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At Mobile World Congress Rohde & Schwarz and Elektrobit will team up to present what is claimed to be the world’s first live demonstration of high-power user equipment testing.
Narda Safety Test Solutions has equipped the second generation of its Interference and Direction Analyzer with I/Q analyzer functions.
Anite has been selected to supply additional device testing systems to a major Chinese mobile operator for its TD-LTE device acceptance programme.
Agilent Technologies Inc. and FIME, an advanced secure-chip testing provider, have announced an agreement to work together to deliver pioneering testing solutions to the payments and telecommunications markets.
Aeroflex Ltd. has enhanced its S-Series signal generators (SGA and SGD) with improved phase noise and better RF level accuracy. At a carrier frequency of 1 GHz, phase noise is now improved by 6 dB at frequency offsets from 100 kHz to 1 MHz, giving a figure of typically -140 dBc/Hz between these offsets.
The new R&S SMW-K541 digital predistortion option from Rohde & Schwarz allows users to import predistortion coefficient tables directly into the R&S SMW200A high-end vector signal generator.
Anite has launched a major multi-link emulation enhancement to its Propsim channel emulator platform, significantly increasing the performance testing capacity of LTE-Advanced multi-mode chipsets, devices and base stations.
Anritsu Co. announces that its ME7873L RF/RRM Conformance Test System has achieved the world’s first test platform approval criteria (TPAC) for LTE-advanced carrier aggregation (CA). This industry-leading achievement in the Global Certification Forum (GCF) enables wireless device manufacturers to implement certification of devices employing this new technology.
Aeroflex Ltd., a wholly owned subsidiary of Aeroflex Holding Corp., has launched an extended version of its TM500 industry-standard base station tester capable of emulating several thousand LTE user equipments (UE), fading channel models, and LTE-A carrier aggregation functionality in a one-box benchtop unit. The TM500 Test Mobile delivers more leading edge LTE-A development capability with a higher UE density than any other solution on the market.
Ettus Research, a National Instruments company, introduced the USRP X300 and USRP X310 high-performance, modular software defined radio (SDR) platforms. Both platforms combine two RF transceivers covering DC–6 GHz with up to 120 MHz bandwidth and a large user-programmable Kintex-7 FPGA.