Pasternack Enterprises Inc., an industry leading manufacturer and supplier of RF, microwave and millimeter wave products, announces their expanded line of 75 Ohm F attenuators. This new line of F-type attenuators is perfect for broadcast, HDTV and satcom applications in the L and S microwave bands up to 3 GHz.
Advantech Wireless Inc., a privately-held Canadian corporation and manufacturer of satellite, RF equipment and microwave systems will present details of its UltraLinear™ GaN based SSPA Systems at the Satellite 2014 show and conference that will take place March 11th through March 13th, in the Walter E. Washington Convention Center, Washington, DC.
Thales Alenia Space has signed a contract with Russian operator Gazprom Space Systems (GSS) to build the Yamal-601 telecommunications satellite, which will provide fixed communications, broadcast and Internet access services.
The new R&S BTC broadcast test center from Rohde & Schwarz provides a complete testing environment for nearly all audio, video and multimedia applications – in a single device. The RF reference signal generator generates RF signals for all global TV and broadcasting standards and simulates transmissions. The generator can also internally analyze the audio/video functions of DUTs in realtime. The modular design provides a high degree of scalability, allowing the R&S BTC to be configured for any customer requirement.
NXP Semiconductors N.V. announced the availability of its ultra-wideband Doherty reference design using the BLF884P and BLF884PS – the industry’s first wideband Doherty power amplifiers capable of broadband operation (470 to 806 MHz). The new 70W DVB-T LDMOS designs bring the high-efficiency gains of Doherty topologies to broadcast transmitters, using NXP’s patent-pending architecture capable of operating over an ultra-wideband spectrum.
Anritsu Co. announces its MS2720T Spectrum Master™ handheld spectrum analyzer with option 709 has been self-certified to comply with the National Radio Systems Committee requirements for conducting AM and FM measurements.
Passive Plus Inc. (PPI), is proud to announce it has launched an updated website that presents the website visitor with more comprehensive and detailed information about the RF/Microwave components it provides including detailed information on High-Q /Low ESR capacitors, kits, and modeling data, along with Non-Magnetic/Diamond Resistors. A newly restructured online-store offers the visitor the opportunity to purchase capacitors with a credit card, 24 hours/7 days a week.
Building on its leadership position in the digital broadcast market, NXP Semiconductors N.V. announced that it has developed the industry’s first ultra wideband solution for Doherty architectures. This patent-pending solution will uniquely enable manufacturers of digital transmitters to enjoy the high-efficiency gains that Doherty power amplifiers confer with greatly expanded bandwidth.
Cree Inc. and Array Wireless help bring the clarity of high-definition (HD) video transmission to Sunday Night Football (SNF) on NBC. The HD NFL games are broadcast using wireless video systems from Array Wireless that employ Cree’s advanced GaN RF components. Array Wireless counts on Cree world-class RF GaN technology to create high efficiency, low distortion, robust power amplifiers that are essential for high-definition video transmission.