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Industry News RF Industries Ltd. announced that it acquired, for cash and equity consideration valued at approximately $700,000, the assets of RadioMobile Inc. , a privately held San Diego, California-based supplier and system integrator of custom wireless data and transceiver products. Radio Mobile revenue exceeds $700,000 since January 2007....
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The Book End

Switchmode RF Power Amplifiers Andrei Grebennikov and Nathan O. Sokal Newnes, an imprint of Elsevier • 448 pages; $89.95 ISBN: 978-0-7506-7962-6 The main objective of this book is to present all relevant information required to design high-efficiency RF and microwave power amplifiers, including well-known and novel theoretical approaches and...
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New Waves: Passive and Control Components

SMA Attenuators Designed for volume applications and available from stock, the AHC family of SMA attenua- tors offers performance at a truly affordable price. These 2 W units operate in a frequency range from DC to 6 GHz with a 1.20 VSWR while providing excellent attenuation flatness. Built for...
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Software Update

EMC Test Software The model SW1006 is the latest version of the company’s radiated susceptibility, conducted immunity and pre-compliance emissions software. Model SW1006 automatically performs both calibration and immunity testing in full compliance with IEC 61000-4-3, 4-6, MIL-STD 461/462 RS103, CS114, RTCA/DO160 Section 20 specifications. The software also supplies...
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New Literature

Technical Handbook This 200-page, full-color technical handbook provides an overview on building test systems, including a strong emphasis on LXI. Topics include an introduction to test-system design, selection of software and hardware architecture, how to maximize system throughput, and exploring the range of networking options available for test system...
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Ultra Narrowband Notch Filter

With the current concentration of RF and microwave activity it is becoming increasingly important to eliminate unwanted signals so that the signal can come through loud and clear. Given the importance of providing users with filters to enable them to offer high performance equipment, Reactel Inc. has developed a...
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Rugged, Flexible, High Performance Cable Assemblies

Communication systems, test equipment and avionics are among the systems that often need to interconnect various RF modules with high performance coaxial cables. Semi-rigid cables have long been the traditional way to achieve the necessary VSWR performance at RF and microwave frequencies when delay lines or signal routing between...
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Question of the Month - November 2007

Published November 9, 2007 Harlan has selected one question from his "Ask Harlan" column to be featured in the November issue. Harlan will be monitoring the responses and will ultimately choose the best answer to the question. All of the responses to the featured question will be posted on...
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EADS ARGUS 2007 Science Awards Presented

EADS Defence & Security (DS) has awarded its 2007 ARGUS science prizes to five students achieving outstanding research results in communications and high frequency techniques. The award ceremony took place during the ‘Professor's Day’ at EADS DS's Defence Electronics’ facility in Ulm, Germany, which annually provides a platform for...
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