Current Headlines

  1. FCC Approves OneWeb Broadband Satellite Constellation

    The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has granted the request of OneWeb to launch and operate its proposed constellation of 720 satellites to cover the United States market.

  2. Dedicated Pulse Discharge MLC Capacitors From Knowles Brand Novacap

    Dedicated pulse discharge Multilayer Ceramic chip capacitors for munitions, ordinance, and oil field exploration and perforation are available from Knowles Capacitors brand, Novacap. These capacitors offer the exceptional reliability afforded by ceramic multilayer fabrication using advanced ceramic and electrode formulations, with thin, dense and precise dielectric layers to satisfy unique and difficult requirements with unsurpassed quality. Energy density exceeds that of conventional Class 1 materials and offers excellent short duration pulse delivery at temperatures to 200ºC.

  3. Quintech Electronics’ NEXUS-4 Mesh Test Matrix To Speed Up Top Global Security Company’s Software Defined Radio (SDR) Development

    Quintech Electronics & Communications, Inc., (, a world leader in the design and manufacture of RF matrix switches, announced that its NEXUS-4 16 port mesh test matrix switch was delivered and installed in a major government contractor’s Software Defined Radio (SDR) systems laboratory.

  4. Qorvo Beijing Earns Automotive ISO Quality Certification

    Qorvo, a leading provider of innovative RF solutions that connect the world, announced that its Beijing manufacturing facility has earned ISO/TS 16949 qualification for testing and production of automotive RF components.

  5. ANCOM Is Launching A Public Consultation On New Rights To Use Radio Spectrum With A View To 5G Technologies

    ANCOM recently launches a public consultation on the need and the desirability of organizing a competitive selection procedure for granting rights to use radio frequencies in the new harmonized European frequency bands for terrestrial broadband mobile communications systems, namely 694-790 MHz and 1452 -1492 MHz, as well as in the sub-bands remaining unadjusted following previous selection procedures, namely 791-796 MHz / 832-837 MHz, 2530-2570 MHz / 2650-2690 MHz, 3410-3420 MHz / 3510-3520 MHz and 3450-3465 MHz / 3550-3565 MHz.

  6. DoD Resurrects Sea-Based X-Band Radar For Ballistic Missile Defense

    The U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) is reviving the long-stalled deployment of its Sea-Based X-Band Radar (SBX) component for the Ballistic Missile Defense System (BMDS), awarding a $57,675,835 cost-plus-incentive-fee contract to Gryphon Technologies.

  7. Resonant Signs Licensing Agreement For Two Quadplexers With A New Customer

    Resonant Inc., a designer of filters for radio frequency front-ends, or RFFE, that specializes in delivering designs for difficult bands and complex requirements, has signed a licensing agreement with a new customer, who is an established provider of key components for the RFFE market in China.

  8. XYS Integrated Circuits Division Introduces A New Low Cost Dual 5A Gate Driver IC

    IXYS Integrated Circuits Division (ICD), Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of IXYS Corporation (NASDAQ:IXYS), announced the immediate availability of the IX4340 low cost Dual 5A Gate Driver IC.

  9. USB-Powered 4-Channel Programmable Digital Attenuator With 0.1 dB Step Size From 200 MHz To 6 GHz

    Vaunix has announced a new digital attenuator added to their family of USB-powered, programmable digital attenuators for RF automated test equipment, affordable RF test, and research/education applications.

  10. ABI Research Forecasts Pulsed RF Power Semiconductor Device Markets Will Exceed US$200M By 2022

    ABI Research forecasts markets for pulsed RF power devices up to 4 GHz will show continued moderate growth over the next five years and exceed $200 million by 2022.