In what could be considered a 'world record' Newtec has demonstrated a 310 Mbps transport over a 36 Mhz transponder. Tests and validations were carried out using existing antennae and power infrastructure on Yahsat’s Y1A.
Nitronex, a leader in the design and manufacture of gallium nitride (GaN) based RF solutions for high performance applications in the defense, communications, cable TV, and industrial & scientific markets, has developed a rugged transistor technology capable of surviving the industry’s most severe robustness tests without significant device degradation.
Custom MMIC is offering a new device from its growing MMIC design library. The CMD162 is a GaAs MMIC low-noise amplifier (LNA) chip for applications from 26 to 34 GHz. Optimized for 30 GHz satellite communications, the CMD162 boasts a typical noise figure of 1.7 dB with a small-signal gain of 22 dB and an output 1 dB compression point of +7 dB.
Richardson RFPD Inc. announces immediate availability and full design support capabilities for eight devices representing the new gallium nitride (GaN) on Silicon Carbide (SiC) family of power transistors from M/A-COM Technology Solutions Inc. This product family targets L- and S-Band applications from 960 to 3500 MHz and reinforces M/A-COM Tech's rich heritage of leadership in power hybrid technology.
CRFS, the Cambridge (UK) developer and manufacturer of RF spectrum management and surveillance systems, has set up a U.S. subsidiary company, CRFS Inc., to better serve and support the North American market. It has opened an office in California and recruited Malcolm Levy to head up its US operation.
Transline Technology, an Anaheim, CA based Printed Circuit Board Manufacturer, underwent the first phase of registration for AS-9100 Rev C which involved review of all of their manuals and internal documentation.
Cobham announced on March 12, 2012 that it had withdrawn its proposal to the Board of Thrane & Thrane A/S regarding a possible recommended offer for Thrane & Thrane at a price of DKK420 per share in cash, as the Board of Thrane & Thrane felt unable to recommend its proposal. Cobham reserved the right to reconsider its position at any time.