Ted Rappaport, founding director of NYU WIRELESS and a leading proponent of using the millimeter wave spectrum for wireless communications, discusses the FCC's recent rulemaking actions and technology developments that are paving the way to 5G.
Aeroflex / Inmet, a division of Aeroflex Incorporated, a wholly owned subsidiary of Aeroflex Holding Corp., has announced a new distribution agreement with Microwave Components Inc., (www.microwavecomponentsinc.com), headquartered in Stuart, FL.
Aeroflex / Weinschel offers a series of 6 GHz relay switched programmable attenuators that are specifically designed for wireless/cellular, RF simulation/emulation & communication test applications. Other features include choice of attenuation ranges and steps (0 to 55 / 1 dB, 0 to 103/1 dB and 0 to 55.75 / 0.25 dB).
In order to test high power amplifiers used in today's cellular base station equipment it is sometimes necessary to perform automated switching of the high power amplifiers without shutting down the system to make the RF connection. The high power RF signal must be diverted from the main signal...