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Efficient Design and Analysis of Airborne Radomes
This company’s Web site offers a complete ultra-precision service for grinding, lapping, polishing, diamond sawing, laser machining and sizing a wide variety of metals (ferrous and non-ferrous). The company also offers carbide, ceramic, sapphire and other materials for industrial and scientific applications in the telecommunications, semiconductor, communications, test and measurement, microelectronics, defense and security industries.
Accumet Engineering Corp.,
518 Main Street, Hudson, MA 01749
Web-based Video Demos
These five Web-based video demos are for N6700 multiple-output programmable DC power supply system applications. The Agilent N6700 1-U low profile, modular power system simplifies test system assembly, programming, debugging and operation. Its flexibility, small size and fast command processing time make it ideal for ATE and production test environments.
Agilent Technologies Inc.,
395 Page Mill Road,
Palo Alto, CA 94303
Antennas, RF Components and System Integration
This redesigned Web site features an extensive product line-up for commercial and military applications including antennas and components. Determine the best product for an application or market by using the company’s Quick Market/Application guide. Markets include: SCADA, WISP and LAN/WAN. The site also provides information on many of the value-added services the company offers.
Astron Wireless Technologies Inc.,
22560 Glenn Drive, Suite 114,
Sterling, VA 20164
Thin Film Hybrid Circuits, Chip Resistors, MOCVD EPI Wafers
This Web site offers compound semiconductor epitaxy, device processing and thin film hybrid circuit business. The company’s scientists, engineers and technicians have been in the III-V materials and device fabrication business for nearly three decades. The company is housed in a 50,000 sq. ft. building with a new 13,500 sq. ft. state-of-the-art class 100/1000 facility in Hudson, NH.
Bandwidth Semiconductor LLC,
25 Sagamore Park Road,
Hudson, NH 03051
This Web site features a modern new look, user-friendly navigation system and an application-focused approach. Users can now go to the site and look for important information based upon specific application for communications, military and component testing. Even though the site is application oriented it gives the user the ability to receive detailed information on each product, which has been expanded to include a brief description, key features, accessories and any related products.
25 Eastmans Road, Parsippany, NJ 07054
This Web site features a full line of microwave filters in the frequency range of 400 MHz to 40 GHz offered in coaxial and waveguide modes. Components offered include low band and high pass filters, diplexers, and tuned and tunable filters. The site also highlights the company’s aluminum dip brazing facility, which meets Mil-B-7883.
Coleman Microwave Co.,
P.O. Box 247, Edinburg, VA 22824
This buy-on-line feature has recently been added to the Web site. Engineers can now purchase ECCOSORB“ with 24/7 access. Next day shipping is now available on select products within the ECCOSORB family of absorbers for cavity resonance, free space and small chamber applications.
Emerson & Cuming
28 York Avenue, Randolph, MA 02368
Product Search Tool
This new parametric product search tool is specifically designed for the RF engineer. The new Web tool allows the design engineer to specify the important parameters of the required product and view the three company products that match requirements in a specification-compliance format. The parametric search tool can show these products thereby allowing the engineer to make intelligent design trade-off decisions to “fine tune” the requirement to their needs.
Hittite Microwave Corp.,
12 Elizabeth Drive,
Chelmsford, MA 01824
This Web site has just been updated to show the company’s latest projects much faster. Check out the rebate offer on its precise (0.003 RMS) lightweight IAM 8472B Reflector that weighs 100 lbs. and currently has a $4000.00 rebate if ordered before the end of this year.
IAM Systems Inc.,
9415 Futura Parkway,
Tipp City, OH 45371-8204
Filter Synthesis and Selection Tool
This Filter Wizard™ is a Web-based filter synthesis and selection tool that provides accurate performance data, graphs and downloadable S-parameters for microwave engineers. The Wizard was developed to employ a user-friendly format for entering desired filter specifications. The program then calculates both conventional Chebychev (All-Pole) as well as advanced Pseudo-Elliptical (Pole-Placed) solutions.
K&L Microwave Inc.,
2250 Northwood Drive,
Salisbury, MD 21801
Components, Subassemblies and Systems
This Web site features the company’s design, development and manufacture of microwave RF components, integrated subassemblies and test equipment used in a variety of defense, aerospace and commercial applications. The company uses the knowledge gained from the development of its products, and provides application notes throughout the site.
26 Hampshire Drive,
Hudson, NH 03051
Precision Measurements and Models
This redesigned Web site includes all of the features from the previous site, but now allows direct links to pages within the site. Free sample models are available for download. The site combines the support and literature areas and has created a new component and IC Resource that will quickly become a place to obtain top-quality models from some of the best component vendors. Detailed application notes and model data sheets are also available.
3650 Spectrum Drive, Suite 170,
Tampa, FL 33612
Books, Software and Instructional CD-ROMs
The launch of this completely redesigned Web site features books, instructional CD-ROMs and software for the practicing RF and microwave engineer. The site includes a new shopping cart, enhanced navigational and search capabilities, and discounts on selected book and CD-ROM packages. See the latest titles from the company to help achieve better designs through improved training.
630 Pinnacle Court,
Norcross, GA 30071
Antenna and Radome Products
This recently redesigned Web site features new and legacy products supporting the electronic warfare (EW) and communication, navigation and identification (CNI) antenna and radome market as well as the company’s new radar cross section (RCS) and high/power/temperature/altitude testing services. The site offers site search capabilities, a sales representative search engine, request for product information forms and technical antenna/radome design aids.
Nurad Technologies Inc.,
3310 Carlins Park Drive,
Baltimore, MD 21215
Photo Chemical Milling and Electroplating
This Web site features an overview of precision electroplating and photo chemical milling services provided for electronics, defense, telecommunications, automotive and medical applications. The site includes on-line requests for quote for reel-to-reel electroplating, rack and barrel electroplating, and photo chemical milling projects.
150 Anderson Street,
Phillipsburg, NJ 08865
Amplifiers for All Applications
This 2004 edition of the company’s amplifier product catalog is now available on-line. The catalog presents its full line of low noise and medium power amplifiers, its ultra-broadband amplifier line that was specifically developed for certain military and government requirements, and the company’s integrated hybrid products and high power (> 0.5 W) amplifier line.
Planar Electronics Technology,
7311-G Grove Road,
Frederick, MD 21704
This Web site carries a full line of competitively priced, off the shelf, waveguide products for military and commercial applications. The company’s specialty is in waveguide assemblies, rotary joints, waveguide adapters and couplers. Also included is a full standard product line of pressure windows, terminations, pressure adapters, gain horns, attenuators, transitions, flexible waveguide assemblies and EMI/RFI gaskets. The complete product catalog is available for download.
Space Machine & Engineering Corp., 2327 16th Avenue North,
St. Petersburg, FL 33713
RF Connectors and Components
This Web site features the company’s engineered and manufactured components for the RF and microwave industries. These proven designs are designed for both military and commercial applications. The easy-to-use site allows a user to search product lines, search by part number or perform a competitor cross reference. A user can request company brochures, find a local representative or a distributor of the products from accessing the site.
SV Microwave Inc.,
2400 Centre Park West Drive,
West Palm Beach, FL 33409
This Web site features a complete on-line product catalog including high performance wire and cable, RF/microwave connectors and cable assemblies. The products are targeted at applications in the aerospace, defense electronics, wireless infrastructure, optical telecommunications, and test and measurement industries. Comprehensive contact information for direct sales, North American and international representatives and distributors is provided.
100 Tensolite Drive,
St. Augustine, FL 32092
Attenuators from Stock
This newly launched Web site features the full range of RF products offered, including many in stock attenuators starting at $24.95. Products include fixed coaxial attenuators, coaxial terminations, calibrated attenuator sets, continuously variable attenuators, laser piston attenuators, power splitters and dividers, double stub tuners and custom components.
Weinschel Associates Inc.,
19212 Orbit Drive,
Gaithersburg, MD 20879
This Web site features product datasheets on broadband and narrowband passive components including connectorized attenuators, terminations, power dividers, couplers, isolators, circulators, diplexers and filters. The company was formed in 2003 with the acquisition of the connectorized attenuator and termination (CAT) product line from M/A-COM, an RF and microwave component manufacturer.
150 Dow Street,
Manchester, NH 03101
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