News http://mwrf.com/taxonomy/term/6700/more en Software-Defined-Radio Market Sees Increased Growth http://mwrf.com/software/software-defined-radio-market-sees-increased-growth <div class="field-byline"> Sarah Mangiola </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Airborne, naval, and land-based software-defined-radios are expected to drive the market between now and 2020, growing at a CAGR of 11.4%. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/software/software-defined-radio-market-sees-increased-growth" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/software/software-defined-radio-market-sees-increased-growth#comments News Defense Software Fri, 04 Apr 2014 20:01:00 +0000 24261 at http://mwrf.com Wireless-LAN Market Enjoys Growth http://mwrf.com/systems/wireless-lan-market-enjoys-growth <div class="field-byline"> Sarah Mangiola </div> <div class="node-body article-body">According to Dell’Oro Group, the recent increase in the wireless LAN market is due to IEEE 802.11ac unit shipments, which caused the market to grow 9% in the fourth quarter of 2013. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/systems/wireless-lan-market-enjoys-growth" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/systems/wireless-lan-market-enjoys-growth#comments News Components Systems Fri, 04 Apr 2014 19:12:00 +0000 24251 at http://mwrf.com <p>IEEE 802.11ac devices like smartphone and tablets will continue to grow significantly in 2014.</p> Isolators/Circulators Extend to 120 GHz http://mwrf.com/news/isolatorscirculators-extend-120-ghz <div class="node-body article-body"><p>The HMI AND HMC Series broadband ferrite-junction waveguide isolators and circulators are available for frequencies from 18 to 120 GHz. These low-loss components feature 20-dB isolation in standard 2-GHz configurations, with wider bandwidths and higher isolation also available. The isolators are typically used to buffer the outputs of amplifiers and oscillators while the circulators serve as signal duplexers on transceivers with a single antenna. An example of an isolator is Model HMI28, built with WR-28 waveguide.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/news/isolatorscirculators-extend-120-ghz" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/news/isolatorscirculators-extend-120-ghz#comments News Fri, 04 Apr 2014 15:18:00 +0000 24231 at http://mwrf.com Coaxial Switches Trim PIM to 18 GHz http://mwrf.com/news/coaxial-switches-trim-pim-18-ghz <div class="node-body article-body"><p>A line of coaxial switches from Radiall features low levels of passive intermodulation (PIM) for use in different systems and test applications. These switches, which are available with Type-N connectors for use to 12.4 GHz and SMA connectors for use to 18 GHz, can be specified in a variety of configurations, including in single-pole, double-throw (SPDT), double-pole, double-throw (DPDT), single-pole, four-throw (SP4T), and single-pole, six-throw (SP6T) versions. The switches feature long life cycles, with 2 million actuations guaranteed.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/news/coaxial-switches-trim-pim-18-ghz" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/news/coaxial-switches-trim-pim-18-ghz#comments News Fri, 04 Apr 2014 15:16:00 +0000 24221 at http://mwrf.com Amplifier Powers 50 W to 6 GHz http://mwrf.com/news/amplifier-powers-50-w-6-ghz <div class="node-body article-body"><p><img alt="" src="/site-files/mwrf.com/files/uploads/2014/04/comtech.png" style="width: 350px; height: 203px; margin: 5px; float: right;" />Model BME2969-50 is a solid-state, Class AB amplifier based on gallium-nitride (GaN) active-device technology. It delivers 50-W output power from 2 to 6 GHz with 54-dB gain and &plusmn;3-dB gain flatness. Harmonics are held to &ndash;13 dBc. The amplifier runs on bias of 18 to 36 Vdc. It is screened for use to altitudes to 30,000 feet and for shock and vibration per MIL-STD-810F.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/news/amplifier-powers-50-w-6-ghz" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/news/amplifier-powers-50-w-6-ghz#comments News Fri, 04 Apr 2014 15:14:00 +0000 24211 at http://mwrf.com Front-End Module Covers 2.5G, 3G, And 4G http://mwrf.com/news/front-end-module-covers-25g-3g-and-4g <div class="node-body article-body"><p>The Model SKY8021 SkyOne hybrid front-end module (FEM) serves numerous cellular communications bands and operating modes with transmit and receive functions for use in multiband wireless handsets.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/news/front-end-module-covers-25g-3g-and-4g" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/news/front-end-module-covers-25g-3g-and-4g#comments News Fri, 04 Apr 2014 15:11:00 +0000 24201 at http://mwrf.com Diplexer Passes 5.8-GHz Signals http://mwrf.com/news/diplexer-passes-58-ghz-signals <div class="node-body article-body"><p>A high-performance 5.8-GHz diplexer, designed for point-to-point and wireless-radio systems, can be tuned for operation at any point along the popular 5.7-to-5.9-GHz frequency band. For example, a diplexer with channel 1 center frequency of 5,738 MHz and channel 2 center frequency of 5,798 MHz exhibits minimum 1-dB passband of 22.5 MHz with 2 dB or less insertion loss at each center frequency and 2.5 dB or less insertion loss within the channel passbands. The return loss within the passbands is 15 dB or better.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/news/diplexer-passes-58-ghz-signals" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/news/diplexer-passes-58-ghz-signals#comments News Fri, 04 Apr 2014 15:10:00 +0000 24191 at http://mwrf.com Filter Passes E-Band Signals http://mwrf.com/news/filter-passes-e-band-signals <div class="node-body article-body"><p><img alt="" src="/site-files/mwrf.com/files/uploads/2014/04/SPACEK.png" style="width: 350px; height: 263px; margin: 5px; float: right;" />Designed for a rejection band at 68 GHz and below, Model HPF-700 is a waveguide high-pass filter with WR-12 waveguide flanges. It provides 20-dB rejection at 68 GHz and 40 dB or more rejection at 67 GHz and below. The filter will pass all E-band signals down to 71 GHz with typical insertion loss of 1.5 dB and maximum insertion loss of 2.0 dB across E-band frequencies.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/news/filter-passes-e-band-signals" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/news/filter-passes-e-band-signals#comments News Fri, 04 Apr 2014 15:07:00 +0000 24181 at http://mwrf.com Variable Attenuator Pads 2 to 4 GHz http://mwrf.com/news/variable-attenuator-pads-2-4-ghz <div class="node-body article-body"><p><img alt="" src="/site-files/mwrf.com/files/uploads/2014/04/ARRA.png" style="width: 350px; height: 248px; margin: 5px; float: right;" />Model 4804-10AZ is a compact variable attenuator designed for use from 2 to 4 GHz. It features a 10-dB attenuation range with 0.1-dB or better resettability from &ndash;55 to 85&deg;C. The variable attenuator exhibits maximum VSWR of 1.80:1 with 0.5-dB maximum insertion loss. It is housed in an aluminum package with SMA female stainless-steel connectors.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/news/variable-attenuator-pads-2-4-ghz" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/news/variable-attenuator-pads-2-4-ghz#comments News Fri, 04 Apr 2014 15:04:00 +0000 24161 at http://mwrf.com Portable Analyzers Measure PIM http://mwrf.com/news/portable-analyzers-measure-pim <div class="node-body article-body"><p>The iHA Series of &ldquo;Companion&rdquo; passive intermodulation (PIM) analyzers are portable, battery-powered test instruments for checking PIM levels. Different models provide different transmit and receive frequencies. Each analyzer is a compact 14 &times; 9 &times; 3.5 in. (350 &times; 230 &times; 90 mm) and weighs 11 lb (5 kg) and runs for about 1 hr on a 25.9-Vdc rechargeable lithium-ion battery. Model iHA-0850B has fixed transmit frequencies of 894 and 870 MHz and a receive frequency of 846 MHz.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/news/portable-analyzers-measure-pim" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/news/portable-analyzers-measure-pim#comments News Fri, 04 Apr 2014 14:43:00 +0000 24151 at http://mwrf.com