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Press Release & Product Announcement Archive: 2017 (#3)

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Saelig Intros PicoVNA 106 Low-Cost Vector Network Analyzer

Saelig Intros PicoVNA 106 Low-Cost Vector Network Analyzer - RF CafeSaelig Company has introduced the Pico Technology PicoVNA 106 Low-Cost Vector Network Analyzer - an economical USB-controlled, professional-grade 300 kHz to 6 GHz Vector Network Analyzer (VNA) with excellent performance, portability, and affordability. Despite its small size and low cost, its full-function, minimal-error, 'Quad RX' four-receiver architecture supports both 8- and 12-term calibration without the uncorrectable switching errors, delays, and unreliability of traditional three-receiver designs. The instrument supports convenient calibration methods such as 'enhanced isolation correction' ...

Triad RF Systems Intros TTRM1081 Bi-Directional SSPA

Triad RF Systems Intros TTRM1081 Bi-Directional SSPA - RF CafeTriad RF Systems announces the availability of their TTRM1081, an L-Band bi-directional SSPA suitable for high data-rate wireless links. Applications include UAVs and military mesh networks. Rx noise figure is approximately 1.3 dB and Tx/Rx switching speed is 1 μS. This class AB LDMOS module is designed for both military and commercial applications. It is capable of supporting any signal type and modulation format, including but not limited to 3-4G telecom, WLAN, OFDM, DVB, and CW/AM/FM. The latest device technologies and design methods are employed ...

 

ConductRF Offers FPA Semi-Flexible Performance RF Cables - DC to 60 GHz

ConductRF Offers FPA Semi-Flexible Performance RF Cables DC to 60 GHz - RF CafeConductRF's FPA RF Cable Assemblies provide a cost effective high performance solution for applications typically supported by Semi-Rigid or high cost flexible precision cables. Our Multi-layer shielded cable provides both flexibility and form-ability by combining a flexible spiral foil over which is a tin plated copper braid which can be formed. This create a half-way situation, but with added benefits of lower costs, improved performance and enhanced shielding. FPA Cables are available on short lead-times with custom lengths and configurations. Precision SMA, 3.5 mm, 2.92 mm & 2.4 mm are our most common standards ...

Saelig Intros TekBox TBCGx Comb Generators for EMC Testing

Saelig Intros TekBox TBCGx Comb Generators for EMC Testing - RF CafeSaelig Company announces the availability of two new TekBox TBCGx Comb Generators for EMC testing. The TBCG1 is a radiating comb generator with an internal dipole antenna and a base frequency of 100 MHz. It radiates a comb spectrum that is characterized up to 6 GHz. The comb generator is intended as a quick reference for testing radiated noise measurements in anechoic chambers, TEM/GTEM cells, shielded chambers, or to gauge the effectiveness of cable shielding and other shielding materials. With its built-in dipole antenna the TBCG1 can be used in three orientations to emit vertically- or horizontally ...

Radiocrafts and Digi-Key Enter Global Distribution Agreement

Radiocrafts and Digi-Key Enter Global Distribution Agreement - RF CafeRadiocrafts AS, a leading provider of RF modules, today announced that it has entered a global distribution agreement with Digi-Key Electronics, the industry leader in electronic component selection, availability, and delivery. Design engineers around the world get access to RF modules and design tools from Radiocrafts with short lead-times. Radiocrafts provides surface mount RF modules for wireless networking in the ISM bands world-wide. The modules support industry standard protocols such as Wireless M-Bus, Sigfox and KNX-RF, and the proprietary ...

Axiom Test Equipment July Specials w/Free Shipping!

Axiom Test Equipment July Specials w/Free Shipping - RF CafeAxiom Test Equipment, a provider of efficient and cost effective solutions customers' test equipment needs, offer the following special deals on their inventory. Free ground shipping is offered on all rentals! Axiom offers our customers several practical, efficient and cost effective solutions for their business or projects' test equipment needs. Whether you need to rent & buy test equipment, repair test equipment,, sell or trade equipment, we are committed to providing superior customer service and high quality electronic test equipment ...

Pasternack Releases New Waveguide Phase Shifters for K to W Bands

Pasternack Releases New Waveguide Phase Shifters for K to W Bands - RF CafePasternack, a leading provider of RF, microwave and millimeter wave products, has launched a new line of waveguide phase shifters in sizes ranging from WR-42 to WR-10. Typical applications include instrumentation, test benches, product development and characterization. Pasternack's new series of waveguide phase shifters is comprised of seven models that operate in the frequency range of 18 GHz to 110 GHz and in 7 waveguide bands from K to W band. They provide phase shift range from 0 to 180 degrees and 1 dB ...

MFC Radar, Transmit Band & X-Band Reject Filters

Microwave Filter Company Radar, Transmit Band & X-Band Reject Filters - RF CafeMicrowave Filter Company (MFC) continues to provide C-band users worldwide with the largest variety of interference elimination filters within the industry. In addition to our line of filters that reject "close-in" radar and WiMAX signals, we also offer an array of filters that reject undesired transmissions operating up in the higher frequency bands (i.e. – maritime & aeronautical radio navigation bands, X-band and Ku-band). So, whether you need clean C-band reception at your head-end or out on the open water, we have the right interference elimination filter for your application ...

IPP Announces Low Capacitance Resistors

IPP Announces Low Capacitance Resistors - RF CafeInnovative Power Products (IPP) is pleased to introduce many new resistor values to their line of Low Capacitance Resistive products. Due to their lower parasitic capacitance, these resistors are perfectly suited as isolation resistors in high power RF combiners / dividers and transistor feedback networks. Our resistors come in standard and custom values to support many applications and typical delivery for standard values is 1 – 2 weeks ...

 

Skyworks High-Power Bluetooth Power Amplifier for Mobile Applications

Skyworks' High-Power Bluetooth® Power Amplifier for Mobile Applications - RF CafeSkyworks has introduced a new product category of high-power Bluetooth® power amplifier solutions for mobile applications targeting Wi-Fi enabled smartphones, tablets and other portable devices. The SKY85018-11 is a highly integrated device that is particularly suited for improving Bluetooth® connectivity ranges, which are required for music streaming. Multiple output power ranges and a bypass mode ensure that the SKY85018-11 is extremely reliable for high performance devices, providing a premium audio experience. The amplifier is ...

Anatech Intros Highpass, Triplexer, and Bandpass Filters

Anatech Electronics Intros Highpass, Triplexer, and Bandpass Filters - RF CafeAnatech Electronics, Inc. offers the industry's largest portfolio of high-performance standard and customized RF and microwave filters and filter-related products for military, commercial, aerospace and defense, and industrial applications up to 40 GHz. Anatech has introduced 3 new products for your convenience: a 1.5 MHz stripline bandpass filter with SMA connectors; a triplexer filter with N connectors for the 700 MHz, 5400 MHz, 8100 MHz bands; and a 112.5 MHz cavity bandpass filter with type W connectors ...

Saelig Debuts Isolated High Voltage 4-Ch 200 MHz Oscilloscope

Saelig Debuts Isolated High Voltage 4-Ch 200 MHz Oscilloscope - RF CafeSaelig Company has introduced the Cleverscope CS448, a unique isolated high common-mode rejection ratio (CMRR) four-channel 200 MHz 14-bit oscilloscope. It has been designed to measure high voltage, fast slew-rate signals such as those in a full or three-phase power electronic switching bridge (e.g. gate drives to measure voltage and charge, power switching to measure loss and parasitic stress, output signals to measure power and spectrum for EMC compliance, control system signals for gain / phase and stability, etc.) The CS448 includes a built-in isolated 65 MHz signal generator to provide stimulus ...

WithWave Intros Probe Positioner for T-Probe

WithWave Intros Probe Positioner for T-Probe - RF CafeWithwave's Probe Positioner is designed for precise RF probing measurement using T-probe which have GSG & GS contact structure. The magnetic switch on metal base plate can be turned on and off to keep the positioner firmly to its position or moved and lifted to a new position easily. Its articulated arm is controlled by arm knob at the middle joint that keeps the arm firm and steady. Features include articulated and flexible joints, easy to control to X-, Y-, Z- direction using arm knob, and stable test measurements. Use for RF & microwave module signal ...

VidaRF Intros 0.7 to 6 GHz SMA Power Dividers / Combiners

VidaRF Intros 0.7 to 6 GHz SMA Power Dividers / Combiners - RF CafeVidaRF offers a new series of power dividers / combiners that operate from 0.7 to 6 GHz. Available in 2-, 3-, 4-, 5-, 6-, 12-, 16- and 32-way configurations. Handles up to 30 W of power, with low insertion loss. High port-to-port isolation. Excellent amplitude and phase balance. Operating temperature -55 to +85 °C. Sealed and painted to meet IP65 standards. Contact VidaRF today to see how they can meet your needs ...

 

ConductRF LMR Low Loss Flexible RF Cables DC to 6 GHz

ConductRF LMR Low Loss Flexible RF Cables DC to 6 GHz - RF CafeConductRF's LMR RF Cable Assemblies are built exclusively using Times Microwave Systems class leading LMR range of cable. Lower loss alternatives to RG cables. DC to 6 GHz solutions. Low loss & low VSWR, multi-layer 90 dB screening, foamed PE dielectric. Operating Temp -40 ºC to 85 ºC. Indoor & outdoor jacket options and broad connector choices. LMR cables are used extensively in military and commercial applications ...

 

NI AWR Design Environment Upgrades Now Available in V13.02

Upgrades and Enhancements to NI AWR Design Environment Now Available in V13.02 - RF CafeAn updated V13.02 of NI AWR Design Environment has been released that contains many useful upgrades and enhancements to Microwave Office and Analog Office circuit design software, Visual System Simulator™ (VSS) system design software and AXIEM and Analyst™ 3D electromagnetic (EM) simulators. This latest release continues to address design challenges associated with highly-integrated RF/microwave components commonly found in communications and radar systems. Select V13.02 enhancements include: Microwave Office Load Pull: A new script improves handling ...

VidaRF Intros 7.5-16 GHz Directional Coupler

VidaRF Intros 7.5-16 GHz Directional Coupler - RF CafeVidaRF offers a new directional coupler Model: VDC-75160A6 operates from 7.5-16 GHz. The coupler has directivity of over 15 dB with low loss and with good VSWR. Available in 6, 10, 20 or 30 dB coupling value, 50 watts power handling with SMA connectors, operating temp -55 to +85 °C. Sealed and painted to meet IP65 standards ...

 

 

Triad RF Systems Intros 4.4 to 4.7 GHz, 10 W Bi-Directional Amplifier

Triad RF Systems Intros 4.4 to 4.7 GHz, 10 W Bi-Directional Amplifier - RF CafeTriad RF Systems announces the availability of their TTRM1109 - a Bi-Directional SSPA for domestic and foreign military and public safety wireless links. It can handle any modulation and outputs 10 W typical BPSK and 3 W typical 64QAM OFDM. This class A GaAs module is designed for both military and commercial applications. It is capable of supporting any signal type and modulation format, including but not limited to 3-4G telecom, WLAN, OFDM, DVB ...

 

NuWaves Announces 20 Watt C-Band RF Bidirectional Amplifier

NuWaves Engineering Announces the Completion of a 20 Watt C-Band RF Bidirectional Amplifier Module - RF CafeNuWaves Engineering, an international Radio Frequency (RF) and Microwave solutions provider, announces the completion of the IRaD phase for their miniaturized C-band bidirectional amplifier (BDA), to be added to their line of NuPower XtenderTM bidirectional amplifier products. The NuPower Xtender™ C20RX01 BDA module, part number NW-BA-C-20-RX01, follows the recent releases of both the C-Band Low Noise Amplifier and the C-Band Power Amplifier (NuPowerTM C20R01) as NuWaves looks to push their presence and expertise to higher-frequency ...

EDI CON USA 2017 Announces Short Courses

EDI CON USA 2017 Announces Short Courses - RF CafeThe Electronic Design Innovation Conference and Exhibition (EDI CON) USA, the first industry event to bring together RF/microwave and high-speed digital design engineers and system integrators, announced today the addition of a full day of training to its conference program at the Hynes Convention Center, September 11-13 in Boston, MA. Organizers of EDI CON have invited industry experts to teach 3-hour short courses on relevant topics necessary for success in today's high-speed and high-frequency designs. The day also includes sponsored 3-hour training ...

Anatech Electronics Newsletter for June 2017

Anatech Electronics Newsletter for June 2017 - RF CafeAnatech Electronics, a manufacturer of RF and microwave filters, has published its June newsletter. As always, it includes both company news and some tidbits about relevant industry happenings. In it, Sam Benzacar discusses, among other topics, the ever-increasing occurrence of RF interference in the IoT device population. Both long-occupied and new areas of the electromagnetic spectrum are experiencing a rise in noise floors, necessitating challenging filter designs. Anatech's business is to make certain that system and circuit designers have capable filters available to assure ...

ConductRF Intros VNA RF Test Cables for 18, 27, 40, 50 & 70 GHz

ConductRF Intros VNA RF Test Cables for 18, 27, 40, 50 & 70 GHz - RF CafeRugged VNA RF Test Cables to 18, 27 and 40 GHz. 18 GHz options include SMA, Type-N and TNC Higher Frequency solutions include; 3.5mm, 2.92mm and 2.4mm. Also offered is ConductRF's Hi-Flex VNA Series to 50 and 70 GHz phase stable & low loss professional series with light armor protection and NMD head options. In-stock at Newark. Visit ConductRF today for these and many other cabling options ...

 

Saelig Intros Mercury™ T2C USB 2.0 & Power Delivery Protocol Analyzer

Saelig Introduces Mercury™ T2C USB 2.0 & Power Delivery Protocol Analyzer with Type-C Connection - RF CafeSaelig Company announces the availability of the Mercury™ T2C USB 2.0 & Power Delivery Protocol Analyzer that offers the newest USB Type-C connection. The Mercury T2C is a small and affordable hardware-based USB protocol analyzer. It is the industry's first ultra-portable, hardware-based, USB and Power Delivery protocol analyzer. It combines the de-facto standard CATC Trace™ display, comprehensive USB class decoding, and PD 2.0 protocol analysis. The pocket-sized, bus-powered Mercury T2C sits in-line between host ...

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