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2002 Technology Award Winners

April 29, 2003 8:16 am | Product Releases | Comments

In the past year, Wireless Design & Development® has featured more than 1,500 products that address virtually every application and aspect of the wireless industry: Bluetooth, wireless local area network, cellular and PCS, wireless local loop, LMDS/MMDS, fixed wireless, testing, security, next generation design, software — the list seems endless....

RF MEMS Switches

April 29, 2003 8:10 am | Product Releases | Comments

This device is an ultra low loss, DC to 6 GHz RF MEMS single pole, double-throw (SPDT) switch. Frequency response is 300 kHz RF to 6 GHz. It possesses a high linearity, IP3 >65 dBm. With insensitivity to magnetic fields, it exhibits a low loss of 0.1 dB at 900 MHz, 0.3 dB at 6 GHz. Teravicta and Dow-Key Microwave have teamed up to market and distribute this RF MEMS switch....

Driving a Wideband Low Noise VCO from a Low Voltage PLL

April 29, 2003 7:48 am | Product Releases | Comments

By Dennis Colin, Micronetics VCO Group Editor's Note: Due to the large number of equations in this article we have made a low-resolution PDF available for you to download. Also, because of an error on the last page, we are re-running the last paragraph of the article in its entirety below....


Design Automation for RF Design

April 29, 2003 7:44 am | Product Releases | Comments

Inductor device generators offer efficiency in RF IC design. By Marko Suominen, Mentor Graphics An integrated, easy-to-use RF IC design flow is an important element in meeting the project requirement. An important challenge presents itself in post-layout verification, where many secondary effects impact the quality and performance of the complete design....

QoS Enabled IP Transport in UMTS Networks

April 29, 2003 7:41 am | Product Releases | Comments

Applying QoS strategies on different interfaces along the UMTS datapath. By Jun Hu, Sheng Liu, Bill Huang, Pat Chan, Baijun Zhao, UTStarcom UMTS is one of the third generation mobile systems being developed based on GSM and GPRS. GSM can only offer limited data services such as short message....

High Frequency Resistors

April 29, 2003 7:36 am | Product Releases | Comments

These high frequency chip resistors are ideal for use in RF and microwave applications. The components are available in 14 standard case sizes: 0402 through 3838. they are available with single surface or wrap around terminations, and a variety of termination materials for solder mount epoxy bond, or wire bond applications....

Power/Enclosure System

April 29, 2003 7:36 am | Product Releases | Comments

The Spectrum Series Power/Enclosure System is designed for remote wireless digital and analog base transceiver stations (BTS). This enclosure system incorporates the BTS equipment, power and battery backup in one environmentally controlled enclosure. The solutions can be adapted to support GSM, CDMA, or TDMA equipment....

High Frequency Isolator

April 29, 2003 7:36 am | Product Releases | Comments

RADI-42-44M-(2.4-1)-1 W is a 42 - 44 GHz coaxial isolator with 2.4 mm connectors and 1 watt of power handling. Operating over the temperature range of – 40 to +80°C, it measures 16.0 × 11.5 × 8.0 mm. Insertion loss is 1.3 dB maximum. Isolation is 20 dB minimum. VSWR is 1.45:1 maximum....


Portable Mainframe

April 29, 2003 7:36 am | Product Releases | Comments

The CT-310A is a high performance portable VXI chassis designed with transportability and modularity in mind. Weighing less than fifteen pounds, and supplying over 500 watts of total usable power, the CT-310A is at home in the field or in the laboratory. A pressurized airflow system provides excellent cooling and increased MTBF....

Power Contacts

April 29, 2003 7:36 am | Product Releases | Comments

This series of power contacts feature screw terminals with wire protection for field installation. The contacts are designed to be used with combination D Sub power connector applications. The contacts can be installed into 2W2, 3W3, 5W5, and 8W8 and other combination D Sub connectors. these contacts are available in plug and socket version....

Dual and Tri-Directional Couplers

April 29, 2003 7:36 am | Product Releases | Comments

The 722-30-0.892 dual directional coupler is suited for Tx applications (869 - 894 MHz and 925 - 960 MHz) and measures 4.50 inches× 2.00 inches× 0.88 inches. This 30 dB model has typical insertion loss of 0.05 dB and VSWR of 1.05:1, directivity of 35 dB, port-to-port tracking of 0.2 dB and coupling flatness of 0....

Power Supply

April 29, 2003 7:36 am | Product Releases | Comments

The FlatPAC-EN measures 9.2 × 5.0 × 1.4 inches, and provides up to 500 watts of output power from one to four isolated outputs. For EN compliance, the FlatPAC-EN can provide up to 425 watts. It can be configured with any of Vicor's 300 V DC input DC/DC converters in full-, half-, or quarter-brick sizes....

Data Loggers

April 29, 2003 7:36 am | Product Releases | Comments

Dickson introduces the TK500 and SK500 compact, economy data loggers. The data loggers are slightly larger than a quarter, and can be placed in a variety of places. These loggers are available in 2 models: model TK500 for temperature and humidity and model SK500 for temperature. Both models feature a delayed start capability, data storage of almost 4,000 sample points, and high accuracy of 1....

Multi-Band Receiver

April 29, 2003 7:36 am | Product Releases | Comments

this new 16-channel multiband digital receiver features two 14-bit 80 or 105 MHz A/Ds for direct wideband signal processing within an on-board Virtex-II FPGA. Consisting of a digital receiver PMC (PCI Mezzanine Card) and a PMC-to-PCI adapter, Model 7631 is assembled and tested as a single PCI board....

Power and Driver Amplifiers

April 29, 2003 7:36 am | Product Releases | Comments

M/A-COM introduces a new line of power and driver amplifiers. The MAAPGM0041-DIE and MAAPGM0042-DIE are three-stage 1.2 W and 1.3 W X/Ku-band devices with variable (4 to 10 V) drain voltage operation. Both deliver 31 dBm of power output with 20 dB small signal gain. P1dB compression pint is 28 dBm and 30 dBm, respectively....


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