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A brief review of this past year and a look ahead to 2013 as the industry forges forward with new opportunities.
Pentek Inc. announced the new Talon® RF/IF signal recording and playback system: the Model RTR 2727 rugged portable recorder suitable for military and aerospace applications. The system features recording and playback of IF signals up to 700 MHz with signal bandwidths to 200 MHz. It can be configured with 500 MHz 12-bit A/Ds or 400 MHz 14-bit A/Ds and an 800 MHz 16-bit D/A.
Spectracom announced its new Pulsed RF Counter/Analyzer, which further expands the capabilities of the company’s world leading line of frequency analysis instruments.
National Instruments has acquired Signalion GmbH based in Dresden, Germany, adding key technical expertise, IP for wireless communications test.
7Layers has announced that it is the first independent test lab to measure Envelope Correlation Coefficient.
Agilent Technologies Inc. has announced its annual Wireless Symposium focused on design, conformance and manufacturing, which will tour the UK in January 2013.
AWT Global has launched a new line of portable passive intermodulation (PIM) testers with an extended carrier power range: the PIM+ series. These systems are equally suited for testing macro cells as well as outdoor and in-building DAS installations. While 2 x 20 W (2 x 43 dBm) carrier power is the reference for standard for PIM test systems, the new PIM+ offers an extended adjustable power range of +15 dBm to +44 dBm for each carrier.
Pasternack Enterprises Inc., a leading ISO 9001:2008 manufacturer and global supplier of RF and microwave products, expands its line of high and medium output RF noise sources. This new line of noise sources is perfect for applications requiring reliable frequency levels up to 18 GHz.
Lake Shore Cryotronics Inc., a manufacturer of scientific sensors, instruments, and systems for precise measurement and control, introduces updated specifications for the Model CRX-VF Cryogenic Probe Station, which features increased maximum magnetic field, improved magnetic field at elevated sample temperatures, and improved vacuum performance.