Newsletter | March 11, 2021

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Resources
The Future Of Satellite Communication Design: Four RF Technology Trends You Need To Know

This article explores four RF design trends that Knowles Capacitors identified based on 40-years of expertise in the RF industry that are helping Satcom design engineers meet the demands of the many industries relying on their devices today.

Connectivity Q&A: Examining The Massive Growth In Home Automation

Explosive growth is expected in the home automation market as more individuals adopt smart home technology. Statista is predicting the market to be worth upward of $53.5 billion by 2022. This is an astronomical number for a largely consumer-driven market. These numbers are mostly influenced by video entertainment, followed by home security and monitoring services. In this article, Tony Testa from Qorvo provides some insight into this high-growth market, giving some details about what Qorvo is seeing in home automation.

Dual Band Circularly Polarized Dielectric Resonator Antenna For Satellite Communication

In this example, a circularly polarized dielectric resonator antenna intended for use as part of a compass navigation satellite system (CNSS) is simulated in XFdtd to generate return loss, gain patterns, broadside gain versus frequency, and axial ratio.

Spectrum Monitoring With Hybrid AOA/TDOA Geolocation

This white paper explains the locating methods AOA and TDOA, including their differences. It also describes the products and solutions ideal for efficient spectrum monitoring with hybrid geolocation.

5 GHz Wi-Fi Coexistence With 5G Cellular For Improved User Experience

The ever-increasing demand for higher data rates and reduced buffering times has driven the continuous evolution of cellular communication and transmission. 5G promises to take performance to levels never seen before, with mounting pressure to deploy 5G handsets faster than any previous cellular standard.

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Featured Products And Services
DC-40 GHz Distributed Amplifier: CMD242

The CMD242 is a wideband GaAs MMIC distributed low noise amplifier die that is designed for use in applications operating from DC to 40 GHz. Features include ultra-wideband performance, low current consumption, excellent return losses, and a small die size.

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Qorvo
100 Watt Fixed Attenuator With Narrow 2.25" Diameter: 50FHLB-XXX-100

JFW offers the 50FHLB-XXX-100 100 Watt fixed attenuator with 50 Ohm impedance for engineers with restricted dimensions in a rack mount RF system. The heatsink is only 2.25 inches in diameter and 9.08 inches in length for engineers with restricted dimension in a rack mount RF system.

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JFW Industries, Inc.
SunAR Broadband Directional Antennas for Distributed Antenna Systems (DAS) Applications

SunAR offers a family of Directional Antennas designed for transmitting and receiving wireless communications signals for broadband wireless, EMC testing, signal monitoring and detection, and MIMO applications. Each antenna features broadband characteristics and an innovative design enabling them to operate over wide frequency ranges with constant gain and long-lasting strength and performance.

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Non-Blocking RF Matrix Switch: RFMS8X8-1-18GNB

The RFMS8X8-1-18GNB is an 8 input and 8 output non-blocking RF matrix switch that allows any of the 8 inputs to be routed to any or all the 8 outputs.  The unit operates over the frequency range of 1 GHz to 18 GHz and has signal gain, frequency compensation and controlled path lengths. 

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Corry Micronics, Inc.