The fifth Lockheed Martin Mobile User Objective System (MUOS) satellite for the U.S. Navy is entering its first system test faster than the previous build, now that integration is complete. Engineers and technicians recently mated its system module and core to the multi-beam assembly (MBA), which hosts 16 ultra-high frequency (UHF) antennas for distributed, global communications coverage.
Mobile TeleSystems OJSC (MTS), Russia's largest mobile operator has contracted NEC Corp. to provide its iPASOLINK EX, outdoor, integrated, ultra-compact microwave communications system supporting 70-80 GHz band communications.
Crystek's CVCO55CC-2380-2380 VCO (voltage controlled oscillator) operates at 2380 MHz with a control voltage range of 0.3 ~ 4.7 V. This VCO features a typical phase noise of -119 dBc/Hz @ 10 KHz offset and has excellent linearity. Output power is typically +2.5 dBm.
Precision Devices Inc., a member of the Avrio Technology Group LLC, has announced the high temperature (to +90°C) VN01 and VN03 series of Oven Controlled Crystal Oscillators (OCXO). This product is ideal for applications like satellite communications and a variety of military systems where extremely high temperature operating environments are the normal.
The Z-Wave Alliance, an open consortium of leading global companies deploying Z-Wave, the world's largest ecosystem for wireless control products and services, is proud to announce the approval of radio frequency allocations that will bring Z-Wave control and automation to the South Korean market.
A consortium of companies consisting of Sumitomo Corp., NEC Corp. and NTT Communications Corp. has built communications infrastructure for Myanmar that improves internet connectivity and supports greater economic development.
TriQuint Semiconductor Inc., a leading RF solutions supplier and technology innovator, is releasing new phase shifters, high-power limiters and gallium nitride (GaN) MMIC amplifiers that can improve system performance, increase efficiency and reduce part counts in wide-ranging defense and commercial applications.