Communications http://defenseelectronicsmag.com/taxonomy/term/9302/more en Bandpass Filter Screens 0.7 to 6.0 GHz http://defenseelectronicsmag.com/components/bandpass-filter-screens-07-60-ghz <div class="node-body article-body">A digitally tunable filter provides adjustable passbands from 0.7 to 6.0 GHz. </div> <p><a href="http://defenseelectronicsmag.com/components/bandpass-filter-screens-07-60-ghz" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://defenseelectronicsmag.com/components/bandpass-filter-screens-07-60-ghz#comments Communications Components Test & Measurement Fri, 21 Oct 2016 20:46:00 +0000 9781 at http://defenseelectronicsmag.com Frequency Synthesizer Tunes 3 to 6 GHz http://defenseelectronicsmag.com/components/frequency-synthesizer-tunes-3-6-ghz <div class="node-body article-body">A compact frequency synthesizer combines multiple source techniques for excellent spectral purity from 3 to 6 GHz.</div> <p><a href="http://defenseelectronicsmag.com/components/frequency-synthesizer-tunes-3-6-ghz" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://defenseelectronicsmag.com/components/frequency-synthesizer-tunes-3-6-ghz#comments Communications Components Radar Fri, 21 Oct 2016 20:24:00 +0000 9771 at http://defenseelectronicsmag.com Frequency Dividers Tackle 0.5 to 18.0 GHz http://defenseelectronicsmag.com/components/frequency-dividers-tackle-05-180-ghz <div class="node-body article-body">A line of high-reliability frequency dividers has been developed for applications from 0.5 to 18.0 GHz in different division configurations. </div> <p><a href="http://defenseelectronicsmag.com/components/frequency-dividers-tackle-05-180-ghz" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://defenseelectronicsmag.com/components/frequency-dividers-tackle-05-180-ghz#comments Communications Components Electronic Warfare Thu, 20 Oct 2016 20:58:00 +0000 9761 at http://defenseelectronicsmag.com Amplifier Boosts Forward and Backward http://defenseelectronicsmag.com/components/amplifier-boosts-forward-and-backward <div class="node-body article-body">A bidirectional solid-state amplifier provides 3 W output power from 30 to 3,000 MHz in a compact housing. </div> <p><a href="http://defenseelectronicsmag.com/components/amplifier-boosts-forward-and-backward" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://defenseelectronicsmag.com/components/amplifier-boosts-forward-and-backward#comments Communications Components Electronic Warfare Thu, 20 Oct 2016 20:46:00 +0000 9751 at http://defenseelectronicsmag.com Rockwell Collins Demonstrates Wideband HF from Airborne C-17 http://defenseelectronicsmag.com/systems-subsystems/rockwell-collins-demonstrates-wideband-hf-airborne-c-17 <div class="node-body article-body">A complex air-to-ground data link was performed from an airborne C-17 aircraft to a ground station using wideband high-frequency (WBHF) technology.</div> <p><a href="http://defenseelectronicsmag.com/systems-subsystems/rockwell-collins-demonstrates-wideband-hf-airborne-c-17" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://defenseelectronicsmag.com/systems-subsystems/rockwell-collins-demonstrates-wideband-hf-airborne-c-17#comments Communications Systems & Subsystems Wed, 19 Oct 2016 16:28:00 +0000 9731 at http://defenseelectronicsmag.com <p>An airborne C-17 aircraft was part of a test examining the capabilities of performing air-to-ground communications using wideband high-frequency (WBHF) communications equipment. (Photo courtesy of the Boeing Co.)</p> Sidewinder Missile Tests Hit the Mark http://defenseelectronicsmag.com/test-measurement/sidewinder-missile-tests-hit-mark <div class="node-body article-body">Testing verified the effectiveness and reliability on aircraft communications to, and control of, AIM-9X Block I Sidewinder missiles.</div> <p><a href="http://defenseelectronicsmag.com/test-measurement/sidewinder-missile-tests-hit-mark" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://defenseelectronicsmag.com/test-measurement/sidewinder-missile-tests-hit-mark#comments Communications Test & Measurement Tue, 04 Oct 2016 20:52:00 +0000 9701 at http://defenseelectronicsmag.com Deciding on DSPs and FPGAs for EW http://defenseelectronicsmag.com/semiconductors/deciding-dsps-and-fpgas-ew <div class="field-deck"> Digital components like DSPs and FPGAs can provide the signal processing needed in modern radar and electronic-warfare systems, all the while helping to save size, weight, and power. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">DSPs and FPGAs are two of the key components recruited for signal-processing chores in defense electronics systems.</div> <p><a href="http://defenseelectronicsmag.com/semiconductors/deciding-dsps-and-fpgas-ew" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://defenseelectronicsmag.com/semiconductors/deciding-dsps-and-fpgas-ew#comments Communications Semiconductors Radar Space Mon, 03 Oct 2016 15:38:00 +0000 9671 at http://defenseelectronicsmag.com Matched-Impedance Splices Save Aerospace Cables http://defenseelectronicsmag.com/components/matched-impedance-splices-save-aerospace-cables <div class="node-body article-body">A matched-impedance splice allows in situ replacement of coaxial cables in aerospace applications. </div> <p><a href="http://defenseelectronicsmag.com/components/matched-impedance-splices-save-aerospace-cables" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://defenseelectronicsmag.com/components/matched-impedance-splices-save-aerospace-cables#comments Communications Components Space Tue, 12 Jul 2016 20:59:00 +0000 9521 at http://defenseelectronicsmag.com Particle-Filled Silicones Satisfy EMI Shielding Needs http://defenseelectronicsmag.com/materials/particle-filled-silicones-satisfy-emi-shielding-needs <div class="field-byline"> Dominic J. Testo, Specialty Silicone Products, Inc. </div> <div class="field-deck"> Silicone materials filled with conductive particles provide high levels of shielding and ease of use compared to traditional shielding solutions in a wide range of applications. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Silicones filled with conductive particles can provide generous EMI shielding without need of complex manufacturing processes.</div> <p><a href="http://defenseelectronicsmag.com/materials/particle-filled-silicones-satisfy-emi-shielding-needs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://defenseelectronicsmag.com/materials/particle-filled-silicones-satisfy-emi-shielding-needs#comments Communications Materials Electronic Warfare Radar Thu, 07 Jul 2016 17:00:00 +0000 9431 at http://defenseelectronicsmag.com Predicting the Performance of Defense Electronic Systems http://defenseelectronicsmag.com/systems-subsystems/predicting-performance-defense-electronic-systems <div class="field-deck"> High-level software programs can simulate the performance of tactical communications and radar systems, as well as how they behave under changing environmental conditions. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">System-level simulation software is often employed by military users not only for modeling performance, but also for training new operators on systems.</div> <p><a href="http://defenseelectronicsmag.com/systems-subsystems/predicting-performance-defense-electronic-systems" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://defenseelectronicsmag.com/systems-subsystems/predicting-performance-defense-electronic-systems#comments Communications Electronic Warfare Radar Systems & Subsystems Tue, 05 Jul 2016 16:08:00 +0000 9391 at http://defenseelectronicsmag.com