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Connector is Designed for High-Speed Transmissions and High-Density Signal Applications

February 8, 2010 7:28 am | Product Releases | Comments

Molex Inc. announces a new addition to the EdgeLine™ family of connectors. The EdgeLine CoEdge Connector is a one-piece, 25 Gb/s connector that is configured to meet an industry standard pitch of 0.80mm (.031"). This low-profile, dual-sided, edgecard connector supports sixteen PCB thickness variations with multiple circuit sizes for high-speed, industry-standard, edgecard applications.

Software Added for LTE EPC Systems

February 8, 2010 7:28 am | Product Releases | Comments

Continuous Computing® announced the incorporation of Trillium FastPath protocol software into its pre-integrated, application-ready system solutions for Long Term Evolution (LTE) Evolved Packet Core (EPC) network elements. Based on the 6WINDGate® software suite from 6WIND and designed to meet the unique needs of the next generation mobile core, Trillium Stream Control Transmission Protocol (SCTP) and GPRS Tunneling Protocol (GTP) FastPath...

Modules Simplify Power Supply Design for FPGAs

February 8, 2010 7:28 am | News | Comments

National Semiconductor Corporation has released the first three products in its SIMPLE SWITCHER® power module family. The LMZ-series of power modules provide an innovative, integrated solution that will save design time and provide ease-of-use to help system designers get their products to market faster.


Directional Antennas Suited for Military and Commercial Antenna Applications

February 4, 2010 6:04 am | Product Releases | Comments

Directional antennas from Hascall-Denke provide maximum gain with minimal interference. Designed to be exceptionally durable, a Hascall-Denke directional antenna is reliable and fit for a variety of purposes. Made in the USA these directional antennas are suitable for both military and commercial antenna applications....


Dedicated Receiver Features 400,000 Point per Second Data Acquisition

February 4, 2010 6:04 am | Product Releases | Comments

Agilent’s PNA-X Measurement Receiver sets a new industry standard for antenna test with 400,000 point per second data acquisition on all five measurement channels. Twice as many receivers available compared to any other antenna receiver on the market. The PNA-X antenna receiver is compatible with the MXG or PSG signal sources as well as the existing 85309A distributed frequency converter and the 85320A/B mixers....

Smart, Green Solution for Best Network Quality

February 4, 2010 6:04 am | Product Releases | Comments

Andrew Solutions is a leader in the development of variable electrical downtilt with over a decade of experience in this technology. Teletilt® is the company’s patented remote electrical downtilt (RET) system for managing AISG compatible components, such as variable electrical downtilt base station antennas....

Freestanding Antenna Measurement System – Great for When Space is Limited

February 4, 2010 6:04 am | Product Releases | Comments

The AMS-8050 Antenna Measurement System, available from ETS-Lindgren, is freestanding and built on a moveable cart configuration. It fits into parent buildings without special installation or construction. The AMS-8050 is an appropriate solution when space is a limitation as it is a self-contained, test lab for making fast, over-the- air performance measurements of small wireless devices and mobile handsets, as well as short range APM....

MIMO Antennas for the Next WiFi Generation

February 4, 2010 6:04 am | Product Releases | Comments

Huber + Suhner’s SENCITY® antenna family is growing. The new SENCITY® MIMO antennas are compliant with the IEEE 802.11n standard and designed for powering innovative, high throughput WiFi connectivity solutions. The directional MIMO antenna is designed for 5 GHz WLAN and uses the company’s robust small SENCITY® SPOT-S planar antenna platform; therefore desirable environmental characteristics and electrical performance are granted....


Broadband Parabolic Dish Antenna Features a Dual Polarity Feed System

February 4, 2010 6:04 am | Product Releases | Comments

HyperLink Technologies, a division of L-Com, has released the HyperGain® Model HG5158DP-29D. This product is a high performance broadband dual polarized solid dish antenna designed to operate from 5.1 GHz to 5.8 GHz (5150 to 5850 MHz). The wide band design of this antenna eliminates the need to purchase different antennas for each frequency....

Fast and Accurate Cost-effective Test and Measurement Solutions

February 4, 2010 6:04 am | Product Releases | Comments

MI Technologies offers cost-effective test and measurement solutions for Wireless devices through its MI-3600 family of far field and near field systems. Some of the many wireless devices that can be tested with the MI-3600 systems include cellular and PCS pico, micro and macro site base station antennas for any air interface, embedded antenna elements, handsets (mobile phones, personal digital assistants, pocket PCs GPS positioning unit...

Antenna Grade Laminates Help Minimize Signal Loss

February 4, 2010 6:04 am | Product Releases | Comments

RO3730™ laminates, available from Rogers Corporation, have the excellent thermo-mechanical properties, and electrical characteristics that antenna designers need. The laminates have a dielectric constant (Dk) of 3.0 and a loss tangent (Df) of 0.0013 measured at 2.5 GHz. These values allow antenna designers to realize substantial gain values while minimizing signal loss....

Understanding Cable & Antenna Analysis

February 4, 2010 5:31 am | Product Releases | Comments

By Stefan Pongratz, Anritsu Corporation The cable and antenna system plays a crucial role of the overall performance of a Base Station system. Degradations and failures in the antenna system may cause poor voice quality or dropped calls. From a carrier standpoint, this could eventually result in loss of revenue....

LTE: The Insatiable Need for Bandwidth Drives Architectural Change

February 2, 2010 10:14 am | Articles | Comments

By Manuel Uhm and Mark Quartermain, Xilinx The baseband processing function represents a key area of product differentiation for Telecommunications Equipment Manufacturers (TEMs). However, the advent of 3.9/4G systems poses a difficult challenge to TEMs, as they struggle to evolve traditional DSP-centric channel cards to meet a new set of technical and commercial challenges.


Wireless Base Stations Benefit from Signal Compression

February 2, 2010 6:17 am | Articles | Comments

For deployments by a single operator, wireless repeater systems offer more cost effective fiber transport costs. By Allan Evans, VP of Marketing, Samplify Systems ABI Research predicts that revenues for distributed antenna systems and in-building wireless systems will exceed $15B by 2013.

The Emerging Home Audio Ecosystem Places New Demands on Wireless Audio Technologies

January 27, 2010 11:20 am | Product Releases | Comments

A wireless home audio solution needs to support a wide range of devices with no loss in audio quality while providing a great listening experience for consumers. All of this needs to be done without breaking the bank. It can be done in the 2.4 GHz spectrum and all starts with the radio. By Ralph Mason, Kleer The modern home is filled with an increasing variety of high quality audio sources including...


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