Industry News

AMTA 2006

October 22 – 27, 2006
Austin, TX
The 28th Symposium of the Antenna Measurement Techniques Association (AMTA) was created as a non-profit, professional organization in the late 1970s by a small group of engineers to promote advances in electromagnetic technologies applicable to antenna and radar cross-section measurements. Today, more than 400 AMTA global members from industry,...
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Swiss Army Recruits Thales Transmitter System

Thales has signed a contract with Armasuisse (the Swiss Army) for the production and delivery of multi-purpose transmitter systems including management and control software at a total of approximately €60 million. The delivery will take place until the end of 2008 and this contract represents an important step towards...
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Semiconductor Collaboration Hits the Road

STMicroelectronics and Freescale , two leading semiconductor suppliers to the automotive industry, are teaming up to establish a wide-ranging initiative to reinforce their respective strengths in automotive applications. The two companies will create a joint microcontroller design team, align process technologies and share intellectual property, including high power MOS...
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Eads Secures German Tetra Network Contract

STEAG encotec GmbH , a subsidiary of the STEAG group, a large energy producer in Germany, has contracted EADS Secure Networks to build a TETRA digital radio network. The new digital operations radio system, which will be built to the TETRA standard, meets the industrial company's latest requirements for...
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Unity Wireless Corp. Acquires Israeli-Based Avantry Ltd.

Unity Wireless Corp. , a developer of wireless systems and coverage-enhancement solutions, has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Israeli-based Avantry Ltd. Avantry develops and supplies wireless point-to-point microwave radio-for-broadband backhaul solutions for wireless and wireline communications networks. The acquisition, which is subject to certain standard terms and conditions,...
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Samsung and Alcatel Cooperate on Mobile WiMax

Alcatel and Samsung Electronics have agreed to cooperate on interoperability between Alcatel's Mobile WiMAX infrastructure based on the IEEE 802.16e standard (referred to as WiBro in Korea) and Samsung's mobile WiMAX terminals. This strategic cooperation will allow both companies to accelerate the introduction of Mobile WiMAX (WiBro) solutions for...
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Terabeam Moves to New Facility

Terabeam/HXI has moved all of its operations to a new facility in the Ward Hill Industrial Park (East), Haverhill, MA. The new location provides increased manufacturing and office space to accommodate recent and projected sales growth in the millimeter-wave communications and radar markets. Terabeam/HXI is a division of Terabeam...
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New Products

SP2T Terminated Switch The model SWN-218-2DT option NS is a single-pole, two-throw, terminated switch module that offers an insertion loss of 1.2 dB typical, high isolation of 80 dB minimum and an integral TTL driver. This switch is designed for ultra-low video transient, high power and operation between 3.1...
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RWTI Winterfest

February 10, 2006
Marco Island, FL
February 16, 2006
Denver, CO
Radio Waves Inc. has announced it will offer two free RWTIs (Radio Waves Technical Institute) this winter. The first free RWTI will take place on Marco Island, FL, February 10th at the Radisson Hotel. The second RWTI will take place in conjunction with the Electro-Comm EC Expo show in...
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26th European Conference for Telemetry - etc 2006

May 2-5, 2006
Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany
Under the theme, Telemetry – The Next Generation, this bi-annual international congress and accompanying exhibition considers innovations and the latest technology related to telemetry, telecontrol, instrumentation and recording technologies. The conference will be conducted in English with prestigious keynote lectures, technical speeches and interactive workshops. It will look closely...
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