The Wireless Infrastructure sector includes all the communication tools and products needed to run wireless networks. To increase overall connectivity and performance while reducing the need for wired connections between various devices and components, networks need to continuously be improved. The market for wireless infrastructure has been expanding quickly due to the rising use of mmWave frequencies and the demand for high-speed data transmission, with 5G, WiFi 6E, etc serving as shining examples. In this article, everything RF has compiled a list of top Wireless Infrastructure products that are trending on our website this month.
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Multi-Gigabit Low-Latency E-Band Radio for 71-76/81-86 GHz Bands
The BroadOne GX4000 from Fujitsu is a Versatile E-Band Radio that operates from 71 to 76 GHz and 81 to 86 GHz. It provides an Ethernet throughput of 3 Gbps, has a channel size of 4500 MHz, and latency of less than 50 µs. This radio uses Fujitsu’s impulse radio technology which provides various advantages that include reduced power consumption, reduced size and weight, and low latency due to direct data to impulse modulation. Read more.
Software-Programmable VHF/UHF Digital Signal Boosters
The DF14 Series from Fiplex are VHF & UHF Digital Signal Boosters that operate in VHF (136-174 MHz) and UHF (450 - 512 MHz) bands. They have 32 channels per band with 2 bandwidth adjustable filters per band. These FPGA-based boosters provide up to 85 dB of gain with a manual gain control range of 30 dB range which is digitally controlled in 1 dB steps. Read more.
Multi-Operator 5G Distributed Antenna System from 3700 to 3980 MHz
The ALLIANCE from SOLiD is a Multi-Operator 5G Distributed Antenna System (DAS) that operates from 3700 to 3980 MHz. This modular, multi-operator DAS solution supports public safety communications, 2-way radio, and commercial wireless services - all delivered over a single fiber and common headend. Read more.
Real-Time Spectrum Analyzer with GPS to Store Location of Measurements
The R5750 from thinkRF is a Real-Time Spectrum Analyzer with a frequency range from 9 kHz to 27 GHz and real-time bandwidth up to 100 MHz. It has an integrated GPS chipset that makes it possible to know the location and time of measurements. The analyzer can provide positional and temporal information with signal information that can generate a complete map of the signal environment. Read more.
RF Tapper from 698 to 2700 MHz
The LPU2N-03-1.700VWWP from MECA is an RF Tapper that operates from 0.698 to 2.7 GHz. It has a split ratio of 2:1 and a PIM of less than -165 dBc. This 50-ohm tapper can handle an average input power of up to 300 Watts and has an input VSWR of less than 1.15:1. It is available in a RoHS compliant package with N-type female connectors. Read more.
Low PIM Power Tappers from 380 to 6000 MHz
The CS65-550-856 Series from Westell are Power Tappers that operate from 380 to 6000 MHz. These tappers provide 2G, 3G, 4G, LTE, and 5G coverage, and can handle 500 watts of power. With tap values from 3 to 30 dB, they allow even distribution of RF power throughout a distributed antenna system (DAS). These tappers have an insertion loss of less than 1.8 dB, a VSWR of under 1.50:1, and a low PIM of less than -161 dBc. Read more.
24-Port Multi-Beam MIMO Panel Antenna from 1695 to 2360 MHz
The GP5124-07277 from Galtronics is a 24-Port Directional Panel Antenna that operates from 1695-1910 MHz, 1930-2020 MHz, 2110-2200 MHz, and 2305-2360 MHz. This ±45°dual-slant polarized antenna supports 6-beam 4x4 MIMO, provides up to 21.1 dBi of gain, and has a VSWR of less than 1.4:1. It has a 3 dB horizontal beamwidth of 11.5°, 3 dB vertical beamwidth of 15.4°, and a front-to-back ratio of 38 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. Read more.
Log Periodic, Directional Antennas from 790 MHz to 6 GHz
The KP-LP10-XX Series from KP Performance Antennas are Log Periodic, Directional Antennas that operate from 790 MHz to 6 GHz. These vertically polarized antennas provide a gain from 9 to 16 dBi and support MIMO capabilities to boost speed and mitigate interference. They include RG58 pigtails for short patch connections from the radio to the antenna. Read more.
MU-MIMO Antenna from 5 to 5.9 GHz
The QOMD5013XP from ITELITE is an MU-MIMO Antenna that operates from 5 to 5.9 GHz. This linear 2x slant ±45° polarized antenna provides a gain of 13 dBi and has a VSWR of less than 2:1. It has a quasi-omnidirectional operation with a horizontal beamwidth of 45° (in each quadrant) and a vertical beamwidth of 12° (in each quadrant). Read more.
RF over Fiber Modules from 1 to 18 GHz
The RFoF-18G-Mini-Pre from RFOptic are RF Over Fiber Modules that operate from 1 to 18 GHz. This RFoF system consists of two separate modules - A Tx unit that converts an RF signal to an optical signal, and an Rx unit that converts an optical signal to an RF signal. It is ideal for applications like remote antenna control, SATCOM, radio telescopes, telecommunication, and optical delay lines. Read more.
Low PIM, Quarter-Wave Surge Protector from 555 to 4500 MHz
The QWP-DMDF-ER from PolyPhaser is a Low PIM, Quarter Wave Surge Protector that operates from 555 to 4500 MHz. It can handle a CW input power of up to 200 W and a surge current of 50 kA. This 50-ohm surge protector has an insertion loss of less than 0.1 dB and Passive Intermodulation (PIM) distortion of better than -160 dBc. Read more.
300 kV/5 kA Coaxial Surge Protector from 1 to 40 MHz
The FPHNFNFJAB0-B from NexTek is a Coaxial Surge Protector that operates from 1 to 40 MHz. It protects high-speed high-altitude electromagnetic pulse (HEMP), electro-static discharge (ESD), or lightning (LEMP) activity. This protector can handle a maximum LEMP surge of 30 kA and HEMP surge of 300 kV/5 kA. Read more.
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