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Sunday the 21st

Engineering Theme Crossword for March 21st

Engineering Theme Crossword Puzzle for March 21st, 2021 - RF CafeThis Engineering-Theme Crossword Puzzle for March 21st has many words and clues related to... you guessed it... engineering - including RF, microwave, optics, mathematics, chemistry, physics, and other technical subjects. As always, this crossword contains no names of politicians, mountain ranges, exotic foods or plants, movie stars, or anything of the sort unless it/he/she is related to this puzzle's technology theme (e.g., Hedy Lamarr or the Bikini Atoll). The technically inclined cruciverbalists amongst us will appreciate the effort. Enjoy!

New for 2021! RF & Electronics Symbols for Office™ r2

RF & Electronics Schematic & Block Diagram Symbols for Office™ r2 - RF CafeIt was a lot of work, but I finally finished a version of the "RF & Electronics Schematic & Block Diagram Symbols" that works well with Microsoft Office™ programs Word™, Excel™, and Power Point™. This is an equivalent of the extensive set of amplifier, mixer, filter, switch, connector, waveguide, digital, analog, antenna, and other commonly used symbols for system block diagrams and schematics created for Visio™. Each of the 1,000 or so symbols was exported individually from Visio in the EMF file format, then imported into Word on a Drawing Canvas. The EMF format allows an image to be scaled up or down without becoming pixelated, so all the shapes can be resized in a document and still look good. The imported symbols can also be UnGrouped into their original constituent parts for editing. Check them out!

Friday the 19th

RF Technicians Needed by E-TECH Construction

RF Technicians Needed by E-TECH Construction - RF CafeElectric Tech (E-TECH) Construction, Inc. has immediate opportunities for experienced RF Technicians with a wide range of knowledge in Cell Site construction, modifications, new site builds, and 5G in the Bay Area, market. We offer industry leading pay, paid time off, medical, dental, and vision insurance, and 401k with match once eligible. Duties will include performing all trades and duties associated with cellular / electrical construction, being adaptable to learning new technologies, working in elevated areas in man lift, and working varied shifts. Must be proficient at using industry testing equipment and must be able to read and understand construction drawings. Anritsu certification highly desirable along with previous / current tower climber experience...

Vintage Heathkit DG-140 Two-Station Intercom Kit

Vintage Heathkit DG-140 Two-Station Intercom Kit - RF Cafe Cool ProductOccasionally an unbuilt vintage Heathkit item appears on eBay with really nice photos of the contents. In fact, I have a Saved Search that sends me an e-mail whenever one shows up. This morning, a Heathkit DG−140 Two-Station Intercom kit appeared on auction. The instruction booklet has a publish date of 1972, so I looked for a copy of it on the WWW but the only thing I could find was a PDF for purchase. Despite the 1972 date, it appears it was 1973 when the DG−140 was first available. The 1971 catalog still shows the previous version, the DG−141 (which you might understandably think would be the newer model number). There is a big difference in the chassis configuration from the DG−141 to the DG−140. Per the 1973 Heathkit catalog, the DG−140 was priced at $29.95 ($184.91 in 2021 money - a whopping 6.2x factor in 48 years). Heathkit products were well known for the completeness of its instruction manuals, with clearly illustrated instructions...

Micro-Doppler Radars Predict Injury Risk

Micro-Doppler Radars Predict Injury Risk and Track Recovery Progress - RF Cafe"According to researchers at Penn State, micro-doppler radars could soon be used in clinical settings to predict injury risk and track recovery progress. Being able to view subtle differences in the human movement would allow health care workers to more accurately identify individuals who may be at risk for injury and to track progress precisely while individuals are recovering from an injury. To find an accurate, reliable, and cost-effective way to measure these subtleties in human movement, the College of Engineering and College of Medicine researchers teamed up to develop radar in front of which athlete study-subjects could jump. 'My students and I designed and constructed the radar system to characterize the micro-Doppler features of human gait..."

Electroluminescence

Electroluminescence, November 1961 Popular Electronics - RF CafeWebster's dictionary defines luminescence as, "the low-temperature emission of light produced especially by physiological processes (as in the firefly), by chemical action, by friction, or by electrical action." Per this article on electroluminescence in the November 1961 edition of Popular Electronics, Webster defined it back then as, "any emission of light not ascribable directly to incandescence, and therefore occurring at low temperatures." Interesting that the contrast to incandescence is no longer used. Maybe in 1960 the phenomenon of electroluminescence was still new and novel enough to emphasize the distinction. Barely a decade had passed since it had moved out of the laboratory and into the marketplace. The ability to economically produce large panels for lighting was deemed groundbreaking...

Berkeley Nucleonics Intros World's Fastest AWG

Berkeley Nucleonics Intros World's Fastest Arbitrary Waveform Generator - RF CafeBerkeley Nucleonics Corporation, a leading manufacturer of precision electronic instrumentation for RF/Microwave research, introduces the Model 685 High-Performance ARB. The function of an arbitrary waveform generator, or ARB, varies depending on the application. Some of the many applications for a waveform generator include timing solution, signal emulation and modulation of signals. The Berkeley Nucleonics Model 685 High-Performance ARB offers a wide range of modulations and pre-made waveforms as well as complex user-generated waveforms. The UI is intuitive and easy to use through the touch screen interface but can also be used remotely through software with commands or through a remote desktop using the standard Ethernet interface. The Model 685 has two modes, AFG and AWG. The AFG (arbitrary function generator) uses...

Please Thank LadyBug for Their Continued Support!

LadyBug Technologies RF Power Sensors - RF CafeLadyBug Technologies was founded in 2004 by two microwave engineers with a passion for quality microwave test instrumentation. Our employees offer many years experience in the design and manufacture of the worlds best vector network analyzers, spectrum analyzers, power meters and associated components. The management team has additional experience in optical power testing, military radar and a variety of programming environments including LabVIEW, VEE and other languages often used in programmatic systems. Extensive experience in a broad spectrum of demanding measurement applications. You can be assured that our Power Sensors are designed, built, tested and calibrated without compromise.

Thursday the 18th

FCC's Radio Intelligence Division

Radio Intelligence, October 1944 Radio News - RF CafeAccording to an FCC document "11th Annual Report, Federal Communications Commission, Fiscal Year Ended June 30, 1945," Chapter VIII - War Activities, "The Radio Intelligence Division, established in 1940 to give America wartime protection from misuse of the ether lanes by spies or other illegal operators, discovered 46 unlicensed stations during the fiscal year, investigated 1,445 complaints of suspicious transmission and of interference. These complaints were received from the general public, commercial communication companies, Government agencies, and the military. During the year, the RID furnished fixes to 283 planes which were in distress. A total of 996 requests for assistance of all types to planes was received. The RID took 85,031 bearings. A number of alerts originated totaled 25,000. This figure represents the number of instances in which an origination was made by each monitoring station equipped with long-range, high-frequency direction-finding facilities for the purpose of obtaining synchronized bearings from a net of direction...

New for 2020! RF & Electronics Symbols for Visio

RF Electronics Wireless Analog Block Diagrams Symbols Shapes for Visio - RF CafeWith more than 1000 custom-built symbols, this has got to be the most comprehensive set of Visio Symbols available for RF, analog, and digital system and schematic drawings! Every object has been built to fit proportionally on the provided A-, B- and C-size drawing page templates (or can use your own). Symbols are provided for equipment racks and test equipment, system block diagrams, conceptual drawings, and schematics. Unlike previous versions, these are NOT Stencils, but instead are all contained on tabbed pages within a single Visio document. That puts everything in front of you in its full glory. Just copy and paste what you need on your drawing. The file format is XML so everything plays nicely with Visio 2013 and later...

Superconducting Coil Transmits 5 kW Contactless

Superconducting Coil Transmits 5 kW Contactless - RF Cafe"A team led by Technical University of Munich (TUM) physicists Christoph Utschick and Prof. Rudolf Gross has succeeded in making a coil with superconducting wires capable of transmitting power on the order of more than five kilowatts contactless and with only small losses. Conceivable applications include autonomous industrial robots, medical equipment, vehicles and even aircraft. Contactless power transmission has already established itself as a key technology when it comes to charging small devices such as mobile telephones and electric toothbrushes. Users would also like to see contactless charging made available for larger electric machines such as industrial robots, medical equipment and electric vehicles. Such devices could be placed on a charging station whenever they are not in use. This would make it possible to effectively use even short idle times to recharge their batteries..."

Anatech Announces 2 New Cavity Bandpass Filters

Anatech Electronics Announces 2 New Cavity Bandpass Filters - RF CafeAnatech Electronics 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. Two new cavity filters have been introduced. The AB838B904 bandpass filter features a 804.5-871.5 MHz passband with 1 dB insertion loss and can handle 50 watts. The AB2350B490 bandpass filter covers 2300 to 2400 MHz with 1.7 dB insertion loss and handles up to 70 watts. Custom RF power directional coupler designs can be designed and produced when a standard cannot be found, or the requirements are such that a custom approach is necessary...

Crossword Puzzle from a 1957 Popular Electronics

Crossword Puzzle, November 1957 Popular Electronics - RF CafeHere is a crossword puzzle from the November 1957 edition of Popular Electronics magazine. Unlike the weekly crosswords from RF Cafe that uses only relevant technical words, this one fills in with common words. It's still a good puzzle and will take a lot less time to complete. A list of all the other crossword puzzles found in Popular Electronics, Electronics World, QST, and other vintage electronics magazines...

Modelithics and Passive Plus Circuit & 3D Resistor Models to 60 GHz

Modelithics and Passive Plus Partner to Offer New Circuit and 3D Resistor Models Validated to 60 GHz - RF CafeModelithics is pleased to announce the release of new models for the Passive Plus R35-1209BB and R35-2010BB flip-chip resistor products. New Microwave Global Models™ for both resistor series are now available within the Modelithics COMPLETE Library™ as well as the Modelithics mmWave & 5G Library. In addition, new 3D geometry models for the resistors are now available within the latest version, v20.8, of the Modelithics COMPLETE+3D Library for Ansys® HFSS™. The two new Microwave Global Models for the R35-1209BB and R35-2010BB resistor families, respectively, for values of 50 and 100 Ω. Both models are validated to 60 GHz, making them well suited for today's higher-frequency requirements...

Many Thanks to MPDevice for Continuing Support!

MPDevice - RF CafeMPDevice (MPD) has become a trustworthy and reliable company in the global RF market as a manufacturer of passive RF devices. Included are attenuators and terminations, coaxial connectors, adapters, and cable assemblies, DC blocks, surge arrestors, power combiner / dividers, and directional couplers. The Korean Telecommunication market is now entering into the era of hyperconnected society. With continuous enhancement in R&D capabilities and quality control, MPD will continue in an effort to become the No. 1 technologically innovative company with a focus on the emerging 5G marketplace.

Wednesday the 17th

Montgomery Ward Radio Catalog

Montgomery Ward Radio Catalog, February 1939 Radio News - RF CafeNot long ago I posted a short bit on the 1924 Montgomery Ward Radio Catalog I found on the WWW. It was the only version of the actual catalog I could find. An advertisement for this 1939 edition of the Montgomery Ward Radio Catalog appeared in a copy of Radio News magazine. Like the earlier catalog, this one appeals to both professional servicemen and amateur radio hobbyists - often one and the same. Mail order and brick and mortar outlets like Radio Shack and Lafayette Radio Electronics (where I used to buy stuff in the 1970s) had not come to most of America's towns yet, so electronics enthusiasts often procured their parts from Sears Roebuck, Montgomery Ward, and specialty catalogs or from hardware and drug stores that happened to stock components. Of course you could always walk into the local electronics repair shop...

Plastic Polymer Cables That Rival Fiber Optics

Plastic Polymer Cables That Rival Fiber Optics - RF Cafe"How fast does data flow? The answer: not fast enough. The search for more efficient data-transfer solutions to meet the ever-increasing demand for computation never ends. Even today, most data transmission happens via traditional copper cables, which are power-hungry, leading to a compromise between data exchange and energy consumed. Fiber-optic cables are an alternative, but they don't work well with the silicon chips in our computing systems. Overcoming these limitations, while theoretically possible, can turn out to be prohibitively expensive, especially for electronics-rich applications like data centers, spacecraft, electric vehicles and so on. A team of scientists at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have recently demonstrated a plastic polymer cable that is a complementary solution..."

Skyworks LNA for Small Cell, Cellular 5G NR, and Base Stations

Skyworks High Gain LNA for Small Cell, Cellular 5G NR, and Base Station Applications - RF CafeSkyworks is pleased to introduce the SKY67181-396LF, a high gain, low noise amplifier (LNA). Designed to meet the challenging requirements of cellular LTE and 5G NR infrastructure applications, this LNA features ultra low-noise figure, high gain, and operates over a wide range of frequencies. Featuring an ultra-compact 2 x 2 mm plastic surface mount package to reduce PCB board space, SKY67181-396LF is pin-to-pin compatible with the previously released SKY67183-396LF and SKY67189-396LF. These LNAs are ideal for 2G/3G/4G/5G TDD and FDD infrastructure applications, including small cell, massive MIMO, and macro base stations...

Thanks to Berkeley Nucleonics for Support!

Berkeley Nucleonics Corp - RF CafeBerkeley Nucleonics Corporation (BNC) is a leading manufacturer of precision electronic instrumentation for test, measurement, and nuclear research. Founded in 1963, BNC initially developed custom pulse generators. We became known for meeting the most stringent requirements for high precision and stability, and for producing instruments of unsurpassed reliability and performance. We continue to maintain a leadership position as a developer of custom pulse, signal, light, and function generators. Our designs incorporate the latest innovations in software and hardware engineering, surface mount production, and automated testing procedures.

Explain Radio Fading to the Public

Explain Radio Fading to the Public, September 1942 Radio Retailing Today - RF CafeThis is a great primer for anyone looking for an easily understandable way to explain the basics of radio signal fading to acquaintances, or for that matter to understand it yourself if you don't already. As I review the material for taking my amateur radio General Class exam, there is information about atmospheric absorption in the various ionospheric layers during daytime and nighttime. Prior to studying the manual, I either never knew or once knew but have forgotten about the upper F1 and F2 layers combining into a single layer at night when the sun's radiation and particle bombardment is blocked by the earth. This article doesn't go that deep into the physics, but it does a good job of making a complex topic simple enough for the layman - although if you're trying to explain fading to politicians, well, don't even bother...

Attention Laser Lovers

RCA Helium-Selenium Laser (Zachary Fox) - RF CafeRF Cafe visitor Zachary Fox sent me a note regarding the "Basic Laser Experiments" article from the June 1971 issue of Radio-Electronics magazine. Mr. Fox is an avid laser experimenter / hobbyist who has a blog on the Laser Pointer Forum website where he documents his activities. He recently purchased a document containing the actual photograph shown in the article that shows RCA Solid State Research Laboratory scientist Dr. Karl G. Hernqvist projecting the 24 spectral lines of a helium-selenium laser onto his hand. What was a big deal in 1971 is ho−hum technology today, just like what is ground−breaking today will be ho−hum in 50 years. We should be grateful for people like Zachary who collect and preserve these parts of history so that someone with no interest doesn't throw it out with the trash...

Many Thanks to Exodus Advanced Communications for Their Support

Exodus Advanced Communications - RF CafeExodus Advanced Communications is a multinational RF communication equipment and engineering service company serving both commercial and government entities and their affiliates worldwide. Power amplifiers ranging from 10 kHz to 51 GHz with various output power levels and noise figure ranges, we fully support custom designs and manufacturing requirements for both small and large volume levels. decades of combined experience in the RF field for numerous applications including military jamming, communications, radar, EMI/EMC and various commercial projects with all designing and manufacturing of our HPA, MPA, and LNA products in-house.

Tuesday the 16th

A Radio Controlled Model Airplane

A Radio Controlled Model Airplane, February 1939 Radio News - RF CafeMost people familiar with the history of radio control (R/C) airplanes credit twin brothers Walt and Bill Good for the first truly successful R/C airplane, which they dubbed "Big Guff," in 1938. Interestingly, this YouTube interview with the Good brothers mentions, as does Mr. Isberg in his 1939 article in Radio News magazine article, the first sanctioned R/C contest where the Good's model was the only one to fly. Ross Hull and Clinton DeSoto were two other prominent early R/C'ers. Transmitter operators were licensed Hams who designed and built their own equipment at 56 MHz, unlike modern turn-key R/C systems operating in unlicensed ISM bands. Vacuum tubes were used in the transmitter and the airborne receiver. Lead-acid batteries often provided power for the receiver and control surface actuators (pseudo-servos) in the airplane, which unfortunately would burst during a crash...

RF Noise Problems Vary, Remedies Elusive

RF Noise Problems Vary, Remedies Elusive - RF Cafe"RF noise is a frequent discussion topic among radio amateurs. A proliferation of electronics has cluttered and complicated the noise environment; it's not just power lines anymore. Unless isolated from civilization, most hams experience RF interference (RFI) - sometimes without even realizing it, although spectrum scopes on modern transceivers make RF noise much more apparent. Various approaches to address the apparently worsening noise floor have been taken around the world, some addressing lax regulation. 'We all want to enhance our ability to copy the weak ones by increasing our signal-to-noise ratio,' Alan Higbie, K0AV, said in his March/April NCJ article, 'Tracking RFI with an SDR One Source at a Time..."

Many Thanks to ConductRF for Continued Support!

ConductRF coaxial cables & connectors - RF CafeConductRF is continually innovating and developing new and improved solutions for RF Interconnect needs. See the latest TESTeCON RF Test Cables for labs. ConductRF makes production and test coax cable assemblies for amplitude and phased matched VNA applications as well as standard & precision RF connectors. Over 1,000 solutions for low PIM in-building to choose from in the iBwave component library. They also provide custom coax solutions for applications where some standard just won't do. A partnership with Newark assures fast, reliable access. Please visit ConductRF today to see how they can help your project! 

Lost Your Money? Wire KUBIT

Lost Your Money? Wire KUBIT, November 6, 1948, The Saturday Evening Post - RF CafeSending telegraph messages, whether by wire or wireless means, has always been expensive, particularly considering charges are determined by the character (letter, number, symbol). Accordingly, the Shakespearean line from Hamlet declaring that "brevity is the soul of wit" can be reworked to "brevity is the soul of economy." A telegraph wire, unlike a telephone call, is a legally binding communiqué, as is of course a written letter, but a telegram is immediate transmission of information for time-critical messaging. A series of "commercial codes" were developed enabling senders to save often significant money by sending multi-character codes that represented entire phrases and/or sentences. What struck me about this article that appeared in a 1948 issue of The Saturday Evening Post is how, following a court case involving how the inadvertent swapping of two character positions in a code...

Pre-Compliance RF Testing Large Systems In-Situ

Pre-Compliance RF Testing Large Systems In-Situ - RF CafeMr. Kenneth Wyatt has a good article on the EDN website entitled, "Pre-Compliance Testing Large Systems In-Situ." He gives advice on relatively inexpensive tests you can perform on your new product design to help assure first-pass EMC compliance testing as performed by commercial services - which can be very expensive. He begins: "Last year, I had a chance to perform pre-compliance testing on a couple large systems for radiated emissions. The clients were hoping to get early test data prior to the major work of packing and transporting their large floor-standing systems for formal compliance testing. Large industrial systems need a whole different technique for assessing radiated emissions..."

Thanks to PCBONLINE for Continued Support!

PCBONLINE - RF CafePCBONLINE supplies complex rigid and flex-rigid printed circuit boards (PCBs),and one-stop production with maximum flexibility ranging from prototype sample to mass production. Rigid-flex, HDI, multilayer, IC-loadboard, LCP 5G optical module, ceramic, MCPCB. Materials include Rogers, Taconic, Arlon, Isola, Bergquist, Kapton, Panasonic, and more. After more than 15 years of continuous efforts, PCBONLINE constantly updates our equipment, improves our technology, and serves you with the highest quality. Cost and delivery quotations online without the need for multiple phone call and/or e-mails.

Monday the 15th

Mac's Radio Service Shop: The TVI Sleuth

Mac's Radio Service Shop: The TVI Sleuth, August 1954 Radio & Television News - RF CafeTracking down the source of TVI (television interference) or any kind of RFI (radio frequency interference) can be a challenge. In the days when most people received their audio and visual entertainment (radio and TV) via over-the-air broadcasts, any form of interference was usually picked up by multiple people, who promptly reported the issue to the power company or the FCC. Arcing power lines, transformers, and switches were prime generators of RFI, particularly during wet and high wind conditions. However, much more prevalent was interference from industrial and domestic equipment. Neon and fluorescent light, heating pads (see Hazel: Stop Rockin' Our Reception episode), ignition systems (automotive and oil burners), diathermy (heat therapy popular in the day), industrial RF heating, kitchen appliances, and tool motors were among the likeliest offenders. Of course amateur radio operators were guilty of spewing out interfering EM crap...

Hybrid III-V Tunnel FETs and MOSFETs

Hybrid III-V Tunnel FETs and MOSFETs - RF Cafe"Over the past few decades, the incredible progress made in the electronics industry has been partially driven by innovations at the single-transistor level. Building faster and smaller transistors has been a primary goal for the semiconductor industry over the past few years. Metal-oxide-semiconductor field-effect transistors (MOSFETs) are the most conventional and widely used type of transistors. One of their major limitations is their high power inefficiency, which is due to their inability to reduce the voltage supply while simultaneously limiting the off-state leakage current. A novel and alternative type of device called a tunnel field-effect transistor (TFET) can overcome this limitation by leveraging quantum mechanical tunneling..."

Free R&S Poster: Microwave & Beyond

Free R&S Poster: Microwave & Beyond - RF CafeRhode & Schwarz (R&S) has just made another great wall poster available, this one with the theme of "Microwaves and Beyond." As usual, the poster is full of colorful charts and tables that provide lots of useful data at a glance. If you are used to looking everything up on your tiny smartphone screen, you might be surprised at how handy and easy on the eyes these old-school posters can be for a quick reference. Signal level conversions, directivity and uncertainty, waveguide standards, RF connector types, mismatch values, and electromagnetic spectrum bands are among the included categories. You can either download a PDF version of the "Microwaves and Beyond" wall poster, or R&S will mail a "real" version to you at no charge.

Thanks to Atenlab for Ongoing Support!

Atenlab microwave components - RF CafeAtenlab has been operating in Taiwan for more than a decade, and has sold and installed hundreds chambers around the world. Holistic, affordable Over-the-Air (OTA) measurement systems perform comprehensive measurement and test in a controlled environment. Compact Antenna Test Range (CATR) with one-touch operation supports multiple systems - 2G, 3G, 4G, 5G - and major instrument brands. [M]ulti-probe OTA measurement systems offer reduced time measurements over single-probe systems.

In the Field with International Pacific Highway

In the Field with IPH, December 1931 QST - RF CafeIt is hard to imagine a time when there wasn't a vast network of highways connecting not just the interior of the continental U.S., but also interconnecting all of the countries in North America. Just as pioneers in covered wagons and on horseback forged the routes that became the Oregon Trail in the early 19th century, so did teams of explorers, cartographers and engineers do the heavy lifting in the early 20th century in establishing the first defined roads for expediting the transportation of goods and persons all up and down the continent's west coast. Radio operators were among the crews of the International Pacific Highway (IPH) project. Heavy, bulky, and fragile tube-based radio equipment was transported in vehicles equally bereft of adequate facilities in the form of power and shock absorbing suspensions. This story from a 1931 edition of the ARRL's QST magazine tells of harrowing experiences in the jungles and mountains of South America...

MANET Applications - Why It's the Best Approach

Triad RF Systems Blog: MANET Applications - Why It's the Best Approach - RF CafeTriad RF Systems, a leading designer and manufacturer of innovative RF/Microwave amplifiers and integrated radio systems for challenging environments, has posted a new blog entitled, "MANET: Why It's the Best Approach for Reliable Ad Hoc Networking." It begins, "In our previous article, 'Overview: MANET (Mobile Ad Hoc Network),' we explained MANET and its history, touched upon some of its major applications and technological challenges, and described MIMO/MANET as one possible solution to improve data communications, connectivity, situational awareness, and ability to operate in A2/AD environments. This article will discuss MANET applications further and explain why MANET is better than other technologies in these applications. The military is one of the largest users of MANET. The military must perform a variety of missions, often in a hostile environment. The Army, Navy, Marines, Air Force, and Coast Guard require an information network between soldiers, vehicles, ships, planes, and headquarters...

Many Thanks to Withwave for Continued Support!

Withwave RF & Microwave Components - RF CafeWithwave manufactures an extensive line of metrology quality coaxial test cable assemblies, connectors (wave-, end-, vertical-launch, board edge, panel mount), calibration kits (SOLT), a fully automated 4-port vector network analyzer (VNA) calibrator, between- and in-series connector adaptors, attenuators, terminations, DC blocks, torque wrenches, test probes & probe positioner. Special test fixtures for calibration and multicoax cable assemblies. Frequency ranges from DC through 110 GHz. Please contact Withwave today to see how they can help your project succeed.

   

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