Top Wireless Infrastructure Products in 2022

Top Wireless Infrastructure Products in 2022

Wireless infrastructure products are an essential part of modern communication and networking. They allow us to stay connected to the internet, make phone calls, and access a wide range of services and applications on the go. These products operate in the background and are not often noticed by users. Product types include base station antennas, backhaul solutions, repeaters, multicouplers, RF-over-fiber solutions etc. These products are designed to provide faster speeds, greater coverage, and more reliable connectivity, making them perfect for businesses, organizations, and individuals who rely on wireless communication and networking. We have compiled a list of the trending Wireless Infrastructure products on everything RF in 2022.

Note: This list has been compiled based on user activity on everything RF. To ensure that we cover the whole range of wireless infrastructure products we limited the number of products from each category and company. The listed products are shown in random order and are grouped by category.

Slimline Sector Antenna from 3.3 to 3.8 GHz for Point to Multipoint Applications

The SECD-3.5SL-60-10 A from RadioWaves is a Slimline Sector Antenna that operates from 3.3 to 3.8 GHz. This dual polarized (H and V) antenna provides a gain of 10 dBi, has a VSWR of 1.75:1, and a front-to-back ratio of 25 dB. It has a robust design to ensure cost-effective deployments for Point to Multipoint applications. The antenna has a rugged construction and is available in a pole/wall mountable enclosure that measures 7.48 x 5.91 inches which can withstand 155 mph wind load. It is ideal for use in public spaces, and commercial, as well as enterprise applications requiring dense yet unobtrusive wireless deployments. Read more

Collinear Omni-Directional Antenna from 450 to 470 MHz

 The Aurora SC34A-SF3SNF(DXX) from Sinclair is a Collinear Omni-Directional Antenna that operates from 450 to 470 MHz. It provides a gain of 10 dBd and can handle an average input power of up to 250 watts. This vertically-polarized antenna features a rugged design and UV protected radome for operation in harsh environments.

The antenna is designed for a high degree of operational reliability in extreme wind, ice, and corrosive conditions. Its relatively low mass and small wind-loading profile makes it easy to install. The antenna is fully DC grounded on all elements for ultimate lightning protection and dissipation of static noise. Read more

20-Port Multi-Beam Base-Station Antenna for LTE Cell Site Deployment

The MS-MBA-3.2-H4-L4 from MatSing is a Multi-Beam Base-Station (MBA) Antenna that utilizes a patented spherical lens design with three isolated high-frequency (1710 - 2690 MHz) cross-polarized beams and two isolated low-frequency (698 - 960 MHz) cross-polarized beams. Each beam is made of two independent antennas and has 4 ports. There are two independent tilt settings per beam (0-30° for high-band and 0-40° for Low-band) tilt for each pair of cross-polarized elements. This 20-port antenna provides 17.8 dBi of gain and can handle up to 250 W of power per port. It has a port to port isolation of more than 28 dB and a front to back ratio of over 28 dB. Read more

10-Port Penta-Beam Antenna from 1710 to 2690 MHz

The 5WMB-51 from Rosenberger is a 10-Port Base Station Antenna that operates from 1710 to 2690 MHz. This multibeam antenna can generate up to five independent beams simultaneously from a single aperture and provides a gain of 20.6 dBi. It is available in a pole-mount enclosure with 4.3-10 connectors and has a length of less than 1.1 m. The antenna is suitable for outdoor applications. Read more

12-Port Hex-Band Antenna from 617-894/1695-2690 MHz

The APXVAA4L18_43-U-NA20 from RFSpin is a 12-Port, Hex-Band Antenna with a frequency range from 617-894 MHz (2 bands) and 1695-2690 MHz (4 bands). This 45° dual slant polarized antenna provides a gain of more than 14 dB and has a VSWR of less than 1.5:1. It has a horizontal beamwidth of up to 70 degrees, vertical beamwidth of up to 14.8 degrees and has an electrical downtilt range from 2 to 12 degrees. The antenna has a front-to-back ratio of more than 23 dB and provides a cross-polar isolation of 25 dB. Read more

36-Port Hexa Band Antenna from 698 to 2690 MHz

The 5798400R-3 from Amphenol Antenna Solutions is a 36-Port Hexa-Band Antenna that operates from 698 to 2690 MHz. This ±45° polarized antenna provides a gain of up to 17.2 dBi and has a VSWR of less than 1.5:1. It has an azimuth beamwidth of 61.6° and an elevation beamwidth of 4.8°. The antenna can handle an input power of 250 W per port and provides inter/intra cluster isolation of more than 25 dB. It has both manual and remote electrical tilt controls for each band separately with a field-replaceable RET module controlling all tilt angles. The antenna provides 5G optimal integration with optional mMIMO & 8T8R Trio hybrid kits. Read more

5G-Ready Radio-over-Fiber Link Up to 50 GHz

The Radio-over-Fiber (RoF) link from RF Spin is a radio-optical bridging solution. It enables radio signal transmission in frequency bands up to 50 GHz with minimal distortion and excellent performance. This high-tech and sophisticated system use a modular architecture. It can be used to convert radio signals to optical signals and vice-versa, thus effectively eliminating the difficulties associated with long-distance RF transmission. It uses laser modules that are fully compatible with standard fiber optic cable technologies, allowing the capacity of existing fiber-optic networks to be utilized. 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.

RF over Fiber modules (RFoF) are can be used for telecommunications and radar applications. Satellite, Point-to-Point antennas can be connected from several meters to many kilometers away from the control room. Base stations can be connected through fiber to remote sector antennas. Read more 

Triple-Band Twin Tower Mount Amplifier from 698 MHz to 2.36 GHz

 The TMABPD7823VG12A from CCI is a Triple-Band Twin Tower Mount Amplifier that operates from 698 MHz to 2.36 GHz. It provides low noise amplification of PCS, AWS, AWS-3, and WCS uplink signals combined with 700/850 bypassed signals from separate antenna ports to a common BTS port. This amplifier delivers an average CW power of 200 W with gain control from 6 to 12 dB in 0.25 dB steps and has a noise figure of less than 2.3 dB.

The TMABPD7823VG12A consists of 14 band-pass filters, two redundant low noise amplifiers (LNA) with bypass failure circuitry, two bias tees, AISG control circuitry, and lightning protection circuitry all housed in an IP67 enclosure suited to long-life masthead mounting. Read more

 Bi-Directional Tower Mount Amplifier from 1920 to 2170 MHz

The E14R00P07 from CommScope is a Tower Mounted Amplifier that operates from 1920 to 1980 MHz in Rx mode and 2110 to 2170 MHz in Tx mode. In the Rx mode, it provides a nominal gain of 12 dB and has a noise figure of less than 1.4 dB. In the Tx mode, it has an insertion loss of less than 0.4 dB and a 3rd order PIM of -160 dBc. This amplifier requires a DC supply from 7 to 30 V and consumes 100 mA of current @ 12V. It has a RET interface to control antenna RET actuators with AISG standards. The amplifier includes an automatic LNA by-pass function. Read more

200 Mbps Microwave Backhaul from 2.4 GHz

The ePMP Force 200 from Cambium Networks is a Microwave Backhaul Radio Links with a Frequency of 2.4 GHz, Data Rate 200 Mbps, Throughput of 200 Mbps, Link Distance of 40 Km, and Antenna Gain of 17 dBi. Tags: Point-to-Multi-Point. Read more

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 a 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. It is available with an integrated 30/60 cm parabolic antenna. The radio requires a DC supply of -48 V, consumes 25 W of power, and can also operate on an AC supply. Read more

28 GHz 5G Repeater Based on Holographic Beam Forming Technology

The Echo 5G 28 GHz Repeater from Pivotal is the world’s first and only on-glass Beamforming Repeater that operates from 27.5 to 28.35 GHz. It is designed to counteract signal loss caused by glass windows at millimeter wave frequencies. The Echo 5G uses Pivotal’s patented Holographic Beam Forming (HBF) to provide Gigabit speeds beyond the reach of cable and DSL.

The repeater overcomes glass penetration loss by adding up to 30 dB to the mmWave link budget and overcomes reflection loss by scanning to near horizon in azimuth. Read more

700/800 MHz Public Safety Repeater with Annunciator

The PSR-78-8527-PKG from ADRF is a Public Safety Repeater that operates in the 700/800 MHz bands (Downlink: 758 – 776/851 – 869 MHz; Uplink: 788 – 824 MHz). It is designed to protect the lives of first responders and building occupants. This repeater produces a composite output power of up to 27 dBm with a gain of 55-85 dB. It uses digital signal processing (DSP) filter technology to eliminate adjacent channel interference and allows band selectivity and support for 700 MHz and 800 MHz Public Safety frequencies including Band 14. Read more

7 Band Multiplexer for GSM, CDMA, 4G LTE, LTE 2.6, and 5G Applications

The R03-M2252-01 from SRTechnology is a Seven-Band Filter Module with passbands from 703 – 803 MHz, 790 – 862 MHz, 880 – 960 MHz, 1710 - 1880 MHz, 1920 – 2170 MHz, 2500 – 2690 MHz, and 3300 – 3800 MHz. It can handle up to 20 W of input power per port, has an insertion loss of less than 0.8 dB, and provides a port-to-port rejection over 50 dB in the 820 – 3800 MHz band. The filter is available in a module with SMA-Type (female) connectors and is suitable for GSM, CDMA, 4G LTE, LTE 2.6, and 5G applications. Read more

4-Channel Multiplexer from 2 to 18 GHz for Military Airborne Platforms

The SPCL-00754 from K&L Microwave is a 4-Channel Multiplexer that operates from 2 to 18 GHz. The channels have passbands from 2 to 4 GHz, 4.4 to 8.0 GHz, 8.4 to 12 GHz, and 12.4 to 18 GHz with an insertion loss of 2.5 dB and a crossover loss of less than 6.5 dB. This rugged multiplexer is qualified for military airborne platforms and is available in a module with SMA-female connectors. It is designed specifically for electronic warfare receivers. Read more

VHF Receiver Multicoupler - 25 MHz to 1 GHz - 4-ports

The MCA204M from Stridsberg Engineering is a Multicoupler with Frequency 500 kHz to 50 MHz, Isolation 20 dB, Noise Figure 5 dB, Noise Figure (Amplifier) 3 dB, P1dB 21 dBm. Read more

Multicoupler with Frequency 380 to 520 MHz

The RX3852-3408-31 from RFI Technology Solutions is a Multicoupler with Frequency 380 to 520 MHz, Gain 0 to 15 dB, Gain Flatness +/-1 dB, Noise Figure (Amplifier) 2 dB, INPUT POWER 0 dB. Read more

Antenna Alignment Tool for Panel and Microwave Antennas

The 3Z RF Aligner from 3Z Telecom is an Antenna Alignment Tool for both panel antennas and microwave systems. It reduces site re-visits and re-climbs by optimizing network Performance.

This antenna alignment tool has a microwave antenna alignment mode designed to align microwave antennas regardless of the frequency band. The aligner incorporates GPS Technology to calculate precise Azimuth, Tilt, Roll and AGL measurements for a multitude of directional antenna systems. It has a universal antenna clamp that fits 99% of panel antennas. 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. It uses both GPS and GLONASS satellites, providing the quickest and most accurate measurements. Read more

8 W GaN Power Amplifier Module from 3.4 to 3.8 GHz

The QPA3810 from Qorvo is a fully integrated Two-Stage Doherty Power Amplifier Module that operates from 3.4 to 3.8 GHz. It delivers 8 W (~39 dBm)  of output power with 33 dB of gain. This GaN amplifier incorporates a driver and Doherty final stage delivering high power-added efficiency for the entire module. It requires a DC supply of 48 V and consumes 106 mA of current (for the final stage carrier). The module is available in a surface-mount package that measures 8 x 10 mm and is ideal for 5G massive MIMO, small cell, low-power remote heads, and general-purpose applications. Read more

9 W LDMOS/GaN Doherty Power Amplifier Module from 3.4 to 3.8 GHz

The Airfast® A5M36TG140 from NXP Semiconductors is a Fully Integrated Doherty Power Amplifier Module that operates from 3400 to 3800 MHz. It delivers an output power of 9 W with a gain of 32.6 dB and has a Power Added Efficiency (PAE) of up to 46.4%. This amplifier is based on LDMOS and GaN-on-SiC technology and is designed to ensure high performance for TDD and FDD LTE systems. It is available in a surface-mount package and is ideal for outdoor small cells, low-power remote radio heads, and massive MIMO applications. Read more

High-Power Reflective SPDT Switch from 0.3 to 3.8 GHz

The SKY12255-708LF from Skyworks is a Reflective Single-pole Double-throw (SPDT) Switch that operates from 0.3 to 3.8 GHz. It can handle an input power of 160 W, has a Tx/Rx insertion loss of less than 0.3 dB and provides high Tx to Rx isolation. This fail-safe switch is available in a 20-lead QFN package that measures 5.0 x 5.0 x 1.5 mm and is ideal for high-power TDD, 4G & 5G systems, high-power macro base stations and high-power DAS applications. Read more

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