Industry News

Ultrawideband Coming to Market in 2007

As reported by In-Stat, this year the Consumer Electronic Show (CES) saw Ultrawideband (UWB), a high data rate, short-range wireless technology, getting very close to market. While the first UWB-enabled products were shipped in the fourth quarter of 2006 in Japan, wide commercial availability of UWB products should be...
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Ask Harlan: Question of the Month - March 2007

Published March 7, 2007 In an effort to better combine the editorial content of our magazine with our newly developed and retooled on-line presence, we have decided to expand Harlan's RF and microwave engineering advice into a monthly feature that appears in Microwave Journal. Harlan has selected one question...
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IMS 2007: Technical Program

IMS 2007 is the largest international conference devoted to the research, development and application of RF and microwave theory and techniques. The Technical Program Committee (TPC) consists of 232 dedicated reviewers who received a near-record 1039 submissions from 33 countries and regions. After much hard work, the TPC selected...
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RF to Light Update - March 5, 2007

Untitled Page First Things First: Ending 3/2/07 The RF to Light 100 dropped 5.9%, YTD -.1% at 2456. NASDAQ down 5.8%, YTD -1.9%. The market sector fiber optic components were hit hardest, i.e. down 9%. I am sorry for failing to give advanced notice. I wish I took my...
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Agilent Introduces High Performance Switches

Agilent Technologies Inc. announced the availability of its L Series of economically priced, high performance electromechanical switches that operate up to 26.5 GHz and offer an operating life of two million cycles. Agilent’s L Series is comprised of terminated and un-terminated SP4T and SP6T multi-port switches, as well as...
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SMS Gets Nera to Provide Specialist Microwave Services

Specialist Microwave Solutions Ltd. (SMS) has acquired the microwave source manufacturing and repair business of Nera Ltd. (formerly of Continental Microwave Ltd.).
Specialist Microwave Solutions Ltd. (SMS) has acquired the microwave source manufacturing and repair business of Nera Ltd. (formerly of Continental Microwave Ltd.). The business, which compliments SMS's existing capabilities in the RF and microwave sector, will be operated from the company’s premises in the Cranfield Technology Park near Milton...
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GSM Expansion Contract for Ericsson in India

Ericsson and Indian operator IDEA Cellular have signed a three-year contract for GSM expansion in the Maharashtra, Gujarat, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh and Himachal Pradesh telecom circles (operator licensed areas). Under the contract, the company will provide radio access, microwave transmission and next generation mobile softswitch network architecture until November...
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