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THE COMMERCIAL MARKET Home Network IC Market to Reach $669 M by 2004 A report from the Cahners In-Stat Group, "Pass the Chips: A Home Network Chipset Market Analysis," forecasts that the emerging enabling technology making it possible to interconnect devices in the home to distribute data, voice and...
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Reduced Filter Requirements Using an Ultra Low Noise Modulator

Direct quadrature modulators used to increase performance, reduce cost and assist mobile phone design teams
COVER FEATURE Reduced Filter Requirements Using an Ultra Low Noise Modulator RF Micro Devices Greensboro, NC E ach new generation of the mobile phone is specified to support multiple standards and provide new and more complex applications, such as higher data rate capability. At the same time, it is...
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INTERNATIONAL REPORT Martin Streetly, International Correspondent ESA to Develop New Generation EW Systems In a move aimed at the eventual provision of a new generation of electronic warfare (EW) equipment for Sweden's newly unified defence forces, the country's Defence Materiel Administration (the FMV) has awarded Ericsson Saab Avionics (ESA)...
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New Literature

NEW LITERATURE * Company Newsletter This eight-page quarterly newletter (Test & Measurement News) provides information about various products, including lightwave, communication test, general purpose, RF and microwave, digital design and debug, and wireless test. Agilent Technologies, T&M News, Santa Clara, CA (800) 452-4844 ext. 7141. Circle No. 200 *...
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NEW PRODUCTS COMPONENTS * 25 W Load The model 25-CT-FA 25 W conduction cooled load is designed for volume production applications. It is a compact, 50 Ω load with a frequency range and SWR of DC to 1 GHz and 1.15 (max) and 1 to 3 GHz at 1.25...
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NEWS FROM WASHINGTON Technological Advances to Maintain Aircraft Upgrade MarketA report from Frost & Sullivan, World Military Aircraft Upgrade and Modification Markets, estimates that the 1999 market for this activity amounted to $6 B and forecasts that there will be slight growth over the next several years with the...
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WORKSHOPS & COURSES Project Management Principles and Practice * Topics: Gaining understanding of the nature of projects and their management, the importance of and techniques and tools for end-item focus, careful planning, appropriate control, open and timely communication. * Site: Los Angeles, CA * Dates: Jan. 30 - Feb....
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News From Washington

NEWS FROM WASHINGTON Excalibur Development Continued The US Army has awarded Raytheon a $100 M contract modification for the continued development of the Excaibur, XM982 precision-guided, extended-range artillery projectile program. The Excalibur family of guided missiles is designed to permit current and future Army and Marine Corps digitized howitzers...
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International Report

INTERNATIONAL REPORT Martin Streetly, International Correspondent UK Mobiles to Carry Radiation WarningsFollowing a year-long, government sponsored enquiry, the UK has decided to include a radiation level warning on all new mobile telephones from 2001 onwards and to leaflet users on the wisdom of children under 16 using such devices...
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