital amplifier, Strawberry 3 Amplified SKAA® Wireless Audio Receiver Module is suited for speaker systems across multiple platforms, including home theater, outdoor, Pro MI studio, and DJ. Unit operates from 8–26 Vdc supply and delivers audio output of 40 W or 70 W per channel. Adaptive frequency hopping protocol uses narrow footprint in 2.4 GHz band, allowing seamless co-existence with other devices. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Electronic Components & Devices

Driver Amplifiers range from 2-9 GHz with high gain.

August 30, 2016

Housed in 3 x 3 mm package, CMD232C3 GaAs MMIC Driver Amplifier functions from 2–9 GHz and delivers over 15 dB of temperature stable gain with output 1 dB compression point of 17 dBm, and output IP3 of 23 dBm. CMD231C3 GaAs MMIC Driver Amplifier, offered in 3 x 3 mm leadless surface mount package, operates from 2–6 GHz while delivering over 14.5 dB of temperature stable gain. Device has supply current of 45 mA, output 1 dB compression point of +13.5 dBm, and output IP3 of 23.5 dBm. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Electrical Equipment & Systems

Flexible DAS Antenna features embedded design.

August 29, 2016

Integrated into devices that require wireless capability, HyperLink® HG72705FPU-UFL eliminates need for external antennas. Omni-directional design provides complete 360° coverage, making it suited for multipoint and mobile wireless systems. With operating range of 698–960 MHz to 1710–2700 MHz, product is designed for Distributed Antenna Systems that deliver cellular and Wi-Fi signals. Unit is constructed from flexible polymer and can be attached to flat or curved surfaces by adhesive backing. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Vision Systems

Raytheon Awarded US Navy Enterprise Air Surveillance Radar Contract

August 24, 2016

TEWKSBURY, Mass. - Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has been awarded a $92,069,954 cost-plus-incentive-fee contract for the engineering and manufacturing development of the Enterprise Air Surveillance Radar. EASR will consist of two configuration variants: Variant 1, a rotating phased array; and Variant 2, a three-face fixed-phased array. Raytheon will build, integrate and test an EASR... Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Non-Industrial Products

Lockheed Martin to Bring Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense to Latest U.S., Korea and Japan Destroyers

August 17, 2016

$490 million contract paves way for Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense on new U.S. Navy destroyer, two Japanese Atago-class destroyers and three South Korea KDX-III destroyers MOORESTOWN, N.J. - The global Aegis fleet will expand in the U.S., Japan and the Republic of Korea under a $490 million deal with Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) to bring integrated air and missile defense (IAMD) capabilities... Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Electrical Equipment & Systems

UAV Antennas offer direct-mount capability.

August 16, 2016

Available in 5 models to cover RF spectrum from 5–1,000 MHz, MtRF-6000 Series is provided already bonded to circular 1/8 in. thick Vinylester FRP mount, complete with 6 mounting holes, simplifying installation on ground or air platforms. Configuration allows antennas to be flush mounted with no additional hardware, producing almost zero aerodynamic drag. Antennas are annular-slot designs and are vertically polarized with omnidirectional azimuth pattern. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Electrical Equipment & Systems

Embedded Antennas optimize WiFi, GPS, and cellular performance.

August 8, 2016

Maximizing range and throughput in both line of sight and non-line of sight test conditions, SuperShape® Antennas are available for indoor and outdoor Wi-Fi, connected home, mobile computing, telematics, and IoT applications. SuperShape® technology optimizes gain, efficiency, isolation, and coverage versus conventional embedded antenna designs. Using proprietary dielectric resonator design approach, shape and size of antennas can be tailored to meet custom demands. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Electrical Equipment & Systems

Radio Direction Finders utilize dual 6-element Doppler arrays.

August 2, 2016

Covering 30–1,000 MHz range, MtRF-4100 Series supports both analog audio and digital I&Q outputs. Complete stand-alone DF receiver/processor is suited for remote SIGINT and spectrum monitoring applications. Receivers use 16-bit 130 MHz A/D converter and Altera Cyclone III FPGA to achieve both high sensitivity and dynamic range. Offered in 8.75 x 6.50 x 2.02 in. module or 1U 19 in. rack version, series supports communication via RS-232 serial, USB, and Ethernet ports. Read More

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

SDR Receivers support analog audio and digital I&Q outputs.

July 26, 2016

Offered in 8.75 x 6.50 x 2.02 in. module or 1U, 19 in. rack version, MtRF-2100 Series includes 6 models that cover 100 kHz to 550 MHz range. These complete, stand-alone, black box receivers, which use 16-bit, 130 MHz ADC and Altera Cyclone III FPGA to achieve optimal sensitivity and dynamic range, do not require supporting PC. Supporting communication via RS-232 serial, USB, and Ethernet ports, SDRs suit leave-behind SIGINT and spectrum monitoring applications.
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Communication Systems & Equipment, Non-Industrial Products, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Lockheed Martin Will Pursue New Army Missile Defense Sensor

July 19, 2016

Proven radar technology is best match to Army's requirements BETHESDA, Md. - Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) is responding to a U.S. Army request for a Lower Tier Air and Missile Defense Sensor (LTAMDS). The industry-wide competition will provide a radar solution that operates in the Army's Integrated Air and Missile Defense (IAMD) network and replaces the current Patriot radar. The... Read More