Amplifiers span 700 MHz to 2.8 GHz Product News 9/26/2012 Post a comment Milmega, now part of Teseq, offers the AS0728 range of broadband amplifiers, which covers a frequency range of 700 MHz to 2.8 GHz at various power levels to meet test requirements within wireless frequency bands.
What engineers want in a handheld spectrum analyzer Design How-To 9/26/2012 Post a comment Surprisingly few handhelds are designed to address all of the rigors the outdoors has to offer. Understanding what field engineers want from a handheld spectrum analyzer requires a scrutiny of the environmental realities faced in the field.
Europe develops space safety radar Design How-To 9/20/2012 1 comment Space debris is a growing problem. European Space Agency said it is developing a radar that will test and validate techniques for observing orbital debris.
NI releases stand-alone CompactDAQ system Product News 9/12/2012 Post a comment National Instruments has expanded its CompactDAQ platform with a stand-alone data-acquisition system that is compatible with over 50 sensor-specific I/O modules to allow mixed-measurement data logging.
Frequency synthesizer boasts low phase noise Product News 9/12/2012 Post a comment Noise eXtended Technologies (Noise XT) announced the LNS-18, a general-purpose low-noise synthesizer that can be used as a signal source for driving up-converters and down-converters in defense and aerospace applications where phase noise is critical
Compare VNA and TDR performance Design How-To 9/12/2012 Post a comment In the test and measurement industry, two distinct camps exist: those who favor vector network analyzers (VNA) and those who favor time domain reflectometers (TDR). Is there a quantifiable difference in measurement uncertainty between the TDR and VNA?
Blog Doing Math in FPGAs Tom Burke 24 comments For a recent project, I explored doing "real" (that is, non-integer) math on a Spartan 3 FPGA. FPGAs, by their nature, do integer math. That is, there's no floating-point ...