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INDUSTRY NEWS Aeroflex Inc. has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire IFR Systems Inc. The transaction is valued at approximately $60 M in cash, including the payment of $48.8 M in satisfaction of IFR's bank indebtedness. Under the terms of the agreement, Aeroflex will offer to purchase, though...
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New Literature

Short Form Catalog This 14-page catalog features the company's HF up-converters, HF receivers, VHF/UHF receivers, spectrum survey tools and 'N' channel receivers. Product photographs, features, outline drawings and specifications are included. CommEx LLC, White Marsh, MD (240) 686-1060. Circle No. 200 Miniature Voltage Controlled Oscillators This 32-page catalog features...
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Web Update

Wireless Components This Web site offers components for wireless space, defense automotive, health and more. Products include Xinger® surface-mounts, RF power-brand resistive products, AdrenaLine™ splitter/combiners, ferrite parts and Amitron-brand precision ceramics. The site features full-line searches, S-parameters, specs, rep/distributor locator, on-line RFQ, literature and sample forms. Anaren Microwave Inc.,...
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Workshops & Courses

Workshops & Courses RF & Microwave Fundamentals Topics : Understand the principles of RF/microwave engineering, and undertake RF measurements using power meters, spectrum analyzers and network analyzers. Site : Winnersh, UK Dates : July 2-5, 2002 Contact : Tracey Bull +44 118 9276741, fax +44 118 9276862. Wireless Engineering...
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News From Washington

News From Washington S&P Releases Aerospace & Defense Industry Survey Standard & Poor's has released its six months forecast for the Aerospace & Defense Industry, recommending investors caution regarding defense companies for the near term, the war on terrorism and concerns in the Middle East notwithstanding. The leader in...
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International Report

International Report France and Israel Look to Significantly Enhance the Gilat 360 Broadband Satellite Platform French space contractor Alcatel Space has reached an agreement in principle to form a strategic partnership with Israeli contractor Gilat Satellite Networks to significantly enhance the latter's Gilat 360 broadband satellite platform. The new...
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The Commercial Market

The Commercial Market Optical ICs to Reach $1.8 B by 2006 Optical networking and its supporting equipment, components and integrated circuits (ICs) are heading toward a market windfall, according to In-Stat/MDR. The high tech market research firm reports that with the geometric growth of the Internet, private IP networks...
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The Book End

RF Power Amplifiers Mihai Albulet Noble Publishing 376 pages; $75 ISBN: 1-884932-12-6 The primary purpose of this book is to present the basic concepts used in the analysis and design of RF power amplifiers. Detailed mathematical derivations reveal the assumptions and limitations of the presented results, allowing readers to...
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A Frequency Discriminator With a Small Footprint

Introduction to a compact, high performance dual-speed delay-line discriminator
Product Feature A Frequency Discriminator With a Small Footprint Merrimac Industries Inc. West Caldwell, NJ Delay-line frequency discriminators have long been fundamental components in radar warning receivers, instantaneous frequency measurement receivers (IFM) and angle of arrival interferometers. They offer a high performance alternative to I and Q networks in...
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Low Cost Millimeter-wave Packaged MMICs

A surface-mount device-packaged MMIC chipset for 26 GHz point-to-point and point-to-multipoint radio links is featured
Cover Feature Low Cost Millimeter-wave Packaged MMICs United Monolithic Semiconductors S.A.S. Orsay Cedex, France Millimeter-wave technology is being recognized as having potential for emerging markets, such as broadband radio links for cellular base station backhaul networking and automotive safety systems. For such development to occur, however, the requested volumes...
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