Qorvo®, a leading provider of core technologies and RF solutions for mobile, infrastructure and aerospace/defense applications, announced it has expanded its broad portfolio of Wi-Fi products to include new front end modules (FEMs) designed for wireless broadband home gateways and set-top-boxes. Qorvo is an innovator in highly integrated front end modules for Wi-Fi that combine best-in-class performance with up to 3.2 watts of power savings.
Custom MMIC, a leading developer of performance driven monolithic microwave integrated circuits (MMICs), has added a new SPDT switch to their rapidly growing standard product portfolio —the CMD230. Its 1.4 dB insertion loss is the company’s lowest yet for an SPDT.
Fairview Microwave Inc., a supplier of on-demand microwave and RF components, announces new RF limiting amplifiers that are commonly used in electronic warfare, microwave receivers and broadband communications systems to protect components from high input power levels while providing constant output over a wide input dynamic range.
AR RF/Microwave Instrumentation of Souderton, Pa., has been awarded the contract to provide large broadband RF amplifiers as part of the US Army Electromagnetic Environmental Effects Systems Modernization Program at White Sands Missile Range, Electromagnetic Radiation Effects (EMRE) test complex in New Mexico.
Passive Plus Inc. (PPI) is now offering its 0402BB104 Broadband Capacitors in both 25 and 50 V (WVDC) versions. While the 25 V version typically operates to 35 GHz with an insertion loss < 1.2 dB, the 50 V version’s operating frequency range has been extended to 50 GHz, with a typical maximum insertion loss < 1.2 dB.
Advantech Wireless, a global leader for Satellite broadband communications solutions, announced the release of the Second Generation GaN Technology based 150 to 400 W X-Band Rackmmount SapphireBlu™ SSPA/SSPB for military and government applications.
NuWaves Engineering, an international radio frequency (RF) and microwave solutions provider, announced the release of an upgraded broadband RF power amplifier (PA) for L- and S-band transmitters and data radios, the NuPower™ 12B01A model, featuring improved power efficiency and operational temperature performance and a wider supply voltage range.
ViaSat Inc., a global broadband services and technology company, has received its first Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) from the FAA for its in-cabin distribution system. This is the first of two significant STCs ViaSat expects to obtain with respect to in-flight entertainment and connectivity, with the second STC anticipated in Q1 2016 for its hybrid Ku/Ka-band antenna system.
IHS raised its outlook for the broadband customer premises equipment (CPE) market, which includes DSL, cable, fiber-to-the-home (FTTH), residential gateways and mobile broadband CPE. In a September report, the firm noted it increased its 2019 worldwide broadband CPE forecast by 8 percent, to US $12.4 billion.