Aeroflex announced it has increased the frequency coverage of its 3410 series digital RF signal generators to 6 GHz to address the need for testing 802.11a wireless local area network (WLAN) devices. The generators combine wide frequency coverage with high-performance vector modulation, an "ideal combination for testing wireless communications systems and components," the company said. Read the news release.

In other news, Aeroflex introduced the 2200 Series of fast switching frequency synthesizers, which incorporate a design enhancement that significantly improves mean time between failure (MTBF), to 12,000 hours MTBF from 4,000 hours MTBF. The 2200 Series also offers one microsecond switching speed and sub-microsecond level correction, coupled with superb spectral purity, the company said. Read the news release.