Test and Measurement Channel

Company Profile: AR

Company History Amplifier Research (AR RF/Microwave Instrumentation) began in 1969 with just two men in a cellar, moonlighting from their regular jobs. Don (“Shep”) Shepherd and his late partner, Dan Roth, worked for AEL (American Electronics Laboratories), producing radio frequency designs for military applications. They saw a market for...
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Company Profile: AWR

In the beginning.... In 1994, while designing chipsets for radar systems using current high-frequency EDA tools, Dr. Joe Pekarek realized there had to be a better way. He believed the Windows operating system offered unique opportunities that could let RF and microwave designers do their work faster, with greater...
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Company Profile: EADS North America

Company History EADS North America Test and Services was originally founded in 1959 and became one of the 13 original Racal Group companies. Originally it was named Racal-Dana, but ultimately became known as Racal Instruments. A brief synopsis of our history follows: 1960s: Introduced the industry’s first Auto-Ranging RF...
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Company Profile: Micro Lambda Wireless, Inc.

Company Description Micro Lambda Wireless, Inc. was founded in June 1990 with the purpose of supplying the microwave community with YIG-Based products that provide technically superior performance at competitive prices with the highest regard to customer service and quality. A privately held corporation, Micro Lambda Wireless, Inc. has been...
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Company Profile: Microwave Journal

Company History Microwave Journal published its first issue in July of 1958. Founder and Publisher William Bazzy declared that “Our objective is simply to offer a forum to the industry and be the means of communication for the people in this segment of the electronic field.” Led by Editor...
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Company Profile: Rohde & Schwarz

Company History As early as 1932, Dr. Lothar Rohde and Dr. Hermann Schwarz, the company’s founders, developed their first measuring instrument, an interference wavemeter. In 1933, they set up shop under the name ‘Physikalisch-Technisches Entwicklungslabor Dr. L. Rohde und Dr. H. Schwarz’ in Munich (renamed Rohde & Schwarz in...
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Company Profile: Rosenberger

Company History 1958: The company was initially founded by Hans Rosenberger Senior in a locksmith shop that today forms the custom machining center. 1967: When Mr. Rosenberger bought some turning machines from a bankrupt company he was asked to handle an outstanding order for this company, giving Rosenberger access...
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Maury Releases Cascaded Harmonic Tuning in ATS V5.00

Maury Microwave recently announced the release of the latest update to the company's celebrated Automated Tuner System software, ATS version 5.00. This new release continues the development of the now-classic ATS power, noise and S-parameter suite, and offers the easiest-to-use, most advanced device characterization platform in the test and...
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Microwave News: July 7-11, 2008

Last week’s microwave news included a healthy number of contract and agreement type announcements, but was pretty light with new product releases. Here are some of the announcements: Micronetics Inc. announced that its New Jersey-based subsidiary, Microwave Concepts , has received $4 M of advanced funding from a major...
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A Test and Measurement Retrospective — 75 Years of Rohde & Schwarz

This is the story of how a two-man laboratory grew into a global group of companies
This is the story of how a two-man laboratory grew into a global group of companies, how international success was achieved and how it is all connected to the history of microwaves. Even before starting their company, Dr. Lothar Rohde and Dr. Hermann Schwarz jointly developed their first measurement...
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