W. L. Gore & Associates has introduced a new line of GORE® Spaceflight Microwave/RF Assemblies that have been optimized for Ka-Band uplink and downlink satellite applications. Gore will be featuring the new Type 5G Series assemblies at Space Passive Component Days, September 24-26, 2013, at ESA/ESTEC in Noordwijk, The Netherlands.
A1 Microwave has released the world’s smallest waveguide X-Band Tx and Rx filters for military satcom applications. The filters have less than 0.3 dB insertion loss and have greater than 90 dB rejection in the complementary frequency bands. They are considerably shorter and lighter weight than equivalent filters on the market, which makes them ideal for portable solutions. These are stock items for immediate delivery.
Molex Inc., a global electronics components company, announced that it has completed the acquisition of FCT Electronics Group, based in Munich, Germany. FCT Electronics Group specializes in designing and manufacturing custom mixed-layout connectors and cable assemblies. This strategic acquisition is expected to expand the presence of Molex solutions in the global medical electronics, industrial, telecom and aerospace industries.
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.
Florida RF Lab's Lab-Flex® Qseries utilizes the highest grade, radiation resistant, non-outgassing materials to insure maximum life and high level performance. Construction consists of a robust, low loss, extruded PTFE dielectric housed in a triple shielded outer conductor system for maximum shielding effectiveness.
San-tron Inc., a leading manufacturer of RF and microwave coaxial connectors and cable assemblies, has announced the release of its new SRX™ low-PIM cable assemblies and coaxial adapters product line brochure.
Mercury Systems Inc., a best-of- breed provider of commercially developed, open sensor and Big Data processing systems for critical commercial, defense and intelligence applications, announced it received $3.6M in follow-on orders from a leading defense prime contractor for integrated microwave assemblies (IMAs) for an airborne electronic warfare (EW) application. The orders are expected to be shipped by the end of Mercury’s fiscal 2014 third quarter.
Times Microwave Systems announced that 716 DIN connectors have now been added to the offering for its SPP-250-LLPL (SuperFlexible Plenum Pim) 50 Ohm low loss plenum rated coaxial cable assemblies for use in distributed antenna system (DAS) applications. SPP-250-LLPL is a ¼” superflexible type corrugated cable with low density PTFE dielectric and FEP jacket that meets the requirements of UL 910 for plenum applications.
Molex Inc. recently launched an online RF Assembly Builder for distributors, customers and prospective customers. Available now at www.molex.com/molex/family/RF_Configurator.jsp, the free configurator tool simplifies the design process and allows the user to build a complete assembly and instantly submit an RFQ, without downloading any application or software.