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Wavestream Wins $1.6 Million Contract With U.S. Army CECOM Acquisition Center
SAN DIMAS, Calif., Oct. 24, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Wavestream (www.wavestream.com), a manufacturer of new generation solid-state power amplifiers, today announced it has signed a contract with the U.S. Army Communications Electronics Research, Development & Engineering Center (CERDEC) to develop ultra high-efficiency Ku- and Ka-band amplifiers to materially enhance the utility of mobile, "on-the-move," satellite communications terminals. The contract is worth approximately $1.6 million. Wavestream will perform research and development on behalf of the Space and Terrestrial Communications Directorate (S&TCD) of CERDEC.
Wavestream Introduces 50 Watt Ka-band Grid Amplifier Block Upconverter
SAN DIMAS, Calif., Oct. 24, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Wavestream (www.wavestream.com), a manufacturer of a new generation of compact high-efficiency solid-state power amplifiers, today announced it has expanded its PowerStream(tm) Grid Amplifier(tm) product line to include a new 50-watt Ka-band Grid Amplifier block upconverter (BUC). This addition to the PowerStream line is the smallest, lightest and most efficient solid-state Ka-band amplifier built at this power level. The Grid Amplifier BUC offers 25 watts of MIL-STD-188-164 linear power packed into a ruggedized 32-pound unit that mounts near the feed of medium aperture antennas, thus providing a commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) transmit amplifier solution for expanding bandwidth to support net-centric operations.
All Business Schools
All Business Schools Launches Student-Driven Directory Redesign
SEATTLE, Oct. 24, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- All Business Schools (www.allbusinessschools.com), the leading Internet resource for business degrees and careers, unveiled a redesigned version of its business schools and MBA degree directory. Aimed at better meeting the needs of potential business students by connecting them with the right business schools, the new design marks the first of several site improvements for All Business Schools.
China Natural Gas, Inc.
China Natural Gas Announces Natural Gas Services Available to 8000 New Residential Customers
NEW YORK, Oct. 24, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- China Natural Gas, Inc. (OTCBB:CHNG) (http://www.naturalgaschina.com), a leader in China's natural gas industry engaging in the transmission and distribution of natural gas to a diverse base of commercial, industrial, wholesale and residential customers, has started providing natural gas to 8000 new residents in the city of Xi'An. The Company also started construction of two new retail natural gas filling stations located in the city of Xi'An. The Company has a total of 17 natural gas filling stations including the two under construction.
Presentation of Telenor's Third Quarter Results 2006
OSLO, Norway, Oct. 24, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Telenor will present its financial results for the third quarter 2006 on Thursday 26 October 2006 at 09:00 hrs Norwegian time/CET. The presentation, which will also be broadcast live over the Internet, will be held in Auditorium A, Telenor Expo Visitor Centre at Fornebu near Oslo. The figures will be published on Telenor's website at 07:00 CET.
QIAGEN Introduces Novel Technology and Product Line That Significantly Accelerates PCR Reactions
VENLO, Netherlands, Oct. 24, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- QIAGEN, the world's leading provider of products for preanalytical sample preparation and molecular diagnostics, today launched its new QIAGEN Fast Cycling PCR product line, which substantially accelerates and streamlines the polymerase chain reaction (PCR). PCR is a standard technique for replicating genetic material that is used in genetic research and analysis in almost all biology laboratories worldwide. The use of the newly launched QIAGEN Fast Cycling PCR kit enables users to save up to 75% of the time previously required for the technique. This significant increase in speed is achieved without compromising the quality of results.
WorldWater & Solar Technologies
WorldWater & Power Corp. Begins Construction of $402,482 Solar System at International Center for Water Technology
FRESNO, Calif., Oct. 24, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- WorldWater & Power Corp. (OTCBB:WWAT), developer and marketer of proprietary high-power solar systems, announced here today the construction start of a $402,482 solar electric system at The International Center for Water Technology (ICWT) at California State University, Fresno's new building located on the Fresno campus. Founded in 2001, ICWT educates, promotes and assists in the development and adoption of innovative technologies that improve water utilization, reduce energy demand and positively affect air quality. The rooftop photovoltaic system incorporates WorldWater's proprietary Aquamax technology that is capable of powering electric motors up to 600 horsepower at variable speeds operating on solar power alone.
Microsemi to Acquire PowerDsine Ltd.
IRVINE, Calif. and HOD HASHARON, Israel, Oct. 24, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Microsemi Corporation ("Microsemi") (Nasdaq:MSCC) today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire PowerDsine Ltd. ("PowerDsine") (Nasdaq:PDSN). With this acquisition, Microsemi, a world leader in the design and manufacture of high performance analog mixed-signal solutions and high reliability semiconductor solutions, expands its portfolio of product offerings to include a broad range of Power over Ethernet ("PoE") solutions and further enhances its strong analog and mixed signal design capabilities.