V- and E-band Test Modules offer standard SMA test connection.

Press Release Summary:

Suitable for testing of insertion loss, gain, or phase in radar system components, such as switches and filters, bolt-on V- and E-band test modules enhance frequency range of user’s vector network analyzer to V-band (69 GHz) or E-band (90 GHz). Available in custom millimeter-wave test set design, modules offer built in detector. Compatible with scalar network analyzers, unit’s RX module portion can also double as downconverter for spectrum analyzers.

Original Press Release:

New Modules Turn an Average RF Test Bench into a Millimeter-Wave Bench

Millitech, a microwave brand of Smiths Interconnect, has announced the release of a series of bolt-on V- and E-band test modules that enhance the frequency range of a user’s vector network analyzer to V-band (69 GHz) or E-band (90 GHz). These budget conscious modules can save thousands in custom millimeter-wave test set design and development costs, as this minimalized frequency extension via the standard SMA test connection.

Spartan Test ModulesTM offer built in detectors and are also compatible with scalar network analyzers. Excellent for V- and E-band testing for insertion loss, gain, or phase, these high frequency modules are a practical tool in any test lab looking to prepare for high frequency challenges. The RX module portion can also double as a downconverter for spectrum analyzers, extending a spectrum analyzers frequency range.

They’re ideally suited for radar system components, such as switches and filters, that are required to be fully tested over a wide frequency range. They work with any make, model, or vintage Vector Network Analyzer and are easily installed, only requiring the necessary interconnect.

For more information, visit www.millitech.com

About Millitech

Millitech, Inc. specializes in the design, engineering and manufacturing of millimeter-wave components, assemblies, subsystems and fully integrated systems for applications in satellite communications, radiometry, radar and remote sensing. For over 30 years our engineering, manufacturing and sales staffs have been dedicated to providing the most technically advanced millimeter-wave products and services available, enabling our customers to translate their ideas and needs into cost-effective solutions.

About Smiths Microwave

Smiths Microwave, www.smithsmicrowave.com is a leading provider of components, sub-assemblies, antennas and system solutions, primarily for defense, aerospace, and telecom applications, that test, filter, protect, and process high-frequency signals for wireless communication networks. As a family of brands, Kaelus, RadioWaves, TECOM, TRAK, Transtector, PolyPhaser, LORCH, TRAK Limited, Millitech, EMC Technology, and Florida RF Labs provide exacting solutions for antenna systems for the military and commercial aerospace, transceivers, frequency sources, timing systems, component applications and a wide range of innovative RF, Microwave and surge protection solutions for the wireless telecommunications sector.

Alongside Smiths Connectors and Smiths Power, Smiths Microwave is part of the Smiths Interconnect division of Smiths Group, www.smiths.com, a global leader in applying advanced technologies for markets in threat and contraband detection, energy, medical devices, communications and engineered components. Smiths Group employs more than 23,500 people in over 50 countries.


Mark Cressman

Smiths Microwave Subsystems

Email: mcressman@smithsmws.com 

Phone: 813-901-7200

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