Lightwave Catalog

This test and measurement catalog provides detailed information on the company’s solutions for optical, electrical, protocol and service-level testing for the installation and commissioning of broadband and triple-play services and infrastructures; photonic testing of next generation optical devices, digital microwave solutions for high speed communication buses; and backplane and multiservices test solutions for next generation triple-play devices.

Agilent Technologies Inc.,
Palo Alto, CA (800) 829-4444,

Electro-mechanical Switch Catalog

This catalog presents the company’s complete line of electromechanical switches with many options to suit any application from DC to 26.5 GHz. Models include single-pole, double-throw; double-pole, three-throw; single-pole, multi-throw; and transfer switches. Options include a wide variety of connectors and actuator voltages.

EPX Microwave Inc.,
Burlingame, CA (408) 313-4913,

Terminology Guide

“Speaking RF: Wireless Communication Terminology” is a 32-page guide that defines a variety of technical terms and decodes the many acronyms in the RF and wireless industry. Several useful tables are featured in the guide, including a quick Watts vs. dBm Conversion table and a Return Loss vs. VSWR table.

Keithley Instruments Inc.,
Cleveland, OH (440) 248-0400,

Power Amplifiers Data Sheet

This data sheet provides complete detail on the company’s 80 to 125 W Ku-band power amplifiers, the MPC8-1220 series. A product photograph, description, performance features, electrical and mechanical specifications, and outline drawings are also provided.

Sophia Wireless Inc.,
Chantilly, VA
(703) 961-9573,

Cable, Connectors and Assembly Brochure

This brochure features the company’s ruggedized and flexible low loss SFT® coaxial cable assemblies that are ideal for interconnect applications ranging from inside LRUs to demanding military or commercial systems. The broad range of available connectors covers a multitude of interface types and frequency ranges.

Times Microwave Systems,
Wallingford, CT
(203) 949-8424,

Technical Guide

This brochure, titled “Seven Technical Reasons to Specify Bulk Metal Foil,” highlights the features and benefits of ultra-high precision bulk metal foil resistors. The updated brochure includes a new specification for power coefficients of resistance. It also describes a new alloy that improves the existing low temperature coefficient of resistance to almost zero.

Vishay Intertechnology Inc.,
Malvern, PA
(402) 563-6866,