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RAWCON ’99 Conference Report

A recap of the 1999 IEEE Radio and Wireless Conference (RAWCON '99) held August 1-4 in Denver, CO
RAWCON ’99 Conference Report The 1999 IEEE Radio and Wireless conference (RAWCON ’99) was held in Denver, CO August 1–4, and proved to be a great success. This conference has evolved over the past few years into a very solid technical meeting, which emphasizes the interdisciplinary understanding of technologies...
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Components Five-bit Digital Attenuator The model AD280-25 GaAs IC FET five-bit digital attenuator operates over the frequency range from DC to 2 GHz and features a least significant bit of 0.5 dB and a total attenuation of 15.5 dB. Bit values are 0.5, 1, 2, 4 and 8 dB....
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Sources Synthesized Telemetry Transmitter The ST400QF series airborne synthesized patented FEHER quadrature phase-shift keying (QPSK) telemetry transmitter doubles the information bandwidth (when compared to conventional PCM-FM) while utilizing class C power amplifiers, which maintain the power efficiency associated with standard FM transmitters. Available in 2, 5, 8 and 10...
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Systems Microwave Radios These microwave radio systems are designed for all frequency bands between 20 and 40 GHz and have a transmission capacity from 1.5 to 34 Mbps, satisfying both European and North American standards. Configuration, settings and surveillance take place remotely using a Web-based PC interface. Each microwave...
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Subsystems PCS-CDMA Repeater The model USRU-1900 compact, in-building PCS-CDMA repeater has an input level of –100 to –50 dBm and a gain of 60 dB. The compact, cost-effective unit offers low power consumption and easy installation. Ace Technology, Chatsworth, CA (818) 718-1534. Radio Modem Transceiver The model RF9600 radio...
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Test Equipment

Test Equipment Direct-sequence Spread Spectrum Board The model DEV6143 full-duplex-mode reprogrammable development board, in conjunction with the company’s SX043 and SX061, provides a prototype platform for users and allows designers to set up internal registers to perform a complete evaluation of an IC. The unit’s full-duplex mode consolidates the...
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Amplifiers 50 W Broadband Power Amplifier This high performance 50 W RF power amplifier covers a broad frequency range from 500 to 1000 MHz. The amplifier is available as a 28 V DC module and features a gain of 30 dB (typ). The unit is also available as a...
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Antennas Embedded OEM Component Antennas The Performa series embedded original equipment manufacturer (OEM) component antennas operate in the 2.4 and 5 GHz frequency bands and are designed specifically to enhance machine-to-machine communications in wireless LAN and remote monitoring applications. The antennas rely on the company’s patent-pending C-Planar™ technology, which...
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Devices 600 W Magnetron The model IMG-915-600WA 915 MHz CW fixed-tuned, permanent magnet-focused magnetron features ceramic-metal construction, air cooling and rugged construction for laboratory and low power production industrial applications. Smooth power control from 120 to 600 W may be achieved by varying the anode voltage. The unique cathode...
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