News http://mwrf.com/taxonomy/term/6700/more en RF Development Platform Supports Metering Applications http://mwrf.com/systems/rf-development-platform-supports-metering-applications <div class="node-body article-body">Semtech and other members of the Wi-SUN Alliance jointly created an RF development platform, replete with an RF transceiver and MCU, for metering applications.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/systems/rf-development-platform-supports-metering-applications" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/systems/rf-development-platform-supports-metering-applications#comments News Commercial Systems Fri, 17 Oct 2014 19:42:00 +0000 29321 at http://mwrf.com Network-Edge Battery Technology Uses Existing Copper Cables http://mwrf.com/systems/network-edge-battery-technology-uses-existing-copper-cables <div class="node-body article-body">The LPS04 dc-dc converter and Aggregator allow carriers to use their embedded copper cables to power remote devices from central-office power plants.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/systems/network-edge-battery-technology-uses-existing-copper-cables" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/systems/network-edge-battery-technology-uses-existing-copper-cables#comments News Systems Thu, 16 Oct 2014 16:01:00 +0000 29271 at http://mwrf.com <p>With the LPS04 and Aggregator, carriers can use their embedded copper cables to power remote devices from central-office power plants. (Image courtesy of Thinkstock)</p> Advanced Routers to Strengthen Patriot Missile Prowess http://mwrf.com/systems/advanced-routers-strengthen-patriot-missile-prowess <div class="node-body article-body">Engineers from Raytheon and TELDAT will work together to develop and produce advanced militarized routers with expanded controls for the Patriot Air and Missile Defense (AMD) system.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/systems/advanced-routers-strengthen-patriot-missile-prowess" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/systems/advanced-routers-strengthen-patriot-missile-prowess#comments News Defense Systems Thu, 16 Oct 2014 15:39:00 +0000 29261 at http://mwrf.com <p>With more than 200 fire units fielded worldwide, Patriot is the system of choice for 12 nations around the globe. (Image courtesy of Raytheon)</p> Twisted Radio Beams Transmit Data at 32 Gbits/s http://mwrf.com/systems/twisted-radio-beams-transmit-data-32-gbitss <div class="node-body article-body">Similar to twisting light waves for high-speed data transfer, researchers twisted radio beams to achieve 32-Gbit/s data-transmission rates.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/systems/twisted-radio-beams-transmit-data-32-gbitss" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/systems/twisted-radio-beams-transmit-data-32-gbitss#comments News Systems Thu, 16 Oct 2014 15:23:00 +0000 29251 at http://mwrf.com Inertial Navigation System Provides Positioning to GPS-Deprived Areas http://mwrf.com/systems/inertial-navigation-system-provides-positioning-gps-deprived-areas <div class="node-body article-body">Ring laser gyroscopes and quartz accelerometers incorporated into Honeywell’s Tactical Advanced Land Inertial Navigator (TALIN) help expand GPS coverage. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/systems/inertial-navigation-system-provides-positioning-gps-deprived-areas" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/systems/inertial-navigation-system-provides-positioning-gps-deprived-areas#comments News Active components Passive components Systems Thu, 16 Oct 2014 15:02:00 +0000 29241 at http://mwrf.com <p>Initial efforts will focus on the TALIN 2000, with manufacturing/production of the system components expected by 2016. (Image courtesy of Honeywell)</p> QMA Connectors Feature Snap Lock Alternative http://mwrf.com/passive-components/qma-connectors-feature-snap-lock-alternative <div class="node-body article-body">The RQA-5478 QMA connectors from RF Industries feature a snap lock connection, an alternative to typical SMA connectors with threaded connections</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/passive-components/qma-connectors-feature-snap-lock-alternative" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/passive-components/qma-connectors-feature-snap-lock-alternative#comments News Components Passive components Wed, 15 Oct 2014 20:47:00 +0000 29231 at http://mwrf.com F-16 Electronic Scanning Radar Enhances Target Detection, Tracking http://mwrf.com/active-components/f-16-electronic-scanning-radar-enhances-target-detection-tracking <div class="node-body article-body">The Scalable Agile Beam Radar (SABR) will extend the radar capabilities and viability of F-16 aircraft thanks to the implementation of an electronically scanned area (AESA) fire-control radar.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/active-components/f-16-electronic-scanning-radar-enhances-target-detection-tracking" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/active-components/f-16-electronic-scanning-radar-enhances-target-detection-tracking#comments News Active components Defense Systems Mon, 06 Oct 2014 16:48:00 +0000 28961 at http://mwrf.com <p>Unlike traditional mechanically scanned radars, SABR&rsquo;s electronic scanning eliminates the need for moving parts. (Image courtesy of Northrop Grumman)&nbsp;</p> Airborne Radio in Tune with MUOS Defense Satellites http://mwrf.com/systems/airborne-radio-tune-muos-defense-satellites <div class="node-body article-body">Rockwell Collins claims its ARC-210 is the first airborne radio to operate on the MUOS satellite system, successfully connecting with the communications base station and ground radios.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/systems/airborne-radio-tune-muos-defense-satellites" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/systems/airborne-radio-tune-muos-defense-satellites#comments News Defense Systems Mon, 06 Oct 2014 16:29:00 +0000 28951 at http://mwrf.com <p>When combined with the MUOS waveform, the ARC-210 expands and essentially modernizes ultra-high-frequency (UHF) beyond line-of-sight (BLOS) satcom capabilities. (Image courtesy of Rockwell Collins)</p> 2014 RF Engineering Salary Survey http://mwrf.com/salarysurvey <div class="node-body article-body">View the results of the 2014 RF Engineering Salary Survey as we take a closer look at the numbers and offer insights into unemployment, growing salaries, outsourcing, wages, women in engineering, and other trends that affect you. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/salarysurvey" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/salarysurvey#comments News Mon, 06 Oct 2014 16:19:00 +0000 28971 at http://mwrf.com GaN Amplifiers Offer Flexible Voltage Operation http://mwrf.com/active-components/gan-amplifiers-offer-flexible-voltage-operation <div class="node-body article-body">By supporting a wide bandwidth range, MACOM’s gallium-nitride (GaN) hybrid amplifiers and power pallet can deliver multifunction system capabilities. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/active-components/gan-amplifiers-offer-flexible-voltage-operation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/active-components/gan-amplifiers-offer-flexible-voltage-operation#comments News Active components Fri, 03 Oct 2014 15:39:00 +0000 28911 at http://mwrf.com