When is an antenna a wideband antenna?

If there is one common theme to the antennas Cyntony distributes, it is that they are wideband antennas.  But what makes an antenna wideband?...

Cyntony - what's in a name?

Folks often ask me how the name Cyntony came about. The short answer: I favored a word, but it wasn't available as a URL. So I changed a letter...

Pilgrimage of another sort - NRAO, a place for RF mosts and firsts

Since securing rights to distribute the SKARAB FPGA supercomputer (originally designed for MeerKAT radio telescope array signal processing), my...

Getting schooled in HF secure digital radio

With Cyntony's new-year tie-up as a USA reseller of RapidM products, I had the opportunity to get trained on the RAPTAWC family of secure...

Radio astronomy gets high performance signal processing

There's some amazing work in high performance signal processing hardware, firmware and software happening in South Africa, supporting many...

Unique high performance electronics on sale to the world

Originally published September 10, 2015

Cyntony Corporation, a specialty electronics and antenna product distribution company and Peralex...

SKARAB Agile Extreme-Scale Networked FPGA Supercomputer Debuts at IEEE-HPEC 2015

Originally published September 16, 2015

Cyntony and Peralex announce the demonstration of SKARAB, an agile extreme-scale networked FPGA...

Old-school radio's new digital lease on life

Secure Digital Voice and Data Technology is Now Available in USA:

Cyntony is pleased to announce its appointment as a reseller of the tactical,...

Powerful antenna product family on sale in USA

Originally published May 4, 2011

Cyntony Corporation, an RF and antenna product distribution, announced that it has become the premier United...

DF Calibration on the veld

Obtaining excellent performance from a complex electromagnetic device like a correlative interferometric direction finding antenna system is...

Decoding DF accuracy specs - a primer

Direction finding antennas are complex devices, so it is surprising that some people try to boil their performance specs down to a single number....

Beetle + KAT + ROACH3 = SKARAB (FPGA supercomputer)

Look closely at the logo to the right on the box below. What could it possibly mean?  Why is a scarab beetle trying to roll the earth?   And what...

Mythical (HMC) beast spotted in Waltham, MA

During the debut appearance of the SKARAB agile neworked FPGA supercomputer at IEEE-HPEC 2015, a seemingly secondary item at our demo booth, the...

Let your imagination (and FPGA supercomputer code) fly!

On a recent trip to Cape Town to scout out new products for the Cyntony portfolio, the good folks at Peralex Electronics let me peek at the...

Curating innovative electronics...from Africa?

People are often surprised to find that many of the top-notch products we market and sell originate outside the USA.  We usually respond to the...

Boston Strong

 Initially Published 4/24/13

My heart grieves for the victims of the Boston Marathon Bombing who lost their lives and were heinously injured.

VSWR :: Return Loss and all that

Originally Published 5/28/2011

When introduced to return loss in the context of antenna impedance matching, my first thought was 'the RF gurus...

(deci)phering the Bel - Decoding decibels in antenna measurement

Orignially published 4/23/2011

RF and antenna measurement and engineering are replete with deciBels and prolific dB abbreviations.  We have dB,...

Oops, we need antennas!

Originally Published 3/21/2011

My odyssey into the field of antennas began like many wireless technology integrators and product developers: ...

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