Military-Grade RF Cable Assemblies

A new series of military-grade MIL-DTL-17 RF cables is ideal for military electronics, electronic countermeasures (ECM), avionics, unmanned systems, IFF systems, GPS, and Satcom. They feature operating frequencies of up to 12.4 GHz and VSWR as low as 1.3:1 per connector. This new product line is made up of six different cable types in 124 […]

Expanded Line of Coaxial RF Probes

This newly expanded line of coaxial RF probes now includes four models that deliver 10 dB maximum return loss over a broad frequency range of DC to 40 GHz. They are offered in GS and GSG configurations with a pitch of 800 or 1500 microns and a 2.92mm interface; they are gold-plated and feature compliant […]

Removable Vertical Launch Connectors

This new line of vertical launch connectors is comprised of 12 models that deliver maximum operating frequency of up to 50 GHz and VSWR as low as 1.3:1, depending on the model. They are offered in male and female versions, covering 2.4mm, 2.92mm, and SMA interfaces.  FAIRVIEW MICROWAVE (7)

Skew Matched Cable Pairs

A new line of 40 GHz skew matched cable pairs is designed for bit-error-rate testing, eye diagrams, and differential signals at data rates of 10 to 28 Gbps. The line consists of three extremely flexible models that are 100 percent tested for skew match. Performance specs include an impressive VSWR of 1.4:1 and 1 ps […]

GaN’s Role in 5G

by Fairview Microwave The race to 5G appears to have picked up speed, particularly in the United States where major telecommunications companies such as AT&T and Verizon have made announcements to launch 5G services by the end of 2018. Advanced LTE (LTE-A) is already expanding rapidly with upgrades to current base stations (BS). Field trials […]

Coaxial RF Surge & Lightning Protectors

Forty-five new coaxial lightning and surge protectors were designed to be used in Wi-Fi networks, active antenna systems, cellular networks, GPS systems, and more. They feature VSWR as low as 1.1:1, max power as high as 2kW, multi-strike capability, and low insertion loss. Frequency range is DC to 6 GHz. FAIRVIEW MICROWAVE (7)

Portable Calibration Kits

A new line of 4-in-1 3.5mm calibration kits for cable verification, antenna measurement, and other field test and measurement applications has been launched. These integrated, short-open-load-through (SOLT) calibration kits are made up of two models that have a 26.5 GHz calibration capability. They feature a compact, lightweight, 4-in-1 design package with gold-plated, 3.5mm connectors and […]

The Long and Winding Road to High Reliability

by Fairview Microwave Although reliability engineering is a well-established discipline today, the concept itself has a long history of improvements made to ensure that electrical and electronic components are not only reliable but predictable. RF or microwave devices, subsystems, and systems have evolved in lockstep with the evolution of reliability engineering, and today even if […]

MMW Waveguide PIN Diode Switches

A new line of E- and W-band PIN diode waveguide switches is comprised of SPST and SPDT millimeter-wave waveguide switches that offer an ultra-broadband frequency range with fast switching performance. They are ideal for telecommunications, test instrumentation, R&D programs, and radar front ends in applications that involve general switching, receiver protection, pulse modulation, and antenna […]

Power Amplifier Accessories

A new family of RF and microwave power amplifier accessories includes heat sinks, heat sinks with cooling fans, and power control cable assemblies. The heat sinks in this line are ideal for thermal management of power amplifiers that can generate excessive levels of heat, and the power control cable assemblies are configured for select power […]