Articles by Microwave Journal Staff

New Products

COMPONENTS SMT Compatible Multi-interface Connector Series This 1.0/2.3 multi-interface connector series features an SMT design that facilitates PCB assembly and also accommodates tight packaging density. These connectors are available with 2, 3 and 4 coaxial interface combinations in the same housing. Frequency coverage is from DC to 2 GHz...
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Around the Circuit

INDUSTRY NEWS Spectrum Control Inc. has acquired all of the outstanding common stock of FSY Microwave Inc. The purchase of FSY will enable Spectrum Control to expand its existing SPECWAVE line of ceramic-based wireless products and custom engineered wireless solutions. Texas Instruments Radio Frequency Identification Systems announced the launch...
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New Literature

Inductor Products Catalog This 10-page catalog features the company's WL series of wire wound chip inductor products, designed to provide excellent performance at competitive prices. Product descriptions, features, applications, specifications, circuit applications, outline drawings and selection guides are provided. American Technical Ceramics, Jacksonville, FL (631) 622-4700. Circle No. 200...
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Web Update

Radio-based Infrastructure Solutions This new Web site highlights customer benefits and communicates the company's dedication to customer relations.The new customer-oriented Web site features product usability and promotes customer benefits, as well.The site is user-friendly and improves the company's on-line product information on the company's radio-based infrastructure solutions. Allgon System...
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The Book End

RF Technologies for Low Power Wireless Communications Tatsuo Itoh, George Haddad and James Harvey, Eds. John Wiley & Sons Inc. 468 pages; $84.95 ISBN: 0-471-38267-1 Several years ago a program in low power electronics initiated by the Army Research Office focused on addressing the issue of RF and microwave...
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Thales Launches CATS

French-based contractor Thales Airborne Systems used the 22-28 July Farnborough International Air Show to showcase its latest airborne electronic warfare (EW) product, the Compact Airborne Threat Surveyor (CATS). Operating within the E- to K-band (2 to 40 GHz) frequency band, CATS is a combined radar warning, electronic support (ES)...
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Rosoboronexport Promotes Detachable COMINT System

The Russian Federation's Moscow-based Rosoboronexport export agency is offering a detachable communications intelligence (COMINT) system that can be easily incorporated aboard any type of utility helicopter. Operating within the 30 to 2000 MHz frequency band, the package comprises an onboard equipment set (made up of four laptop computer-equipped workstations)...
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Indra Reveals New Air Defence Radar

Spanish contractor Indra has launched a new 2-D air defence surveillance radar under the trade name RAVEN. Operating within the I/J-band (8 to 20 GHz) frequency range, RAVEN is described as being a frequency modulated continuous wave (CW) type of equipment. It comprises an antenna/antenna drive assembly, a dual...
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