Articles by Microwave Journal Staff

Catalog Update

General Purpose Test Instruments Catalog This 64-page catalog contains detailed information on more than 330 of the company's newest test and measurement products, accessories and support services that can help R&D and manufacturing test engineers make their measurements faster and more accurately, reducing products' time to market. To obtain...
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The Book End

Software Radio, A Modern Approach to Radio Engineering Jeffrey H. Reed Prentice Hall PTR 565 pages; $92 ISBN: 0-13-081158-0 Software radios represent a major change in the design approach for radios in which a large portion of the functionality is implemented through programmable signal processing devices, giving the radio...
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Siemens and Tele2 in Russian Federation

Marrying the skills of two leading companies, the Sweden-based telecom operator Tele2 AB has awarded Siemens Information and Communication Mobile Group (Siemens mobile) the contract to build its GSM 1800 network throughout the Russian Federation. As per the agreement, Siemens mobile will provide the switching network, radio base stations...
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Dual-band WLAN Pioneer Crosses Frontiers

Demonstrating that technical development knows no boundaries, Synad, the fabless WLAN System-on-Chip company, has begun an international expansion programme with the opening of new offices in Asia, Europe and the US. The company has moved into a new 10,000 ft2 headquarters and engineering facility in Reading, UK, which will...
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Radar Antenna Faces Tough Test in Australia

Northrop Grumman Corp. has begun structural testing of the antenna for its Multirole Electronically Scanned Array (MESA) radar, which the company is producing under contract to The Boeing Co. for the Australian Defence Force's Wedgetail airborne early warning and control aircraft. The antenna is an innovative aperture that provides...
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Commerce Dept. Announces Plans for Modernization of Technology Agencies

US Secretary of Commerce, Don Evans, announced that he will propose to modernize the structure for the Department's formulation of technology and telecommunications policy. The new structure will combine the Technology Administration (TA), the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) and the e-commerce policy functions of the International Trade...
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