Newsletter | March 25, 2021

03.25.21 -- Smart Home Device Controller Supports Simultaneous Wireless Communications

Featured Articles
From The C Band To The V Band: A Year Of Big RF Spectrum Changes In The U.S.

Led by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), multiple portions of the spectrum ranging from the C band to the V band were either opened or auctioned to new uses throughout the year. These changes drive a variety of new opportunities for wireless device manufacturers and broadband and cellular carriers. These new opportunities result in a range of fresh challenges for RF technology vendors to help solve. 

You’ve Got The Power: 6 Essentials For Brushless DC Motor Control

This post includes excerpts from our newly developed Motor Control Fundamentals For Dummies book, providing the key elements of motor control for brushless DC (BLDC) motor management and how it improves efficiency while reducing cost, saving space, and increasing performance. 

Telecommunications Testing Using AR Amplifiers

This application note explores a number of testing requirements for telecommunication devices and how to benefit from AR RF/Microwave Instrumentation’s products. The paper will cover two broad categories of device testing – characterization and reliability – within mid to high power systems.

Automotive Connectivity Enables The Intelligent Transportation System

The automotive world is changing along with its role in the communication universe. New applications require cutting-edge technologies, driving innovative ideas like predictive communication. In this white paper, automotive use cases and scenarios are discussed along with technology aspects, specifically for automotive applications. Important test and measurement needs required to ensure optimal performance of these technologies. 

5G Mobile Technology - More Devices, Speed And Mobility

From commerce to education, and from dating to personal fitness, the merger of computers and wireless cellular technology has changed nearly every aspect of society. Mobile and embedded device manufacturers are looking to the future of wireless cellular communications in order to provide bandwidth and latency benchmarks required for a genuinely mobile-centric world.

Ceramic Feedthrough Filters: Winning The Finite EMI Fight

EMI is a serious concern for devices that are externally powered or require signal wires that extend outside the device. The wires that connect to power sources, or I/O points, can act as antennas that will allow EMI to be received and enter the device, causing it to perform improperly. 

Interference Hunting With Signal Hound's Spike Software

When Interference Hunting, it's possible to locate sources of interference while capturing detailed information about suspicious RF activity in the area. Spike's Interference Hunting analysis mode aims to untangle crossed signals by managing all the cluttered communication environments.

Industry News
Featured Multimedia
Detailed Indoor Channel Modeling with Diffuse Scattering For 5G Millimeter-Wave Wireless Networks

This webinar demonstrates Wireless InSite’s diffuse scattering capability.  An indoor office environment is used to show specific key effects of diffuse scattering, including its impact on complex impulse response and increased cross-polarization of received signals.

Featured Products And Services
High-Isolation Sky5 Switch: SKY5A1007

The SKY5A1007 by Skyworks is a state-of-the-art CMOS, silicon-on-insulator (SOI) double-pole, double-throw (DPDT) switch. Including automotive, cellular telematics, and cellular compensator 5G applications, the switch provides high-linearity performance, low insertion loss, and high isolation.

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Skyworks Solutions, Inc.
100 Watt Fixed Attenuator DC To 3GHz With 2.25" Diameter: 50FHLB-XXX-100

Model 50FHLB-xxx-100 is a uni-directional 100 Watt fixed attenuator that operates DC-3 GHz. It has a heatsink that is only 2.25 inches in diameter. It is available with 50 Ohm coaxial RF connectors N, 4.3/10, or 7/16.  It is currently available with attenuation values 10, 20, or 30dB. There are mounting holes (8-32 threads) on both ends of the heatsink.

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JFW Industries, Inc.