September 30, 2011 12:29 ET

WaveLab Inc. Introduces 7 and 13 GHz Outdoor RF Units for Use in USA

RESTON, VA--(Marketwire - Sep 30, 2011) - WaveLab Inc., a leading developer of low cost, high quality, indoor and outdoor RF units for Tier I and II OEM microwave radio suppliers, today announced the availability of its 7 and 13 GHz outdoor RF units (ODUs) for use in the USA market. The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) modified its rules (RM-11602) on August 9, 2011 allowing the 7 and 13 GHz bands to be co-shared by Broadcasters, Carriers, and Private Users.

Over the past three years, WaveLab has shipped over 200,000 RF units globally with over 80,000 hour MTBFs. Its family of outdoor RF units include the following key features:

  • Supports ITU-R frequency bands from 6 to 38 GHz
  • Designed to meet FCC, ETSI and CE type approval, safety and emissions standards
  • Supports power levels up to 30 dBm
  • Supports ANSI 10 to 40 MHz and ETSI 7 to 56 MHz channels
  • Supports modulations from QPSK up to 256 QAM
  • Supports ATPC and ACM

"We are extremely excited the FCC is allocating additional spectrum to USA based carriers and private users to support the growing need of wireless implementations," said President and CEO Walter Zheng. "Since 2002, WaveLab has been developing high reliability, low cost ODUs and RF Units for some of the largest microwave suppliers in the world. Our U.S.-based research and product development capabilities, coupled with our low cost, high volume offshore manufacturing, allow us to offer the highest quality radio products to both established OEMs and start-up system providers, with industry leading pricing and delivery times."

About WaveLab Inc.
Founded in 2002, WaveLab Inc. is focused exclusively on designing the most advanced and cost effective microwave radio ODUs and RF Units in the world. Based in Virginia, USA, WaveLab's team of RF, mechanical and manufacturing engineers design advanced RF systems with an emphasis on performance, quality and manufacturability. High volume, vertically integrated overseas manufacturing allows designs to be realized at extremely competitive price points. For more details, visit or e-mail

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