Press Release

Focus Microwaves  & Cambridge RF Team Up


QUEBEC, Canada. — June 2005— Cambridge RF and Focus Microwaves have entered a Technology Collaboration and Support agreement, through Link Microtek Ltd, by which Focus provides Cambridge RF with state of the art load pull tuner system technology. Cambridge RF will use the technology to characterize devices and consult for various European and US customers.

Focus’ President Christos Tsironis and Cambridge RF Managing Director Chris Potter strongly believe that this collaboration will benefit all UK and European amplifier Designers and other users of load pull techniques, and help a better understanding of the possibilities offered by this technology.


About Focus Microwaves

Focus Microwaves, Inc. has been manufacturing Load Pull and Noise Measurement Systems since 1988. Focus' systems are based on proprietary designs of Computer Controlled Microwave Tuners CCMT . Focus has installed more than 600 Measurement Systems (including close to 1100, standard and prematching as well as fundamental frequency and harmonic programmable tuners) and trained customer personnel worldwide. Focus' systems have created a reputation for high reliability and benefit from highly sophisticated software, which includes the most advanced options and possibilities available in this field. More information about the company and its products may be obtained from the World Wide Web at

About Cambridge RF

Cambridge RF Ltd. provides RF and wireless design services and consultancy, with specialist capability in areas including RF power amplifier design, linearisation and digital predistortion (DPD), high performance RF frequency synthesis, microwave design and FPGA/baseband and signal processing design for high performance radio systems.

With our team of RF, digital/baseband and software engineers, we undertake complete turn-key product developments, as well as development of RF sub-system, RFIC and RF test solutions. Cambridge RF's experience covers standards including GSM/EDGE, 3GPP, W-CDMA, Bluetooth, IEEE 802.11 (WiFi), DECT, PWT, TETRA and DVB, as well as bespoke system requirements.

To complement design services, Cambridge RF provides training courses in RF design and digital radio systems to audiences world-wide. More information may be obtained from the World Wide Web at

About Link Microtek

Link Microtek is a privately owned, independent UK company formed in July 1995 that specialises in the RF, Microwave and Optical component and instrumentation sector. It is both a technical representative and a manufacturer and serves the commercial and military market segments. It provides computer controlled microwave tuners used for noise, small signal and power characterization of transistors and other microwave components. More information may be obtained from the World Wide Web at


Ian Thomson
Business Development Manager
Cambridge RF Ltd
Tel +44 1223 700497



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