News http://mwrf.com/taxonomy/term/6700/more en Transmitter Test Solution Supports P25 Emergency Comm Standards http://mwrf.com/test-measurement/transmitter-test-solution-supports-p25-emergency-comm-standards <div class="node-body article-body">Tektronix developed test software that complies with the Project 25 (P25) standard for Land Mobile Radio (LMR) emergency services.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/test-measurement/transmitter-test-solution-supports-p25-emergency-comm-standards" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/test-measurement/transmitter-test-solution-supports-p25-emergency-comm-standards#comments News Software Test & Measurement Test & Measurement - analyzers Thu, 21 Aug 2014 21:34:00 +0000 27891 at http://mwrf.com <p>Adjacent Channel Power Ratio, Eye Diagram, Symbol table and scalar measurements with pass/fail results are among the tests available for verifying the compliance of a P25 Phase1 C4FM signal to the TIA-102 standard. (Courtesy of Tektronix)</p> High-Altitude Balloons Float Toward Multiple Application Possibilities http://mwrf.com/systems/high-altitude-balloons-float-toward-multiple-application-possibilities <div class="node-body article-body">Rockzip turned to Kickstarter to crowdsource for their high-altitude balloons, which can be used for everything from providing Internet access to tracking deforestation. </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/systems/high-altitude-balloons-float-toward-multiple-application-possibilities" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/systems/high-altitude-balloons-float-toward-multiple-application-possibilities#comments News Commercial Systems Thu, 21 Aug 2014 21:24:00 +0000 27881 at http://mwrf.com Experimental Spaceplane Designs Foresee Everyday Operability http://mwrf.com/systems/experimental-spaceplane-designs-foresee-everyday-operability <div class="node-body article-body">The Experimental Spaceplane (XS-1) program is working on an unmanned vehicle that could be reused repeatedly to launch small satellites.</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/systems/experimental-spaceplane-designs-foresee-everyday-operability" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/systems/experimental-spaceplane-designs-foresee-everyday-operability#comments News Defense Industrial Systems Wed, 20 Aug 2014 21:39:00 +0000 27861 at http://mwrf.com <p>One of the goals of the XS-1 program is to the ability to fly 10 times in 10 days. (Artist&#39;s concept courtesy of DARPA)</p> Single Laser Source Transmits Data at 43 Tbits/s Via Multicore Fiber http://mwrf.com/passive-components/single-laser-source-transmits-data-43-tbitss-multicore-fiber <div class="node-body article-body">A new fiber-optic technology, using seven cores as opposed to the standard one, achieved bandwidth speeds of 43 Tbits/s.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/passive-components/single-laser-source-transmits-data-43-tbitss-multicore-fiber" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/passive-components/single-laser-source-transmits-data-43-tbitss-multicore-fiber#comments News Mobile Passive components Wed, 20 Aug 2014 14:25:00 +0000 27851 at http://mwrf.com 13 Things You Missed at NI Week http://mwrf.com/test-measurement/13-things-you-missed-ni-week <div class="node-body gallery-body">The core of NI Week is the showcasing and discussion around technologies to accelerate productivity for software-defined systems in test, measurement, and control. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/test-measurement/13-things-you-missed-ni-week" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/test-measurement/13-things-you-missed-ni-week#comments News National Instruments Commercial Systems Test & Measurement Tue, 19 Aug 2014 15:22:00 +0000 27841 at http://mwrf.com UPDATE: More Parts Delivered for James Webb Space Telescope http://mwrf.com/components/update-more-parts-delivered-james-webb-space-telescope <div class="node-body article-body">A flexible architecture of high purity aluminum foils will allow the thermal links aboard the James Webb Space Telescope to conduct heat away from its four infrared instruments.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/components/update-more-parts-delivered-james-webb-space-telescope" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/components/update-more-parts-delivered-james-webb-space-telescope#comments News Components Industrial Thu, 31 Jul 2014 17:49:00 +0000 22851 at http://mwrf.com <p>The Webb telescope will focus on four science themes: The End of the Dark Ages: First Light and Reionization, The Assembly of Galaxies, The Birth of Stars and Protoplanetary Systems, and Planetary Systems and the Origins of Life. (Artist depiction courtesy of NASA.)</p> ZigBee Update Brings Mesh Networking to 920-MHz HEMS http://mwrf.com/services/zigbee-update-brings-mesh-networking-920-mhz-hems <div class="node-body article-body">The 920IP ZigBee standard update supports home energy-management systems (HEMS) through the use of wireless mesh networking.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/services/zigbee-update-brings-mesh-networking-920-mhz-hems" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/services/zigbee-update-brings-mesh-networking-920-mhz-hems#comments News Active components Services Fri, 25 Jul 2014 14:38:00 +0000 27381 at http://mwrf.com Military Blimp-Borne Radar Stays Aloft for 30 Days http://mwrf.com/systems/military-blimp-borne-radar-stays-aloft-30-days <div class="node-body article-body">Comprising a system of two radars and helium-filled aerostats, JLENS further enhances missile defense capabilities in current ballistic intercept systems.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/systems/military-blimp-borne-radar-stays-aloft-30-days" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/systems/military-blimp-borne-radar-stays-aloft-30-days#comments News Defense Systems Fri, 25 Jul 2014 14:26:00 +0000 27371 at http://mwrf.com <p>One JLENS orbit can provide the same 24/7 coverage for a 30-day period that 5 fixed wing surveillance aircraft provide. (Images courtesy of Raytheon)</p> Quick Charge Technology Delivers Up To 60 W http://mwrf.com/active-components/quick-charge-technology-delivers-60-w <div class="node-body article-body">Quick Charge 2.0 features a variety of upgrades to improve charging times and expand adoption rates into a variety of devices.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/active-components/quick-charge-technology-delivers-60-w" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/active-components/quick-charge-technology-delivers-60-w#comments News Active components Commercial Wed, 23 Jul 2014 15:04:00 +0000 27251 at http://mwrf.com <p><em><strong>Image courtesy of Thinkstock</strong></em></p> Missile Defense System Uses Dual Radars To Optimize Tracking http://mwrf.com/systems/missile-defense-system-uses-dual-radars-optimize-tracking <div class="node-body article-body">The ground-based midcourse defense (GMD) system, in conjunction with an exoatmospheric kill vehicle (EKV) device, successfully tracked and destroyed a targeted threat during testing.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/systems/missile-defense-system-uses-dual-radars-optimize-tracking" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/systems/missile-defense-system-uses-dual-radars-optimize-tracking#comments News Active components Defense Systems Wed, 23 Jul 2014 14:18:00 +0000 27241 at http://mwrf.com <p>In development since 1998, the GMD system incorporates features such as early detection and tracking during the boost phase, midcourse target discrimination, and precision intercept and destruction of inbound intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBMS). (Images courtesy of Boeing)</p>