Radio Systems

New radar captures tornado

11 April, 2006

Only a week after their custom-built mobile weather radar had been finished and newly deployed out at the University of Auckland's Ardmore field site, a tornado whirled through


Antenna module

04 April, 2006 | Supplied by: Commscope

The A1035-C is the commercial version in Tyco's smart antenna module family that optimises on one carrier the combination of the A1029-A GPS module and of the RangeStar embedded GPS antenna.


Remote tilt

04 April, 2006 | Supplied by: Maser Technology Group

Kathrein is now selling the UMTS/GSM1800 Trisector Pipe antenna that features full remote electrical tilt and special built service area to incorporate a single unit tower mounted amplifier multipack which provides up to 3x double TMAs for the three antennas within the top radome.


Tilt switch

01 February, 2006 | Supplied by: http://www.cutter.com.au/

Cutter Electronics has released the Comus high powered tilt switch that uses dual contacts to ensure long life.


Filter range extended

19 December, 2005 | Supplied by: http://www.siemens.com.au/

Epcos has added the H series to its SIF family of EMC filters that are now available in seven series (A-E, G, H). This family of two-line devices is designed for 250 VAC and can also be used for DC applications. It can handle currents from 1 to 36 A.


Ban Ni-Cads now and protect the planet

11 November, 2005 by Martin Cahill, Regional Director, Pacific Wireless Communications | Supplied by: Pacific Wireless Communications Pty Ltd

Many of us dedicate our working lives ensuring the health and safety of society, or we support those who put themselves on the line, day in day out, because we value the security they provide to our communities


Ensuring the best use of spectrum

11 November, 2005

The CSIRO is using some of the latest radio technologies to ensure that the most is made of the spectrum and that users are given the high-speeds of data transmission that they want


Putting rail back on track

11 October, 2005

While Australia's railways continue to be riddled by different, often incompatible communications systems, the efficiency and continued development of the network are at risk. Antoine Rouot of Nortel discusses a new digital radiocommunications system.


Dual power supplies

01 September, 2005 | Supplied by: http://www.nilsen.com.au/

The Toellner 895x range of dual output power supplies, with 400 W output, covers voltages and currents of: 2 x 0-40 V, 2 x 0-10 A - TOE 8952-40; 2 x 0-60 V, 2 x 0-7 A - TOE8952-60; 2 x 0-80 V, 2 x 0-5 A - TOE 8952-80.


Voltage regulators

01 September, 2005 | Supplied by: http://www.adilam.com.au/

The power electronics division of C&D Technologies has released three high-efficiency step-down voltage regulators that are pin- and size-compatible with older and less efficient LM78xx devices.


Range doubled

26 July, 2005 | Supplied by: http://www.rsaustralia.com/

RS Components has added 22,000 new products into its Extended Range.


Parabolic antennas

26 July, 2005 | Supplied by: http://www.pacsat.com.au/

PacSat Antennas has launched a range of 5.8 GHz solid parabolic dishes. Solid dishes have a number of advantages over parabolic grids - particularly in high traffic: better front-to-back ratio (greater immunity to interference); more uniform and narrower beam-width; more robust than panel-type equivalent.


Satellite comms network

26 July, 2005 | Supplied by: http://www.ascs.com.au/

The TSAT 2150 satellite communications network offers remote control, monitoring and data collection within SCADA networks.


5.8GHz solid parabolic antennas

26 July, 2005 | Supplied by: http://www.pacsat.com.au/

PacSat Antennas has just launched its new range of 5.8GHz solid parabolic dishes. Solid dishes have a number of advantages over parabolic grids - particularly in high traffic environments:


Enhanced battery

27 April, 2005 | Supplied by: http://www.logicenergy.co.nz/Home

By enhancing the design of the Tait Orca battery contacts, using a modern flexi PCB and high grade cells and plastics, end users now have access to an improved battery for the Orca portable radio.


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