Industry News

Six of the Best for MRCM Alliance

TRL Technology has become the sixth member of the international MRCM EW-focused alliance, adding its state-of-the-art satellite technology to the portfolio. The UK-based radio and satellite communications systems specialist joins Ewation, Grintek Ewation, Herley Industries, Indra and Sysdel in providing a global signal intelligence systems and product resource. The...
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Ericsson and Saab Join Administration

The Swedish Defence Materiel Administration has selected Ericsson and Saab, together with business partners, to develop the foundation for the future network-based defence. These solutions entail a fresh approach in the use of civilly developed technology, whereby new and existing defence systems are adapted and put together in an...
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New Majority Shareholder for EADS RACOMS

Tadiran Communications, a global industry leader in the special field of combat-proven military communications solutions, will acquire 75 percent of EADS RACOMS, based in Ulm, Germany, subject to the prior approval of the German cartel authorities. RACOMS' product lines include millimetre-wavelength communication systems, VHF power amplifiers and other communication...
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3G Joint Venture Company for China

Established to focus on the design, development and manufacturing of 3G telecommunications system equipment, UTStarcom and Panasonic Mobile Communications (PMC) have created a joint venture company — Universal Communications Technology Hangzhou (UCTH). Initially it will focus on providing comprehensive radio access solutions for a wide range of 3G mobile...
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ABI Updates WCMDA (UMTS) Base Station Data

The technology market research firm ABI recently revised its forecast for wireless infrastructure. Demands for 3G, universal mobile telecommunications system (UMTS) base stations will actually outpace earlier, conservative estimates the firm issued. Total UMTS deployments for 2003 will reach just about 35,000 units, versus earlier estimates of about 32,500....
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The Book End

RF MEMS, Theory, Design and Technology Gabriel M. Rebeiz Wiley Interscience 483 pages; $94.50 ISBN: 0-471-20169-3 New RF and microwave frequency microelectromechanical systems (MEMS) have potentially enormous and widespread applications in the telecommunication industry. This book sets out the basics of RF MEMS and describes how to design practical...
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