AWR Corp. offers the second in a series of white papers addressing RF/Microwave design flow issues. This latest offering, “EDA Software Design Flow Considerations for the RF/Microwave Module Designer,” outlines the steps for implementing an integrated design flow within the Microwave Office® design suite for an MCM microwave monolithic integrated circuit (MMIC) design.
Carlson Wireless announces the launch of the first TV white space (TVWS) trial in South Africa. Led by Google, the trial will test TVWS wireless broadband in ten schools across the Cape Town area. Carlson, the project’s equipment vendor, Google and other project partners will attempt to show that broadband can be offered over white spaces without interfering with licensed spectrum holders.
CRFS announces the public launch of its RFeye® real-time spectrum monitoring and white spaces tracking network. This pilot network has been trialled by CRFS initially in Cambridge as part of the Cambridge TV White Spaces trial. CRFS now plans to roll out a larger network in London to coincide with the various major events being held in London in July and August.
San-tron Inc. has written a white paper on passive intermodulation (PIM), its effects on modern communications systems, and how it can be minimized in high-frequency cables, connectors, and cable assemblies.