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.
FEKO Suite 6.3 delivers several new solver features as well as improvements to the user interface. FEKO users can find more detail in the FEKO Suite 6.3 download area or consult the release notes, which can be found in the FEKO Suite 6.3 installation directory.
Radio Frequency Systems (RFS), the global wireless and broadcast infrastructure specialist, announced that its products will be used by Transit Wireless to support the architecture for Phase 2 of its extensive project to bring a distributed antenna system (DAS) to the New York Citysubway system.
Carrier Wi-Fi started to gain momentum in 2013 driven by increasing data demands and new Wi-Fi advancements. Cable operators are enthusiastically adopting the technology as an entrance into the wireless market. ABI Research forecasts Carrier Wi-Fi access point shipments in 2018 to reach 9.7 million with the Asia-Pacific region accounting for 70 percent of that number.
Precision Connector Inc. has released a new updated "Precision Cable Connector Brochure" for 2013. The new eight page brochure features an expanded offering of male and female precision cable connectors designed for low VSWR and insertion loss.
Linear Technology Corp. announces the LT8697, a 2.5 A, 42 V input capable synchronous step-down switching regulator designed to power 5 V USB applications. The LT8697 delivers precise 5 V regulation at a remote USB port using programmable cable drop compensation to accurately correct the voltage drop from a long connecting cable regardless of variations in load current. The LT8697’s forced continuous operation enables the LT8697 to sink current, maintaining full frequency operation at zero load, further enhancing accurate 5V regulation during load transients.
The low-profile right-angle connector (ZQA) from W. L. Gore & Associates Inc. features a non-bifurcated swept contact design for use with low-loss microwave coaxial cable qualified for 32 GHz spaceflight applications.
San-tron Inc., a leading manufacturer of RF and microwave coaxial connectors and cable assemblies, has announced the hiring of a new sales representative, McBride Scientific Sales, to handle customer relationships in Texas, Louisiana, Oklahoma, and Arkansas.
Proper installation of RF connectors onto coax cable is critical in wireless system performance. Two new N male connectors simplify the installation process by eliminating the need to trim the braid during cable preparation. The RFN-1006-49I features a solderless captive pin and the RFN-1006-4I features a crimp pin.