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The Week in 5G: 6/11/2019 — Huawei To Handle Russia’s 5G Rollout, U.S. FCC Auctions 24 GHz and 28 GHz Spectrum
 
By Ed Biller

Also, China’s government green-lights its major state-owned carriers to begin 5G network rollouts; Qualcomm And Lenovo claim the world’s first prototype 5G PC; telco Three announces its intent to enter the UK 5G market this year, and more, all in this edition of The Week in 5G!

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Qorvo’s 100 MHz ET For 5G
By Qorvo

As cellular technology advances and modulation complexity increases, the requirements on RF components have become more and more stringent. RF power and linearity demands have continued to rise, in opposition to the strong desire for decreased current consumption, which directly affects both battery life and thermal performance. 5G is no exception. 5G’s specifications impose a difficulty multiplier, creating unprecedented RF challenges for our industry.

Resources
Overview Of Tests On Radar Systems And Components
Application Note | Rohde & Schwarz GmbH & Co. KG

This application note demonstrates how to use the Rohde & Schwarz radar product portfolio to tackle test and measurement tasks in modern radar technology. The idea is to become familiar with radar issues as well as learn how to solve certain test and measurement tasks.

Introduction To Specifying RF/Microwave Power Amplifiers For EMC Testing
Application Note | AR

Historically, amplifier selection for electromagnetic compatibility (EMC) testing was based mainly on tribal knowledge and information scattered across the EMC industry. This application note provides the EMC test engineer or technician with the information necessary to make the proper decision.

Cost-Effective Full-Duplex Systems Utilizing A Semi-Custom Approach
Article | NuWaves Engineering

The requirements of modern datalinks in the UAV and large airframe market present challenges for systems designers. Many modern communication systems often require full-duplex operation, and several systems may be operating on a single airframe.

Calibration Techniques For Precision Power Measurement In Semiconductor Process Applications
White Paper | Bird

In this article, we will discuss various means of measuring radio frequency power, along with their limitations. In addition, we will present the best calibration methods for radio frequency power measuring instruments.

10 Hints For Making Successful Noise Figure Measurements
White Paper | Keysight Technologies

Noise figure often characterizes a receiver and how well it can detect weak signals in the presence of self-generated noise. The process of reducing noise figure begins with a solid understanding of the uncertainties in your components, subsystems, and test setups. 

RF Filtering For 5G Millimeter-Wave Applications
White Paper | Knowles Precision Devices DLI

This white paper discusses mmWave 5G communications. The paper also offers a guide for available RF filtering options at these frequencies, review mmWave frequencies and their applications, and cover what filtering technologies will be available for use at mmWave frequencies.

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