High-End GNSS Simulator

The SMW200A GNSS simulator adds a high-end solution to the company portfolio of satellite navigation system simulators. It can be extended to up to four RF outputs and allows GNSS signals to be simulated simultaneously in multiple frequency bands for multiple antennas, a new era in GNSS simulation. ROHDE & SCHWARZ (4)

Millimeter-Wave Beamforming Overview & Design Choices

by Rohde & Schwarz Current cellular 4G networks face a multitude of challenges. Soaring demand for mobile high-resolution multimedia applications brings these networks ever closer to their practical limits. 5G networks are envisioned to ease the burden on the current infrastructure by offering significantly higher data rates through increased channel bandwidths. Considering the shortage of […]

Signal and Spectrum Analyzer Option

The FSW85 signal and spectrum analyzer now provides 5 GHz analysis bandwidth, required for analyzing wideband signals such as automotive radar FMCW chirp signals, IEEE 802.11ay signals, and 5G waveform candidates, when equipped with the FSW-B5000 option. ROHDE & SCHWARZ (8)

Vector Network Analyzer

The new R&S ZNLE vector network analyzer brings excellent RF performance and faster measurements to the economy class. This easy-to-use instrument is the lightest, most compact VNA in its class, making S-parameter measurements as easy as ABC. It weighs only 6 kg and has a footprint of just 408 x 235mm. ROHDE & SCHWARZ (7)

NB-IoT Coverage Measurement Solution

R&S Mobile Network Testing now offers a new product for NB-IoT coverage measurements. The NB-IoT coverage measurement solution is based on the field-proven R&S ROMES drive test software for measuring network quality with scanners and test mobiles in all mobile technologies. In combination with the R&S TSMW, TSMA, and TSME scanners, R&S ROMES offers the […]

Compact Vector Network Analyzer

The R&S ZNLE vector network analyzer was launched to address the requirements of customers looking to perform RF measurements to characterize components such as antennas, attenuators, filters, and PCBs. The standalone instrument weighs only 6 kg and has a footprint of 408 x 235mm. ROHDE & SCHWARZ (11)

Over the Air Testing for Antenna Arrays: Challenges and Solutions

by Reiner Stuhlfauth, Technology Marketing Manager, Rohde & Schwarz, Munich and Dr. Corbett Rowell, Technology Marketing Manager, Rohde & Schwarz, Munich 5G will apply multiple antenna systems and combine them with enhanced spatial multiplexing to provide data for multiple users, known as massive MIMO. Despite their advantages, the industry is facing some challenges to characterize […]

Broadband Amplifiers

The R&S BBA130 broadband amplifiers are the world’s first amplifiers in the 80 MHz to 6 GHz range that allow users to optimize the transmission characteristics to the requirements of a specific application. The operating class for the transistors can be adjusted between Class A and Class AB during operation. The tolerance against mismatch at […]

Rohde & Schwarz Test and Measurement Division under new leadership

Effective July 1, 2017, Andreas Pauly, who was previously Vice President Signal Generators, Audio Analyzers and Power Meters, has taken over as Executive Vice President of the Test and Measurement Division at Rohde & Schwarz. Consequently, he was also appointed to the board of directors.Munich, July 3, 2017 — Andreas Pauly, 47, succeeds Roland Steffen, […]

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 […]