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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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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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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 and business-to-business (B2B) e-commerce, the demand for high speed capacity, within...
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Bluetooth Products Get Rated

As evidenced by CeBIT and CITA, Bluetooth solutions continue to make strides. Many products have been first launched in Europe and/or Asia, as many vendors consider the North American market to be behind. However, many companies realize that unless they also make their products available to North America, they...
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New Radionavigation Plan Focuses on GPS

US Secretary of Transportation Norman Y. Mineta and US Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld announced the release of the 2001 Federal Radionavigation Plan (FRP), which continues to strengthen the US commitment to the Global Positioning System (GPS) and its modernization as a primary means of navigation in support...
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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 agreement, which is part of the two companies' two-way broadband satellite communications joint venture with...
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