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NXP Semiconductors N.V. announced the availability of its ultra-wideband Doherty reference design using the BLF884P and BLF884PS – the industry’s first wideband Doherty power amplifiers capable of broadband operation (470 to 806 MHz). The new 70W DVB-T LDMOS designs bring the high-efficiency gains of Doherty topologies to broadcast transmitters, using NXP’s patent-pending architecture capable of operating over an ultra-wideband spectrum.
Anritsu Co. announces its MS2720T Spectrum Master™ handheld spectrum analyzer with option 709 has been self-certified to comply with the National Radio Systems Committee requirements for conducting AM and FM measurements.
Passive Plus Inc. (PPI), is proud to announce it has launched an updated website that presents the website visitor with more comprehensive and detailed information about the RF/Microwave components it provides including detailed information on High-Q /Low ESR capacitors, kits, and modeling data, along with Non-Magnetic/Diamond Resistors. A newly restructured online-store offers the visitor the opportunity to purchase capacitors with a credit card, 24 hours/7 days a week.
Building on its leadership position in the digital broadcast market, NXP Semiconductors N.V. announced that it has developed the industry’s first ultra wideband solution for Doherty architectures. This patent-pending solution will uniquely enable manufacturers of digital transmitters to enjoy the high-efficiency gains that Doherty power amplifiers confer with greatly expanded bandwidth.
Cree Inc. and Array Wireless help bring the clarity of high-definition (HD) video transmission to Sunday Night Football (SNF) on NBC. The HD NFL games are broadcast using wireless video systems from Array Wireless that employ Cree’s advanced GaN RF components. Array Wireless counts on Cree world-class RF GaN technology to create high efficiency, low distortion, robust power amplifiers that are essential for high-definition video transmission.
RFMW Ltd. announces design and sales support for Radiall’s new BNC HD connector. The BNC HD Connector’s technologically advanced design is available in a wide variety of colors, and its unique easy grip boot allows for high density integration without the use of a tool to plug or un-plug, making this high-definition BNC the best choice for all broadcast applications.
Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd., a global leader in digital media and digital convergence technologies, has successfully demonstrated clear reception capabilities of LTE Broadcast services using evolved Multimedia Broadcast Multicast Service (eMBMS) technology using Anritsu’s Rapid Test Designer (RTD) and MD8430A to simulate the LTE network environment.
Anritsu Co. introduced a tracking generator for its Spectrum Master™ MS2711E, MS2712E, and MS2713E models that enhances the overall performance of the handheld analyzers, while making it easier and faster for field technicians to conduct additional measurements.
In order to expand and develop its operations in Africa NEC Corporation will establish branch offices in Nairobi, Kenya and in Lagos, Nigeria. The company has also appointed Masahiro Yoshikawa as President of NEC Africa (Pty) Ltd, which is a 100 percent subsidiary of NEC Europe Ltd, the regional headquarters in Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA).
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