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New Radionavigation Plan Focuses on GPS

US Secretary of Transportation Norman Y. Mineta and US Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld announced the release of the 2001 Federal Radionavigation Plan (FRP), which continues to strengthen the US commitment to the Global Positioning System (GPS) and its modernization as a primary means of navigation in support...
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France and Israel Look to Significantly Enhance the Gilat 360 Broadband Satellite Platform

French space contractor Alcatel Space has reached an agreement in principle to form a strategic partnership with Israeli contractor Gilat Satellite Networks to significantly enhance the latter's Gilat 360 broadband satellite platform. The new agreement, which is part of the two companies' two-way broadband satellite communications joint venture with...
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Norway Selects SIRFC for NH 90 Helicopters

Norway has selected ITT's AN/ALQ-211(V) suite of integrated radio frequency countermeasures (SIRFC) for installation aboard the 14 NH 90 helicopters it is procuring for use by its Air Force (eight aircraft) and Navy (six aircraft). First flown aboard a US Army AH-64D battlefield attack helicopter during March 1999, SIRFIC...
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New Products

New Products COMPONENTS Aluminum Nitride Leaded Terminations These AlN packages directly replace existing BeO packages with comparable data in the areas of RF performance, power dissipation, adhesion of metal and resistive films, superior thermal performance, low dielectric constant and electrical resistivity. The terminations feature SWR of 1.25 (max) and...
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Around the Circuit

Around the Circuit INDUSTRY NEWS EMX Corp. has completed the sale of the business and assets of its subsidiary American Silicon Products Inc. (ASP) to Exsil Inc. , a subsidiary of Rockwood Specialties Inc. NEC Electronics (Europe) has announced a reorganization of its business structure. NEC's operations are now...
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New Literature

New Literature Product Brochure This six-page brochure features the base-model CS2010 system, including the signal generator mainframe with 14 bit DAC and 512 MB of high speed memory, sample clock synthesizer, US Cellular output bandpass filter, "I/Q Import" and "Real Import" modulation modules, Pentium processor with 128 MB RAM,...
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Workshops & Courses

Workshops & Courses Advanced Design Seminars Topics: The company's new spectral-domain system simulator, SPECTRASYS, is presented. Focus will be on practical implementations of systems using SPECTRASYS to detect signal peak paths, conducted emissions, adjacent channel distortion and channel power measurements. Site: Washington, DC Date: May 30, 2002 Contact: Eagleware...
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