RF & Microwave Industry News


SUBSYSTEMS C-band INTELSAT Synthesizer The LCCB series C-band, low phase noise synthesizer offers a low cost alternative for C-band INTELSAT SATCOM applications. In addition to the 125 kHz step size output at C-band, the synthesizer provides a standard second output at L-band that is used as the second conversion...
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MATERIALS EMI Gasket Materials The Cho-Form" series form-in-place EMI gasket materials are developed for automated dispensing systems. The Cho-Form 3.0 series material is a silver-plated, copper-filled silicon with a low 85°C cure temperature; the Cho-Form 4.0 series material is a nickel-graphite-filled silicone formulated to reduce galvanic activity between a...
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SYSTEM S-band Airborne Command Control Receiver The model RCC-223-SYN airborne command control receiver is a dual-conversion super-heterodyne UHF unit capable of operating in S-band with a 200 MHz tuning range in 1 MHz steps. The receiver features locally selectable dual IF bandwidths. Tuning is accomplished via remote BCD code...
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News From Washington

News From Washington Australia Awards $100 M for Tactical Air Defense Radar Equipment Australia has awarded a $100 M contract to Lockheed Martin for the supply and five-year support of four Tactical Air Defense Radar Systems for the Australian Defense Force. The new radar systems will be located in...
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International Report

International Report NIIP Launches New Phased-array Fighter Radar Russian radar contractor Nauchno-Issledovatelskiy Institut Priborostroyeniya (NIIP - Scientific Research Institute for Instrument Engineering) used the September Farnborough International Airshow to launch the lightweight Osa (Wasp) phased-array fighter radar. At the show, the Osa radar was fitted to the displayed Mikoyan...
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The Book End

The Book End The RF and Microwave Circuit Design Cookbook Stephen A. Maas Artech House Inc. 267 pages; $65, £52 With the vast majority of engineers challenged to produce effective hardware designs in record time, it is refreshing to pick up a book that is aimed at these individuals...
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140 GHz Extender Modules for Vector Network Analyzers

Two frequency extension modules that extend the Lightning series vector network analyzers' measurement range to 140 GHz (F band)
140 GHz Extender Modules for Vector Network Analyzers Anritsu Co., Microwave Measurements Division Morgan Hill, CA For nearly the entire history of microwave communications, the characteristics of the mm-wave spectrum between 100 and 140 GHz have intrigued scientists and designers alike. The future of this formerly remote portion of...
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A Three-channel Vector Modulator with Reference Channel

A three-channel vector modulator with reference channel that was designed and fabricated using the new Multi-Mix packaging technology is featured on this month's cover
A Three-channel Vector Modulator with Reference Channel Merrimac Industries Inc. West Caldwell, NJ A new and unique packaging technology has been introduced for commercial and military microwave components and subsystems. Multi-Mix™ packaging methodology is a unique process based on fluoropolymer composite substrates for application to microwave multilayer ICs and...
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Integrated Software for Electromagnetic Simulation

Electromagnetic simulation software that incorporats lumped elements automatically
Integrated Software for Electromagnetic Simulation Eagleware Corp. Stone Mountain, GA In the past, most electromagnetic (EM) simulation software has been slow, difficult to use and expensive. =empower= Plus EM software addresses these issues by providing fast, accurate EM simulation. This simulation is completely integrated with traditional circuit simulation, allowing...
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A Portable 9 kHz to 2.7 GHz SpectrumAnalyzer

A lightweight, full-featured, laboratory-quality spectrum analyzer that covers the 9 kHz to 2.7 GHz frequency range
A Portable 9 kHz to 2.7 GHz SpectrumAnalyzer IFR Americas Inc. Wichita, KS A new lightweight, portable spectrum analyzer has been developed that covers the 9 kHz to 2.7 GHz frequency spectrum. The model 2398 spectrum analyzer is a fully synthesized instrument that combines ease of use and broad...
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