Cable assemblies are critical to obtaining correct test results and signal integrity in many applications. Proper care and handling of cable assemblies and connector interfaces is critical for insuring accurate operation.
It is imperative for military organizations to lighten the loads that soldiers carry into battle. Every piece of equipment must be able to improve communications, agility, and lethality for soldier reliability. Connector and cabling solutions have been identified as one place to make such improvements.
A problematic base station can be replaced, but a cable and antenna system is not so easy to replace. This article covers fundamentals of cable and antenna analysis measurements: return loss, cable loss, and distance-to-fault (DTF).
This white paper presents numerous environmental challenges, such as the ability of connectors to seal out dust, dirt, and water, which must be addressed by cable connector manufacturers, along with a variety of standards that possibly need to be met.
AtlanTecRF, a leading global RF and microwave components and equipment manufacturer, recently launched an expanded range of cable connector options for its standard cable assembly range.
W. L. Gore & Associates (Gore) has introduced the new GORE PHASEFLEX Microwave/RF Test Assemblies, Type 0N for High Density Test/Interconnection – a lightweight assembly that ensures consistent, repeatable measurements with stable electrical performance up to 50 GHz.
W. L. Gore & Associates, Inc. (Gore) has introduced new GORE-FLIGHT Microwave Assemblies, 6 Series – lightweight cable solutions that deliver the lowest insertion loss before and after installation, ensuring reliable performance for the life of the system.
Cinch Connectivity Solutions, a Bel group company, and global leader in delivering reliable connectivity solutions, announces the Johnson 2.4mm Series of 50 GHz High Frequency Adapters.