High-Efficiency 4W Power Amplifiers For Small Cell Applications

Skyworks offers a family of high-efficiency 4W power amplifiers (PAs) designed specifically for FDD and TDD 2G/3G/4G LTE small cell base station applications. These fully input/output matched power amplifiers feature high gain and linearity, and operating frequency ranges from 0.7 GHz to 3.8 GHz. Learn more.

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Spectrum Monitoring Techniques
By Anritsu

Spectrum monitoring can be used to ensure that the RF communications we all depend on for both civilian and defense applications work, and work well. The need for effective spectrum monitoring will only grow for the foreseeable future. This paper will help in understanding the trade-offs in monitoring spectrum, as well as how to set up an analyzer for each situation.

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Understanding And Calculating Probability Of Intercept In Spectrum Analysis
By Berkeley Nucleonics Corporation

In this application note, the POI will be explained pertaining to an RF signal analyzer, including the context of product export controls. It also covers the RTSA7550’s mechanisms for triggering and capturing a signal in real time.

Making 5G NR A Reality
By Qualcomm

The 5G New Radio (NR) is a solution designed to address diverse 5G services and devices and to get the most out of every spectrum across a wide array of regulatory paradigms and all spectrum bands. 

Broadband DOCSIS 3.1 Solutions

Qorvo's next-generation DOCSIS 3.1 products for cable networking applications include the 1.2 GHz power amplifiers as both hybrids and multi-chip modules (MCMs) that use the GaN HEMT process technology, and offer optimal linearity and output power while providing robust reliability. 

5G And MIMO Using Wireless InSite

The MIMO version of Wireless InSite simulates the detailed multipath of large numbers of MIMO channels while overcoming the increased level of computations required for traditional ray tracing methods.

Reliably Measuring Actual HF Immissions With SRM-3006

Immission measurement studies on the exposure of the general public to high frequency electromagnetic fields (HF EMF) have been limited to inspecting individual wireless services and the wireless internet. As a solution, Narda offers the SRM-3006 as a suitable instrument for these measurements.

GaN Technology For Wireless Base Stations

The new MAGb series from MACOM is a family of the industry’s first commercial base station-optimized GaN transistors designed to achieve excellent efficiency, bandwidth, and power gain. It is also the broadest portfolio available of RF to light solutions for wireless network infrastructures.

Preventative Maintenance Of Wireless Infrastructure With A PC-Driven VNA
By Copper Mountain Technologies

One of the most critical steps in ensuring reliable, long-term wireless infrastructure operation is performing regular preventative maintenance. This application note discusses the challenges of keeping up VNAs for field use, as well as testing processes, adjustments, automation, and programming.

Analog Advancements Make Waves In 5G Wireless Communications
By Ahmad Bahai, Baher Haroun, and Nikolaus Klemmer, Texas Instruments

5G wireless communication promises faster speeds, minimal latency, more connections, and lower power within the next few decades. However, many companies are still blazing trails on the technological path leading to these benefits. 

Distributed Antenna Systems (DAS)

Bird offers distributed antenna system (DAS) networks designed for use in wireless voice and data services (GSM, EDGE, UMTS, CDMA, LTE), and for other applications such as broadcasting and public safety (FM, TETRA, P25). 

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Design Considerations For Millimeter-Wave 5G Solutions

Andrew Christie with Peregrine Semiconductor spoke with us about what one should consider when developing millimeter-wave 5G solutions for applications involving fixed wireless access and access points for the densification of city areas.

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SiteLine Armored Test Cables

MegaPhase offers the SiteLine series of test cable assemblies constructed with a rugged armor for use in harsh assembly operations and on-site field testing with portable network analyzers. Created with GrooveTube technology, these cable assemblies are able to handle extreme conditions and physical stress associated with cable torqueing and floor crush conditions.

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