Current Headlines

  1. CCS 60GHz mmWave Trial Goes Live In City Of Bath – Delivering Gigabit Backhaul For UK Government-Backed 5G Smart Tourism Project

    Cambridge Communication Systems (CCS) Limited recently announces that its Metnet 60G unlicensed mmWave wireless solution delivering up to 12Gbps per radio is now live in the historic centre of Bath – delivering gigabit backhaul to support interactive 5G smart tourism applications and enhanced visual experiences using augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR) technology.

  2. Broadcasters Intruding On Exclusive Amateur Radio Frequencies

    The International Amateur Radio Union Region 1 (IARU-R1) Monitoring System (IARUMS) reports that Radio Hargeisa in Somaliland has returned to 7,120 kHz after a break of several weeks, while Radio Eritrea has been reported on 7,140 and 7,180 kHz.

  3. AVX Adds A New Insulator To Its 2.55mm-Profile IDC Series

    AVX Corporation, a leading manufacturer and supplier of advanced electronic components and interconnect, sensor, control, and antenna solutions, has added a new insulator to its 9176-800 Series low-profile insulation displacement connectors (IDCs) — the first and currently only industrial IDCs available in a 2.55mm profile — to accommodate an additional wire gauge and further expand application suitability.

  4. Remcom Announces 5G Antenna Array Design Features In XFdtd Electromagnetic Simulation Software

    Remcom announces 5G antenna array design features in the latest release of XFdtd® 3D EM Simulation Software, including workflow enhancements for modeling complex devices at millimeter wave frequencies.

  5. Traveling Wave Amplifier Offers 65 GHz Bandwidth

    RFMW, Ltd. announces design and sales support for a broad bandwidth, low-noise amplifier from Microsemi. With seven amplification stages, the MMA036AA Traveling Wave Amplifier offers 11 dBm P1dB (14.5 dBm pSat) for applications to 50 GHz.

  6. Fairview Microwave Releases New Series Of Flexible Waveguide Models That Deliver VSWR As Low As 1.05:1

    Fairview Microwave Inc., a leading provider of on-demand RF and microwave components, has unveiled a new line of seamless and twistable flexible waveguides covering 10 frequency bands from WR-137 to WR-22 and operating in the 5.85 GHz to 50 GHz range. Typical applications include base stations, DAS systems, antennas and test instrumentation.

  7. The Week In 5G: 12/11/2018 – Qualcomm Bringing 5G To PCs, Japan Slams Door On Huawei, 5G Huge For eSports

    Also, Australia and China assign spectrum licenses, Qualcomm claims a patent infringement victory, Vodafone devises a novel solution to small cell placement wariness, and more, all in this edition of The Week in 5G.

  8. u-blox And MBC Develop The World’s First Fully Integrated L1/L2 RTK Solution For Centimeter-Level Positioning Applications

    u‑blox, a global provider of leading positioning and wireless communication technologies, has announced the results of its collaboration with Korean broadcast media company MBC. With assistance from u‑blox, MBC has launched an ultra‑compact L1/L2 real time kinematic (RTK) multi‑band device, the MBC MRP‑2000, featuring a u‑blox ZED‑F9P high precision GNSS module.

  9. Researchers Create First Sensor Package That Can Ride Aboard Bees

    Farmers can already use drones to soar over huge fields and monitor temperature, humidity or crop health. But these machines need so much power to fly that they can’t get very far without needing a charge.

  10. Russian Scientists Have Proposed A New Model For Assessing The Effect Of Ionizing Radiation On Microelectronic Devices

    The main trend in the development of hardware components for digital and analog electronic equipment is to reduce the size of the active regions of diode and transistor structures.