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EMC Products

ON Semiconductor www.onsemi.com
SolaHD www.solahd.com
Ferroxcube www.ferroxcube.com

Power Devices

Cree, Inc. www.cree.com
Skyworks Solutions, Inc. www.skyworksinc.com
Microsemi Corporation www.microsemi.com
JFW Industries www.jfwindustries.com
Nitronex www.nitronex.com


Fastrax Ltd. www.fastraxgps.com
Radiocrafts AS www.radiocrafts.com
Libelium www.libelium.com
Nextreme Thermal Solutions www.nextreme.com
Spacek Labs www.spaceklabs.com

Product Highlights

AR RF/Microwave Instrumentation www.arworld.us

Linear Technology Corporation www.linear.com

Mini-Circuits www.minicircuits.com

Connor-Winfield www.conwin.com

Aethercomm www.aethercomm.com

ACS www.appliedmicrowave.com

MITEQ, Inc. www.MITEQ.com

New Products

Crystek Corporation www.crystek.com

RF Micro Devices, Inc. www.rfmd.com

Linear Technology Corporation www.linear.com

Anritsu Company www.anritsu.com

Valpey Fisher Corporation www.valpeyfisher.com

TriQuint Semiconductor www.triquint.com

Mini-Circuits www.minicircuits.com

Analog Devices, Inc. www.analog.com

Aeroflex Limited www.aeroflex.com

Rohde & Schwarz www.rohde-schwarz.com

Lansdale Semiconductor, Inc. www.lansdale.com

Empower RF Systems www.EmpowerRF.com

Rakon Limited www.rakon.com

Spacek Labs www.spaceklabs.com

Agilent Technologies www.agilent.com

Computer Simulation Technology www.cst.com

W.L. Gore & Associates, Inc. www.gore.com

Skyworks Solutions, Inc. www.skyworksinc.com

Laird Technologies, Inc. www.lairdtech.com

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New PXI Remote Control and Bus Extension Modules 15 September 2017
3.5mm Precision In-Series Adapters 15 September 2017
50 MHz to 21 GHz Synthesizers 15 September 2017
Hermetically Sealed Adapters 15 September 2017
Continuing Education 15 September 2017
Synthesizers 15 September 2017
VVA 15 September 2017
Connectors 15 September 2017
Enclosures 15 September 2017
Quadrature Mixer 15 September 2017

Editor's Choice

1710 HFE choice 01

Power Dividers 6 - 18GHz

VidaRF offers a wide selection of 2-way through 32-way power divider/combiners, designed to cover 6-18GHz with average power handling of 30Watts for narrow, octave, dual and multi-octave band applications.  Low Insertion Loss, Low Amplitude & Phase balance. High Isolation port to port. Operating temp: -55C to +85C. Sealed and painted to meet IP65 standards. Connector type: SMA female, other connectors available upon request.


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Comb Generator

Herotek has expanded pre-amp comb generator GCA Series to include its new .750" (N3 package) long surface mount package for convenient placement on PCB Boards. GCA Series Comb Generators are used for Frequency Multipliers, Frequency Synthesizers, and built-in test source. GCA Series requires only +10 dBm or 0 dBm input for input frequency ranges from 250 MHz to 2000 MHz. Herotek’s GC Series (without preamp) also is offered in its "L" package, which is .53" long.


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Continuing Education

RF Technology Certification - Online

Dec 15, 2017 - Jun 20, 2018 - Live Web Conference, RF Mentor e-Learning / Rex Frobenius

This online program has been designed for applications, production, manufacturing engineers and technicians as well as other professionals who need to have a solid background in the fundamentals of working with RF and wireless products. This four-part program provides a thorough understanding of RF analytical tools, communications signals, RF devices and test instruments.

Besser Associates

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MLVS-Series Frequency Synthesizers 50 MHz to 10 GHz

Micro Lambda Wireless announced the production release of a new smaller and lower cost frequency synthesizer designed for low noise & fast tune applications. A standard frequency model is available covering 50 MHz to 10 GHz in a single unit. Phase noise at 5 GHz and 10 kHz offset of -130 dBc/Hz while at 10 GHz the phase noise is -125 dBc/Hz at 10 kHz offset, both industry leaders. Switching speed is specified at 50 uSec for a full band step.

Micro Lambda Wireless

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Coaxial Relays

RelComm Technologies, established in April 1994, designs and manufactures Design Enhanced Application Specific RF Coaxial Relay Products for high volume commercial telecommunications infrastructure, military communications as well as test and measurement instrumentation operating from DC to 40 GHz. The management team has more than seventy-five years of combined experience in design, manufacturing and marketing of products for this industry.

RelComm Technologies

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Logarithmic Amp: ELINT, RSSI, ESM, and More

L3 Narda-MITEQ announced the newest and smallest high-performance logarithmic amplifier in its product portfolio, the MLS-0206. The new amplifier is available now and was specifically designed for use in ELINT radar warning receivers, channelized receivers (Receive Strength Signal Indicator or RSSI), ESM systems, weather radar, airport landing systems and EW systems. “Our new logarithmic amplifier is ideal for both commercial and military applications, and can be produced for use in space as well,” said Boris Benger, Department Head of IF Products at L3 Narda-MITEQ.

L3 Narda-MITEQ

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Connectorized Components

Pulsar Microwave Corporation, established in 1987, is a valued supplier of high performance surface mount, plug-in and connectorized components, covering select frequency bands up to 85 GHz. Pulsar is a privately owned company with the design, manufacture, test and inspection controlled from our Clifton, New Jersey facility. Pulsar focuses primarily on high performance products. Our dedicated team of design, sales and applications engineers strives to maintain a close working relationship with our customers.

Pulsar Microwave

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Digitally Controlled PIN Diode Attenuator

Model A3P-85N-3AM is a Digitally Controlled PIN Diode Attenuator that operates from 26.0 – 40.0 GHz.  It is capable of a 32 dB attenuation range in 0.125 dB steps.  The Attenuation Flatness is +/- 2.5 dB with a 2.0:1 V.S.W.R. in 50 Ohms and a 4.0 dB Insertion Loss.  This PIN Diode Attenuator is Digitally Controlled via 8 BITs of TTL compatible binary logic with a switching speed less than 1.0 μSec. It handles +15 dBm CW or 1.0 Watt Max.  The package size is 2.0 x 2.5 x 0.75 inch.

G. T. Microwave

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Multipin Connector Catalog

Spectrum’s multi-pin connectors are available with 4, 7, 8, 12, and 23 coaxial inserts at the multipin end, allowing for all coaxial assemblies to be connected at once, in seconds, with no need for a torque wrench or safety wires. View the online catalog today at spectrum-et.com. Spectrum Elektrotechnik GmbH was founded in 1981 and has become a leading supplier of state-of-the-art components used in RF and microwave technology.

Spectrum Elektrotechnik

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Coaxial Switch

High reliability Single Pole Four Throw (SP4T) for space applications. The operating frequency range is from DC to 40.0 GHz with K connector. Low power input with operating voltage from 22 – 34 Vdc (28 Vdc Nominal) at extreme temperatures of -30°C to +85°C. The SP4T Coaxial Switch is latching type and equipped with suppression diodes, telemetry circuitry and 50 ohms terminations. In addition, it also features: multiple output RF transmission lines, robust and compact design and reliable. 


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Microwave Components is your distributor of choice, stocking premier product lines including SV Microwave, Delta Electronics, Micro-Coax, Times Microwave, XMA, MECA Electronics, Corning Gilbert, Radiall, Dynawave, TE Connectivity, and more. Contact us today for your RF/Microwave needs. 

Microwave Components

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Omnidirectional Antenna 

Model SAO-9031040060-10-S1 is a W-band omnidirectional antenna that operates from 90 and 100 GHz. This vertically polarized antenna offers 360 degree azimuth coverage with 0 dBi gain and ±3 dB gain flatness. The antenna features a half power beamwidth of 60 degrees in the vertical direction.

SAGE Millimeter

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