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9 Influential Inventions That Got Their Start in the 1960s
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9 Influential Inventions That Got Their Start in the 1960s

Following WWII, the world saw drastic changes politically, in its population, and of course, in technology. The world’s population was rapidly increasing with post-war babies from the 1950s reaching adulthood in the 1960s and the world was becoming much smaller thanks to the availability of travel. Even more so technology continued to improve the quality of life of people across the planet.

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What is Bit Error Rate: BER tutorial

Bit Error Rate Definition & Tutorial Includes:BER basicsBER testingBit Error Rate, BER is used as an important parameter in characterising the performance of data channels.When transmitting data from one point to another, either over a radio/ wireless link or a wired telecommunications link, the key parameter is how many errors will appear in the data that appears at the remote end.
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Edwin Howard Armstrong

Edwin Armstrong was one of the great pioneers of early radio communications or wireless technology.The biography of Edwin Armstrong reveals a man of great innovation, but one who was exploited by the large companies of the time.Armstrong& 39;s is a life story of great intelligence and technical achievement, but one of great personal turmoil and tragedy.
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History of Vacuum Tube / Thermionic Valve

History of the Valve / Tube Includes:History overviewEarly discoveriesFleming& 39;s oscillation valvede Forest& 39;s AudionDevelopment of the basic ideaR-type valve6L6 valveThe vacuum tube or thermionic valve brought the dawn of the age of electronics. Its invention enabled the wireless technology of the day to move forward.
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What is an Analog Multimeter - Analogue Meter?

Multimeter Tutorial Includes:Test meter basicsAnalogue multimeterHow does an analogue multimeter workDMM digital multimeterHow a DMM worksDMM accuracy & resolutionHow to buy best digital multimeterHow to use a multimeterVoltage measurementCurrent measurementsResistance measurementsDiode & transistor testFault finding transistor circuitsA analog or analogue multimeter is one of the trusty workhorses of the electronics test industry.
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Andre-Marie Ampere

Andre Marie Ampere was one of the pioneers of modern electronics. He effectively made the first electrical measuring intrument (electronic test equipment), thereby enabling people to understand how much current was flowing in a circuit. Along with his mathematical derivations of electricity, he made a truly major input to the early science of electricity.
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Oliver Heaviside

The name of Oliver Heaviside may not be heard as much these days but he made many major contribution to radio communications and wireless technology in his day.In fact the ionospheric layers were often called the Heaviside layers in honour of the fact using mathematical methods he postulated the existence of an ionised layer above the Earth from which radio waves could be reflected or refracted back to ground.
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William Bradford Shockley Biography

William Bradford Shockley Jr was one of the trio of famous scientists that invented the first transistor. He managed the team including John Bardeen and Walter Brattain that invented the point contact transistor.The invention of the transistor by Shockley and his team transformed the world of electronics that had previously depended on thermionic vacuum tube technology for active devices.
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America II

America II has a global presence and provides distribution capability for many large and small companies.Established in 1989, America II is a global leader in component distribution. The company stocks more than a billion dollars worth of stock, making it one of the world’s largest distributors of semiconductors and electronic components.
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Conrad Electronic

With over 2,000,000 products from leading manufacturers and distributors for business customers, about 750,000 products for private customers available through the company’s online shops and over 20 German branches, the Bavarian family-owned business is one of the leading omnichannel technology distributors.
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RF Radio Frequency Signal Generator

Signal Generators includes:RF signal generator basicsRF signal generator specsSignal generator types:Signal Generator BasicsArbitrary waveform generatorFunction generatorPulse generatorRadio frequency, RF signal generators are an essential item of test instrumentation for any area where RF or microwave test and development is undertaken.
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Premier Farnell

Premier Farnell is a global electronic component distributor that aims at providing quantities for development, to supports the technology community at every stage, from students and makers, to design engineers and manufacturers.The company trades under a number of names dependent upon location including element14 and Newark.
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Rohde & Schwarz

Founded as a company in August 1933, Rohde & Schwarz has been manufacturing high quality test and measurement equipment ever since.Rohde & Schwarz develops and manufactures test equipment for a variety of sectors of the industry, but it is widely known for its RF test equipment including spectrum analyzers, vector network analyzers, and equipment for the cellular and wireless industries.
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Ampleon

Since is formation out of NXP Semiconductors in 2015, Ampleon has headquartered in Nijmegen, Netherlands and it employs 1250 people worldwide.The Ampleon portfolio offers semiconductor products and solutions for a wide range of applications with a focus on RF semiconductors.Some of the product application areas for Ampleon semiconductors includes: mobile broadband infrastructure, radio & TV broadcasting, CO2 lasers & plasma, MRI, particle accelerators, radar & air-traffic control, non-cellular communications, RF cooking & defrosting, RF heating and plasma lighting.
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Sir Oliver Lodge

Although the name of Sir Oliver Lodge is not known in many circles, he was nevertheless a very important pioneer in the development of the new technology of wireless or radio transmission. Oliver Lodge is credited with a number of inventions without which the development of the newly discovered technology of radio communications would have been much slower.
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Toshiba Electronics Europe

Toshiba Electronics Europe GmbH (TEE) is the European electronic components business of Toshiba Electronic Devices and Storage Corporation.TEE offers European consumers and businesses a wide variety of innovative hard disk drive (HDD) products plus semiconductor solutions for automotive, industrial, IoT, motion control, telecoms, networking, consumer and white goods applications.
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Anritsu

Anritsu is a well respected supplier of test equipment, instruments and solutions for the mobile communications industry addressing R&D, conformance, manufacturing, installation, maintenance, monitoring and optimization, quality of experience of devices and networks.Anritsu’s test instrumentation portfolio addresses wireless, optical, and microwave / RF instruments for terminals and infrastructure.
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Pickering Electronics

Pickering Electronics has been designing and manufacturing high quality reed relays for over 50 years. Today, Pickering& 39;s SIL/SIP range is by far the most developed in the relay industry with devices 25 the size of many competitors. Relays are available in SMD, SIL/SIP, DIL/DIP and many other popular package styles.
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Dayton Hamvention

Electronics Events, Exhibitions and Trade Shows21 May - 23 May 2021Greene County Fairgrounds and Expo Center, Dayton, Ohio, USAThe Dayton Hamvention is the largest gather of radio amateurs anywhere in the world. It is held near Dayton Ohio, USA at the Greene County Fairgrounds and Expo Center.The Hamvention is an annual event that brings together many hams, suppliers, speakers and many other people.
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Hytera

Hytera is a manufacturer of radio communications equipment and systems. The company was founded in Shenzhen, China, in 1993 and it now has a global operation, although it is headquartered in China.Hytera manufactures radio equipment for many professional mobile communications technologies including DMR, TETRA, LTE and MPT-1327, etc.
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Embedded World

Electronics Events, Exhibitions and Trade Shows02 Mar - 04 Mar 2021Nuremberg, Germanyembedded world is the trade fair with both conference and exhibition for embedded-system technologies and distributed intelligence. It takes place each year around the same time in Nuremberg Germany.The embedded world conference and exhibition is of particular interest to many because of the very high levels of miniaturization coupled and the increasingly higher computer performance required for so many systems require embedded technologies.
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