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Assuring Sufficient Receiver Dynamic Range for WiMAX Transceivers

July 10, 2006 9:54 am | Product Releases | Comments

A GaAs pHEMT MMIC amplifier incorporating an integral bypass switch helps improve the performance of WiMAX receivers over variable transmission paths. WiMAX is a form of broadband wireless access (BWA) that is based on the IEEE 802.16 standard for wireless Metropolitan Area Networks (wireless MANs)....

Emulator for Wireless Systems Testing

July 10, 2006 8:56 am | Product Releases | Comments

LitePoint Corporation introduces the TrueChannel Emulator that reproduces accurate multipath environments for testing up to 4 × 4 multiple input/multiple output (MIMO) or single input/single output (SISO) wireless solutions. The TrueChannel Emulator works with wireless integrated circuit and board-level products enabling developers to stress a device-under-test’s (DUT) algorithms and hardware designs....

GaAs Amplifiers

July 10, 2006 8:56 am | Product Releases | Comments

TriQuint Semiconductor introduces the TGA4040-SM, a packaged wide-band, medium-power amplifier for 17 to 35 GHz applications, including point-to-point radio, electronic warfare, instrumentation and frequency multipliers. Designed using TriQuint’s 0.15µm power pHEMT production process, the TGA4040-SM provides a nominal 20 dB small signal gain with 18 dBm maximum output power at 1 dB gain compression....


a Perfect Combination

July 10, 2006 8:55 am | Product Releases | Comments

The Bluetooth SIG (Special Interest Group) recently announced the formation of a Medical Devices Working Group that will create a Bluetooth Medical Device Profile. The Medical Devices Working Group is made up of 19 industry-leading companies including IBM, Intel, Nonin Medical, Philips Electronics and Motorola, among others....

PLL Synthesizer and Software Design Tool

July 10, 2006 8:51 am | Product Releases | Comments

Analog Devices, Inc. announces the release of ADIsimPLL Version 3.0, a new generation of its phase-locked loop (PLL) circuit design and evaluation tool, as well as two PLL synthesizers delivering desirable performance for the upconversion and downconversion of RF signals in wireless base station equipment....

Detector Log Video Amplifiers

July 10, 2006 8:51 am | Product Releases | Comments

American Microwave Corporation announces a line of Detector Log Video Amplifiers, in both 40/45 dB and 70 dB models with a variety of available packages and capabilities. The model LVD-218-50 is a 40/45 dB, miniature, 2.0 to 18.0 GHz (other frequency bands available), DC-coupled, detector log video amplifier....

Metric Bushing

July 10, 2006 8:51 am | Product Releases | Comments

Tusonix’s 4209-013 Bushing EMI filters are appropriate for a variety of microwave and RF applications. Suggested applications for these EMI filters and feed-through capacitors include Telecommunications, Microwave Links, CATV, Telemetry, Radar, Amplifiers, RF Switches and other transmission equipment....

System for Public Safety-grade Broadband Applications

July 10, 2006 8:51 am | Product Releases | Comments

M/A-COM announces the VIDA MAX System to deliver integrated, public safety-grade wireless broadband video and data services for mission-critical applications. The system will enable public safety organizations to deploy high-quality broadband applications such as video surveillance and vehicle access support....


EMI-filtered Power Connectors

July 10, 2006 8:51 am | Product Releases | Comments

Schaffner EMC has partnered with Anderson Power Products® to produce a new series of EMI filtered electrical power connectors that reduces the number of components and the labor required for assembly and installation, as well as wire prep and crimping, by up to 80%. The ACARA™ filtered connectors deliver desirable RF attenuation, preventing RF emission and protecting sensitive computers and switching and cellular equipment....

Digital Radio Test Set Software Release

July 10, 2006 8:51 am | Product Releases | Comments

Aeroflex announces software version 1.5 for the 3900 series digital radio test set to expand the range of tests offered by this platform into new markets. Each discrete instrument within the 3900 series offers features, performance and capabilities that were previously found only in dedicated stand-alone instruments....

Voltage-controlled Attenuator

July 10, 2006 8:51 am | Product Releases | Comments

American Microwave Corporation announces model number: MVVAN-30M3-40-SP a voltage-controlled attenuator with options HPR2W and FK. This model operates from 30.0 MHz to 2.8 GHz with a insertion loss of 1.5 dB. The VSWR is 2.0:1 and IP3 is 15 dB or higher. The maximum RF input power is +33 dBm and the Size is very small at only 1....

E-band Block Converter with Integrated LO

July 10, 2006 8:51 am | Product Releases | Comments

Spacek Labs model RE-15 is an integrated receiver which block converts an RF signal from 60 to 90 GHz down to an IF from 1 to 31 GHz. The LO frequency of 59 GHz is generated by a Gunn oscillator requiring a bias of +5 V at 1 A. Typical conversion loss is 6 dB with a maximum of 13 dB. The LO can also be generated using a 2, 3 or 4× multiplier....

Stratum III-compatible TCXO

July 10, 2006 8:51 am | Product Releases | Comments

MyFrequency offers a RoHS-compliant MS series TCXO with overall stability of ± 4.6 ppm inclusive of initial tolerance, operating temperature, load & voltage changes and 15 years aging. This HCMOS/TTL-output MS TCXO operates at both 5.0 and 3.3 V supply voltages and comes in several different thru-hole and SMD packages....

Low-noise Mixer Pre-amplifier

July 10, 2006 8:51 am | Product Releases | Comments

Spacek Labs model PKKa-5B operates at an LO and RF input frequency of 18 to 40 GHz in WRD-180 waveguide. This low-noise mixer-pre-amplifier has a double sideband noise figure of 4 dB typical and 8 dB maximum using an LO input power of 0 to +4 dBm. The PKKa-5B has an IF output frequency of 10 to 500 MHz in SMA(F)....

LVDS Fan-out Buffers

July 10, 2006 8:51 am | Product Releases | Comments

Expanding its high-performance ECLinPS MAX™ family of clock and data management solutions, ON Semiconductor has introduced the NB6L11S, and NB6N14S — two highly accurate, fully differential interface ICs. The devices are designed for clock management of telecommunications, networking, high-end computing and ATE applications....


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