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Come visit us at one of our upcoming trade shows/ conferences!  Contact us to set up a meeting or just stop by.    

WEST
29 - 31 January 2013
San Diego, CA
Booth #1319

OFC/NFOEC
19 - 21 March 2013
Anaheim, CA
Booth #1519

SOFIC
2 - 16 May 2013
Tampa, FL
Booth #833

IMS
2 - 7 June 2013
Seattle, WA
Booth #2143

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Pharad's Quarterly Newsletter                         Volume 3, Issue 1, Winter 2013

As we welcome 2013, I would like to extend an invitation to our customers and colleagues to come visit us at our two upcoming tradeshows. We particularly hope to be able to reconnect with the people we missed at MILCOM in October. With an increased emphasis on unmanned vehicles and special operation teams, Pharad has developed an extensive and popular portfolio of UAV antennas,  covert antennas, and specialty antennas for these applications. 

 

Next week, we will be exhibiting at WEST in San Diego, CA. Our booth will feature our portfolio of UAV antennas (in a new UAV display), gooseneck antennas, and wearable antennas.  

   

In March we will be returning to the West Coast and to OFC/NFOEC in Anaheim, CA.  We will be displaying our RF-over-Fiber products and introducing a new hardware that has been developed for interference cancellation in communication platforms.

     

We thank you for helping make 2012 another successful year for Pharad. We hope to see you at one of the many industry and technical conferences we will be participating in this year. Please contact us to set up a meeting or just stop by our booth or one of our presentations.

Austin Farnham
President, Pharad

New Antenna Products

Directive Wearable Antennas 

 

Pharad has introduced new enhanced gain, directive antennas that offer extended coverage and increased performance in the Dual-band WLAN, C-band, and UWB frequency ranges. All of the antennas were developed in order to meet the emerging needs of customers demanding higher gain body wearable solutions. Applications include wearable health monitoring and video transmission.

  

Consistent with Pharad's wearable antenna line, the directive antennas are small, lightweight, unobtrusive, and feature Pharad's patented Flextenna technology, providing flexibility to conform to the body and flex with body movement.

   
Paintable Antenna Systems 

  

Pharad once again is at the forefront of innovative technical solutions with the introduction of our new, state-of-the-art paintable antenna system.   

This paintable antenna can be easily applied to many different surfaces, including brick, wood, plastic, and dry-wall. Importantly, many antennas can be produced from a single can of the supplied paint, thereby lowering the overall cost of this unique radiator solution. The kits include everything required to easily install a variety of paint-on antenna solutions including the conductor spray paint, the prep and finish spray paint, universal feed sections, and an assortment of radiator stencils.


The kit contents and installation instructions are simple and no special training is required to construct the antennas. Check out the installation video:

  

Pharad Paintable Antenna Systems 
Pharad to give Short Course and Talk at OFC

In addition to exhibiting at OFC, Pharad's VP of Engineering, Dr Dalma Novak of Pharad will be giving the following presentations as part of the conference technical program:
  • Short Course SC217: "Hybrid Fiber Radio: The Application of Photonic Links in Wireless Communications",  Sunday 17 March, 5:00 - 8:00 pm, Anaheim Convention Center.   
  • Paper OTu3E.2: Dalma Novak and Rod Waterhouse, "Emerging Disruptive Wireless Technologies - Prospects and Challenges for Integration with Optical Networks", Tuesday 19 March, 5:00 - 5:30 pm, Ballroom A of the Anaheim Convention Center.

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