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VCO spans 2184 to 2238 MHz
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3/29/2011   Post a comment
Z-Communications, Inc. has announced a RoHS-compliant voltage-controlled oscillator (VCO) model CRO2211B-LF in S-band.
Receiver aims for GLONASS, GPS
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3/28/2011   Post a comment
SkyTraq has introduced a 25mmx25mm GLONASS/GPS receiver optimized for high-performance and low-power.
Understand baluns for highly integrated RF modules
Design How-To  
3/28/2011   2 comments
Using EM simulation and modeling, RF/MMIC engineers can quickly determine the best physical layout for a particular Marchand balun that may fit their HBT and pHEMT push-pull amplifiers, balanced mixers, or any one of numerous applications.
Cloud-based collaboration for M2M applications
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3/27/2011   Post a comment
Verizon Wireless and Sierra Wireless have announced a new collaboration to co-market the Sierra Wireless' AirVantage; a cloud-based platform for developing, deploying and operating the next generation of connected devices and M2M applications.
Clock jitter cleaner boasts lowest phase noise
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3/22/2011   Post a comment
National Semiconductor introduces clock jitter cleaner family with industry’s lowest phase no
Time-domain simulations of high-speed links with X parameters
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3/21/2011   Post a comment
X parameters open the door for a large set of possibilities in the arenas of design, modeling and simulation. In addition to providing better techniques for predicting signal integrity performance in high-speed networks, they will generate many opportunities for research, development while providing a deeper insight into nonlinear modeling.
Compete for the world cup
Blog  
3/21/2011   5 comments
The Bluetooth SIG will start accepting entries for 2011 Innovation World Cup on May 1.
Expanding options for design with SiGe
Test & Measurement Designline Blogs  
3/21/2011   Post a comment
When it comes to developing the highest performance, most reliable, yet cost-effective products for leading-edge applications, design engineers in the RF/microwave industry need and want options
Multichannel 16-bit, Gsps-class DAC targets base stations, slashes dissipation
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3/21/2011   Post a comment
Texas Instruments' DAC3484 invokes innovative packaging and design as keys to performance, I/O, small size, thermal attributes
HSPA M2M module available in BGA form factor
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3/20/2011   Post a comment
To future-proof data transmission devices against non-availability of the 2G network, Telit is launching the HE series beginning with the HE863, a powerful, low-cost and fully equipped HSPA M2M module with embedded GPS receiver and 22 GPIOs in a BGA form factor.
Multi-protocol wireless router connects ZigBee sensor networks to the Internet
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3/20/2011   Post a comment
The Meshlium Xtreme multi-protocol router from Libelium supports five wireless standards, WiFi, ZigBee, GPRS, Bluetooth and GPS, as well as wireline Ethernet.
Wireless sensor system for industrial measuring and control
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3/20/2011   Post a comment
At the centre of the Wireless Sensor System is a simple-to-use Base Station designed to receive data from remote wireless devices.
ADI changes the game with Circuits from the Lab
Product News  
3/18/2011   6 comments
Designed for fast and easy system integration, ADI’s reference circuits test data, schematics, BOM, layout files, and device drivers
Driver amp powers VSAT applications
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3/15/2011   Post a comment
The TriQuint TGA2524-SM driver amplifier is well suited for linear power amplifiers or test equipment in the point to point radio and VSAT markets.
Near Field Communication (NFC) technology and measurements - Part 2: NFC RF measurements
Design How-To  
3/14/2011   7 comments
Part 2 of this white paper reviews RF tests on NFC enabled devices and looks at some example setups for tests on NFC phones in polling and listening mode.
Near Field Communication (NFC) technology and measurements - Part 1: Overview
Design How-To  
3/7/2011   8 comments
Part 1 of this white paper gives an overview of NFC uses, NFC technology and signals.
How to estimate the Q of spiral inductors using a planar EM simulator, Part 1 of 2
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3/5/2011   Post a comment
In this paper, we explain a technique for calculating the Q that does not require meshing the interior of the conductors. Therefore, planar simulators can be used.
TI claims highest performance narrowband RF transceiver
Product News  
3/1/2011   7 comments
At Embedded World, TI is demonstrating fully-integrated, sub-1GHz devices for ETSI Category 1. The company claims the RF transceivers feature 20 dB better channel rejection than the competition, and consume only 3 mA in Rx "sniff mode"


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