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The Ins and Outs of Radio Frequency

  Radio frequencies are used in a wide range of items, but most people do not understand how they work or are used in our daily lives. A radio frequency is a type of electromagnetic energy and is measured in hertz, and it is used by radars, radios, televisions, microwaves, GPS, cells phones, and satellites. …


New WindFreak SynthNV PRO

Windfreak Technologies – WAMICON 2018 Note:  We have started selling the SynthNV Pro.  Check here for the product page. Datasheets and other descriptive documents will come as quickly as we can make them. Original post with edits: Windfreak Technologies, LLC attended WAMICON 2018 in Sand Key, FL as an exhibitor in the vendors hall.  Windfreak …


Using the MixNV RF Signal Generator and Active Mixer in Your Next Design

In order to be effective, RF upconverters and downconverters must meet the communications standards of the networks in which they’ve been installed. These integrated assemblies must convert microwave signals from one frequency range to another so it can be further processed to fit precisely with those standards. An RF signal generator that can produce a …


SynthHD vs SynthHD PRO

Compare the innovative SynthHD with the SynthHD Professional version (SynthHD PRO).  We suggest the SynthHD PRO if you need higher accuracy in the lab, or more ruggedness in the field.


SynthHD Microwave Signal Generator with an External Reference

At Windfreak Technologies, my main goal is to have very satisfied customers.  One of my biggest jobs is customer service, both before the sale and after the sale.  Below is a good example of how I like to help my customers, plus it has some good info for those that plan to use our devices …


New SynthHD PRO Microwave Signal Generator

Windfreak Technologies, LLC will be introducing the new SynthHD PRO model of its highly innovative USB Microwave Signal Generators at MTTS booth #1120.  The device will be based on the SynthHD but come with a few updates. Improved calibration for higher amplitude accuracy Re-calibrate at the Windfreak factory when needed, or calibrate yourself Milled aluminum case …


Inexpensive Radiated Immunity Pre-Compliance Testing

Nice article written by Ken Wyatt.  See full article written HERE. Snippets of text from article: 03/18/2014 Kenneth Wyatt Wyatt Technical Services As an EMC consultant, it seems that lately I’ve run into many client projects where radiated immunity has cropped up as the major issue. One reason for this may be the trend in …


Evaluation Engineering Article

For the MTTS Edition of Evaluation Engineering.  In article seen HERE. Low-cost modules WindFreak Technologies will highlight a range of applications from system and device test to the general RF and microwave communications needs of the RF community, according to David Goins, chief technology officer. He added, “WindFreak offers low-cost RF and microwave modules such …


Join us at MTTS in San Francisco

Please drop by to visit. Vicky and I will be providing demos for hardware and software in booth #1120. We will demo our RF Signal Generators: The dual channel SynthHD doing FMCW pulsed chirp as well as its new external modulations. The SynthNV doing Network Analyzer measurements. See you there! David


New Article in Microwave Product Digest January 2016

Windfreak Technologies published an interesting article called: (click title below for article at Low Cost USB RF Signal Generators – A Hybrid Solution: Why They Should Be in Your Next Project By David Goins, CTO, Windfreak Technologies Excerpt: “USB RF signal generators are actually a hybrid approach to both of those options mentioned above—they can …