Global Leader in RF, Broadcast & Microwave Components and Systems
Micro Communications (MCi) has a 55 year legacy in designing, engineering and manufacturing RF & Microwave Components, Assemblies and Systems for clients in broadcast, medical, military, industrial and scientific applications.
MCi is a two-time Technology & Engineering Emmy Award™ winner for achievements in pioneering broadcast transmission technology and RF combiner innovation. Since 1966, MCi has been a leader in Broadcast, RF, and Microwave design.
Coaxial Transfer Switches
MCi Coaxial Transfer Switches are designed primarily for application in TV, AM, FM, UHF and other broadcast related areas. Available in 3-Port and 4-Port configurations, ranging from Type N (f) to 6 – 1/8″ interface. Switches can be controlled in groups, singly from remote locations, and integrated into computer-controlled logic systems. MCi transfer switches are ideally suited for use in unattended transmitter operations.
The most extensive line of Broadcast, RF, Coaxial and Waveguide Switches. Micro Communications offers a wide range of coaxial transfer switches from 7/16″ up to 6-1/8″ – stocked and ready to ship in a matter of days. MCi Waveguide Switches are available in sizes from WR90 to WR2300, with a range of options from SPDT & DPDT configurations, to manual or motorized shutter switches. Micro Communications has a complete line of coaxial and waveguide switch accessories – from control panels, to programmable controllers, to N+1 switch matrixes – Micro Communication is a trusted name in Broadcast, RF and Microwave Technology since 1966.
MCi has a wide-ranging product portfolio of coaxial lines and coax accessory products. From rigid lines and elbows, to flexible coax sections, to loop and directional couplers – we regularly manufacture standard and custom configurations. Our product development techniques allow us to develop highly-efficient high-power coaxial products. As advanced microwave and RF experts, we discern which materials and geometries ensure maximum robustness for any given environment. We deliver the best fit solution, specifically for your project requirements. MCi is equipped with the best RF engineering software to ensure maximum product reliability.
Micro Communications terrestrial, over-the-air TV and radio broadcast capabilities continue to grow alongside our well-established business. Our capabilities range from RF component design engineering, advanced microwave & RF material research, state-of-the-art engineering software, and beyond. We transcend the industry standard by designing innovative systems and components that are utilized across TV, UHF, AM and FM Radio applications. From multi-channel combiners, to coaxial adapters and waveguide accessories – MCi now stands as one of the most trusted Broadcast, RF and Microwave partner across a wide range of industries.
Technology & Engineering
Emmy Award™ Winners
2007 Emmy Award™ in recognition of Advanced Television Systems (ATSC) standards broadcast transmission RF filters
2008 Emmy Award™ in recognition of Pioneering RF Combiners for Adjacent Channels on Common Antenna Systems.
TV & Radio Broadcast
Since 1966, broadcasters, transmitter OEMs and system integrators throughout the world have chosen Micro Communications for their RF Broadcast systems. From project conception through execution, they trust our recommendations for products that deliver maximum performance and robustness. MCi has your station covered in all broadcast bands – from the transmitter output to the antenna.
Transitions & Adapters
Micro Communications offers a broad range of types and configurations of waveguide to coaxial transitions and coax adapters. We offer standard parts such as: WR1500 Waveguide to 1-5/8″ (f) Coaxial Transitions or 6 inch coaxial adapters to Type N. MCi also offers custom transitions and adapters, including: water-cooled transitions, half-height, and adapters for SC, APC-7, SMA and other configurations. Micro Communications (MCi) designs probe type and cross-bar transitions.
MCi: A Microwave Techniques Company
Microwave Techniques, LLC is a global leader in high-power microwave solutions. The group includes Micro Communications (MCi), Ferrite Microwave Technologies, MEGA Industries and the FXR dummy load product line. The group manufactures the widest line of high power RF components and microwave systems, supporting waveguide sizes WR28 to WR2300, supporting 50 MHz to 50 GHz that handle power levels ranging from 5 W to well over 50 MW.
Loads & Terminations
As part of the Microwave Techniques group, MCi offers an extensive library of standard and custom-designed high-power loads and terminations. The assortment of microwave high-power loads and terminations are attributable to the legacy product lines of Mega, Ferrite, MCi and FXR dummy loads. Micro Communications manufactures dozens of different types of loads for the medical, scientific, commercial, industrial, and military markets.
Microwave & RF Components for Military & Defense Radar
Micro Communications has a long history of building mission-specific RF and microwave components for U.S. military organizations with extremely demanding requirements. Recently, we built a set of special 5-channel combiners for the United States Navy.
Power Combining Technology
Micro Communications power combiners and dividers are manufactured in various configurations. MCi offers coaxial combiners ranging from Type-N up to 14-inch, waveguide combiners from WR90 to WR2300+, and variable power combiners in both coaxial and waveguide styles. Designs include: coupled-line hybrids, branch-line combiners, magic tees, short-slot hybrids, magic tees and beyond.
Microwave & RF Components for High-Energy Physics
MCi designs, engineers and manufactures ultra-reliable RF transmission line devices for high-energy physics particle accelerators and fusion energy machines. Our high-energy physics product line includes a wide range of passive microwave transmission equipment that guides energy from the amplifiers to the accelerating cavities.
High-Power Coaxial Components
Micro Communications high-power coaxial components are manufactured in various sizes ranging from Type N to 14-inch. Coax component designs include: rigid and flexible transmission lines, elbows, power combiners, couplers, transfer switches and more.
Microwave Components for Medical Imaging & Radiotherapy
MCi offers a complete line of waveguide and RF components for S-Band, C-Band and X-Band for use in medical linear accelerators (LINACs). Our client base includes world-leading OEM’s of PET and CT scanners. MCi supports our clients with endeavors in medical imaging (X-ray), oncotherapy, radiation therapy and other medical research.
High-Power Waveguide Components & RF Assemblies
Micro Communications high-power waveguide components and RF assemblies are available in sizes ranging from WR-90 to WR-2300+. High power waveguide components include: rigid and flexible sections, couplers, calibration kits, bends, phase shifters, power combiners and more.
Custom RF & Microwave Solutions
MCi offers integrated design services and turnkey production for custom RF and microwave subassemblies. MCi specializes in partnering with TV and Radio broadcast system engineers and OEM’s to develop products specific to your channel or frequency. Contact the team at MCi today!