RF & Microwave Industry News

ST Chips in with Indian Technology Institutes

STMicroelectronics (ST) announced that it is setting up joint state-of-the-art research and innovation labs at two premier Indian technology institutes, BITS Pilani and IIT Delhi. The partnership agreements aim to combine the best of ST’s leading-edge electronic skills and capabilities with the educational and research talents of the two...
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SELEX Radar Takes Off with UK MoD

AgustaWestland has awarded SELEX Sensors and Airborne Systems (SELEX S&AS) a contract to provide the multi-mode e-scan surveillance radar for the UK Military of Defence’s ‘Future Lynx’ helicopter program. The £20 M contract will see the company’s Seaspray 7000E radar, which has the latest Active Electronically Scanned Array (AESA)...
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RFMI Announces Component Restructuring

RF Monolithics Inc. (RFMI) announced the acceleration of the restructuring plan for its components business. This restructuring includes completing the process of outsourcing all Dallas, TX manufacturing and becoming fabless. The company expects to increase the profitability of the components business, by leveraging existing lower-cost contract manufacturing relationships. This...
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Alcatel-Lucent Achieves WiMAX First in India

The C-Dot Alcatel-Lucent Research Centre (CARC) in Chennai, India has successfully completed the country’s first live WiMAX IEEE 802.16e-2005 (also called Rev-e) field trial using Aircel’s licensed spectrum, confirming this technology is ready for commercial deployment. The trials were conducted using the 2.5 GHz band and successfully demonstrated applications...
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NEC Creates Microwave System in Moldova

NEC Corp. has signed a contract with the Moldovan mobile telecommunications operator, Voxtel , for the supply of the company's Pasolink NEO advanced, point-to-point microwave wireless access system. This landmark order makes Moldova the 174th country in which NEC supplies its products and the 123rd country to take delivery...
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Ask Harlan, February 20, 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 February 20, 2007 From: Stephen Morley, Independent Communications Consultant Dear Harlan, I am just joining a wireless company and would like to have your view on the impact of millimeter-wave links in the marketplace, having previously experienced FSO links. Do they have more of a chance of gaining...
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