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Taking Advantage of the New Simplified Acquisition Threshold


The increase in the SAT increases opportunities for small businesses. During FY2010, twenty federal agencies issued more than 585,000 Simplified Acquisition contract actions totaling $9,442,964,485. Are you getting your share of these?

Use of sensors in test instruments increasing


Sensors have been making deeper penetration into the test and measurement market with revenues growing since the year 2003.

Do millimeter wave systems invade personal privacy?


Six U.S senators have raised questions about the U.S. Marshals Service using body scanning equipment at the U.S. Courthouse in Orlando, FL – and supposedly storing more than 35,000 of those body images — but the Marshals Service is not backing down yet.

Analyzer Scours Spectrum To 7 GHz


According to Brian LeMay, General Manager of Agilent’s Chengdu Instruments Division, the portable spectrum analyzer is “Specifically designed for the field, the N9342C HSA is extremely easy to use and brings RF field test efficiency to a new level.”

Oracle Sued by U.S. in Case Claiming Overcharges


Oracle Corp., the world’s second- biggest software maker, was sued today by the U.S. Justice Department, which claimed the company overcharged the government on a contract worth hundreds of millions of dollars.

Growth in the North American Used and Rental General-purpose Test Equipment Markets

New analysis from Frost & Sullivan, North American Used and Rental General-purpose Test Equipment Markets, finds that the market earned revenues of $605 million in 2009 and estimates this to reach $787 million in 2015.

Rohde & Schwarz Announces Entrance to the Global Oscilloscope Market

Currently, the market for oscilloscopes is around one billion dollars worldwide. From the automotive industry to consumer electronics manufacturing and university research departments, Oscilloscopes are used everywhere.