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What is JESD204 and why should we pay attention to it?
Design How-To  
7/31/2012   7 comments
As system designs become more complex and ADC/DAC performance improves, the JESD204 standard should be able to adapt and evolve to continue to meet the new design requirements.
Radio transceiver module is fast-switching, long range for industrial apps
Product News  
7/30/2012   Post a comment
The WFX2 radio Transceiver module from Radiometrix Ltd. is targeted for industrial applications requiring long range and high-reliability.
Fix it or pitch it?
Blog  
7/24/2012   8 comments
The billion-dollar handset market you probably never heard of.
Crystek VCO spans the band from 1662 to 1708 MHz
Product News  
7/24/2012   Post a comment
Low-noise oscillator delivers +2 dBm of output power from a 20 mA input for satcom, base-station, and digital radio applications.
Technology roundup: software-defined radio
Design How-To  
7/24/2012   Post a comment
Review the basics, discover design tips you can use, and better understand test by reviewing this SDR primer collection.
Analog Devices unveils octal ultrasound receiver
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7/24/2012   Post a comment
Featuring embedded digital demodulation and decimation filtering, the device reduces FPGA processing load.
Portable satellite base stations bolster disaster response
Design How-To  
7/24/2012   3 comments
Temporary networks formed with compact, portable satellite base stations give broad, robust access in emergencies.
Qualcomm, Renault team on wireless electric vehicle charging
News & Analysis  
7/24/2012   16 comments
Qualcomm has announced it has agreed to apply its wireless electric vehicle charging technology to Renault vehicles as part of an upcoming trial to take place in London in 2012.
Industry view: Strategy Analytics on the RF market
Blog  
7/17/2012   Post a comment
Christopher Taylor, director of RF and wireless components, weighs in on market dynamics, the biggest technology challenges, and the one place companies should spend their R&D dollars.
Analog Devices introduces superfast direct digital synthesizers
Product News  
7/17/2012   2 comments
The ICs offer up to 64-bit resolution, direct pin-access, and fast frequency tuning for for frequency-agile wireless applications.
Spirent's wireless-connectivity test system offers simultaneous functional device testing
Product News  
7/17/2012   Post a comment
Unit provides multi-radio wireless connectivity for rapid, simultaneous functional testing of Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, FM, and NFC.
UHF reader module from GAO Embedded suits mobile, fixed applications
Product News  
7/17/2012   Post a comment
Compact embedded unit can read from up to 5 m away, supporting applications like inventory management, asset monitoring, and personnel tracking.
Top 10 RF & microwave stories of 2012 (first half!)
Design How-To  
7/10/2012   4 comments
RF is hot, and it shows in this list of varied topics that caught your eye.
LTE networks: Operators see the light
Blog  
7/9/2012   Post a comment
Operators have tools to ensure performance potential.
Cable-based antennas from Gore improve wireless network access
Product News  
7/9/2012   Post a comment
Leaky lines for aircraft wireless applications improve signal propagation without additional hardware.
Devices identify wireless frequencies
Product News  
7/9/2012   Post a comment
Units handle applications from wireless microphones to intercoms and assisted listening devices.
SMT cellular M2M communication module for automotive use
Product News  
7/9/2012   Post a comment
Cinterion launched what it claims to be the world's smallest surface mount automotive M2M module providing global voice and data communications for vehicle telematics.
One in every five wearable wireless devices set for healthcare deployment by 2017
Research  
7/8/2012   1 comment
A new wave of wearable devices is being launched that will help track and share data from a range of activities and conditions, taking a large share of the wearable wireless devices market, according to ABI Research.
World's first Bluetooth low energy bike speed and cadence monitor is released
News & Analysis  
7/8/2012   Post a comment
Specialist smartphone fitness company, Wahoo Fitness, is launching the world's first Bluetooth low energy bike speed and cadence monitor - the Wahoo Blue SC - that employs a Nordic Semiconductor's µBlue nRF8001 Connectivity chip that tracks a bike's lifetime mileage.
Audi, Sierra Wireless jointly develop and test in-vehicle LTE infotainment system
News & Analysis  
7/8/2012   Post a comment
The system has already been showcased at several industry events this year, including the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas in January, and CeBIT in Hanover, Germany, in March.
IMS2012: Show in review
Design How-To  
7/3/2012   Post a comment
Here's a wrap-up of some of the things I saw at the IMS2012 in Montreal June 19-21st, 2012.
Freescale announces first GaN RF power amplifier for cellular apps
Product News  
7/3/2012   Post a comment
The AFG25HW355S is a 350W, high-performance-in-package (HiP), 2:1 asymmetric RF power amplifier built with gallium nitride (GaN) technology.
Freescale Airfast transistors target small-cell and macro-cell base stations
Product News  
7/3/2012   Post a comment
Airfast transistors boost efficiency, peak power and signal bandwidth of next-generation small-cell and large-cell base stations.
Freescale LDMOS power amplifiers perform in extreme conditions
Product News  
7/3/2012   Post a comment
Three RF power amplifiers joining the Airfast family deliver ruggedness, stability, and gain for land mobile applications
Vishay MLCCs feature high Q of 2000
Product News  
7/3/2012   Post a comment
The devices are optimized for filter and matching networks, and amplifier and DC blocking circuits.
Peregrine unveils SP3T optimized for low insertion loss
Product News  
7/3/2012   Post a comment
At IMS2012, Peregrine Semiconductor Corporation announced the SP3T PE42430 RF switch.
Peregrine expands digitally tunable capacitor line
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7/3/2012   Post a comment
Peregrine Semiconductor Corporation announced two new digitally tunable capacitors (DTCs)—the PE64101 and PE64102 (PE64101/2) DTCs.
Peregrine 8 GHz SP4T switch targets test-and-measurement/ATE applications
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7/3/2012   Post a comment
Peregrine Semiconductor Corporation (Peregrine) has released the SP4T PE42540 RF switch.
Averna Wideband RF recorder captures real-world RF signals
Product News  
7/2/2012   Post a comment
The RP-5300 RF Recorder is a field-ready multi-channel RF Recorder for applications covering 330 MHz to 2.5 GHz.


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