How Paul Andrews Guided TTI’s Remarkable Evolution

Paul Andrews Jr. did not set out to build a global distribution enterprise. “My first objective was survival,” he half-joked. “I’d been laid off from General Dynamics. I’d worked in manufacturing, procurement, I’d done inventory control, managed production and had experience in sales. My primary goal was to make a living.” In the early 1970s,…

RFMW Expands Salesforce in Europe & Israel

RFMW announces six new Regional Sales Managers serving Europe and Israel. Fulfilling the role of a niche, RF and Microwave component distributor, this expansion recognizes customer desires to have experienced, technically oriented sales engineers supporting their designs. These new managers boast sales experience and education that includes master’s degrees and design engineering experience at equipment…

RFMW Offers IDT 8V19N492

RFMW, Ltd. announces design and sales support for a fully integrated FemtoClock® NG jitter attenuator and clock synthesizer from Integrated Device Technology, Inc. (IDT). The 8V19N492 is designed as a high-performance clock solution for conditioning and frequency/phase management of wireless infrastructure radios in 4G, 5G, MIMO and AAS as well as instrumentation and radar. Optimized…

RFMW Ltd. Adds Rakon to Line Card

RFMW Ltd. (‘RFMW’) announced a distribution agreement with Rakon Limited (‘Rakon’) effective November 6, 2018. Under the agreement, RFMW is authorized to market and sell Rakon’s portfolio of frequency control and timing solutions. Rakon offers high-performance crystal oscillators, OCXOs, OCSOs, TCXOs, VCXOs, XOs and crystal resonators. RFMW is a specialized distributor providing customers and suppliers…

“Choosing Blocking Capacitors” Paper Available at RFMW

RFMW, Ltd. announces availability of a white paper from Dielectric Laboratories (DLI). “Choosing blocking capacitors – it’s more than just values” outlines how designers often use rules-of-thumb or approximate equations linking capacitor values to final RF performance. DLI takes a real world look at performance that can’t be predicted by design theory, and then analyzes…

RFMW Acquisition Expands TTI’s Chip Expertise

IP&E expert TTI Inc. raised a few eyebrows when it acquired semiconductor specialty distributor Symmetry Electronics in July of 2017. The announcement of TTI’s intent to acquire RF/microwave expert RFMW Ltd. raised a few more. Until 2017, TTI focused exclusively on interconnect, passive and electromechanical (IP&E) components. Its expertise in these products has sustained TTI…