Congratulations Iridium Next

The first launch to place Iridium Next satellites into orbit was successfully completed yesterday at 1754 GMT from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California. The SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket, carrying 10 communications satellites into low-Earth orbit, is the first of 7 flights that will loft 70 of the 860 kilogram satellites that will comprise the...
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RF and microwave circulator for radar, EW, and communications introduced by TRAK Microwave

June 14, 2016 By Mil & Aero staff TAMPA, Fla., 14 June 2016. TRAK Microwave Corp. in Tampa, Fla., is introducing the TRAK X-Band surface mount (SMT) RF and microwave circulator for phased array radarantennas as well as EW and communications systems applications. This SMT circulator compatible with tape-and-reel (pick-and-place) and standard solder reflow profiles. It...
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Juno

Happy Independance Day America  Coincidence? On July 4th 2016 and after a five year journey the NASA Juno probe will enter into orbit around Jupiter. The mission’s principal goal is to understand the origin and evolution of Jupiter, teasing out the mysteries that lie beneath the dense Jovian cloud cover, secrets that may help unravel the...
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X-Band Surface Mount (SMT) Circulator with low Insertion Loss and Small Package

May 23, 2016 – Tampa, FL – Smiths Microwave Subsystems is pleased to announce the release of the TRAK XBand Surface Mount (SMT) Circulator. This device is a low-cost, true SMT circulator compatible with tape-andreel (pick-and-place) and standard solder reflow profiles. It is designed to replace “drop-in” and microstrip style circulators. This unit provides a 10% bandwidth at X-Band,...
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Exomars launches

Exomars launches: Congratulations to everyone involved with the recent successful launch of first mission of the ExoMars programme. Scheduled to arrive at Mars in 2016, this initial phase consists of the Trace Gas Orbiter plus an entry, descent and landing demonstrator module, known as Schiaparelli. Image courtesy of ESAThe objective of this mission are the...
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TRAK Microwave

TRAK is delighted to welcome Lorch into the Smiths Interconnect Microwave Components Business Group

TRAK is delighted to welcome, effective 15th February, 2016, Lorch into the Smiths Interconnect Microwave Components Business Group. The addition of Lorch Microwave’s RF/microwave conditioning products; high selectivity filters using multiple topologies, broadens the Components business unit’s portfolio of passive products; ferrite isolators, waveguide, board level & coaxial resistive components and cable interconnects. ‘We are...
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Congratulations SENTINEL-3a

SENTINEL-3a spacecraft has been successfully launched into orbit with high power waveguide, coaxial isolators and other passive components produced by TRAK Microwave in Dundee. The SENTINEL-3a payload, launched from the Plestsk Cosmodrome today at ~18:00 UTC, contains several equipments containing TRAK products supplied almost 3 years ago to 4 customers in the EU and the...
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