Industry News

A Surface-mount Balun for TV Broadcast Applications

A surface-mount balun that covers the 470 to 860 MHz frequency range for TV boradcast applications is featured on this month's cover
A Surface-mount Balun for TV Broadcast Applications Anaren Microwave Inc. East Syracuse, NY Significant growth can be expected in the television (TV) broadcast market due to the new availability of digital TV and governmental requirements forcing broadcasters to transmit a set number of programs in the new digital format....
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A New 3.5-mm TRL/LRL Calibration Kit

A new type of calibration kit for vector network analyzers that uses three methods: open-short-load-thru, thru-reflect-line (TRL) and air line gating
A New 3.5-mm TRL/LRL Calibration Kit Maury Microwave Corp. Ontario, CA A new type of calibration kit for vector network analyzers (VNA) has been introduced that takes advantage of the full measurement capabilities of the VNA. The Tri-Kit calibration kit is designed for three types of calibration methods rather...
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An Improved 5.7 GHz ISM-band Feedforward Amplifier Utilizing Vector Modulators for Phase and Attenuation Control

An improved feedforward amplifier for the 5.725 to 5.850 GHz industrial, scientific and medical (ISM) band for base station applications
Technical Feature An Improved 5.7 GHz ISM-band Feedforward Amplifer Utilizing Vector Modulators for Phase and Attenuation Control William M. Thornton and Lawrence E. Larson Please click here to view the pdf file of the Technical Feature...
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Around the Circuit

Around the Circuit Industry News M2 Global Technology Ltd. , a newly formed Texas limited partnership owned by microwave component and service supplier M2 Global Inc. , has acquired the microwave component and metal fabrication operations from Harris Corp., Microwave Communications Division (MCD) . Financial terms of the transaction...
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New Literature

New Literature Software Data Sheet This data sheet outlines the features and operations of the company's QuickLoad technology, which automatically loads calibration data to maximize flow computer and operator productivity and minimize operator error. Additional information is available at the company's Web site: www.cox-instrument.com . COX Instrument, a division...
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News from Washington

News from Washington Military Exercise Demonstrates Wide Area Communications Potential As reported in Defense Daily, the first phase of the Extending the Littoral Battlespace Advanced Concept Technology Demonstration (ELB ACTD) has demonstrated the potential for military forces to share a common operational picture at a distance exceeding 200 miles....
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International Report

International Report Siemens to Supply Swiss Voice and Data Radio Network German contractor Siemens AG's Information and Communication Networks Group has been awarded a contract valued at approximately DM50 M to supply, install and commission a new secure voice and data radio network for the Swiss customs service. Under...
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Commercial Market

Commercial Market Hertz to Install 50,000 GPS Systems Navigation Solutions LLC, a joint venture formed by Orbital Sciences Corp. and The Hertz Corp., is now delivering and installing 50,000 Global Positioning System (GPS) car navigation systems for the Hertz NeverLost® rental car service. Navigation Solutions will purchase 50,000 navigation...
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