Navy chooses vector network analyzers from Rohde & Schwarz to test RF and microwave and power components

Test and measurement instruments to support Naval Surface Warfare Center Measurement Science and Engineering Department with RF and power testing.

The Rohde & Schwarz ZNA vector network analyzers can test RF and microwave equipment from 10 MHz to 43.5 GHz.
The Rohde & Schwarz ZNA vector network analyzers can test RF and microwave equipment from 10 MHz to 43.5 GHz.
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CORONA, Calif. – U.S. Navy test and measurement experts needed vector network analyzers to support the Naval Surface Warfare Center, Corona Division, Measurement Science and Engineering Department in Corona, Calif. They found their solution from Rohde & Schwarz USA Inc. in Columbia, Md.

Officials of the Measurement Science and Engineering Department of the Naval Surface Warfare Center Corona Division in Corona, Calif., announced a $7.3 million contract to Rohde & Schwarz this week for vector network analyzers.

Navy test and measurement experts will use these test instruments to calibrate devices like attenuators, power sensors, filters, terminations, and other RF and microwave passive devices.

Rohde & Schwarz offers several high-performance network analyzers to 500 GHz and multiport solutions to 48 ports to analyze passive and active components such as filters, amplifiers, mixers, and multiport modules.

The network analyzers feature analysis functions to help test engineers evaluate important parameters at a glance, company officials say.

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Rohde & Schwarz offers the ZNA vector network analyzers that consists of the ZNA26, which operates from 10 MHz to 26.5 GHz; the ZNA43, which operates from 10 MHz to 43.5 GHz. The company's ZVA vector network analyzers consist of the ZVA 8, which operates from 300 kHz to 8 GHz; the ZVA 24, which operates from 10 MHz to 24 GHz; the ZVA 40, which operates from 10 MHz to 40 GHz; the ZVA 50, which operates from 10 MHz to 50 GHz; the ZVA 67, which operates from 10 MHz to 67 GHz; and the ZVA 110, which operates from 10 MHz to 110 GHz.

The Rohde & Schwarz ZVT8 operates from 300 kHz to 8 GHz; and the ZVT20 operates from 10 MHz to 20 GHz. The ZVA-Z75 operates from 50 GHz to 75 GHz; the ZVA-Z90 operates from 60 GHz to 90 GHz; the ZVA-Z110 operates from 75 GHz to 110 GHz; the ZVA-Z110E operates from 75 GHz to 110 GHz; the ZVA-Z140 operates from 90 GHz to 140 GHz; the ZVA-Z170 operates from 110 GHz to 170 GHz; the ZVA-Z220 operates from 140 GHz to 220 GHz; the ZVA-Z325 operates from 220 GHz to 325 GHz; and the ZVA-Z500 operates from 325 GHz to 500 GHz.

Rohde & Schwarz also offers other high-end vector network analyzers. The ZC170 operates from 110 GHz to 170 GHz; the ZC220 operates from 140 GHz to 220 GHz; the ZC330 operates from 220 GHz to 330 GHz; and the ZC500 operates from 330 GHz to 500 GHz.

On this contract Rohde & Schwarz will do the work in Columbia, Md., and should be finished by June 2024. For more information contact Rhode & Schwarz online at www.rohde-schwarz.com.

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