Jack Browne

Jack
Browne
Technical Contributor,
Microwaves & RF

Jack Browne, Technical Contributor, has worked in technical publishing for over 30 years. He managed the content and production of three technical journals while at the American Institute of Physics, including Medical Physics and the Journal of Vacuum Science & Technology. He has been a Publisher and Editor for Penton Media, started the firm’s Wireless Symposium & Exhibition trade show in 1993, and currently serves as Technical Contributor for that company's Microwaves & RF magazine. Browne, who holds a BS in Mathematics from City College of New York and BA degrees in English and Philosophy from Fordham University, is a member of the IEEE.

Articles
Coaxial Dynamics Launches Terminations
Coaxial Dynamics has introduced a new series of low-reflection terminations for applications through 4 GHz. The high-power terminations are designed for average power levels from 5 to 150 W. The maximum VSWR is only 1.05:1 through 1 GHz and 1.10:1 ...
Diplexers Developed For Inmarsat Transceivers
Integrated Microwave has developed a line of low-cost, high-performance diplexers for Inmarsat satellite communications transceivers at 1542 and 1642 MHz. The low-profile, surface-mount diplexers feature transmit insertion loss of less than 1 dB and ...
Novatech Builds Quartz Frequency Standard
Novatech Instruments has announced their model 2960X disciplined quartz frequency standard as a cost-effect means of generating precise frequency reference signals for test and measurement systems. The frequency standard contains an oven-controlled ...
Noise Modules Reach 10 GHz
NoiseCom and the Wireless Telecom Group have announced the availability of a pair of noise modules for test applications through 10 GHz. Model NC1127A operates from 10 MHz to 5 GHz with -20 dBm output power at -117 dBm/Hz and output flatness of +/-2.5 ...
ARFTG Announces 70th Measurement Conference
The Automatic RF Techniques Group (ARFTG), an industry society devoted to the improvement of RF and microwave measurements and metrology, is planning its 70th Microwave Measurement Symposium for November 27-30, 2007 at the Tempe Mission Palms Hotel in ...
Dual Patch Antenna Serves Asset Tracking
TECOM Industries has announced the availability of a series of High Performance Dual Patch Antennas (HPDPAs) for asset tracking and other satellite communications applications over the transmit frequencies from 1610.0 to 1626.5 MHz and the receive ...
Brochure Covers 3GPP LTE Test Solutions
A full-color, 20-page brochure provides a technical overview of 3GPP Long Term Evolution (LTE) wireless communications systems and how measurement solutions from Agilent Technologies can be applied to those systems and their components. The brochure ...
Analog Signal Generators Cut Noise Levels
The SMB100A line of analog signal generators from Rohde & Schwarz is designed for ease of use and high performance through 6 GHz. Four models provide frequency ranges of 9 kHz to 1.1 GHz, 9 kHz to 2.2 GHz, 9 kHz to 3.2 GHz, and 9 kHz to 6 GHz. They ...
Anritsu Analyzers Aim at TETRA Systems
Anritsu Company has released the S311D/S312D Site Master cable and antenna analyzers with a frequency range of 2 to 1600 MHz and the measurement capabilities to tackle P25 and TETRA radio testing. The testers are ideal for evaluating components and ...
Power Sensor Connects Via USB
The model NRP-Z81 broadband power sensor from Rohde & Schwarz combines an RF detector, analog and digital signal processing, and processing logic in a compact sensor that connects to a personal computer (PC) by means of a USB port. The power sensor ...
OCXOs Run From 70 To 120 MHz
Microwave Dynamics has developed the model OCXO-200 ovenized crystal oscillator with output frequencies from 70 to 120 MHz. Designed for high stability (0.1 PPM) with low power consumption and fast warmup time, the crystal oscillators feature +3 dBm ...
Signal Source Analyzer Receives Speed Boost
The Agilent E5052A signal source analyzer from Agilent Technologies is an enhanced model of the popular signal source analyzer, designed to evaluate oscillators and other signal sources from 10 MHz to 7 GHz. It features a 10-times increase in measurement ...
Free DVD Explores X-Ray Inspection System
Agilent Technologies is offering a free DVD on a study that included one billion solder joints and various defects as conducted by the company in 1999. The study, conducted by Senior Test Strategy Consultant Stig Oresjo, examined test effectiveness as ...
Hittite Releases 70-dB RMS Power Detector
Hittite Microwave has introduced a 70-dB true RMS power detector for applications from DC to 3.9 GHz. Suitable for power measurement and control in wireless systems, the power detector converts RF signals at its differential inputs to scaled linear-in-dB ...
Signal Generation Software Simulates LTE
The Signal Studio for 3GPP Long Term Evolution (LTE) software from Agilent Technologies is designed to work with the Agilent's N5182A MXG and E4438C ESG vector signal generators to create the complex waveforms used in 3GPP LTE mobile wireless ...
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