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Rohde & Schwarz and MediaTek present world’s first test solution for A-BeiDou location based services (LBS)

Rohde & Schwarz and MediaTek have successfully completed the verification of location based services (LBS) in the U-plane and C-plane for A BeiDou, the new GNSS satellite positioning system from China. The R&S TS-LBS test solution allows mobile manufacturers, chipset manufacturers, test houses and network operators to verify chipsets and mobile devices in order to […]

Anritsu First Test Company to Earn GCF Approval for More than 80% of Cat-M1 Test Cases

Anritsu Company announces that it is the first test company to earn GCF approval for more than 80% of Cat-M1 RF conformance test cases for frequencies used in Japan, North America, and Europe. The test cases can be integrated into the LTE-Advanced RF Conformance Test System ME7873LA, and re-affirm Anritsu’s LTE test leadership by creating […]

Cobham Adds Kenwood NX-5000 Radios to Its Auto-Test Library 

Auto-Test and Alignment for Kenwood NX-5000 Radios Now Available on the 3920B Radio Test Platform   Cobham announced today that fully automated test and alignment capabilities for Kenwood NX-5000 portable and mobile radios are now available on the Cobham 3920B Radio Test Platform. This option includes Auto-Test functionality for both the Kenwood NX-5000 Series and the […]

Mini-Circuits Components Now Available in Modular Drop-In Format from X-Microwave

Mini-Circuits and X-Microwave are pleased to announce their collaboration to offer a wide selection of Mini-Circuits’ components in X-MWblock® drop-in format. X-Microwave, an innovative leader committed to optimizing the RF/microwave design process, has developed X-MWsystem®, the industry’s first truly modular, solderless evaluation system with a growing portfolio of physically compatible drop-in building blocks for prototyping […]

Aethercomm Hires David Burgess as Chief Technology Officer

David Burgess, formerly a Senior Staff Engineer at L3 Technologies, Aviation Communication and Surveillance Systems, has been named Chief Technology Officer (CTO) for Aethercomm Inc.   As a premier leader in RF design and manufacturing of high power solid state amplifiers, Mr. Burgess will oversee advanced and emerging technologies in an effort to continue Aethercomm’s […]

Cobham Expands Auto-Test Library to Include Harris Radios 

Auto-Test and Alignment for Harris XG-75 Mobile Radios Now Available on the 3920B Radio Test Platform and the 8800SX Digital Radio Test Set   Cobham announced today that automated test and alignment capabilities for Harris XG-75M mobile radios have been added to both the Cobham AvComm 3920B and 8800SX Radio Test Sets.    “Since the 8800SX […]

Sierra Wireless and Richardson RFPD Add Connectivity and Cloud Services to Global Distribution Agreement

Richardson RFPD, Inc. today announced that it is authorized to market and sell Sierra Wireless connectivity and cloud services as part of its global franchise agreement. Richardson RFPD now provides its worldwide customers with a comprehensive, fully-integrated solution from Sierra Wireless, including hardware, the AirVantage® IoT cloud platform and managed connectivity. This fully-integrated device-to-cloud offering […]

How to Balance Process Variables and Wire Bond Tool Customizations to Handle Small MESA Chips 

SemiGen, Inc. (www.semigen.net), an ISO and ITAR registered RF/Microwave assembly, automated PCB manufacturing, and RF Supply Center, announces a new Technical Brief, “Tips for Increasing Yields when Wire Bonding Small MESA Chips,” discussing the challenges of wire bonding to small MESA chips. This latest brief provides insights into the wire bonding process and shares tips […]