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RF Converters Enable Efficient Multiband Radios for Next-Generation Wireless Base Stations

by John Oates, Analog Devices, Inc. To support rising wireless data demand, modern base station radios are being designed to support multiple E-UTRA bands, as well as carrier aggregation techniques. These multiband radios employ next-generation, GSPS RF ADCs and DACs that allow frequency agile, direct RF signal synthesis, and sampling techniques. To deal with the […]

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Portable 4-in-1 Calibration Kits

A new line of 4-in-1 3.5mm calibration kits was designed for test and measurement, field testing, antenna measurement, and cable verification applications. This series consists of two models, both with a compact, lightweight, 4-in-1 design package. These short-open-load-through (SOLT) calibration kits have a 26.5 GHz calibration capability. They feature gold-plated 3.5mm connectors and a handy […]

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Microwaves Meet the Cheese Steak Sandwich

by Barry Manz, President, Manz Communications, Inc. I recently came upon a folder I’ve been adding to on Google Drive called “IMS Sessions,” which contains PDF files showing all the technical sessions for the last 11 years. Scanning through them and then looking at this year’s program revealed some interesting insights and showed how far this industry has changed […]