Pat Hindle, MWJ Editor
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Pat Hindle is responsible for editorial content, article review and special industry reporting for Microwave Journal magazine and its web site in addition to social media and special digital projects. Prior to joining the Journal, Mr. Hindle held various technical and marketing positions throughout New England, including Marketing Communications Manager at M/A-COM (Tyco Electronics), Product/QA Manager at Alpha Industries (Skyworks), Program Manager at Raytheon and Project Manager/Quality Engineer at MIT. Mr. Hindle graduated from Northeastern University - Graduate School of Business Administration and holds a BS degree from Cornell University in Materials Science Engineering.

Low-Priced, Full Featured VNA Comparison

VNAs have traditionally been high priced capital equipment that needed to be justified with many use cases. While Copper Mountain Technologies has made moderately priced, PC driven VNAs for many years, it is only recently that several low cost, full featured models became available from other manufacturers. Here is a comparison of some models.

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IMS 2022 Highlights

IMS 2022 was close to back to normal with about 6500 total attendees and 450 exhibiting companies in Denver – a great sight to see. The mood was very energetic, and everyone was very happy to see each other since it was close to two years since many had been together. Read this short summary.

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Anritsu Interference

5G Interference Issues Continue

While many have been focused on the 5G C-Band interference issues with commercial airline altimeters, there is also an issue with these same signals interfering with satellite downlinks.

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Ansys Open Source

Ansys Releases Software Into Open Source

PyAnsys, a family of Python packages is now available

It may have gone somewhat unnoticed but for the first time ever, Ansys released software into the open source late last year. The software is PyAnsys, a family of Python packages providing a new, unified programmable interface to the company’s proprietary simulation stack. Learn more about this development.

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Ericsson Mobility 2021

Ericsson Mobility Report 2021 Summary

5G Growing Faster Than Expected

The 10th Ericsson Mobility Report was just released and notes that Mobile networks carry almost 300 times more mobile data traffic than in 2011 when the 1st report was published. Read about the key findings in this report.

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