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AtlanTecRF claims that its new ALR series of Satellite Loop Test Translators (LTT) introduces, for the first time, the concept of synthesised Local Oscillator (LO) frequency control to provide the user with a compact, versatile and comprehensive approach to satellite communications equipment alignment and quality monitoring in both the Ka-band and Ku-bands.
Newtec has successfully tested its new high speed Ka-Band technology for SES Broadband Services. The test was completed with next generation Ka-Band Sat3Play® terminals, which feature download speeds beyond 10 Mbps, and related hub infrastructure including a new high speed modem and outdoor unit.
The 2012 Mobile World Congress (MWC), which took place at the Fira de Barcelona Conference and Exhibition Centre between February 27 and March 1, addressed the evolution of the mobile communications industry. Key technological activity concentrated on addressing the strain on network capacity and the need to increase performance of PAs, batteries etc. Hot topics included carrier aggregation, Voice over LTE (VoLTE) and envelope tracking, just to name a few. Here is a full product wrap-up of what MWJ covered at the show.
TriQuint Semiconductor Inc. officially opened TriQuint International Pte Ltd., its new International Headquarters in Singapore. The facility will be the focal point for most international customers, suppliers and manufacturing partners.
Comtech Xicom Technology Inc. introduced a new high efficiency, 750 W peak power, Ku-Band traveling wave tube amplifier (TWTA) with the size, weight and prime-power consumption of standard 400 W amplifiers.
Richardson RFPD Inc. announced immediate availability and full design support capabilities for a group of high performance quadrature modulators and demodulators for operation at frequencies up to 2.4 GHz from Analog Devices Inc. (ADI). The devices offer a combination of performance, broadband operating frequency, and flexible device architecture that makes them ideal for a variety of wireless infrastructure applications, including 2G, 2.5G and 3G cellular base station radios, high-capacity point-to-point and point-to-multipoint radio links, wireless LAN and aerospace and defense equipment.
M/A-COM Technology Solutions Inc. announced at the OFC/NFOEC Trade Show a portfolio of 100G modulator drivers for line-side and client-side applications.
RF Micro Devices Inc. announced the expansion of the cmpany’s family of PowerSmart® power platforms to include multiple new 3G and 4G LTE PowerSmart product variants. RFMD’s PowerSmart power platforms are at the forefront of the technology shift to converged front ends in multimode, multi-band applications, including smartphones, tablets, and other data-centric mobile broadband devices.
Hittite Microwave Corp. has expanded its Broadband Time Delay/Phase shifter portfolio adding the HMC911LC4B, which is ideal for 10G, 40G RZ-DQPSK, 100G DWDM RZ Carver clock chain and skew adjustments in the fiber optic domain.
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