RF coaxial connectors provide vital RF links in communications, broadcast, EMC testing, commercial and military, as well as test and measurement fields. This article provides guidance and insight in choosing connectors best suited to accommodate your specific application.
This paper examines USSOCOM's emerging requirements for new and updated submersible equipment, with a focus on the factors that qualify such equipment for operation in combat environments. Specifically, it addresses the components most often considered the weakest link – namely, electrical cable connectors. Typically, significant changes in military equipment requirements such as this spawn innovation in the private sector. So the paper concludes by reviewing the types of equipment for which the 20-meter submersible capability may soon become standard.
The masking effect of cable loss may cause your antenna to "appear" to perform more efficiently than is actually the case. In fact, it is possible to measure apparently acceptable VSWR or return loss levels even though your antenna may be completely out of operation. The purpose of this article is to provide an understanding of cable loss masking effect and explain how to avoid these pitfalls...
A recent study conducted for the aerospace industry showed that 29 percent of respondents said the cause of Microwave/RF cable failure or repair is due to damage during installation. Damaged airframe microwave assemblies result in system failures, re-testing, delayed production, increased maintenance downtime, and eventual replacement of the entire setup.
Pasternack, a leading manufacturer and supplier of RF, microwave and millimeter wave products, introduces a new family of in-stock high-rel electromechanical relay switches with designs that range from 2 to 10 million life cycles, making them uniquely qualified for applications including defense and commercial aviation, semiconductor manufacturing, communications, radar, SATCOM, test instrumentation, medical devices and many others.
Company showcases its EACON field-mountable cable assemblies, providing the utmost in integration flexibility for land-based and vehicular requirements, addressing electronic countermeasures, and mission applications support
HUBER+SUHNER will launch its new line of cable assemblies at the International Microwave Symposium in Phoenix, Arizona. These new high performance, minibend range of cable assemblies are developed for phase critical applications requiring both matched and stable electrical length connectivity for the space, defense, and test and measurement markets. The company will also showcase its ultra-lightweight, high radiation resistant microwave coaxial cable assemblies.