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posted in February 2011

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ADI releases transceiver for ZigBee
Product News  
2/24/2011   Post a comment
Analog Devices, Inc. (ADI), has introduced the ADF7241 RF transceiver for 2.4 GHz ISM (industrial, scientific and medical) frequency band applications.
Jeopardy computer only uses a bit of its memory
Memory Designline Blog  
2/21/2011   6 comments
If you've been following the human vs computer Jeopardy shows on TV in the US recently, you've met the IBM supercomputer that is winning games (but perhaps not fans?).
NI blows the lid off VSA performance in PXI form factor
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2/21/2011   Post a comment
Last week I sat down with a team from National Instruments, they had a new vector signal analyzer (VSA) in a PXI form factor to show me that offers industry-leading performance for automated test.
Skyworks antenna switches assist smartphones, tablets, datacards
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2/18/2011   Post a comment
At the Mobile World Congress, Skyworks Solutions, Inc. introduced a new family of antenna switch modules (ASMs) for dual and triple-mode smart phones, tablets and datacards
Amp module from Avago safeguards WiMAX
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2/18/2011   Post a comment
Avago Technologies fully-matched power amplifier enables WiMAX to coexist with other radios in portable devices such as handsets, tablets, and USB dongle applications
TI transmit/receive processors take aim at base stations
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2/18/2011   Post a comment
Texas Instruments Incorporated (TI) recently introduced what it reports is the industry’s widest bandwidth, fully-integrated transmit/receive processors with digital pre-distortion (DPD) for 3G and 4G wireless base stations, remote radio heads, and government communication systems.
Spansion flash targets embedded applications
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2/17/2011   Post a comment
Spansion Inc. has expanded its family of NOR Flash memory devices to address applications in automotive, consumer electronics, and gaming.
Spirent simplifies MIMO device testing with new software
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2/14/2011   1 comment
At Mobile World Congress, Spirent releases software to help predict user experiences with MIMO LTE devices.
RF demodulator assists high dynamic range receivers
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2/14/2011   1 comment
Analog Devices releases the ADRF6801 demodulator which integrates a PLL synthesizer and VCO.
Universal front end targets mobile backhaul
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2/14/2011   Post a comment
At Mobile World Congress, PMC-Sierra introduces its Universal Front End 4 (UFE4) chip for Ethernet-based mobile backhaul
Tunable RF module offers AMC form factor
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2/13/2011   Post a comment
At Mobile World Congress, Signalion and N.A.T. plan to show what they claim as the world's first tunable RF module in an advanced mezzanine card form factor.
Comment: re: Tune in for LTE training - 2/8/2011
Agilent announces lineup for MWC
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2/8/2011   Post a comment
Agilent goes all out for 3G, 4G, LTE-Advanced testing demonstrations at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Feb 14-17.
AWR releases impedance matching module
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2/8/2011   Post a comment
AWR announces iMatch, an automated impedance matching module
Learn to optimize opamps
RF & Microwave Designline Blog  
2/8/2011   Post a comment
OnFebruary 9th at noon eastern time Analog Devices will be running a 60minute webcast that explains the different types of operational amplifiers, their basic function and describe how engineers can select the right op amp for their circuit design.
Biting into exabytes
Memory Designline Blog  
2/7/2011   4 comments
I am pretty geeky and live with a geeky family. We throw around the term Terabyte with some frequency here (really, we do). But exabyte? No. Never said that one before.
Nordic releases chip for Bluetooth low energy
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2/3/2011   Post a comment
Nordic Semiconductor ASA has released the µBlue nRF8001, which it reports is the first fully qualified Bluetooth v4.0 low energy design to combine the radio, link layer, and host into one end product listing (EPL), which enables designers to create new Bluetooth end products without any additional listing fees.
SkyTraq achieves low power in high-performance satellite receiver
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2/1/2011   Post a comment
SkyTraq has introduced S4554GNS-LP, a high-performance low-power GLONASS/GPS receiver.
Tune in for LTE training
RF & Microwave Designline Blog  
2/1/2011   3 comments
Great news! I know a lot of you are interested in LTE, and the EETimes Ed&Training group has put together a training session with Agilent Technologies called "How to verify the Data in your LTE uplink signal."
Agilent releases DDR3 protocol violation detector capability
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2/1/2011   Post a comment
Available with Agilent logic analyzers and oscilloscopes new capability monitors DDR3 bus traffic continuously and as long as required to find protocol violations early in the memory system design cycle. 
TriQuint releases PA module for ST-Ericsson broadband platforms
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2/1/2011   Post a comment
TriQuint Semiconductor, Inc has added the TQM7M9070 device to its TRIUMF Module™ Family.
I/Q downconverters target military apps
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2/1/2011   Post a comment
Hittite adds three I/Q downconverter/receivers for applications from 5.6 to 24 GHz

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