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Monday, 20 July 2015 12:56

Heynen releases new RF Linecard

Heynen releases new RF Linecard

In the first quarter of 2015 Heynen has released a new Line card showing all the Components product lines of Heynen.  The RF products have a special focus in 2015. For that purpose we have created a special product line card with all our RF suppliers. We hope that this linecard will help you in the selection of the products you need. In 2014 we have welcomed K&L, BSC, Dow-Key, Pole-Zero and Antonics top our portfolio. Heynen will be exploring new product lines in 2015 so that you will have a wider selection of RF products within the Heynen portfolio. Heynen would like to provide you with a wide range of RF building blocks so that you are able to build your architecture.

 

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Supplier

  • Dow Key

    Dow-Key Microwave Corporation is the world's largest manufacturer of electromechanical switches for radio frequency (RF) and microwave applications

    Dow-Key Microwave specializes in the design and manufacture of customized, high-performance coaxial switches, waveguide switches, high-reliability (space) switches (including T-switches and switch blocks), as well as switching systems such as RF matrices (electromechanical, solid state, and fiber optics). They also offer system-level rack integration, programmable attenuators, and delay lines. A wide range of applications, including space (launch vehicles, manned vehicles, and satellites), telecommunications, automated test equipment (ATE), avionics, ground-based satellite communications, and broadcasting.

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    BSC Filters design and manufacture high performance Microwave and RF filter solutions using Combline, Cavity, Interdigital, Lumped Element, Suspended Substrate and Waveguide technologies. Also available are complex filter solutions including Diplexers, Multiplexers and Switch Filter Banks, often built to customer specifications. All BSC products are designed and manufactured in Europe (ITAR-free)

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    Pole/Zero is the premier provider of agile cosite mitigation equipment in military communication and test systems around the world.

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    K&L designs and manufactures a full line of RF and microwave filters, duplexers and subassemblies, including ceramic, lumped element, cavity, waveguide and tunable filters. K&L supplies many of today's most significant military and homeland security defense electronics programs. Applications include satellite communications, radar, radio communications, fire control radars, telemetry applications, missile guidance systems, mobile radio base stations and air traffic control and communications.

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    Bird Technologies is a solution provider of radio frequency based products, systems and services that address the needs and applications of wireless OEMs, system providers and end users that are in multiple market segments that include cellular, land mobile radio, broadcast, military and semi-conductor process equipment users.

    Bird is famous for its 43 Power meter which is acting in the market space since the 50's. Nowadays Bird is a modern player in the RF market supplying DAS systems and Power monitoring solutions for all market segments, from mobile comms to medical and industry. 

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