Systems http://mwrf.com/taxonomy/term/6599/more en Looking Ahead to 5G http://mwrf.com/systems/looking-ahead-5g <div class="node-body article-body">As interest in 5G wireless technology continues to increase, the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) has chosen a formal name for the upcoming next-generation cellular system.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/systems/looking-ahead-5g" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/systems/looking-ahead-5g#comments Commercial Editor Columns Industrial Systems Fri, 26 Jun 2015 16:44:00 +0000 35001 at http://mwrf.com Next-Gen Weather Sensor Reaches Lowest Atmosphere Layers http://mwrf.com/systems/next-gen-weather-sensor-reaches-lowest-atmosphere-layers <div class="node-body article-body">PlanetiQ’s Pyxis weather instrument uses next-generation sensor technology to penetrate through clouds and storms, producing the highly calibrated data required to improve weather forecasting, climate monitoring, and space weather prediction.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/systems/next-gen-weather-sensor-reaches-lowest-atmosphere-layers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/systems/next-gen-weather-sensor-reaches-lowest-atmosphere-layers#comments News Active components Systems Fri, 19 Jun 2015 13:38:00 +0000 34921 at http://mwrf.com SMAP Instruments Provide Global Soil Moisture Maps http://mwrf.com/systems/smap-instruments-provide-global-soil-moisture-maps <div class="node-body article-body">The Soil Moisture Active Passive (SMAP) spacecraft will provide global measurements of soil moisture to help scientists understand climate changes.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/systems/smap-instruments-provide-global-soil-moisture-maps" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/systems/smap-instruments-provide-global-soil-moisture-maps#comments News Active components Systems Thu, 18 Jun 2015 18:11:00 +0000 34911 at http://mwrf.com <p>The Soil Moisture Active Passive (SMAP) spacecraft will provide global measurements of soil moisture to help scientists understand climate changes. (Artistic rendering courtesy of NASA/JPL-Caltech)</p> Antennas Get No Respect http://mwrf.com/blog/antennas-get-no-respect <div class="node-body blog-body">The final frontier of wireless technology is antenna design, and the future of advanced networks will depend heavily on improved antenna technology.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/line-sight">Line of Sight</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/blog/antennas-get-no-respect" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/blog/antennas-get-no-respect#comments Commercial Mobile Services Systems Line of Sight Thu, 18 Jun 2015 16:42:00 +0000 34901 at http://mwrf.com LTE Nodes Show Long-Range Communications Promise http://mwrf.com/systems/lte-nodes-show-long-range-communications-promise <div class="node-body article-body">General Dynamics Mission Systems and the Public Safety Communications Research Program recently completed long-range communications testing of the Band Class 14 eNodeB.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/systems/lte-nodes-show-long-range-communications-promise" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/systems/lte-nodes-show-long-range-communications-promise#comments News Mobile Systems Thu, 18 Jun 2015 14:31:00 +0000 34891 at http://mwrf.com <p>General Dynamics Mission Systems and the Public Safety Communications Research Program recently completed long-range communications testing of the Band Class 14 eNodeB. (Image courtesy of General Dynamics Mission Systems)</p> HetNet Infrastructure Expected to Largely Replace Macrocell Networks http://mwrf.com/services/hetnet-infrastructure-expected-largely-replace-macrocell-networks <div class="node-body article-body">Driven by the growing influx of mobile broadband traffic and increased network coverage requirements, wireless carriers are looking to replace traditional macrocell based networks with Heterogeneous Network infrastructure.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/services/hetnet-infrastructure-expected-largely-replace-macrocell-networks" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/services/hetnet-infrastructure-expected-largely-replace-macrocell-networks#comments News Mobile Services Systems Wed, 17 Jun 2015 17:16:00 +0000 34881 at http://mwrf.com <p>According to a recent report, wireless carriers are no longer interested in the&nbsp;networks generated&nbsp;by large cellular base station arrays. Heterogeneous Networks are in style&nbsp;and slowly becoming a force in the wireless industry.&nbsp;Image courtesy of ThinkStock.</p> Engineer Honored for Pioneering Air-to-Surface Radar Systems http://mwrf.com/systems/engineer-honored-pioneering-air-surface-radar-systems <div class="node-body article-body">The IEEE is honoring Marshall Greenspan, a retired engineer from the Northrop Grumman Corp., for his innovations in airborne targeting radars and space-time adaptive processing.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/systems/engineer-honored-pioneering-air-surface-radar-systems" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/systems/engineer-honored-pioneering-air-surface-radar-systems#comments News Active components Defense Systems Wed, 17 Jun 2015 15:34:00 +0000 34871 at http://mwrf.com <p>Greenspan spent his entire career designing radar systems&nbsp;for military aircraft. He will be honored by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers later this month. Image courtesy of ThinkStock.</p> Wireless Charging Groups Merge to Accelerate Industry Growth http://mwrf.com/semiconductors/wireless-charging-groups-merge-accelerate-industry-growth <div class="node-body article-body">To accelerate growth in the wireless charging industry, non-profit consortiums Alliance for Wireless Power (A4WP) and Power Matters Alliance (PMA) have signed a merger agreement.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/semiconductors/wireless-charging-groups-merge-accelerate-industry-growth" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/semiconductors/wireless-charging-groups-merge-accelerate-industry-growth#comments Commercial Mobile Semiconductors Systems Fri, 12 Jun 2015 17:10:00 +0000 34861 at http://mwrf.com <p>Image courtesy of ThinkStock.</p> High Mobility Military Network Approved for Full Scale Production http://mwrf.com/systems/high-mobility-military-network-approved-full-scale-production <div class="node-body article-body">The United States Army has approved the Warfighter Information Network-Tactical (WIN-T) Increment 2 system, the latest technology in a growing network of highly mobile communications, for full scale production and fielding.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/systems/high-mobility-military-network-approved-full-scale-production" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/systems/high-mobility-military-network-approved-full-scale-production#comments Content News Defense Services Systems Fri, 12 Jun 2015 14:15:00 +0000 34851 at http://mwrf.com <p>A Mine Resistant Ambush Protected (MRAP) vehicle equipped with the U.S. Army&rsquo;s new mobile network, WIN-T Increment II. (Image courtesy of General Dynamics).</p> IoT Wireless Convergence Sparks Testing Challenges http://mwrf.com/systems/iot-wireless-convergence-sparks-testing-challenges <div class="field-deck"> Modular and all-in-one test sets, as well as enhanced automation functions, are enabling effective and low-cost measurements and performance verification for the latest wireless standards. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">In support of fast-growing wireless markets, test equipment manufacturers are embracing highly modular and adaptable measurement instruments designed to speed through multiple-device test scenarios.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/systems/iot-wireless-convergence-sparks-testing-challenges" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/systems/iot-wireless-convergence-sparks-testing-challenges#comments Commercial Defense Industrial Medical Systems Test & Measurement - analyzers Test & Measurement - generators Tue, 09 Jun 2015 14:26:00 +0000 34761 at http://mwrf.com