Articles Tagged with ''antenna''

RFMD expands portfolio of antenna control solutions with new impedance tuners

RFMD, a global leader in the design and manufacture of high-performance radio frequency solutions, unveiled its first impedance tuner, the RF1105, further expanding the company's industry-leading portfolio of antenna control solutions. RFMD's programmable RF1105 functions as a tuner sub-system across all LTE frequency bands up to 2.7GHz, providing antenna feed matching over a wide frequency range.


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Richardson RFPD announces new blog article by Joe Madden

The latest entry in Madden's blog on the Richardson RFPD website is titled, "Active Antenna Systems Reach the Tipping Point." The article covers how China Mobile is driving the industry to massive deployment of active antenna systems (AAS) solutions, as well as the application of simple AAS solutions in frequency-division duplexing (FDD) communications for crowded, urban areas. The article concludes with Mobile Experts' forecast of a 40 percent average market growth for AAS during the next five years.


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Horizon Compact+ and Avenue Link 60 GHz frequency now commercially available

DragonWave Inc., a leading global supplier of packet microwave radio systems for mobile and access networks, announced the commercial availability of its 60 GHz technology in the Horizon® Compact+ and Avenue Link product lines. Currently in production, DragonWave’s 60 GHz products have already been deployed in successful small cell mobile operator trials. These products are well suited for metro deployment in small cell architectures due to their small form factor and high-capacity, low-delay transport capabilities. Because the 60 GHz spectrum is widely available and generally offered at a lower cost than other bands, the newly incorporated technology offers network operators more product options to cost effectively plan and deploy emerging small cell and LTE/LTE-A backhaul deployments around the world.


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500,000 beamsteered antennas to be deployed this year

Mobile Experts has released a new forecast for Active Antenna Systems (AAS), including new information about how beamsteering technology will be adopted in mobile networks. In Active Antenna Systems 2013, Mobile Experts calculates the cost per bit delivered to illustrate the cost/benefit ratio inherent in AAS technology, and applies guidance from more than 20 operators to understand situations where active antenna systems will be used.


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Anritsu intros PIM Master options for key LTE and UMTS bands testing

Test & Measurement

Anritsu Co. introduces three frequency options for its industry-leading PIM Master MW82119A Passive Intermodulation (PIM) high-power, battery-operated, portable PIM test analyzer. The new options provide wireless field engineers and technicians with the first battery-operated handheld analyzers that can accurately conduct “top of the tower” PIM measurements in the LTE 800 MHz and UMTS 2100 MHz bands, in addition to the LTE 2600 MHz band.


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AWR Design Forum (ADF) 2013 agendas announced and registration open

AWR has finalized the agendas and opened registration for the 11 remaining venues of its ADF European tour. ADF is a free and open event where designers of microwave and RF circuits and systems such as monolithic microwave integrated circuits (MMICs), RF printed circuit boards (RF PCBs), and LTE communication systems can network, share useful information and resources pertinent to high-frequency design, and collaborate on industry issues and trends.


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