RF & Microwave Industry News

LDMOS Technology Solid-State Transmitter for MIDS Communications System

Introduction From the early 70’s, solid-state pulsed transmitters for primary and secondary radars (IFF-SSR) and also for communications systems (JTIDS) [1], have used silicon bipolar transistors. With such kind of devices, the common working operation mode was class C for optimizing the overall system efficiency and, consequently, reducing the...
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ARFTG Checks High Speed Communication Systems

"Addressing Metrology Needs for Future High Speed Information and Communications Systems" was the theme of the 69th ARFTG Microwave Measurement Conference held June 8th in Honolulu, HI, as part of the International Microwave Symposium - Microwave Week. The technical program began with "Characterization Challenges for Future Base Station Power...
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Ask Harlan, November 28, 2007

Harlan Howe has 34 years experience as a microwave design engineer and fifteen as publisher and editor of Microwave Journal ® , and is an IEEE
Published November 28, 2007 From: Debbie Yerushalmy, Trendlines Dear Harlan, Has there ever been a commercial product for microwave weed control? If yes, where can I find more information about it? If not, what are the reasons? Dear Debbie, We published a paper called "An Improved Microwave Weed Killer"...
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Alcatel-Lucent and Synterra to Deploy WiMAX in Russia

Synterra , a national telecommunications service provider in Russia, and Alcatel-Lucent have formed a strategic partnership to deploy the country’s first commercial Universal WiMAX networks. The project will be conducted in cooperation with regional telecom operators to provide WiMAX access throughout Russia. Alcatel–Lucent won the tender for the delivery...
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Willtek Joins TETRA Association

Willtek Communications has joined the TETRA Association, a worldwide interest group of companies and organizations that further the development and application of the TETRA standard for professional mobile radio (PMR). The TETRA Association, formerly the TETRA MoU, was created in 1994 and currently counts about 150 members, including user...
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