RF Design Services 2018-03-14T20:03:03+00:00

RF Design Services

RF Design Services for Military and Aerospace Markets

NuWaves Engineering offers RF and microwave engineering design services to military and aerospace clients for product development, production, test, and qualification.

With state-of-the-art design and simulation tools, test and measurement equipment, prototyping equipment, and a full-scale production facility, NuWaves Engineering is able to transition concepts to high-performance designs quickly and cost effectively.

  • Industry leading quick-turn development cycles
  • SWaP constrained applications
  • DC to Ka-Band frequencies

NuWaves Engineering offers RF and microwave engineering design services to military and aerospace clients for product development, production, test, and qualification.

  • Industry leading quick-turn development cycles
  • SWaP constrained applications
  • DC to Ka-Band frequencies

Frequency Converter

Power Amplifiers

RF Front Ends



Filters & Multiplexers

NuWaves Engineering is a leader in designing Frequency Upconverters, Frequency Downconverters, Frequency Transverters, Frequency Extenders, Frequency Translators, etc. to provide frequency operational flexibility and system sustainment services by modifying existing hardware to comply with new frequency allocations. Before you replace an entire RF communication system, speak with a member of our team to see how NuWaves Engineering can modernize your existing setup to give you the same performance at a new frequency.

Our designs involve frequencies from 2 MHz up to 5.9 GHz and include the following building blocks: Oscillators – DRO, XTAL, CRO, SAW, & discrete, Frequency Dividers, Frequency Synthesizers, Ultra-low added noise multipliers, and comb generators with internal/external reference. [/expand]

NuWaves Engineering also has COTS Frequency Upconverter & Downconverters available for purchase today.

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NuWaves designs state-of-the-art, high-performance, high-dynamic range RF Front-End Receivers and RF Tuners that deliver superb performance in high signal environments. This includes both custom receiver designs and performance enhancements to existing designs.

NuWaves Engineering has designed receivers with the following special attributes:

  • Low Current
  • Low SWaP
  • High Sensitivity
  • Wide Dynamic Range
  • Low Noise Figure
  • Automatic Gain Control
  • Varactor-Tuned Bandpass Filtering
  • Broadband Frequency Tuning Ranges
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RF Power Amplifier NuWaves Engineering RF Design Services

Our expertise and experience is with designing low-SWaP (size, weight, and power supply) RF power amplifiers from VHF to Ka-Band, including:

  • Incredibly Low SWaP Designs
  • Custom Designed MMICs
  • High Efficiency Design Classes
  • High Output Power
  • High Linearity
  • Multi-Octave Designs

Talk to our team about designing a RF Power Amplifier for your SDR, check out our RF Power Amplifier Design page for more information about our power amplifier design services. Or, take a look at our NuPower family of COTS Power Amplifiers, which utilize GaN transistors to achieve low SWaP,  high ruggedization, multi-octave bandwidth, and high efficiency for flexible integration and operation.

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At its core, NuWaves Engineering has been designing, developing, manufacturing, and sustaining RF transceivers for our military and government customers since founded in 2001. Our continuum of services spans from providing traditional RF front-end design services in close collaboration with a third-party responsible for the digital signal processing (DSP)/control design, to providing a complete turn-key transceiver solution inclusive of analog and digital functions. We have experience designing:

  • Telemetry Transponder Hardware
  • RF Unit Daughter Cards (RFU-D)
  • Sonobuoy Radio Boards
  • TSPI RF Data Transceivers for Ground, Airborne, and Underwater Communications
  • Add-on Designs to Expand upon Existing Communication Capabilities to Support New Frequency Bands, and even Micro-Transmitters
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RF Design Services Transceiver NuWaves Engineering

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RF Bidirectional Amplifier RF Design Services NuWaves Engineering

Experienced at designing and building BDAs from HF to Ka-Band frequencies, our expertise includes:

  • Low SWaP Designs
  • High RF Output Power
  • Fast Switching Times (< 1 µs)
  • Power Efficiency
  • High Linearity
  • Wide Bandwidth

NuWaves Engineering has the experience and expertise working with the latest transistor technology and designing our own MMICs to maximize your RF capability and readiness. Take a look at our NuPower Xtender line of COTS Bidirection Amplifiers, which feature BDAs utilizing GaN and LDMOS type transistors to provide high power amplification for half-duplex data link transceivers.

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Our expertise in low noise amplifier designs is a result of our experience with designing high-performance receiver systems and RF front ends, and have experience working up to Ka-band frequencies.

  • Single-stage LNAs
  • Multiple-stage LNAs
  • Multiple Stages with Inter-stage Filtering
  • Automatic Gain Control
  • Medium Power Amplifiers

We offer a complete line of COTS High Intercept Low Noise Amplifier (HILNA) LNAs, and we offer custom low noise amplifier design services to provide your system with the front-end attention it needs to perform at the highest level. Check out our Low Noise Amplifier (LNA) Design page for more information, or click to get in touch with our LNA Design Team below and a member of our Engineering Services’ team will be in contact with you shortly.

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NuWaves Engineering RF Low Noise Amplifier Design Services

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NuWaves Engineering has the in-house expertise, experience, and resources to deliver high performance filters manufactured in-house that meet the most stringent tolerance requirements. We have designed filters for almost any RF application imaginable, from ultra high powered filters that successfully completed multipaction testing, to identifying low SWaP sensitive sources of interference that may drown out nearby channels through your transmission.

With our NuFilter line of COTS RF Filters that include miniature harmonic filters, bandpass filters, & broadband preselectors, NuWaves Engineering has a cost effective filtering solution to fill your needs. In addition, NuWaves Engineering also has a in-house rapid-fill custom cavity filter service that will evaluate your specifications provided and return a quote within 24 hours for your custom cavity filter, with lead times of 2-3 weeks for deliverables.

NuWaves Engineering offers filter design services rivaling the industry’s major filter manufactures with a driven focus towards performance and lead time.

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Our RF design project experience includes nearly 15 years of successfully meeting or exceeding our clients’ expectations with advanced RF and microwave designs. NuWaves Engineering is driven to advance our your missions by offering a full spectrum of solutions to maximize our customers’ RF capability and readiness, and ultimately engineer a lasting partnership.

Take a look at our RF Design Experience page to learn more, or click to get in touch with our RF Design Team below and a member of our Engineering Services team will be in contact with you shortly.

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Contact our RF design services staff today to learn about outsourcing your RF and microwave system, subsystem, or module design requirements.