Industry News

BAE Systems C41SR Delivers First Skynet 5 Terminals

UK contractor BAE Systems Command, Control, Communications, Computing, Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (C4ISR) has delivered the first batch of six Talon satellite communications terminals to Paradigm Secure Communications for eventual use in the UK's Skynet 5 military communications satellite system. In all, 15 such terminals will be acquired, with...
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Philips Launches TPMS Chip Solution

In order to meet upcoming US 2004 legislation and a wider perceived global market, Netherlands contractor Royal Philips Electronics has launched a chip-based Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) that provides the automobile driver with measurements of individual tire pressures and notification of pressure/inflation problems as they arise. TPMS applications...
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New Products

COMPONENTS Surface-mount Balun This miniaturized version of the company's 2.4 GHz Xinger-brand surface-mount balun has an insertion loss of 0.35 dB (max), making it an ideal companion for 802.11b and 802.11g access point and embedded WLAN chipsets. Other advantages include optimization for impedance matching and guaranteed phase and amplitude...
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Around the Circuit

INDUSTRY NEWS Endwave Corp. has acquired certain wireless infrastructure assets of Signal Technology Corp. 's Wireless Group. The acquisition includes customer contracts, equipment, inventory, product designs and other intellectual property, and key personnel needed for the ongoing operation of the business unit. The purchase is expected to enhance Endwave's...
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New Literature

DC/DC Converter Guide This 29-page catalog is completely user/applications-oriented. Each of 425 standard products is listed according to its output configuration (single, dual, triple, etc.), its output voltage (from 1 to 48 V), its output current (up to 40 A), its input voltage range (typically centered around 3.3, 5.0,...
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