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August 17, 2016

Seven images from Microwaves and RF

Frost & Sullivan white paper

August 12, 2016

My latest blog after attending the 5G Summit, and what it means for T&M.

NI’s James Kimery lays out the case for 5G rapid prototyping

Focusing on providing wireless connectivity to fixed locations

August 11, 2016

Page 24: Panos describes why Cobham chose SDR, SCA, and AXIe

August 10, 2016

Frost & Sullivan predicts modest R&D growth and higher frequency products

August 9, 2016

Switch product line sold to Astronics, now focusing on EW and YIG filters, net loss of $102K this quarter, 55 employees, first EW receiver shipped, generator facing manufacturing issues, EW has $4.2M of backlog.

Coalition including AT&T, Verizon, and T-Mobile accuses WFA of intentional foot dragging.

August 8, 2016

Includes new Gen 3 PXI chassis and interface, VXT, and SMU

AT&T, Verizon, and Google seem to be elevating fixed wire access to compete with fiber.

LTE-U test sparks battle at Wi-Fi Alliance

August 5, 2016

5G initiatives highlighted at IMS for Keysight, MathWorks, NI, Rohde & Schwarz, Anritsu, Copper Mountain, Qorvo, and EJL.

More on the successful demo of Massive MIMO and record spectral efficiency

More details about the NI second generation VST

Overall winner, University of Bristol and Lund University, set a world record for spectral efficiency

Tek, Fluke included. Revenue down 0.5%, Professional Instrumentation (Tek, Fluke) down 5%

“Sales of electronic test and measurement…increased organically”, referring to LeCroy.

August 4, 2016

Timing over ethernet, based on IEEE 1588

Supports up to 128 antennas

August 3, 2016

I select my top 3 announcements from Day 1 of NIWeek

NI HIL systems add switching load unit to expand application

NI CEO opening remarks at NIWeek

August 2, 2016

100MHz pattern rate, up to 256 channels in a subsystem

Aimed at replacing VXI legacy applications

Can create AM/FM, DAB, GPS, HD Radio, and Sirius XM. Will add more.

August 1, 2016

My review of a 1982 editorial, and my own predictions of next 60 years.