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.

March 15, 2007 Newsletter
============================== Microwaves & RF UPDATE PlanetEE - http://www.planetee.com/ MWRF - http://www.mwrf.com/ March 15, 2007 ============================== Greetings and welcome to your personal copy of PlanetEE's Microwaves and RF UPDATE ...
Rosenberger's Test Cables Flex To 36 GHz
Rosenberger's precision cables are now available on the RFMW Ltd. web site. The SMA+(TM) cables feature a standard SMA coaxial interface with a proprietary blue dielectric material. The cables are designed for use with the most-popular high-frequency ...
Low-Loss Jacketed Cables Are Hand Formable
The YourForm(TM) jacketed reformable coaxial cables from P1dB are equipped with SMA plugs and available in 0.085/0.102-inch and 0.141/0.161-inch diameters. The cables are 100-percent VSWR tested and include stainless-steel male anti-torque coupling nuts. ...
Hittite Releases Two-Volume Designer's Guide
Hittite Microwave COrp. has released the 12th edition of its popular Designer's Guide catalog and technical note collection for 2007. It features 91 new RF and microwave integrated circuits (ICs) as well as application and packaging/layout information, ...
J microTechnology Launches Lab Probe Station
J microTechnology has developed a compact Laboratory Microprobe Station, the model LMS-2709(S) with high-performance DC and RF probing capabilities for a fraction of the cost of many commercial systems. Ideal for educational environments or prototyping, ...
Agilent Measurement Journal Focuses On Test
Agilent Technologies announced the launch of a new quarterly technical publication, the Agilent Measurement Journal. Tailored to test professionals, the inaugural 80-page edition will be sent to more than 50,000 customers worldwide. It covers a wide ...
Agilent Pull Wraps Off Handheld Spectrum Analyzer
Agilent Technologies has entered the handheld spectrum analyzer market with its first handheld RF spectrum analyzer. The Agilent N9340A operates from 100 kHz to 3 GHz with one-button measurements for occupied bandwidth, channel power, and ...
Test Set Aims At Mobile WiMAX
Agilent Technologies has announced the Agilent E6651A Mobile WiMAX Test Set to accelerate production-line testing of subscriber products designed according to the IEEE 802.16e standard. Created in conjunction with Innowireless Company Ltd., the new test ...
Endwave Tunes Low-Noise YIG Sources
Endwave Defense Systems has developed a line of YIG-tuned oscillators for applications through 11 GHz. Available in two package configurations, the larger square-packaged mini-YIG oscillators can be specified with buffered output power of typically +14.5 ...
LXI Consortium Builds On PlugFest Series
Encouraged by the success of its recent, eight PlugFest in Austin, TX (January 30-February 1, 2007), the LXI Consortium announced that the next LXI PlugFest is scheduled for June 19-21, 2007 in Beijing, China, the first such event to be held in Asia. ...
Surface-Mount Mixers Translate 6 To 34 GHz
A pair of surface-mount MMIC mixers from Hittite Microwave covers the range from 6 to 34 GHz. Model HMC144LH5 is a double-balanced mixer with an RF range from 6 to 20 GHz and intermediate-frequency (IF) bandwidth of DC to 3 GHz. It achieves as much as 35 ...
Sumsung's MLCCs Captured In Model Library
Ansoft Corporation announced a new model library of surface-mount multilayer ceramic chip capacitors (MLCCs) from Samsung Electro-Mechanics Co. The new library contains over 400 capacitor models with values ranging from 0.5 pF to 47 microFarads for use ...
PSPL Promise Fast Turnaround On Fast Filters
Picosecond Pulse Labs (PSPL) promises a five-day turnaround on its model 5915 custom lowpass or risetime filters. The filters can be built to a user's specified 3-dB cutoff frequency from 35 MHz to 10 GHz or to any 10-to-90-percent risetim specification ...
Keithley Announces Free Switching Handbook
Keithley Instruments has announced that a complimentary copy of their 190-page Switching Handbook is available upon request. The reference source offers basic information on measurement setups for battery testing, capacitor leakage testing, continuity ...
Laird Technologies Acquires Cushcraft
Laird Technologies, already a leading supplier of innovative antenna solutions, announced the acquisition of Cushcraft Corporation, adding to its antenna arsenal. The acquisition is for a reported $89.75 million. Cushcraft's product lines include compact ...

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