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Low PIM frequency band loads suitable for DAS applications

Low PIM frequency band loads suitable for DAS applications
A new series of telecommunications frequency band loads has been introduced by Link Microtek whose low PIM (passive intermodulation) characteristics make them particularly suitable for DAS (distributed antenna system) applications. They can also be used in other types of communications system where low PIM is required.
15th May 2017

Link Microtek wins contract to supply high-power microwave circulator

Link Microtek wins contract to supply high-power microwave circulator
Link Microtek has been awarded a contract by the Science & Technology Facilities Council to supply a high-power microwave circulator assembly for a new particle accelerator project that is currently under development. The high-power S-band circulator, which is being designed and manufactured by US firm Ferrite Microwave Technologies, will be used in the RF front-end section of the next-generation light source test facility known as CLARA (compact linear accelerator for research and applications).
11th January 2017

EuMW 2016: RF/microwave distributor tackles French market

EuMW 2016: RF/microwave distributor tackles French market
There is a new contender in the RF/ microwave distribution space. Transtech Technologies has been established to act as a technical representative in France for manufacturers of microwave and RF products. It is backed by two established distributors – Globes Elektronik of Germany and Link Microtek of the UK.
5th October 2016


Robust microwave rotating joints offer reliability

Robust microwave rotating joints offer reliability
On stand 180 at European Microwave Week, Link Microtek will be highlighting its in-house capabilities for the design and manufacture of microwave rotating joints for use in radar applications. Also on display will be products from a number of Link’s manufacturing partners around the world.
12th September 2016

Dielectric resonator oscillators target satcoms systems

Dielectric resonator oscillators target satcoms systems
An extensive range of mechanically tunable dielectric resonator oscillators (DROs) that offer excellent frequency stability when subjected to variations in temperature or VSWR has been introduced by Link Microtek. Manufactured by L-3 Narda-MITEQ, the DRO-ST series are ruggedly constructed using thin-film hybrid microcircuit technology and are designed for operation under severe environmental stress in applications such as military satellite-communications systems.
11th September 2016

Digital step attenuator covers 1MHz to 2.5GHz frequency range

Digital step attenuator covers 1MHz to 2.5GHz frequency range
The latest addition to Link Microtek’s portfolio of products from manufacturer Peregrine Semiconductor is a 75-ohm, 6-bit RF digital step attenuator (DSA) that delivers glitch-less transitions between attenuation states. The PE4314 device is ideal for wired broadband applications in cable/satellite customer premises equipment and infrastructure equipment.
5th August 2016

PIM analysers cover five mobile phone bands

PIM analysers cover five mobile phone bands
Now available from RF and microwave equipment supplier Link Microtek is CCI’s PiMPro family of portable PIM (passive intermodulation) analysers, which enable users to cover the five UK licensed mobile-phone bands with only four units, representing a 20% cost saving compared with competitive products.
1st July 2016

Mixer family covers frequencies from 1GHz to 50GHz

Mixer family covers frequencies from 1GHz to 50GHz
Now available from Link Microtek is one of the most extensive mixer product lines on the market. Manufactured by L-3 Narda-MITEQ, the family of mixers comprises more than 400 standard models, offering a wide variety of configurations for operating frequencies from 1GHz all the way up to 50GHz.
6th June 2016

Exclusive deal extends millimetre wave component line up

Exclusive deal extends millimetre wave component line up
The portfolio of products at Link Microtek has been extended with a comprehensive line-up of millimetre-wave components for both military and commercial applications, following the signing of an exclusive representation agreement with HXI of Harvard, Massachusetts.
27th May 2016

Antenna tester accelerates maintenance checks

Antenna tester accelerates maintenance checks
The Azdec infrared communications system developed by Link Microtek has been enhanced by introducing a compact antenna tester to simplify and speed up the regular checks carried out by maintenance personnel. Typically deployed in naval or commercial maritime applications, the Azdec system provides totally secure, interference-free, short-range communications while allowing operators to roam away from their base positions, unhindered by any trailing wires.
17th February 2016

Field analyser facilitates safety measurements for impending EMF Directive

Field analyser facilitates safety measurements for impending EMF Directive
Now available from Link Microtek is a new field analyser that has been designed to provide a straightforward means of evaluating sources of low-frequency fields against the requirements of the forthcoming EMF Directive, which comes into force at the beginning of July 2016. Manufactured by Narda Safety Test Solutions, the EHP-50F compact field analyser covers the frequency range from 1Hz to 400kHz, employing powerful FFT analysis techniques to assess the low-frequency fields that occur wherever electrical energy is generated, distributed or used.
1st December 2015

Solid-state high-power amplifier helps to counter threat of IEDs

Solid-state high-power amplifier helps to counter threat of IEDs
The latest addition to the MtronPTI range of solid-state high-power amplifiers is the compact PA1029 module, which delivers a microwave power output of 50W over frequencies from 2.2 to 6GHz, making it suitable for use in vehicle-mounted counter-IED jamming systems.
24th November 2015

Attenuators offer flat frequency response up to 40GHz

Attenuators offer flat frequency response up to 40GHz
A new range of high-power attenuators that offer a flat response right across their specified frequency band of 26.5 to 40GHz, making them ideal for use in the testing of military or commercial Ka-band satellite-communications systems has been unveiled by Link Microtek. Known as the AM28J-XXMP series, the devices are available with attenuation levels ranging from 10 to 30dB, while a microwave power handling capability of up to 100W CW enables measurements to be carried out on either TWT (travelling wave tube) or solid-state high-power amplifiers.
30th October 2015

Link Microtek, L-3 Narda MITEQ ink UK/Ireland pact

Link Microtek, L-3 Narda MITEQ ink UK/Ireland pact
Link Microtek has been appointed as the exclusive representative in the UK and Ireland for the entire range of products manufactured by US-based L-3 Narda-MITEQ, which was formed early in 2015 after L-3’s acquisition of MITEQ. Serving both the commercial and military markets, Link Microtek has been representing L-3 Narda Microwave for many years and, since 2012, has also handled MITEQ’s rack-mount satellite communications equipment – namely, frequency converters, redundancy switchover units, equalisers and uplink power control systems.
21st October 2015

Obsolete test system brought back to life!

Obsolete test system brought back to life!
An obsolete test system has been recreated by Link Microtek for a prime contractor in the defence industry. It enables the end customer to continue critical support for an avionics EW (electronic warfare) system. Using its expertise in microwave engineering, electronics and mechanical design, Link Microtek was able to reproduce the complex unit working only from a set of old drawings and some parts.
15th October 2015

High-performance oscilloscopes offer 16-bit vertical resolution

High-performance oscilloscopes offer 16-bit vertical resolution
Now available from Link Microtek are the latest Rohde & Schwarz RTO-series high-performance digital oscilloscopes, which offer high-definition signal analysis with a vertical resolution of up to 16 bits, clear and simple touchscreen operation, and the world’s first real-time digital trigger system.
6th October 2015

Hand-held spectrum analyser measures up to 40GHz

Hand-held spectrum analyser measures up to 40GHz
A hand-held spectrum analyser that is not much larger than a smartphone and yet is able to carry out measurements on microwave signals at frequencies as high as 40GHz is in stock at Link Microtek. Manufactured by SAF Tehnika, the versatile Spectrum Compact instrument is primarily aimed at field engineers dealing with commercial mobile-phone infrastructure, satellite communications links or military communications systems.
28th August 2015

PA module delivers 10W microwave power at up to 18GHz

PA module delivers 10W microwave power at up to 18GHz
A solid-state power-amplifier (PA) module that has been designed to provide a microwave power output of 10W CW over the frequency range 6 to 18GHz, making it particularly suitable for use in EMC test rigs and broadband military jamming systems is available from Link Microtek. Utilising GaAs FET technology, the MTronPTI PA1068 module is a compact, high-performance Class A amplifier with a minimum small-signal gain of 40dB and a gain flatness of better than 4dB peak-to-peak.
20th August 2015

Link Microtek inks service deal with L-3 Narda-MITEQ

Link Microtek inks service deal with L-3 Narda-MITEQ
Link Microtek has been appointed as UK and Ireland service centre for the range of satellite communications equipment produced by US manufacturer L-3 Narda-MITEQ, Formed earlier this year following the acquisition of MITEQ Inc. by L-3’s Narda Microwave East business, L-3 Narda-MITEQ designs and manufactures standard and customised satcom products such as frequency converters, redundancy switchover units, equalisers and uplink power control systems.
18th May 2015

RF analysers target spectrum monitoring applications

RF analysers target spectrum monitoring applications
The NRA series of compact rack-mount RF analysers has been expanded by Narda Safety Test Solutions with the introduction of two new ‘RX’ models, which have been specifically designed for spectrum-monitoring applications. The analysers are ideal for short- and long-term observation of all types of RF signals, including pulsed and sporadic transmissions, and will attract oraganisations including communications authorities, broadcast companies, air-traffic control operators and military intelligence.
20th April 2015


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