Wireless Infrastructure forms the backbone of the modern wireless communication industry. It consists of various product categories which include base stations, radios, antennas, emulators, hand-over test systems, spectrum monitors and much more. The industry has now started moving toward millimeter wave (mmWave) frequencies to address future needs for very high capacity and ultra-low network latency with the continued rise in user demands. In this post, everything RF has listed some trending Wireless Infrastructure products on the website in June 2022.
Economically Downconvert 5G mmWave Signals
The D4000 from thinkRF is an RF Downconverter/Tuner that downconverts an Input RF signal from 24 - 40 GHz to 1.536 GHz. Mobile operators & system integrators can retain existing field, lab & manufacturing test equipment, extend the life of their investment & reduce time to market & costs when measuring 5G signals in a variety of deployment scenarios/applications. This portable, high-performance, & plug-and-play-based platform enables purpose-built, 5G-ready solutions. Read more.
Weatherproof RF Receiver from 9 kHz to 8 GHz for Spectrum Monitoring
The RFeye Node 40-8 from CRFS is a purpose-built RF receiver for spectrum regulators that combines high-performance spectrum monitoring with a rugged form factor at an affordable price. It provides real-time spectrum operations and is low in Size, Weight, and Power (SWaP) making it easy to deploy where it is needed. The receiver has an operating frequency from 9 kHz to 8 GHz and a sampling rate of 62.5 MS/s I&Q. Read more.
Spectrum Monitoring and Radiolocation System from 8 kHz to 8 GHz
The R&S®UMS400 from Rohde & Schwarz is a Universal Monitoring System that operates from 8 kHz to 8 GHz (can be extended up to 20 GHz). It can be used for outdoor spectrum monitoring and radiolocation of sporadic interferers. This monitoring system supports signal measurements in line with ITU Recommendations and can be integrated into monitoring systems running the R&S®ARGUS spectrum monitoring software or other control software easily. Read more.
2 Gbps Outdoor Point-to-Point mmWave Radio from 11 to 18 GHz
The PTP 850S from Cambium Networks is an Outdoor Point-to-Point mm-Wave Radio that operates from 11 to 18 GHz. It has channel bandwidth from 14 to 224 MHz, can provide up to 2 Gbps capacity, and is capable of 4096 QAM with ACM. The radio supports L1 link aggregation and can upgrade existing links for additional capacity with a single cable. It has a 10/100/1000Base-T RJ-45 ethernet interface and supports AES 256 encryption. Read more.
5 GHz Dual-Carrier, Point-to-MultiPoint Beamforming Base Station Up to 1.5 Gbps
The RADWIN NEO DUO from Radwin is a low-cost Dual-Carrier, Point-to-MultiPoint Beamforming Base Station that operates in the 5 GHz band. It has an integrated bi-directional (uplink and downlink) beamforming antenna that enables frequency reuse. This Point to MultiPoint solution provides best-in-class radio interference mitigation and wide coverage, superior to Access Points with a horn or uplink-only beamforming antenna. Read more.
700 Mbps Outdoor Wireless Point-to-Point Bridges from 4.9 to 6.1 GHz
The LigoPTP 5-N/5-23 RapidFire Solutions from LigoWave are Outdoor Wireless Point-to-Point Bridges that operate from 4.9 to 6.1 GHz. They use a unique and powerful RF design that supports up to 256-QAM modulation and provides a throughput of 700 Mbps. The LigoPTP 5-N/5-23 RapidFire consists of an internal dual-linearly polarized antenna that provides 23 dBi of gain and has a VSWR of 1.5:1. Read more.
Air Interface Emulator from 400 to 6000 MHz
The AIE-W5ER from Becker RF is an Air Interface Emulator that operates from 400 to 6000 MHz. It enables realistic emulation of HF levels for radio field communication such as in wireless networks. The system offers 5 bidirectional inputs and outputs for connecting different network access points. Each of the 5 ports can be fed separately with a composite RF signal. Read more.
Rack-Mountable 4x16 Fan-Out Handover Test System from 0.5 to 6 GHz
The 50PA-841 from JFW Industries is a 4 x 16 Handover Test System that operates from 500 to 6000 MHz. It provides an attenuation from 0 to 95 dB with a step size of 1 dB and has a switching speed of less than 4 µsec. The system is constructed as a full fan-out network, meaning there is a non-blocked RF path between each input and output RF port. It can handle an input power of 36 dBm and has an insertion loss of less than 40 dB. Read more.
Lightweight 10 W Dual-MIMO Radio System from 1350 to 1500 MHz
The THPR1039 from Triad RF Systems is a lightweight Dual MIMO 10 W (5W per channel) Radio System that operates in the L-Band from 1350 to 1500 MHz. It has been developed for long-distance UAS Video and C2 links, which achieves RF link ranges over 50 km when used in both the ground and air radio segments. This unit, built with a magnesium housing, is an expansion of Triad’s High Power Radio System (THPR) product line. Read more.
24-Port MIMO Multibeam Panel Antennas from 1695 to 2690 MHz
The MBM6F Series from CCI Products are 24-Port Multibeam Panel Antennas that operate from 1695-2690 MHz. They contain 6 independent LTE optimized beams with 4x4 MIMO capability or 12 independent LTE optimized beams with 2x2 MIMO capability or any other combination of 4x4 MIMO/2×2 MIMO deployment. Read more.
4×4 MIMO Panel Antenna for Stadiums from 1695 to 3800 MHz
The AW3873-T0-F from Alpha Wireless is an 8-Port Panel Antenna that operates from 1695 – 2170 MHz and 3400 – 3800 MHz. This ±45° slant linearly polarized antenna provides 10 dB of gain and has a VSWR of less than 1.5:1. It has azimuth and elevation beamwidths of 50° with a front-to-back ratio of more than 28 dB. The antenna provides isolation of more than 25 dB and has passive intermodulation (PIM) of -150 dBc. Read more.
Next-Gen 3 GHz/6 GHz Wideband RF Over Fiber Link
The Optiva OTS-1LNG 3 GHz/6 GHz 1310 nm Wideband RF Over Fiber Link from Emcore is a Next-Gen L-Band fiber optic link. It is optimized to provide transparent IF, extended L-Band, C, and S-Band signal transport from 50 MHz to 6 GHz for satellite antenna and interfacility applications. This fiber optic link has a typical noise figure of 17 dB and a Tx/Rx adjustable gain range of 30 dB. Read more.
C-Band RF-over-Fiber Link from 500 MHz to 7.5 GHz
The HRx-C from Vialite is a C-Band RF-over-Fiber Link that operates from 500 MHz to 7.5 GHz. The link uses distributed feedback (DFB) lasers with longer wavelengths making it ideal for use with multiplexers. It delivers an optical output power of 10 mW and has a VSWR of 1.5:1. The link provides a gain of up to 15 dB and has a noise figure of 21 dB (@5 GHz) and an SFDR of 105 dB/Hz (@5 GHz). Read more.
Antenna Alignment Tool with Android Tablet
The AAT30C from Sunsight is an Antenna Alignment Tool with an accuracy of 0.3 degrees RMS in azimuth and 0.1 degrees in Tilt and Roll. This Alignment Tool is the ideal product for traditional RF panel antenna alignment. It measures antenna alignment in azimuth, latitude/longitude, tilt, roll (plumb), MSL height, and AGL height (with laser rangefinder option). The alignment reports are accepted by all major US carriers as well as many international carriers. Read more.
Bi-Directional Amplifiers from 150 to 174 MHz for Public Safety Applications
The CS40-Series from Westell are VHF Bi-Directional Amplifiers (BDAs) that operate from 150 to 174 MHz. They deliver an output power of up to 1 W with a gain of 85 dB and support 4-port simplex and duplex operation. These Class A/B BDAs include 16 filters per band (Class A) with individual filter bandwidths from 12.5 to 75 kHz. Read more.
Dual-Band Tower Mounted Amplifier from 1920 to 2690 MHz
The E14R00P15 from CommScope is a Dual-Band Tower Mount Amplifier that operates from 1920-1980 MHz and 2500-2570 MHz for Rx and 2110-2170 MHz and 2620-2690 MHz for Tx. In Tx mode, it can handle an RMS input power of 200 W and has an insertion loss of less than 0.6 dB. In Rx mode, it provides a gain of 12 dB and has a noise figure of 1.5 dB. Read more.
4G LTE/5G-NR Digital Repeater from 2496 to 2690 MHz
The SDRX-43-BTF from Advanced RF Technologies is a 4G (TD-LTE)/5G-NR Digital Repeater that operates from 2496 to 2690 MHz. This repeater is the first carrier-grade high-power system that supports the entire 2.5 GHz BRS spectrum. It provides a system gain from 55 to 95 dB and has a noise figure of less than 5 dB. Read more.
8-Port Beamforming Antenna from 3300 to 4200 MHz
The PBOQBU01 from Kaelus is an 8-Port Beamforming Antenna that operates from 3300 to 4200 MHz. It has 4 antenna columns with two ports per band and supports 8T8R beamforming. The antenna has an azimuth beamwidth of 90° and a single RET control with an electrical downtilt range from 2 to 12° and synchronized tilt for all four controls. It provides a gain of 15.5 dBi (overall tilts) and has a VSWR of less than 1.5:1. Read more.
Short-Haul Point-to-Point Antenna from 71 to 86 GHz
The SC1-W800AU from RFS is a Point-to-Point Antenna that operates from 71 to 86 GHz. This antenna has a single polarization, provides 45.2 dBi of, and has a VSWR of less than 1.5:1. It has a 3 dB beamwidth of 0.7 degrees and a front-to-back ratio of 66 dB. It is ideal for short-haul microwave systems in dense urban areas, metropolitan and suburban locations, and aggregation points. Read more.
RF Surge Protector for Cellular, Wireless LAN, and VHF/UHF Applications
The AL6-SFSFBW-9 from L-Com is an RF Surge Protector that operates from DC to 5.8 GHz. It has an insertion loss of 0.6 dB and has a VSWR of less than 1.5:1. This RF surge protector can handle a DC supply of 60 V and a surge current of up to 10 kA. This in-line RF Surge Protector is based on a gas discharge tube design to safeguard critical hardware by providing bi-directional protection. Read more.
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