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The NetNodeIS, Intrinsically Safe, is the latest adaptation of Cobham’s world-leading COFDM (Coded Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiplexing) wireless communications product range. Developed specifically for deployment in underground coal mines, the system can remain active and uninterrupted even when an explosive atmosphere has been detected, leading to improved production efficiency and miner safety.
TRAK Microwave Corp. announces the appointment of Randy Sloan as the director of sales for the microwave sub-systems and timing group.
A paper describing the conceptual design and technology behind the TanDEM-X satellite system for mapping the Earth’s topography with high resolution and high accuracy, authored by a team of researchers from the German Aerospace Center’s Microwaves and Radar Institute, is being honored by IEEE with the 2012 IEEE W.R.G. Baker Award.
Integrated Microwave Technologies LLC (IMT), a business unit within the Vitec Group’s Videocom Division, and a leader in advanced digital microwave systems for MAG (Military, Aerospace & Government) markets, introduces its Mobile VIEWER handheld dual-diversity COFDM HD/SD receiver at ALEA 2012, the Airborne Law Enforcement Association’s 42nd Annual Conference and Exposition(Booth 256).
Amphenol® RF, the premier global RF solutions provider, has released a new line of rugged ronnectors (ARC) for the industrial, military, wireless, public safety, transportation and other outdoor and harsh environment applications.
W. L. Gore & Associates has developed new cable-based antennas that improve signal propagation without increasing the amount of hardware required on an airplane.
Spectracom, a business of the Orolia Group, announced it has been awarded a contract to supply the U.S. Air Force Metrology Calibration Program (AFMETCAL) with precision timing and frequency test equipment over the next 5 years. Spectracom Frequency Calibrator/Analyzers will be used across several AFMETCAL projects to test and calibrate any device or system that relies on a precisely timed signal.
Cassidian, the defence and security division of EADS, will supply the French Armed Forces with advanced identification systems used to prevent friendly fire. The French defence procurement agency, Direction Générale de l'Armement (DGA), has awarded Cassidian a contract to supply 150 units of its newly developed Monopulse Secondary Radar (MSR) 1000 I interrogator for the short-range friend-or-foe identification (IFF).
Astrium and Thales Alenia Space, Europe’s leading space companies, have successfully completed the in-orbit testing of the Y1B satellite, conducted from the Yahsat control centre in Abu Dhabi (UAE).
Virginia's Region 2000 Local Government Council has selected advanced, standards-based digital technology from Harris Corp. to improve and unify mission-critical communications for more than 3,000 first responders and public works users. Region 2000 includes 184,460 residents in Bedford and Amherst Counties, the Cities of Lynchburg and Bedford, and the Town of Amherst.