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Key Considerations for a Successful Custom RF Amplifier Design

Triad RF Systems Tech Brief: Key Considerations for a Successful Custom RF Amplifier Design - RF CafeTriad RF Systems, a leading designer and manufacturer of innovative RF/Microwave amplifiers and integrated radio systems for challenging environments, presents their newest Tech Brief entitled, "Key Considerations for a Successful Custom RF Amplifier Design." To optimize the RF amplifier section of your communications subsystem several factors must be considered before the design process even begins. What are the unique environmental conditions, the exact input DC Power and output RF Power requirements, and the ultimate size, weight, power (SWaP) objectives? Are you aware of the best tradeoffs to make? What about the compromises related to cost, design complexity, circuit stability...

Antenova Intros Flexible Fera Antenna 915 MHz ISM and LoRaWAN

Antenova Intros Flexible Fera Antenna for Miniature Devices on 915 MHz ISM and LoRaWAN - RF CafeAntenova Ltd, UK-based manufacturer of antennas and RF antenna modules for M2M and the IoT, is announcing a new flexible embedded antenna for the next generation of small monitoring devices on North America's 915 MHz ISM and LoRaWAN networks. This antenna, named Fera, part no SRFI068, is a flexible printed circuit (FPC) antenna measuring 33 x 13 x 0.15 mm. FPC antennas do not require a ground plane to function, which is an advantage in small designs where space is tight, as no empty space is needed around the antenna on the PCB. This antenna is an FPC which can be bent or curled and inserted precisely into a design and fixed in place by a self-adhesive patch. This makes the integration of the antenna simpler and is practical for low to medium manufacturing volumes. Fera is available in two shapes - horizontal and vertical orientation, so there are two options for integrating it into a design. It comes with an integral UFL IPEX connector in a choice of two standard cable lengths...

Skyworks FEM for Wi-SUN, IoT, and Industrial Apps

Skyworks Highly-Integrated FEM for Wi-SUN, IoT, and Industrial Applications - RF CafeSkyworks is pleased to introduce the SKY66122-11, an RF front-end module (FEM) for Wi-SUN and other proprietary technologies operating in unlicensed bands. Designed to enable greater range extension, the SKY66122-11 provides more than two times the range of standalone SoCs, greater power delivery to antenna and low power consumption for optimal battery operation. This new solution is uniquely designed for IoT applications including end points and access points for smart grid and smart metering, smart city, industrial IoT sensors, surveillance and more. The SKY66122-11 is a high-performance, highly integrated RF front-end module (FEM) designed for high-power ISM band, Wi-SUN, and other IOT applications operating in the 863 to 928 MHz frequency range...

ConductRF FlexiForm RF Cable Assemblies

ConductRF FlexiForm RF Cable Assemblies - RF CafeConductRF FPA Cable Assemblies use a unique, Low Loss, high performance Semi-"FlexiForm" Cable that is formable, but flexible, providing system designers with a versatile solution for High Frequency applications. The product also allows for very tight phase matching to ±0.2º. Available in 3 common cable diameters, with the benefits of higher operating frequencies, shielding effectiveness and stability performance over traditional standard Hand Formable cables, these solutions enhance any application requiring higher performance. FPA Cable Assemblies are manufactured using the latest induction soldering...

EW 105 - Space Electronic Warfare

EW 105 - Space Electronic Warfare (Artech House) - RF CafeArtech House has released a new book by well-known author David L. Adamy entitled "EW 105 - Space Electronic Warfare." There is increasing interest in Electronic Warfare in Space because of the strategic advantages that satellites offer. Because of their elevated positions, they can see a great distance, and they can remain operational for extended periods. Although satellites can be attacked kinetically, it is a great deal of trouble to do so – they are small and far away. This makes them valuable as electronic warfare platforms. A disadvantage of satellites is that they are in general unmanned. This means that communication with a satellite requires an electro-magnetic link which is vulnerable to enemy countermeasures. Another disadvantage of a satellite is that it cannot be easily steered to an optimum location...

Axiom Blog: Create Complex Signals for Next-Generation Testing

Axiom Blog: Create Complex Signals for Next-Generation Testing - RF CafeAxiom Test Equipment, an electronic test equipment rental and sales company, has published a new blog post entitled "Create Complex Signals for Next-Generation Testing" that informs people on how to select the best signal source for a job. A suitable test signal source should provide signals with accurate, repeatable characteristics that can properly exercise the equipment under test (EUT), such as an amplifier, antenna, or filter. Depending upon what is being tested, the requirements for the test signals will differ, such as frequency and power levels. Signals are generated in different forms, including continuous wave (CW), pulsed, and differential pairs that form phase-modulated signals...

Exodus Intros 18.0-26.5 GHz, 10 W P1dB Amplifier

Exodus Advanced Communications Intros 18.0-26.5 GHz, 10 Watt P1dB Amplifier - RF CafeExodus Advanced Communications, a multinational RF communication equipment and engineering service company serving both commercial and government entities and their affiliates worldwide, introduces their AMP4032A high power amplifier. The AMP4032A is an ideal broadband EMC-lab amplifier also for EW, communications and all applications. Class A/AB linear design for all modulations and industry standards, a great TWT replacement. Covers 18.0 – 26.5 GHz, 10 W P1dB (15W typical), with 40 dB of gain. Optional monitoring parameters for forward/reflected power, voltage, current & temperature sensing for superb reliability and ruggedness in our compact 3U chassis...

ConductRF Reformable RF Coaxial Cables at DigiKey

ConductRF Reformable 50 Ω RF Coaxial Cables at Digi-Key - RF CafeConductRF Reformable RF Coaxial Cables are available off the shelf from DigiKey. ConductRF FM series of Hand Formable RF cable assemblies provides system designers with a versatile solution that allows RF cables to be physically routed and set in to position during installation. Standard lengths and connector types feature performance up to 40 GHz. Low loss, tinned braided cable of 0.086" diameter with shielding of >100 dB, precision RF connectors. 100% factory tested for VSWR & insertion loss. RoHS & Reach compliant. Ideal for internal module linking and great for RF Testing. Made in the USA...

RF & Microwave Engineering Technician Sought by NuWaves

RF and Microwave Engineering Technician Sought by NuWaves - RF CafeNuWaves Engineering currently has an immediate opening for a RF & Microwave Engineering Technician. This position presents the opportunity to apply expertise in RF and microwave technology to support NuWaves' primarily DoD projects, ultimately supporting the U.S. military. Opportunities exist within the engineering domain and across the company to increase knowledge, grow leadership skills, and continuously improve the business system. Actively seeking talented and highly motivated RF & Microwave Engineering Technicians. This position is part of the product development team and supports testing and documentation processes in the design of new products, such as, RF/MW power amplifiers, upconverters, downconverters, RF filters, and low noise amplifiers. Individuals in this position take direction from engineers, project managers...

RF & Microwave Engineer Needed by NuWaves Engineering

RF & Microwave Engineer Needed by NuWaves Engineering - RF CafeNuWaves Engineering currently has an immediate opening for a RF and Microwave Design Engineer. This position presents the opportunity to apply expertise in RF and Microwave Engineering to support NuWaves' primarily DoD projects, ultimately supporting the U.S. military. Opportunities exist within the Engineering domain and across the company to increase knowledge, grow leadership skills, and continuously improve the business system. 2 to 6 years of experience required in RF and Microwave circuit design. Individuals must have knowledge of RF/MW circuits that include power amplifiers through C-band, RF upconverters and downconverters, RF filters, and low noise amplifiers. The ideal candidate will possess strong technical writing skills...

PMI May 2021 Product Announcement

Planar Monolithic Industries (PMI) May 2021 Product Announcement - RF CafePlanar Monolithic Industries (PMI) recently introduced seven - count 'em, 7 - new products in their extensive line of RF and microwave components. Included are a 1-18 GHz Channelized Receiver, a 2.0 to 18.0 GHz Switch-Amplifier, a 0.25 to 18.0 GHz 1P16T switch, a 30 MHz to 40.0 GHz LNA, a 0.5 to 18.0 GHz dual gain amplifier, a 0.1 to 27.0 GHz 5-bit attenuator, a 0.2 to 2.5 GHz SDLVA. Contact PMI today for more information...

PicoScope 6000E Series 1 GHz Oscilloscopes

PicoScope 6000E Series 1 GHz Oscilloscopes - RF CafeAnnouncing new 750 MHz and 1 GHz model PicoScope 6000E Series PC-based oscilloscopes from Pico Technology. These top end devices also offer 4 analog channels, 16 available digital channels, FlexRes capabilities, up to 4 GS of capture memory and 21 built-in serial protocol decoder/analyzers plus much more. They are ideal for design engineers working with high-performance embedded systems, signal processing, power electronics, mechatronics and automotive designs, as well as scientific research. These oscilloscopes, with PicoScope 6 application software, are ideal for design engineers working with high-performance embedded systems, signal processing, power electronics, mechatronics and automotive designs...

ConductRF TSA89 TESTeLINK Flexible RF Cables to 40 GHz

ConductRF Performance TSA89 TESTeLINK Flexible RF Test Cables to 40 GHz, February 16 - RF CafeConductRF announces availability of professional high frequency TSA89 series of RF test cables with performance to 40 GHz. Precision connector choices include; SMA, Type-N, 3.5mm, 2.92mm, & 2.4mm. Key features: High-frequency point to point cable, light weight rugged double-shielded, flexible cable, low loss <0.68 dB/ft @ 40 GHz, low VSWR < 1.35:1 (Typical < 1.25:1), RF leakage >−100 dB to 18 GHz, temperature rated from -55ºC to 125ºC. 100% factory VSWR and insertion loss tested. Wide selection of configurations & lengths. Cables are in stock and available immediately from Digi−Key...

Teledyne Storm Test Leads Offer Extended Life: Storm-Test™

Teledyne Storm Unveils New Cable Family of Test Leads Offering Extended Useful Life: Storm-Test™ - RF CafeTeledyne Storm Microwave announces a new cable product line for Vector Network Analyzer (VNA) test leads and other interconnect testing, Storm-Test™, designed to extend a test lead's useful life while delivering phase stability, critical in precision manufacturing environments where measurement accuracy must be maintained with repeated use over months and years. The Storm-Test series of test leads expands Storm's comprehensive portfolio of cable solutions for test and measurement applications, which includes Accu-Test®, Duratest™, and True Blue®. The new Storm-Test 50 GHz expands the frequency and phase stability performance offered by Storm test cables...

LadyBug - Here We Grow (and Move) Again!

LadyBug - Here We Grow (and Move) Again! - RF CafeExciting things are happening at LadyBug Technologies and we want to share some important news with you. Loyalty from customers like you has fueled continued growth, making a move to a larger facility necessary. This is our third move in response to consistent growth since our inception. With this move, we double our space, allowing additional product design engineers and manufacturing employees. One of the main reasons for our expansion is the demand for new products. We are adding 2 members to our engineering team at the time of the move and plan to add additional personnel shortly thereafter. We plan to deliver new products at a significantly faster pace. This includes our new small form factor measurement system with wide bandwidth pulse measurement capability. This is just one of many exciting developments. Look for additional news about us in the future...

Antenova's Free Tool to Optimise PCB Antenna Placement

Antenova Offers Free Tool to Optimise Antenna Placement on a PCB - RF CafeAntenova Ltd, the UK-based manufacturer of antennas and RF antenna modules for M2M and the Internet of Things, has created a new software tool to help designers place antennas in a wireless design. The tool displays the optimum position for embedded antennas on the PCB, depending upon the dimensions of the PCB and the specifications of the antennas. It places each individual antenna on the PCB in the best location for signal strength. Antenova has developed this tool to assist product designers who do not have access to antenna skills in-house. The tool should help designers to place the antenna in the best position early in the design process and achieve a working wireless design more easily. It can be used for one single antenna, or up to three antennas...

CENOS Affordable Simulation Software for Antenna Design

CENOS Launches Affordable and Easy-to-Use Simulation Software for Antenna Design - RF CafeElectromagnetics simulation software company CENOS continues on its mission to democratize simulation software by releasing its newest application designed for radio frequency and antenna design engineers. After a year of development and testing in close cooperation with its avid beta-tester community, the Antenna Design simulation software was finally released for public use at the end of April, 2021. CENOS Antenna Design is an intuitive FEM-based software that helps engineers to speed up RF antenna design, it solves Maxwell’s equations directly with no simplifications or limitations. CENOS Antenna Design is free to try for 10 days, after which the users can choose from the two subscription plans - for an individual or business use, starting from €20/mo ($25/mo)...

Exodus Intros 1-2 GHz, 4 kW SS Pulse Amplifier

Exodus Advanced Communications Intros 1-2 GHz, 4 kW Solid State Pulse Amplifier - RF CafeExodus Advanced Communications' AMP2043P-4KW Solid State Pulse Amplifier (1.0-2.0 GHz, 4 kW Pulse) is designed for Pulse/HIRF Mil-Std 461/464 and Radar applications. Other frequency ranges & power levels available all providing Superb Pulse Fidelity. Up to 100 μsec pulse widths, 6% duty cycles and 66 dB gain. Available monitoring parameters for Forward/Reflected power, VSWR, voltage, current, temperature sensing for outstanding reliability and ruggedness in a 10U chassis. Features Small form factor rack-mounted system, Class AB linear advanced technology design, instantaneous L-Band octave bandwidth, linear high peak pulse applications, designed for EMI/RFI, lab, HiRF/pulse applications...

Axiom Blog: Test Equipment Are Investments in Low Carbon Footprint

Axiom Blog: Test Equipment Are Investments in Low Carbon Footprint - RF CafeAxiom Test Equipment, an electronic test equipment rental and sales company, has published a new blog post that aims at informing people about the importance of carbon neutrality and about the different test equipment that support it with the help of regenerative energy. It suggests a thinking-out-of-the-box approach regarding how "test applications can strive for low carbon footprints by characterizing the quality of a device under test (DUT) that supports carbon neutrality, such as regenerative energy in an EV's charging system. Efficient use of energy is possible by feeding power generated by a DUT during the measurements back to the power grid, rather than dissipating the energy as heat lost to the environment." On a single DUT (Device Under Test) basis that might seem insignificant, but when hundreds of millions of vehicles are being tested of time, the energy saved can be enormous...

Triad RF's Amps Power BCT Nano-Sat Radios

Triad RF's Amps Power BCT Radios Soon to Be Released via Nano-Sat from International Space Station - RF CafeTriad RF Systems, a leading designer and manufacturer of innovative RF/Microwave amplifiers and integrated radio systems for challenging environments, is proud to announce that in partnership with Blue Canyon Technologies (BCT), now a wholly owned subsidiary of Raytheon, a Triad RF amplifier is providing high RF power in the transmitter of a BCT nano-satellite. The units are presently stored in the Northrop Grumman Cygnus spacecraft which docked with the International Space Station (ISS) in February of this year. The spacecraft is part of the NG-15 commercial resupply mission and will remain attached to the ISS until May. The BCT nano-satellite powered by the Triad RF amplifier will be released from Cygnus on the return trip. Once launched, it will be enabling the ultra-long range data communication link needed to continuously monitor the spacecraft from earth...

High Throughput Satellites

High Throughput Satellites (Artech House) - RF CafeArtech House today announced the publication High-Throughput Satellites, by Hector Fenech. This exciting new book discusses the motivation for the evolution of a new breed of High Throughput Satellites (HTS) that have emerged from traditional communications satellites. It explores the commercial sectors and technical context that have shaped HTS. The historical underpinnings of HTS are provided to highlight the requirements that dimension these satellites. A survey of operational GEO HTS systems is also included. Readers will understand the technical, operational and commercial context of HTS systems, as well as the performance of the current HTS system. This initial breed of satellites was limited to geostationary satellites, but it is quickly projecting into low earth orbit (LEO) constellations, often referred to as mega-constellations. The industrial and operational facets of LEO constellations are challenging...

IMS2021 and Microwave Week Registration for In-Person and Virtual Events

IMS2021 and Microwave Week Opens Registration for the In-Person and Virtual Events - RF CafeThe 2021 IEEE MTT-S International Microwave Symposium (IMS2021) and Microwave Week, the world's largest event for RF and microwave technology will be presented in a hybrid format, comprised of in-person and virtual participation options. With 200 exhibiting companies, IMS2021 will be host to the industry's top innovators. The in-person event will be held June 7-10, 2021 at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta, GA. A virtual event will follow on June 20-25, 2021 with on-demand content available through the end of July. The theme for both events is "Connecting for a Smarter, Safer World." Registration is now open and there are a variety of options to provide as many people as possible the opportunity to participate. Registration for in-person IMS or RFIC gives access to the merged IMS and RFIC symposiums, technical lectures on Monday, and the exhibition...

ConductRF Hi-Frequency Flexible RF Cable Assemblies

ConductRF Hi-Frequency Flexible RF Cable Assemblies April 27, 2021 - RF CafeConductRF's latest innovation is Hi−Frequency RF Jumper Cables with 2.92 mm, 2.4 mm or 1.85 mm connectors as standard. This assemblies use our optimized direct solder attached connectors and our superior double shielded hi-frequency A61SW flexible cable with shielding effectiveness greater than -100 dB. These cables are design to support the latest requirements for 5G applications for cross connecting modules, but can equally be used in any field where hi-frequency jumper cables are required. Beyond our standard interconnect, we can also offer solutions with SMP, SMPM, SMA and many other common connector interfaces. Hi-Performance right angled options are available utilizing hard setting shrink tube to form the cable bend...

Bittele Offers Automated Press-Fit Assembly

Bittele Electronics Offers Automated Press-Fit Assembly for Consistent and Reliable Quality - RF CafeBittele Electronics Inc., a Toronto-based one-stop PCB manufacturer specializing in prototype and low-to-mid volume printed circuit board assembly, announced today that it offers automated press-fit assembly as alternative to soldered connections in its PCB assembly services. Using automated pressing machines, Bittele achieves reliable and repeatable quality for all PCBs requiring press-fit components. Press-fit parts are not assembled using standard PCB Assembly practices, such as reflow soldering or wave soldering. Instead of soldering, press-fit parts are held in place by the plated holes themselves. Press-fit holes have very strict tolerance requirements, compared to standard plated holes for through-hole assembly...

Anatech Electronics April 2021 Newsletter

Anatech Electronics April 2021 Newsletter - RF Cafe"Sam Benzacar of Anatech Electronics, an RF and microwave filter company, has published his April 2021 newsletter that features his short op−ed entitled "A Wall of Interference!" The allusion is to the "wall" of antennas that typically comprises cell tower installations. Each antenna represents a source of potential signal interference for collocated antennas' receivers whose connected front end low noise amplifiers must successfully reject out-of-band signals and/or the inbound spurious mixer products generated by out-of-band signals. Sam also presents some relevant industry news items as well..."

Modelithics® Releases the Qorvo® GaN Library v21.4.5

Modelithics® Releases the Qorvo® GaN Library v21.4.5Modelithics is pleased to announce the release of version 21.4.5 of the Modelithics Qorvo GaN Library for use with Keysight Technologies' Advanced Design System and Cadence AWR Design Environment. Version 21.4.5 of the Modelithics Qorvo Gallium Nitride (GaN) Library includes a total of 82 models containing 59 packaged power models, 17 GaN die power transistor products and 6 small-signal models. This release offers a non-linear model for the Qorvo QPD1028L, a 750W (P3dB) discrete GaN on SiC HEMT using Qorvo's QGaN50HV process. This device comes in an NI-780 package (eared). The Angelov-based large-signal model includes an advanced model feature for enabling intrinsic I-V sensing and is valid for Class AB operations...

CMT Webinar: Introduction to Antenna Aperture

Copper Mountain Technologies Webinar: Introduction to Antenna Aperture - RF CafeCopper Mountain Technologies will be presenting a webinar entitled "Introduction to Antenna Aperture," hosted by none other than Robert Zavrel (W7SX), author of "Antenna Physics: An Introduction." It begins at 2:00 pm EST on Tuesday, April 27th. Robert is an accomplished RF Engineering Executive with 30 years of applicable experience and a verifiable consistent record delivering technical innovation, streamlined operations, increased productivity, and exceptional leadership and mentoring. The concept of antenna aperture is perhaps the most important antenna specification that is largely ignored by amateur texts. Many commonly published equations for radio engineers and amateurs alike rely upon antenna equations that employ aperture but never explain the fundamentals, they simply give the equations and leave it at that. The purpose of this brief overview is to explain the concept and relate it to why we should care. Virtually all advanced texts on antenna theory explain aperture in detail since their goal is to provide deep understanding of the subject This is an attempt to provide an empirical fundamental understanding...

ConductRF High Flex VNA Test Cables for 40, 50 & 70 GHz

ConductRF High Flex VNA Test Cables for 40, 50 & 70 GHz - RF CafeConductRF offers RF Engineers a large selection of Hi Flex cable for vector network analyzers (VNAs). We have standards for applications at 18-40 GHz, 50 GHz & 70 GHz. Our torque resistant connector heads and phase stable constructions ensure great performance for many tests to come. Other key features include: 2.92 mm, 2.4 mm & 1.85 mm connector options, low VSWR & insertion loss, low phase change with flexing, options available swept right angle connectors. ConductRF VNA series provides customers with reliable ruggedized solutions for Lab and Production Vector Network Analyzer testing. With options for 18 GHz, 26.5 GHz, 40 GHz, 50 GHz, & 70 GHz, these cables offer cost leading alternatives to original OEM VNA cable solutions...

Windfreak Intros the World's Smallest 10 MHz - 15 GHz RF Synthesizer

Windfreak Technologies SynthHD Mini RF Signal Generator: 10 MHz - 15 GHz - RF CafeWindfreak Technologies announces the availability of the new SynthHD Mini RF Signal Generator. The SynthHD Mini is the smallest 10 MHz to 15 GHz RF Signal Generator in the world - a mere 1.60 x 1.60 x 0.48 inches (4.06 x 4.06 x 1.22 cm). Expect excellent performance despite the ultra-small size and price of this device. Tune any frequency between 10 MHz and 15 GHz in 0.01 Hz resolution. Adjust calibrated amplitude in 0.01 dB resolution up to +20 dBm and across more than 30 dB of range. Perform FM, AM, Pulse, Sweep, and List Modulations. See the Tabs below to download a full datasheet and other documents. Windfreak Technologies has set the bar on microwave radio frequency generators for quality, size, and price. As always, our products are designed and manufactured in the USA! In Stock.

Temperature Stable Cables

Conduct RF Phase & Temperature Stable Cables april 2021 - RF CafeConductRF, a manufacturer of precision RF coaxial cable assemblies and connectors, announces the availability of Phase Stable / Temperature Stable solutions for both commercial and laboratory precision RF applications. 50 ppm phase accuracy with temperature phase matching capabilities, low loss and high power options, broad connector choices. Manufacturing capabilities include solutions built at our ITAR registered facility in Methuen, Massachusetts, as well as partner facilities in the U.S. and around the world. ConductRF offers cost effective equivalent and improved RF solutions to all major interconnect manufacturers, specializing in phase stability over temperature...

Blog: Make Safer Products with Practical EMC Testing

Make Safer Products with Practical EMC Testing - RF CafeAxiom Test Equipment, an electronic test equipment rental and sales company, as published a new blog post that informs people about the importance of conducting EMC/EMI tests. This is important If you are looking to make measurements that test if an electronic design can operate effectively when near other electronic devices and not cause electromagnetic interference (EMI) to them. In addition, making smaller electronic products possible can be done by achieving electromagnetic compatibility (EMC) within the operating environment. Learn more about the variety of practical test equipment that has been developed to perform the many measurements needed for efficient EMC/EMI testing. EMC/EMI compliance and pre-compliance testing involves four different types of measurements: radiated immunity, radiated emissions, conducted immunity, and conducted emissions. EMC/EMI pre-compliance testing can be performed within a reasonable budget, with a wideband signal...

Exodus Intros 1-6 GHz, 400 W PA w/Quiet-Cool Technology

Exodus Advanced Communications Intros 1-6 GHz, 400 W PA w/Quiet-Cool Technology - RF CafeExodus Advanced Communications' AMP2030B-LC is a powerhouse in a compact 6U chassis! Covering 1.0-6.0 GHz, produces >400 W minimum, >500 W nominal power, typical P1dB >300 W. Excellent gain flatness with a minimum power gain of 56 dB. Included are amplifier monitoring parameters for Forward/Reflected power, VSWR, as well as voltage, current & temperature sensing for optimum reliability & ruggedness. Nominal weight is 50 kg, and dimensions of 19"W x 25"L x 10.5"H...

ConductRF Zero Halogen / Low Smoke Cable Solutions

ConductRF Zero Halogen/Low Smoke Cable Solutions - RF CafeConductRF is pleased to offer Low Smoke / Zero Halogen Jacketed RF Cables for various applications indoor and outdoor for Naval Ship-Board applications. We have two ranges of solutions aimed at differing RF requirements with our SBA series aimed at Higher Frequency 18 GHz needs. These are 100% factory tested to exacting VSWR and Loss standards because, We know, Results Count! ConductRF manufactures a range RF Cables in support of shipboard applications, where low smoke, zero halogen requirements are mandated. These cable have low smoke polyolefin jackets that are suitable for shipboard environments. The cable solutions are commonly available in 3 sizes with cable OD of 0.240", 0.405" and 0.590". Common standard interfaces are available with standard gasket seals...

R&S Offering Free Wi-Fi History & Future Poster

Rohde & Schwarz Offering Free Wi-Fi History & Future Poster - RF CafeRohde & Schwarz is now offering for free a newly designed "The History and Future of Wi-Fi" poster. Wi-Fi has been around for more than 3 decades, but still some struggle with the numerous Wi-Fi specifications. Find everything you need on one poster: - Numbering and structuring from the first Wi-Fi 802.11b to the latest 802.11be also known as Wi-Fi 7 - Technology evolution in terms of bandwidth, spectrum, modulation and antenna schemes - Different Wi-Fi variants for automotive applications (11p, 11be), IoT use cases (11ah, 11af) and couch & desktop networks (11ad, 11ay) Download the digital copy of the poster or request the poster to be mailed to you.

CMT VNA 101 Bootcamp Webinar Series

Copper Mountain Technologies 2021 VNA 101 Bootcamp Webinar Series - RF CafeCopper Mountain Technologies has published the 2021 schedule for its VNA 101 Bootcamp Webinar series. Copper Mountain Technologies' VNA 101 Bootcamp Webinar series, hosted by Applications Engineering Lead Subbaiah Pemmaiah, features beginner technical content regarding various aspects of Vector Network Analysis use. This series combines valuable RF theory with relevant measurement demonstrations to provide a complete understanding of the basics of a VNA topics. Viewer submitted questions are answered throughout each webinar. There is no cost for attendance...

Exodus Advanced Communications Best in Class RF Amplifier SSPAs - RF Cafe

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