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Times Microwave Systems has extended its product warranty for its world class line of Times-Protect® lightning protection products. In addition to the standard warranty, Times now offers to replace any Times-Protect® lightning protector free of charge during the warranty period if it’s damaged or destroyed in a lightning strike while protecting the RF equipment.
IQD’s latest high performance oscillator, the IQRB-1, offers a stability around a 1000 times more accurate than a typical oven controlled crystal oscillator (OCXO). This means it can be used as a free run frequency source in applications such as LTE (Long Term Evolution) systems that require exceptional timing accuracy. It can also be used for UTMS as well as extended holdover for CDMA and WiMax.
Passive Plus Inc. (PPI), is proud to announce it has launched an updated website that presents the website visitor with more comprehensive and detailed information about the RF/Microwave components it provides including detailed information on High-Q /Low ESR capacitors, kits, and modeling data, along with Non-Magnetic/Diamond Resistors. A newly restructured online-store offers the visitor the opportunity to purchase capacitors with a credit card, 24 hours/7 days a week.
Crane Co., a diversified manufacturer of highly engineered industrial products,announced that Eric C. Fast, chief executive officer, will retire from Crane Co. in January 2014. Fast joined Crane in 1999 as president and chief operating officer and was promoted to chief executive officer in January 2001. He will be succeeded by Max H. Mitchell, currently president and chief operating officer.
In many parts of the world, smartphone shipments account for a larger percentage of mobile handset shipments than feature phones and low-cost handsets. Yet within the smartphone class of devices, segmentation is increasing to three price tiers (low, mid, and high). Shipments of sub-US$250 low-cost smartphones will grow from 259 million in 2013 to 788 million in 2018, according to recent Market Data from market intelligence firm ABI Research.
CommScope has stripped the complexity out of integrating a distributed antenna system (DAS) into a macro wireless network by upgrading its ION® platform into a simple to use, plug-and-play solution. The new ION-U features integrated guidance and intelligence, enabling wireless network operators to design, plan, deploy and optimize a DAS more quickly and efficiently and at a lower total cost of ownership.
Javelin Semiconductor Inc., one of the first companies to bring standard silicon designs to mobile-phone amplifiers, has been acquired by Avago Technologies Ltd. (AVGO).
BeSpoon, a fabless semiconductor company, and CEA-Leti have demonstrated an IR-UWB integrated circuit able to measure distances within a few centimeters’ accuracy, and have established a world-record operating range at 880 m (standard regulation) and 3,641 m (emergency situations).
Cassidian has signed a seven-year system maintenance contract with the Swedish Civil Contingencies Agency for the Rakel nationwide radio communications network.
Teseq USA & Sweden Service Centres are now fully trained MILMEGA Global Support Networks.
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