Systems http://mwrf.com/taxonomy/term/6599/more en Sort Through Frequency-Conversion Choices http://mwrf.com/systems/sort-through-frequency-conversion-choices <div class="field-deck"> Many methods are available for translating frequencies higher or lower in many forms, including monolithic and discrete components and integrated assemblies with additional functions. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Many different techniques and technologies are used for frequency conversion of RF/microwave signals using both active and passive approaches.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/systems/sort-through-frequency-conversion-choices" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/systems/sort-through-frequency-conversion-choices#comments Commercial Defense Industrial Systems Wed, 02 Sep 2015 03:55:00 +0000 36541 at http://mwrf.com UPDATE: GPS III Control System Boosts Navigational Accuracy http://mwrf.com/systems/update-gps-iii-control-system-boosts-navigational-accuracy <div class="node-body article-body">Having maintained the Global Positioning System (GPS) since it was invented, the Department of Defense is again looking to upgrade it with a new satellite control system.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/systems/update-gps-iii-control-system-boosts-navigational-accuracy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/systems/update-gps-iii-control-system-boosts-navigational-accuracy#comments News Defense Services Systems Thu, 27 Aug 2015 16:35:00 +0000 35261 at http://mwrf.com <p>The GPS OCX control system&nbsp;is set to increase the number of satellites supported by the current GPS network and&nbsp;improve its overall&nbsp;targeting and tracking capabilities. (Image courtesy of ThinkStock).</p> Small-Cell and LTE Industry Groups Agree to Collaborate on 5G Standards http://mwrf.com/systems/small-cell-and-lte-industry-groups-agree-collaborate-5g-standards <div class="node-body article-body">The Small Cell Forum and 4G Americas have signed an agreement to develop 5G standards in the field of strategically-deployed small cells. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/systems/small-cell-and-lte-industry-groups-agree-collaborate-5g-standards" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/systems/small-cell-and-lte-industry-groups-agree-collaborate-5g-standards#comments News Semiconductors Services Systems Wed, 26 Aug 2015 19:20:00 +0000 36431 at http://mwrf.com <p>Small-cell deployments that support LTE and LTE-Advanced (LTE-A) with carrier aggregation are expected to have a significant role in constructing 5G networks. (Image courtesy of ThinkStock).</p> Dual C- and Ku-Band Payload Replaces Outdated Broadcast Satellites http://mwrf.com/systems/dual-c-and-ku-band-payload-replaces-outdated-broadcast-satellites <div class="node-body article-body">The Intelsat-34 is set to replace both the Intelsat-805 and Galaxy-11 satellites, providing increased coverage for broadcast television services in South America and mobile communications in the North Atlantic ocean.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/systems/dual-c-and-ku-band-payload-replaces-outdated-broadcast-satellites" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/systems/dual-c-and-ku-band-payload-replaces-outdated-broadcast-satellites#comments Commercial Mobile Semiconductors Services Systems Tue, 25 Aug 2015 19:00:00 +0000 36381 at http://mwrf.com <p>The Intelsat-34 satellite in a Space Systems/Loral&nbsp;production facility. (Image courtesy of SSL).&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> UPDATE: Final MUOS Satellite Delivered for Pre-Launch Tests http://mwrf.com/systems/update-final-muos-satellite-delivered-pre-launch-tests <div class="node-body article-body">The fourth and final satellite in the Mobile User Objective System (MUOS) has been delivered to Cape Canaveral Air Force Station where it will conduct a series of pre-launch tests prior to a scheduled August launch.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/systems/update-final-muos-satellite-delivered-pre-launch-tests" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/systems/update-final-muos-satellite-delivered-pre-launch-tests#comments Active components Defense Mobile Systems Mon, 24 Aug 2015 14:15:00 +0000 35501 at http://mwrf.com <p>MUOS-4, the next satellite scheduled to join the U.S. Navy&rsquo;s Mobile User Objective System (MUOS) communications network, has been shipped to Cape Canaveral from Lockheed Martin&rsquo;s satellite manufacturing facility in Sunnyvale, California. (Image courtesy of Lockheed Martin).</p> Radar Grows from Military Tool to Everyday Use http://mwrf.com/systems/radar-grows-military-tool-everyday-use <div class="field-deck"> Radar technology has greatly evolved over more than seven decades of development, now serving many different commercial and military applications on the ground, in the air, and at sea. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Radar systems continue to expand in technology, being widely used for civilian, industry, and military applications on land, sea, and in the air. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/systems/radar-grows-military-tool-everyday-use" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/systems/radar-grows-military-tool-everyday-use#comments Commercial Defense Industrial Systems Tue, 18 Aug 2015 14:45:00 +0000 36301 at http://mwrf.com AEHF Satellite Terminal Completes Security Design Review http://mwrf.com/active-components/aehf-satellite-terminal-completes-security-design-review <div class="node-body article-body">An interdisciplinary research team has completed a review of security elements for an Advanced Extremely High Frequency (AEHF) satellite terminal.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/active-components/aehf-satellite-terminal-completes-security-design-review" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/active-components/aehf-satellite-terminal-completes-security-design-review#comments Active components Defense Mobile Semiconductors Systems Mon, 17 Aug 2015 04:15:00 +0000 36291 at http://mwrf.com <p>A Lockheed Martin technician inspects part of an&nbsp;AEHF&nbsp;satellite as it prepares to enter active service in support of United States military forces. (Image courtesy of Lockheed Martin).</p> Wireless-Charging Technology Works With Metal Cases http://mwrf.com/semiconductors/wireless-charging-technology-works-metal-cases <div class="node-body article-body">Qualcomm Inc. has upgraded the Rezence wireless charging specification in its WiPower charging pads, allowing them to charge devices with metal backs.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/semiconductors/wireless-charging-technology-works-metal-cases" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/semiconductors/wireless-charging-technology-works-metal-cases#comments News Active components Energy Mobile Semiconductors Services Systems Thu, 13 Aug 2015 19:00:00 +0000 36251 at http://mwrf.com <p>Qualcomm has upgraded the Rezence&nbsp;wireless charging specification in its WiPower charging pads, allowing them to charge devices with metal backs. (Image courtesy of the Alliance For Wireless Power).</p> Voracious Wi-Fi Consumption Drives WLAN Market Growth http://mwrf.com/systems/voracious-wi-fi-consumption-drives-wlan-market-growth <div class="node-body article-body">As the IoT ecosystem continues to expand, the market for WLAN equipment will experience a wave of revenue growth through 2020.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/systems/voracious-wi-fi-consumption-drives-wlan-market-growth" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/systems/voracious-wi-fi-consumption-drives-wlan-market-growth#comments Mobile Semiconductors Services Systems Thu, 13 Aug 2015 18:30:00 +0000 36231 at http://mwrf.com <p>As the IoT ecosystem continues to expand, the market for WLAN equipment will experience a wave of revenue growth through 2020. (Image courtesy of ThinkStock).</p> IoT and 5G Highlighted at NIWeek 2015 http://mwrf.com/blog/iot-and-5g-highlighted-niweek-2015 <div class="node-body blog-body">Every year since the late 1990s, National Instruments has been presenting its unique NIWeek conference.</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/iot-and-5g-highlighted-niweek-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/blog/iot-and-5g-highlighted-niweek-2015#comments National Instruments Commercial Industrial Software Systems Line of Sight Thu, 13 Aug 2015 15:32:00 +0000 36191 at http://mwrf.com