Ted Rappaport, founding director of NYU WIRELESS and a leading proponent of using the millimeter wave spectrum for wireless communications, discusses the FCC's recent rulemaking actions and technology developments that are paving the way to 5G.
Comtech Telecommunications Corp. announced that during its second quarter of fiscal 2016, its New York-based subsidiary, Comtech PST Corp., received multiple orders totaling approximately $2.2 million for broadband, solid-state, high-power RF microwave amplifier systems from an international OEM.
Cobham and RFHIC will jointly develop GaN High Power Amplifier (HPA) modules that will be integrated into a prototype 175 kW solid-state transmitter. Development activities under this Memorandum of Agreement will be executed by Cobham Integrated Electronics Solutions, a business unit of CAES at its Exeter, N.H. site.
A U.S. military systems integrator has awarded the Satcom Division of Communications & Power Industries LLC (CPI) an order totaling more than $4.5 million to provide high-power, X-Band traveling wave tube amplifiers (TWTAs) and related products for a significant military communications program. Under this follow-on contract, CPI's X-band SuperLinear® TWTAs will be used in a shipboard satellite communications program for the U.S. military that CPI has supported for a number of years.
Response Microwave Inc. a global specialist in providing RF/Microwave customer solutions, is pleased to announce the availability of its new compact size termination for use In high power ATE or production applications.
Radio Frequency Systems (RFS), the global wireless and broadcast infrastructure specialist, announces its new high-power 3 dB directional coupler for use in the UHF TV band for transmitter and channel combining. The RFS DC618E-HP, rated for 80 to 120 kW depending on application at UHF frequencies 470 to 700 MHz, is the latest addition to RFS’ family of directional couplers and will change the landscape for balanced combining applications.
Cirexx International is presenting the new ECLIPS technology this week at the International Microwave Symposium (IMS) at the Tampa Convention Center. ECLIPS (Embedded Cooling Layer – Integrated Power System) is a system of producing high-power RF and microwave Printed Circuit Boards (PCBs) employing an embedded low-CTE, thermally engineered metalized layer which has superior thermal conductivity characteristics.
Vishay Intertechnology Inc. introduces the industry's first surface-mount, four-terminal Power Metal Strip® current sensing resistors in the compact 2726 and 4026 case sizes to provide an operating temperature range to +275 °C. The Vishay Dale WSLT2726 and WSLT4026 combine their high-temperature performance with 3 W power ratings and extremely low resistance values down to 0.002 Ω.
dB Control, a defense electronics manufacturer, was awarded a large contract by a major Asian military customer to design and manufacture high-power traveling wave tube (TWT) transmitters for an airborne program. Terms of the contract prohibit dB Control from naming the customer and product specifications.
Comtech Telecommunications Corp. announced that its New York-based subsidiary, Comtech PST Corp., received follow-on orders totaling $3.7 million for broadband, solid-state, high-power RF microwave amplifier systems from an international OEM.