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Skyworks Ramps Solutions for Next Generation Wi-Fi 6 Applications

Skyworks Solutions, Inc., an innovator of high performance analog semiconductors connecting people, places and things, has announced that its advanced connectivity solutions are powering next generation Wi-Fi 6 (802.11ax) devices from the world’s leading connected home and mesh network providers, including Arris, Asus, D-Link, Netgear, Ruckus and TP-Link. Specifically, Skyworks’ modules are being leveraged in […]

Qorvo® Acquires Cavendish Kinetics, Inc.

Qorvo, a leading provider of innovative RF solutions that connect the world, today announced that it has acquired Cavendish Kinetics, Inc., the world’s leading provider of high-performance RF MEMS technology for antenna tuning applications. The Cavendish Kinetics (CK) team will continue to advance RF MEMS technology for applications across Qorvo’s product lines and transition the […]

Keysight’s 5G Conformance Test Solutions Selected by Bureau Veritas for Global 5G New Radio (NR) Device Certification

Keysight Technologies, Inc.., a leading technology company that helps enterprises, service providers and governments accelerate innovation to connect and secure the world, announced that the company’s 5G conformance test solutions have been selected by Bureau Veritas for global 5G new radio (NR) device certification. Bureau Veritas’ Consumer Products Services division selected Keysight’s 5G network emulations solutions to […]

New 75 Ohm RF Attenuators

The RoHS compliant, BNC M/F, 2W, 612-dB-2-75 series attenuators cover VHF, UHF, and L-bands from DC to 2.0 GHz and are available in standard attenuation values of 3, 6, 10, 20, and 30 dB. They combine the standard DNC 50 ohm interface with a precision designed 75 ohm impedance attenuation network.     MECA ELECTRONICS […]

Two-Port Vector Network Analyzer

The S5180 vector network analyzer (VNA) delivers lab grade performance in a compact package. This portable 3.8 kg/134 oz. VNA can be battery powered and used in the field, in the lab, and in production testing. It can be integrated into a production test system via Manufacturing Test plug-in. This VNA includes an RF measurement […]

MMIC Amplifiers

The new TSS-44+ MMIC gain block covers the entire 22 to 43.5 GHz range. It provides 16 dB gain with excellent flatness of +/-0.9 dB over its full band, 3.5 dB noise figure, and low current consumption of just 22mA. The amplifier also includes an internal shutdown feature, allowing users to shut off the amplifier […]

X-Band Radar Solid State Power Amp

Model BHCDP938988-4000 is a GaN amplifier for airborne X-band pulsed radar applications. The AB linear design operates from 9.3 to 9.8 GHz frequency range over an instantaneous bandwidth of 500 MHz. Features include pulse width and duty factor protection plus thermal and load VSWR protection.      COMTECH PST (40)

New 6U VITA 66/67 Chassis Platform

A 6U OpenVPX chassis platform (open frame) with a mix of VITA 66.4 optical connectors and VITA 67.3 RF connectors features a 6-slot 6U OpenVPX backplane with the RF and optical connector cutout. The OpenVPX connectors are pass-though for versatility in development. PIXUS TECHNOLOGIES (47)

Skived Fin Heat Sinks

Now available with full design support is a portfolio of skived fin heat sinks from Wakefield-Vette. These standard copper and aluminum skived fin heat sinks offer an alternative to extruded heat sinks for applications that require a thin fin density that cannot be achieved with extrusion technology. RICHARDSON RFPD (39)

Antennas Face Up to the Challenge of Crowded Spectrum

by Justin Pollock, KP Performance Antennas After nearly a century of wireless communications, it’s reasonable to assume that every type of antenna has already been designed, deployed, and in some cases replaced by more modern variants. However, nothing could be further from the truth, as the wireless industry is moving in more directions than ever […]