Vanessa Bradford

        In the defense sector, remotely piloted systems have continued to transform military reconnaissance and surveillance missions. And as the technology grows more modern, so do the terms we use to describe them. AUVSI recently replaced all mentions of “unmanmed” to “uncrewed.” For example, an “unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV)” will now be …

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Product Spotlight: dB Control’s Integrated Stabilized RF Sources are designed for radars, radar simulation, ECM, EW threat simulation, test and measurement: the dB-9003 (8-12 GHz) and the dB-9005 (30-36 GHz). Both units feature four types of modulation (AM, four modes of FM, Phase, Pulse), high accuracy and wide temperature operating ranges. See the product spotlight …

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by Marcelo Ramos, Vice President of Engineering for RF Sources/Receivers, dB Control When designing electronic warfare (EW) equipment—in this case, radar simulation systems—or any other defense-focused project, the aim of preserving lives makes your principal concern system effectiveness. To achieve this end, you require test equipment you can trust to be both accurate and reliable, even …

Microwave Product Digest: How to Overcome Radar Simulation Challenges Read More »

dB Control’s Vice President of Engineering, Jacob Thampan, passed away on December 20, 2021. We are collectively mourning the loss of a great colleague and friend. Jacob was – and will always be – an incredibly important part of the fabric of dB Control’s history. A link to Jacob’s obituary can be found here. Below …

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MPD: As RF/microwave system complexities grow across many industries (from smart cars to smart cities), what are the biggest challenges RF component vendors and system integrators should expect to face in the coming year? ML: It’s like the Target slogan: “Expect More. Pay Less.” Customers want more without an increase in cost. In 2022, the …

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dB Control was included in an AOC summary article from Microwave Journal Editor Gary Lerude: dB Control featured a new switch-based product line of custom RF/microwave components and integrated subsystems from its recent acquisition of Paciwave. The new products include an ultra-broadband switch matrix and detector log video amplifier. dB Control also promoted its portfolio of …

Microwave Journal: AOC Returns to the Crow’s Nest in Washington, D.C. Read More »

New Product Line Complements Ground Mobile-, Maritime-, Airborne-Qualified High-Power Products for Complex Defense and Commercial Applications Fremont, Calif. – November 30, 2021 – dB Control, an international defense electronics manufacturer, will be in Booth 209 at AOC International Symposium and Convention in Washington, DC (Nov. 30 – Dec. 2). The company will showcase its new …

Premiering at AOC Booth 209: dB Control Exhibits New Ultra-Broadband Custom RF / Microwave Components, Compact Integrated EW Subsystems Read More »

dB Control, an international defense electronics manufacturer and subsidiary of HEICO Corporation has acquired 100% of Paciwave, Inc. for cash paid at closing. The acquisition will add specialized RF and microwave components – as well as integrated microwave subsystems – to dB Control’s existing product line for military organizations, major defense contractors, and commercial OEMs . . . …

everythingRF: dB Control Acquires Paciwave, a Specialized Electronics Company Read More »

dB Control, an international defense electronics manufacturer and subsidiary of HEICO Corporation, has acquired 100% of Paciwave, Inc. for cash paid at closing. The acquisition will add specialized RF and microwave components – as well as integrated microwave subsystems – to dB Control’s existing product line for military organizations, major defense contractors and commercial OEMs. These new products …

Microwave Product Digest: dBC Adds RF / MW Components, Integrated MW Subsystems to Product Line Read More »

This is the conclusion to our series on how system design engineers can weigh the benefits of custom vs. COTS power supplies. Read part one Read part two By Robert Richardson, Senior Design Engineer, dB Control Application-specific or custom power supplies do not need to be cost prohibitive or require extensive lead times. At dB …

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