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Web Update

Web Update RF Coaxial Connectors This Web site offers pricing and delivery for over 2800 RF coaxial connectors, including connectors in stock throughout the company's nationwide distributor network. The site also features downloadable catalog information and a "virtual tour" of the company's newly expanded facilities. Applied Engineering Products (AEP),...
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Workshops & Courses

Workshops & Courses Optoelectronics Advanced Technology Workshop Topics: Optoelectronics packaging, alignment, bonding and interconnect issues, signal routing and integration, optoelectronics case studies and applications, standardization issues and needs. Site: Bethlehem, PA Dates: October 11-14, 2001 Contact: IMAPS, 611 2nd St., NE, Washington, DC 20002 (703) 758-1060 or e-mail:
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News From Washington

News From Washington ESC, AFA to Sponsor Air Force C2 Summit Some of the Air Force's top leaders will plot a road map for integrating the service's command and control enterprise at the Air Force Command and Control Summit co-sponsored by the Electronic Systems Center and the Paul Revere...
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International Report

International Report Martin Streetly, International Correspondent Boeing-IBM Team Claim World's Most Powerful Satellite DCP A team comprising Boeing Satellite Systems and computer giant IBM claimed to have created the world's most powerful satellite-based, digital communications processor (DCP) for use in a Boeing-built satellite that has been supplied to United...
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The Commercial Market

The Commercial Market Broadband Fixed Wireless Market Declined 35 Percent in 1Q01 Sales of broadband fixed wireless, point-to-multipoint equipment declined 35 percent quarter to quarter to $150 million in 1Q01, according to a Dell'Oro Group report. Alcatel continued its leadership with a 35 percent market share. According to the...
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The Book End

The Book End The RF and Microwave Handbook Mike Golio, Ed. CRC Press LLC 1368 pages; $139.95 ISBN: 0-8493-8592-X The purpose of the RF and Microwave Handbook is to provide a single-volume comprehensive reference for modern microwave and RF engineers. It is the result of contributions of 91 experts...
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220 to 325 GHz Vector Network Anaylsis

Introduction to a new pair of vector network analyzer frequency extension modules covering 220 to 325 GHz
Product Feature 220 to 325 GHz Vector Network Analysis Oleson Microwave Labs (OML) Morgan Hill, CA A new pair of vector network analyzer (VNA) frequency extension modules, covering 220 to 325 GHz, is being introduced along with a precision waveguide calibration kit. The models V03VNA-T/R and V03VNA-T are compatible...
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A Compact High Power SSPA for Satellite Communication Applications

Development of the first compact 1000 W C-band SSPA for satellite up-link applications
Product Feature A Compact High Power SSPA for Satellite Communication Applications Advanced Microwave Technologies Inc., ADVANTECH Dorval, QC, Canada Today's emerging satellite broadband applications require high power amplifiers. In recent years, significant advances have been made in solid-state technology that have resulted in solid-state power amplifiers (SSPA) becoming a...
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Low Cost Plastic MMIC VCOs

A new line of multifunction monolithic microwave integrated circuit VCOs is this month's cover feature
Cover Feature Low Cost Plastic MMIC VCOs Hittite Microwave Corp. Chelmsford, MA Fig. 1 Ku-band VCO on an evaluation PCB. A breakthrough in monolithic microwave integrated circuit (MMIC) design and manufacturing technology has occurred with the introduction of a new multifunction VCO product line. The new VCO's phase noise...
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A DC to 50 GHz and Beyond MMIC Carrier

Introduction to a novel interconnection structure for high performance and high volume DC to millimeter-wave chip carrier applications
Product Feature A DC to 50 GHz and Beyond MMIC Carrier HEI Broadband, HEI Inc. Victoria, MN With frequency spectrum demands at a premium many of today's wireless applications are moving higher and higher in frequency. Many of the systems now operate in the Ku and Ka frequency bands....
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