RF and Microwave Technology
Anaren Inc. is a Syracuse-based, global leader in RF and microwave technology used in wireless infrastructure, satellite, defense and consumer-electronics applications. The company has approximately 1,000 employees and five state-of-the-art facilities worldwide. Product lines include: standard passive components (e.g., couplers, power dividers, baluns, resistors, attenuators, terminations), RF multichip modules, high-reliability softboard and ceramic PCBs, and complex assemblies (e.g., switching, beamformers, antenna feed networks, DRFMs, IMAs).
Testing & Validation Services
Coilcraft Critical Products & Services (CPS) offers a full range of product testing and validation services to help electronics manufacturers determine the reliability, repeatability and/or compliance of the electronic components and assemblies they manufacture or procure. Coilcraft CPS’s testing capabilities include vibration and mechanical shock to MIL-STD-202, as well as complete electrical testing, elemental analysis, radiographic inspection, thermal shock and cycling, and other environmental and analytical lab services.
Coilcraft CPS Inc.
RF and Microwave Products
CPI’s Beverly Microwave Division (BMD) designs and manufactures a broad range of RF and microwave products for radar, communications, electronic warfare and scientific applications. BMD has been located in Beverly, Mass. since 1947. CPI BMD is the world’s largest manufacturer of receiver protectors and magnetrons. They also manufacture TWTs, CFAs, transmitter assemblies, scientific systems, high-power solid state switches and switch assemblies, pressure windows plus a wide variety of multifunction components and integrated microwave assemblies.
Communications & Power Industries
Beverly Microwave Division
Power Amplifiers Catalog
CTT announced a new four-page power amplifiers short form catalog. The catalog features more than 75 models developed for radar, EW and multi-function systems design. The amplifiers feature narrowband CW, narrowband pulsed, wideband (CW) and ultra-wideband (CW) coverage. Frequency coverage is 0.1 to 18 GHz. CTT’s family of solid-state amplifiers are finding applications in many of the next generation of high-performance communications, instrumentation and medical systems where high power is required.
High-Power Amplifier Showcase
Delta-Sigma Inc. has expanded its website with greater detail about its custom high-power RF amplifier modules, subsystems and complete systems (such as the 16 kW amplifier shown) for commercial, medical and scientific applications. The site describes the company’s ability to design and manufacture unique RF power amplifier systems that combine high efficiency and linearity in compact footprints with CW or pulsed RF power output from 1 kW to more than 250 kW at frequencies up to 3 GHz.
RF Relay Switches
Fairview Microwave recently debuted a new portfolio of electromechanical RF relay switches that cover ultra-broadband and millimeter wave frequencies up to 40 GHz. These high-reliability RF switches are guaranteed to perform up to 2 to 10 million life cycles, which make them an ideal solution for demanding industries and applications related to military/defense, aviation, radar, wireless communications, satellite communications, and test & measurement. Available in multiple varieties from SPDT (Single Pole Double Throw) to SP12T (Single Pole 12 Throw) and designed with either SMA, Type-N or 2.92 mm depending on frequency range.
IBC/DAS/Small Cells Catalogue
When it comes to availability and quality of wireless data communication services, the high coverage requirements apply equally both outside and inside buildings. With the implementation of dedicated solutions like distributed antenna systems (DAS), additional capacity for voice and data channels can be created as required. The HUBER+SUHNER IBC/DAS/Small Cells product catalogue contains a wide range of radio frequency solutions that support all applications in the deployment of the mobile communication network in urban environments. Visit HUBER+SUHNER’s microsite at www.wireless-infrastructure.com/solutions for a closer look.
New 2015 Catalog
IW presents their new catalog for 2015. The latest edition features a new data sheet format with increased technical content including tabulated and graphical data for all cables including stranded center conductor, expanded Re-Flex™ options, attenuation values in dB/m, useful cable handling instructions and new product specifications – IW introduces 0471, 170 series and RF250 following customer demand for smaller diameter cable, improved attenuation and extended frequency range for SATCOM applications, and the most versatile RG401 replacement available, respectively. IW – We’re Flexible!
Insulated Wire Inc.
2015 Product Catalog
K&L designs and manufactures a full line of RF and microwave filters, duplexers and subassemblies, including ceramic, lumped element, cavity, waveguide and tunable filters. The catalog shows filter responses, loss calculations and standard packages for all products. K&L supplies many of today’s most significant military and homeland security electronics programs. Applications include space flight, radar, communications, guidance systems, mobile radio base stations as well as air traffic control and communications. Visit www.klmicrowave.com to download the complete catalog.
Success in NewSpace
The space industry is in the midst of dramatic change. NewSpace is driving disruption that hasn’t been seen since the original space race in the 1960s. Developing new strategies, processes and requirements – especially those associated with electronic design, development and production – will be critical to working in NewSpace. Keysight’s latest white paper, “Utilizing Commercial Best Practices for Success in NewSpace,” describes the challenges that these business models put on electronic design and test strategies and processes.
Keysight Technologies Inc.
Indirect Synthesizer with Frequency Modulation
Kratos General Microwave enhanced its family of indirect synthesizers with the addition of model SF6218 with frequency modulation capability. It can provide a frequency deviation of 1 GHz at up to a 10 MHz rate and can be controlled with either analog or digital inputs. Of special significance, the synthesizer output frequency remains fully locked even while in the FM mode. Its small size and high reliability make it ideal for use in demanding airborne environmental conditions as well as test systems.
Kratos General Microwave Corp.
Advanced Microelectronics Centers
Mercury’s Advanced Microelectronics Centers offer state-of-the-art design and manufacturing for RF and microwave components and subsystems. They offer capabilities designed to reduce costs and drive affordability. Highlights include: streamlined supply-chain with one-stop shopping from design through manufacturing, decreasing supply-chain complexity, significantly reducing risk; world-class automation – from production through testing – lowering costs; co-located design and manufacturing engineering assets to optimize on-board and build-to-print work; plus redundant, state-of-the-art manufacturing capabilities scale from design to full-rate production. ISO 9001 certified.
Mercury Systems Inc.
SATCOM Product Guide
Mini-Circuits has released a new SATCOM product guide in print and for download from their website. This 32-page guide features a full survey of components and assemblies for satellite and earth station systems. With selected products from over 20 different product types to 40 GHz, the guide provides key performance parameters for each product and serves as a handy reference for engineers evaluating parts for their design needs.
Field Proven GaN Solutions
Qorvo’s high-performance GaN technology supports products from DC through Ka-Band for military and commercial applications. Qorvo continues to build on its 15-year GaN legacy of innovation and reliability by offering new products and foundry services that strive to meet their partners’ demanding system requirements. Their partners benefit from the ‘trusted’ supplier status and MRL-9 classification. Only Qorvo delivers performance, quality and reliability that sets the standard in the industry. For more information visit www.qorvo.com/defense.
RADX LibertyGT 1211B
Replace multiple “box instruments” with one LibertyGT SDSI to substantially reduce size, weight and power (SWaP) and total cost of ownership (TCO)—while significantly improving measurement throughput. The RADX® LibertyGT® 1211B is a modular, COTS, multifunction, programmable, upgradable software defined synthetic instrument (SDSI®) that supports a broad range of real time RF and microwave stimulus, test and measurement applications.
RADX Technologies Inc.
Filters, Multiplexers and Multi-function Assemblies
When being first to react makes all the difference in the world, choose Reactel for your mission-critical filter requirements. This catalog features RF and microwave filters, multiplexers and multi-function assemblies for the military, industrial and commercial industries. To request your copy, please email firstname.lastname@example.org, or visit www.reactel.com.
Remcom has a long history of providing development and analysis services for government customers. Their propagation software division collaborates on government contracts and provides crucial support for the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) and other government agencies. The division also develops and maintains the government propagation software library known as EMPIRE. As a small business, Remcom is also eligible to bid on small business innovative research (SBIR) and small business technology transfer (STTR) contracts.
Aerospace and Defense Portfolio
Freescale’s RF aerospace and defense portfolio encompasses a range of high-power solutions, including GaN, GaAs and LDMOS transistors and ICs, that support a wide variety of needs for military applications, such as avionics, HF through L- and S-Band radar, communications, electronic warfare, and identification, friend or foe (IFF). With leading-edge products and technology, a dedicated military products team, and its product longevity program, Freescale is your go-to source for aerospace and defense application needs. Brought to you by Richardson RFPD.
Coonrod’s Corner Video Series
John Coonrod hosts Coonrod’s Corner, a series of videos approximately 5 minutes in length each, that will teach you about popular topics in the PCB industry. Become a member of the Rogers Corp. Technology Support Hub today to watch the video series, access Rogers’ calculators, literature, technical papers and download the free ROG Mobile App for Apple and Android smartphones and tablets. Register for free at rogerscorp.com/techub.
Test & Measurement Catalog 2015
Rohde & Schwarz’ Test & Measurement Catalog 2015 features more than 200 pages of information about Rohde & Schwarz test & measurement instruments, systems and software. It includes a short description and photos of each product with important specifications and ordering information. You can download this catalog as a PDF from the Rohde & Schwarz website or order a copy from customer support (order number: PD 5213.7590.42 V 05.00).
Rohde & Schwarz GmbH & Co. KG
Real-Time Spectrum Analyzer/RF Recorder
The BB60C is a broadband real-time spectrum analyzer and RF recorder that captures and displays RF events as short as 1 µs. It has selectable IF streaming bandwidths from 250 kHz up to 27 MHz. With accurate operation from 9 kHz to 6 GHz over its entire temperature range (-40° to +65°C available), the BB60C is well-suited for lab or field use. It sells for $2879 USD, and includes an API for custom software development.
Teledyne Microwave Solutions (TMS) has deep experience providing a wide range of products and capabilities for the EW, ESM / ELINT and radar markets. They have worked with most of the large OEM system manufacturers to develop custom SSPAs for EW needs; produced a wide variety of high performance receivers based on their patented IFM and unique wideband super-heterodyne technology for specific RWR, EW, SIGINT and ELINT applications; and developed TWTs, TWTAs, YIGs, filters and other products for today’s modern war-fighting systems.
Teledyne Microwave Solutions
Harness Informational Briefing
Harnesses provide a multi-channel connectivity solution that requires minimal installation tools, delivers a compact connector footprint, removes the risk of crossed channels and misconnection, enables fast installation or replacement, and simplifies wire management and routing. This briefing discusses benefits, applications, design components, qualification testing and range of tailored harness solutions—both flexible and semi-rigid—that are available from Teledyne Storm.
Teledyne Storm Microwave
GORE-FLIGHT™ Microwave Assemblies
GORE-FLIGHT ™ Microwave Assemblies, 6 Series are lightweight cable solutions for airframe assemblies in military and civil aircraft applications. These new assemblies deliver the lowest insertion loss before and after installation, ensuring reliable performance for the life of the system. Their robust construction reduces total costs by withstanding the challenges of installation, reducing costly production delays, field service frequency and the need for purchasing replacement assemblies. The 6 Series are also lightweight, which improves fuel efficiency and increases payload.
W. L. Gore & Associates