Newsletter | September 5, 2019

09.05.19 -- Spotlight On Aerospace Tech | NewSpace Terminal Test Considerations

 
Featured Article
NewSpace Terminal Testing Challenges And Considerations
By Rohde & Schwarz GmbH & Co. KG

NewSpace networks and terminal vendors need to thoroughly test wireless communication systems and components to ensure uninterrupted operation and high quality of service. This white paper focuses primarily on the challenges ground terminals (user terminals and gateway terminals) present to design verification testing and manufacturing. Conducted and radiated test solutions are also discussed.

Spotlight On Aerospace Technology
Why Is RF Filtering So Important?
Article | By Jarred Lawler, NuWaves Engineering

Why is RF filtering so important? Simply put, filters reduce the interference in the environment that affects the performance of the communication system and reduce the interference caused by the communication system.

How To Meet AS9100 Requirements As A Defense Subcontractor
Application Note | dB Control

Since the construction and maintenance of aircraft involves a variety of products, quality and compliance become major concerns. For these reasons, manufacturers supplying the aerospace industry face the decision whether or not to become AS9100 certified.

Aerospace And Defense Solutions
Brochure | Skyworks Solutions, Inc.

Aerospace and defense industries depend on precision systems operating faultlessly under extreme conditions. Skyworks’ RF/microwave products support applications including avionics systems, electronic defense and countermeasure platforms, global positioning devices, and land mobile radios.

Resources
Antenna Factor Calculations And Deviations
White Paper | A.H. Systems

In recent years, the use of a term call "Antenna Factor" in EMC and spectrum pollution work has become very important. There has been a great need for measuring field intensity and/or power density as accurately and conveniently as possible.

Aircraft Radome Characterization Via Multiphysics Simulation
Article | Altair Engineering Inc

This white paper covers the material characterization and optimization of a radar dome (radome) build out of carbon and fiberglass. Also discussed is the design and optimization of a radar antenna and the simulation of a radar integrated behind the radome and wing structure.

Multichannel Radar Signal Emulator (MRSE) System For Testing Radar In Space Applications
Case Study | D-TA Systems Inc.

D-TA Systems’ 4-channel standard MRSE-2000 system is designed to provide a phase coherent multichannel radar signal emulator platform that could simulate the backscatter returns from a distant flying target to a multiple-channel radar system. 

Leading The Way In The Broadband Component And Testing Industry
Case Study | Krytar

Krytar’s product line meets the needs of a diverse, growing customer base and relies on partners who share a commitment to service. This case study discusses Krytar’s partner, Sunstone, and the advantages of working with them to deliver the highest quality customized products every time.

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Featured Multimedia
Introducing The AR-5010 — Go Further. Do More
 
Our engineer takes you into the features, benefits, and markets for the new AR-5010 amplifier. The AR-5010 is a class A amplifier designed with optimized performance to support linearly modulated, multi-carrier waveforms with high crest factors. The AR-5010 is a part of AR Modular RF’s AR-5000 Series, which is the next generation of wide-band, Class A/AB linear amplifier designed for use with modern digital modulations.
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Strategies To Manage Obsolescence In Aerospace And Defense
 

Test engineers spend up to 50 percent of their time dealing with obsolescence in test program sets (TPSs). This National Instruments Webinar discusses how to overcome obsolescence challenges and explores best practices in operations implementation, hardware acquisition, and software design to reduce the sustainment burden of handling obsolescence in test systems long before the equipment goes end of life.

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