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SOURCES Extended-frequency VCXOs The EC3100 series voltage-controlled crystal oscillators (VCXO) offer a frequency range extending up to 155.520 MHz. The devices offer accurate performance in a hermetically sealed thru-hole metal package and are designed for telecommunications, high bit-rate digital subscriber lines, cable modems, set-top boxes, video decoders and wireless...
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TEST EQUIPMENT Self-contained Conducted Immunity Transient Generator The model CWS500 transient generator meets IEC 1000-4-6 and other specifications for conducted immunity and requires only a coupling/decoupling network for operation. No other peripheral equipment, such as a synthesizer, voltmeter, signal generator, PC or amplifier, is required. The generator contains an...
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SUBSYSTEM Microwave Power Module Subsystem This microwave power module subsystem is a 2 to 18 GHz unit suitable for military airborne applications. This air-cooled device comprises two power modules covering the 2 to 6 GHz and 6 to 18 GHz frequency bands with power levels of 50 to 100...
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PROCESSING EQUIPMENT RF/Microwave Package The VS/RF series microwave package is a complete solution for computer-aided layout and prototyping of RF and microwave boards. The package incorporates AutoCAD" Designer release 14 CAD software and the ProtoMat" 91s/VS circuit board plotter and software. The result is a cost-effective solution for high...
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News From Washington

News From Washington LLLC Receives Two Major Awards Longbow Limited Liability Company (LLLC), a Lockheed Martin/Northrop Grumman joint venture, has received two major awards from the US Army for elements of the Longbow Apache system. The first contract from the Army's Aviation and Missile Command calls for full-rate production...
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International Report

International Report DE and Sextant Named RWR Supplier for Northrop Grumman Upgrade Package French electronics contractor Dassault Electronique (DE) has announced that its EWS-A radar-warning receiver (RWR) has been selected for use in Northrop Grumman's F-5 combat aircraft upgrade package. DE is teaming with fellow French contractor Sextant Avionique...
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Commercial Market

Commercial Market New FCC Filings Outline Expanded SPACEWAY System Hughes Communications Inc. has filed two new applications with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to enhance its SPACEWAY™ global broadband communications system by increasing overall system capacity and adding higher data rate transport services. The SPACEWAY EXP™ filing proposes high...
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The Book End

The Book End Open Electromagnetic Waveguides T. Rozzi and M. Mongiardo The Institute of Electrical Engineers 387 pages; $95 The dual properties of waveguide transmission and radiation in open structures are the principle features addressed in this book. Guided-wave electromagnetism and the effects of discontinuities in open, hybrid-mode, three-dimensional...
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A PC-based High Frequency Electromagnetic Structure Simulator

Inexpensive software that allows design variations to be simulated and optimized quickly and easily
A PC-based High Frequency Electromagnetic Structure Simulator Infolytica Corp. Montreal, Quebec, Canada Three-dimensional (3-D) electromagnetic simulations of high frequency structures have been both time consuming and costly, running lengthy calculations on sophisticated workstations using expensive software. A new, inexpensive software package now allows the operator to simulate and optimize...
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Spectrum Analyzers for High Frequency Point-to-point and Point-to-multipoint Networks

A spectrum analyzer that can be used to verify the performance of a local multipoint distribution service transceiver's transmitter is featured on this month's cover
Spectrum Analyzers for High Frequency Point-to-point and Point-to-multipoint Networks Anrtisu Co. Richardson, TX The world of microwave radio continues to add exciting opportunities to the telecommunications market. With the advent of digital microwave technology, manufacturers now are providing point-to-multipoint systems that offer digital voice and data distribution for private...
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