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RF chip can be programmed for MIMO and 4G

Lime Microsystems is shipping second generation of its field programmable RF devices, with dual radio transceivers that cover the frequency range 0.1 to 3800MHz. This means the devices, with programmable filters and gain, cover all the cellular bands used in 2G, 3G and 4G networks, as well as many…

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Sub-GHz and 2.4GHz tranceivers in same chip for smart metering

AT86RF215 is the first dual-band sub-1GHz + 2.4GHz transceiver compliant to IEEE 802.15.4g-2012 and ETSI TS 102 887-1, claims its maker Atmel Aimed at smart metering, it supports a variety of data rates with three modulation schemes: multi-rate and multi-regional frequency shift…

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RFID antennas go dual-band

Huber+Suhner has a range of dual-band UHF RFID antennas designed for integrated RFID devices. The Sencity SPOT-L antennas support both European ETSI UHF (865 – 868MHz) and USA/Canadian FCC UHF (902 – 928MHz) RFID bands. The antennas have a low profile of 11.5 – 15mm, and as a…

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Radiometrix re-spins telemetry Tx-Rx pairs

Radiometrix Ltd, has launched a range of frequency programmable, RF power-adjustable radios. NTX2B narrow-band FM transmitter is available on user/factory programmable frequencies between 425 and 470MHz, and supersedes the existing NTX2 – offering greater stability and improved performance through the use of a VCTCXO reference. Re-programming is…

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RF switch for dual-band DOCSIS 3.1

Peregrine Semiconductor has announced an RF switch chip that enables dual upstream/downstream band architecture in DOCSIS 3.1 data-over-cable customer premises equipment (CPE) devices. “By using dual-band architecture, MSOs [multi-service operators] have the flexibility to offer their customers new and expanded services while CPEs can…

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