Industry News

Planar Electronics Technology Acquires Planar Filter Co.

Planar Electronics Technology (PET) announced the recent acquisition of Planar Filter Co. (PFC). This acquisition will allow Planar Electronics Technology to continue supplying filters, switch filter banks and filter assemblies to the RF/microwave community. For several years Planar Electronics Technology has been using Planar Filter Co. as its sole...
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New Products

The following booth numbers are complete as of July 19, 2006. Electromagnetic Design System The Electromagnetic Design System (EMDS) 2006A makes full 3D EM simulation an economical option for designers working with RF circuits, MMICs, PC boards, modules and signal integrity applications. EMDS provides the best price performance 3D...
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New Literature

Application Note This free power limiter application note, “Protect your Investment with Agilent Power Limiters,” features the importance of power limiters and how limiters can help protect their sensitive test equipment and components. This paper discusses limiter basics including applications and characteristics for maximum protection and the company’s latest...
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The Book End

Introduction to RF Propagation John S. Seybold Wiley Interscience • 345 pages; $79.95 With the rapid expansion of wireless consumer products, there has been a considerable increase in the need for radio-frequency (RF) planning, link planning and propagation modeling. This book serves as an introduction to RF propagation and...
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Bradford RF Sales Enters Rep Firm Market

Bradford RF Sales has been formed as a manufacturer's representative firm for New England. Mike Crittenden, owner, was the former director of sales for Microwave Development Co. and had over eighteen years with the company selling to military and commercial customers. He can be reached at (978) 521-1701 or...
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Software Update

Virtual Field Monitor The virtual field monitor provides a graphical user interface that allows control of all probe function and displays probe data and status. It simultaneously controls and operates up to four probes – a combination of AR’s three laser or six battery-powered E and H field probes...
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ZigBee Reaches Three Key Milestones

The ZigBee™ Alliance , a global ecosystem of companies creating wireless solutions for use in home, commercial and industrial applications, announced it has reached three key milestones with its members shipping more than 10,000 developer kits, certified its 13th ZigBee Compliant Platform (ZCP), while processing 29,000+ free downloads of...
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