Active components http://mwrf.com/taxonomy/term/6841/more en Freescale’s Airfast Digital Front End SoC for Cellular Base Station Radios http://mwrf.com/freescale-s-airfast-digital-front-end-soc-cellular-base-station-radios <div class="node-body link-body">John Vaglica from Freescale Semiconductor introduces the industry’s first fully software-programmable Digital Front End (DFE) System on Chip (SoC) for cellular base station radios, the AFD4400. This DFE system on chip virtually eliminates hardware logic design, allowing integrators to concentrate instead on software development and product integration. </div> <div class="field-image-promo"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_promo" width="595" height="335" alt="" src="http://mwrf.com/site-files/mwrf.com/files/FreescaleIMSVideoPromo.jpg?1438005034" /> </div> <div class="field-link-target"> <span>Open In New Window:&nbsp;</span> No </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/freescale-s-airfast-digital-front-end-soc-cellular-base-station-radios" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Active components Mon, 27 Jul 2015 13:49:00 +0000 35591 at http://mwrf.com Final MUOS Satellite Delivered for Pre-Launch Tests http://mwrf.com/systems/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/final-muos-satellite-delivered-pre-launch-tests" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/systems/final-muos-satellite-delivered-pre-launch-tests#comments Active components Defense Mobile Systems Tue, 14 Jul 2015 15:22:00 +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> VCXO Squeezes into Small Cells http://mwrf.com/active-components/vcxo-squeezes-small-cells <div class="node-body article-body">A compact voltage-controlled crystal oscillator (VCXO) provides fundamental frequencies from 100 to 250 MHz. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/active-components/vcxo-squeezes-small-cells" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/active-components/vcxo-squeezes-small-cells#comments Active components Commercial Industrial Tue, 14 Jul 2015 14:09:00 +0000 35441 at http://mwrf.com Broadband SPDT Switch Receives Design Support http://mwrf.com/active-components/broadband-spdt-switch-receives-design-support <div class="node-body article-body">A broadband SPDT switch offers high isolation from 10 MHz to 40 GHz.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/active-components/broadband-spdt-switch-receives-design-support" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/active-components/broadband-spdt-switch-receives-design-support#comments Active components Commercial Defense Industrial Tue, 14 Jul 2015 14:03:00 +0000 35451 at http://mwrf.com SP20T PIN Diode Switch Channels 4 to 18 GHz http://mwrf.com/active-components/sp20t-pin-diode-switch-channels-4-18-ghz <div class="node-body article-body">This absorptive SP20T switch cuts insertion loss from 4 to 18 GHz.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/active-components/sp20t-pin-diode-switch-channels-4-18-ghz" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/active-components/sp20t-pin-diode-switch-channels-4-18-ghz#comments Active components Commercial Defense Industrial Mon, 13 Jul 2015 17:43:00 +0000 35411 at http://mwrf.com MACOM Introduces Gen4 GaN-Si http://mwrf.com/macom-introduces-gen4-gan-si <div class="node-body link-body">Ozzie Billimoria discusses MACOM’s new GaN on silicon which achieves greater than 70% drain efficiency at 100W PSAT, enabling a new set of ISM and RF energy applications.</div> <div class="field-image-promo"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_promo" width="595" height="335" alt="" src="http://mwrf.com/site-files/mwrf.com/files/MACOM.jpg?1436796444" /> </div> <div class="field-link-target"> <span>Open In New Window:&nbsp;</span> No </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/macom-introduces-gen4-gan-si" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Active components Mon, 13 Jul 2015 14:05:00 +0000 35401 at http://mwrf.com Power Amplifier Ranges from 6 to 18 GHz http://mwrf.com/active-components/power-amplifier-ranges-6-18-ghz <div class="node-body article-body">This rack-mount, GaN-based power amplifier provides 50 W saturated output power from 6 to 18 GHz. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/active-components/power-amplifier-ranges-6-18-ghz" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/active-components/power-amplifier-ranges-6-18-ghz#comments Active components Commercial Defense Industrial Tue, 07 Jul 2015 20:59:00 +0000 35291 at http://mwrf.com Ballistic Missile Radar Approved for Sale to Foreign Allies http://mwrf.com/systems/ballistic-missile-radar-approved-sale-foreign-allies <div class="node-body article-body">Through a recent trade agreement, sanctioned by the Foreign Military Sales program, the United States government has made early warning, forward-mode AN/TPY-2 ballistic missile defense radars available to several allied nations.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/systems/ballistic-missile-radar-approved-sale-foreign-allies" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/systems/ballistic-missile-radar-approved-sale-foreign-allies#comments Active components Defense Software Systems Mon, 06 Jul 2015 15:17:00 +0000 35211 at http://mwrf.com <p>Forward-mode AN/<span data-scayt-lang="en_US" data-scayt-word="TPY-2">TPY-2</span>&nbsp;ballistic missile defense radars provide tracking information on missiles in the boost phase shortly after launch. (Image courtesy of Raytheon).</p> Pasternack Offers RF/Microwave Amplifiers for Every Application http://mwrf.com/pasternack-offers-rfmicrowave-amplifiers-every-application <div class="node-body link-body">Tim Galla from Pasternack showcases their large selection of ready-to-ship connectorized RF amplifiers with over 150 unique models ranging from DC to 40 GHz</div> <div class="field-image-promo"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_promo" width="595" height="335" alt="" src="http://mwrf.com/site-files/mwrf.com/files/Pasternack.jpg?1436192079" /> </div> <div class="field-link-target"> <span>Open In New Window:&nbsp;</span> No </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/pasternack-offers-rfmicrowave-amplifiers-every-application" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Active components Mon, 06 Jul 2015 14:13:00 +0000 35181 at http://mwrf.com RF Plasma Grow Lights Use NXP Power Amplifiers http://mwrf.com/rf-plasma-grow-lights-use-nxp-power-amplifiers <div class="node-body link-body">At IMS 2015, NXP was demonstrating an RF plasma grow lamp that harnesses the power of RF as a clean, highly efficient and controllable energy source to deliver bright, sun-like lighting for growing plants. Paul Wilson from NXP talks about the advantages of Light Emitting Plasma (LEP) bulbs over other types of commonly used horticultural lighting.</div> <div class="field-image-promo"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_promo" width="595" height="335" alt="" src="http://mwrf.com/site-files/mwrf.com/files/NXP-02.jpg?1436191968" /> </div> <div class="field-link-target"> <span>Open In New Window:&nbsp;</span> No </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/rf-plasma-grow-lights-use-nxp-power-amplifiers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Active components Mon, 06 Jul 2015 14:11:00 +0000 35161 at http://mwrf.com