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Workshops & Courses

Workshops & Courses Applied RF Techniques in Wireless Systems Topics : Introduction to RF, single-ended and balanced S-parameters, impedance matching, graphical and analytical design methods, discrete and monolithic RF component models, Smith chart techniques, transmission lines and RF CAE, and PCB materials. Site : Nice, France Dates : April...
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News From Washington

News From Washington US Air Force Awards Northrop Grumman $181 M to Modernize ICBM Guidance Northrop Grumman Corp.'s Mission System sector was awarded a $181 M contract to continue full-rate production of the ICBM Guidance Replacement Program (GRP), which is upgrading the guidance system electronics in the Minuteman III...
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International Report

International Report Swiss Award Portable Radars Contract to Lockheed Martin In order to meet the objective of providing short-range air defense throughout Switzerland, Lockheed Martin has signed a contract with the Swiss Defense Procurement Agency to provide 24 Portable Search and Target Acquisition Radars (PSTAR). Typically, PSTAR interfaces with...
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Satcom Support for British Forces from BAE Systems

The UK Defence Communications Services Agency (DCSA) has awarded BAE Systems C4ISR a contract for the supply of an additional two Dagger vehicle-borne and two Talon man-portable high capacity satellite communications systems to support British Forces' network enabled capabilities (NEC) during field operations. This will mean that following delivery...
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The Commercial Market

The Commercial Market Vitesse is First to Offer InP HBT Foundry Services Committed to advancing the use of indium phosphide (InP) for IC applications, Vitesse Semiconductor Corp. announced it is the first company to provide InP HBT foundry services through MOSIS, a leading provider of low cost prototyping and...
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Triumvirate to Bridge Generation Gap in China

With the aim of accelerating the migration from second- to third-generation networks in China, Datang Mobile, Royal Philips Electronics and Samsung Electronics have formed a joint venture company, named T3G. The company will design and license core TD-SCDMA chipsets and reference designs for mobile terminals and end-user equipment. The...
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The Book End

RF and Microwave Circuit and Component Design for Wireless Systems Kai Chang, Inder Bahl and Vijay Nair Wiley Inter-science 532 pages; $95 ISBN: 0-471-19773-4 The major objective of this book is to present modern RF and microwave technology for wireless applications. Although wireless communication is a major application of...
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ORC Puts RFI to the Test in Japan

To strengthen its program to provide support for current and next generation wireless products, Japan's largest instrument rental company, ORIX Rentec Corp. (ORC), has enlisted the expertise of Radio Frequency Investigation Ltd (RFI). At the ORC test facility in Tokyo wireless conformance services are being introduced, and RFI has...
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