SAF Tehnika – Handheld RF Analyzers

SAF Tehnika is a designer, producer and distributor of digital Microwave Data transmission equipment. SAF Tehnika products provide wireless backhaul solutions for digital voice and data transmission to mobile and fixed network operators, data service providers, governments and private companies.

Featured Products

Handheld Signal Generator

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Perfect tool for different microwave system analysis and measurement applications
Essential tool for antenna alignment and testing and top choice for LoS verification applications. Device is perfect for different microwave system analysis and measurement applications. It has intuitive control and interactive GUI with instant on/off functionality, resistive touchscreen allows working with gloves on.

6-40 GHz SG Compact
▪ Handheld signal generators
▪ Continuous wave (CW) signal
▪ LoS verification, link alignment
▪ Instant-on functionality

Handheld Signal Analyzers

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Spectrum Compact is a truly hand-held and easy to use measurement solution for the 300 MHz – 87 GHz licensed microwave frequency bands. These battery powered devices do not require external down-converters, and are a must-have tool for any field engineer performing microwave equipment installation, link troubleshooting, site planning and maintenance.

  • Instant on, easy to learn and use
  • Packs features usually found in
    devices costing 4-10x more
  • Narrow span, -128 dBm noise floor
  •  80%+ of time does everything needed
  • Tool for mobile, DAS, broadcast,
    SCADA, interference hunting, and
    satellite communications
  • Spec An, Power Meter, Alignment
    Tool, Path Calculator tools built in
  • PC analysis software and f/w
    upgrades included for life
  • Instant on, easy to learn and use
  • Deep memory (8 GB)
  • Spec An, Power Meter, Alignment Tool all-in-one.
  • PC analysis software and f/w upgrades included for life
  • Ruggedized tool and all accessories designed for field use
  • From LoS verification, antenna
    alignment, interference detection, to link troubleshooting and maintenance, tool
    for entire link lifecycle
  • The ONLY handheld v and e band
    spectrum analyzer on the market
  • IP54 rated for worry-free outdoor use
  • Easy, portable lab tool for leakage
    detection
  • Cost-effective solution for automotive
    radar, 60 GHz production test
  • Deep memory, ability to run device
    from PC software or via API
  • Adapted antennas for e-band PtP
    alignment/troubleshooting

Application Highlights

Designed specifically for comfortable outdoor use by microwave network engineers, Spectrum Compact can also be used for various applications in VSAT, cellular network environment, ranging from signal monitoring to troubleshooting and interference detection. The Spectrum Compact can be used for high precision detection of existing interference on installed paths or available radio channels. Data logging of all spectrum scans is available with the Spectrum Compact device, and enhanced data processing and analysis are provided by SAF Tehnika designed PC software for your laptop

Company Overview

Customer-supportive business philosophy is the fundamental element driving SAF Tehnika`s research and business development. We’re constantly monitoring industry trends to meet the current demands, but to increase the satisfaction of our customers requires foresight and the courage to act on it. SAF welcomes daring and visionary product development decisions, which has helped us thrive and successfully compete with the major players. In addition to an industry-standard portfolio containing a full range of modular split-mount and full outdoor Native Ethernet/IP microwave systems for licenced and licence-free frequencies, SAF Tehnika boasts about several industry unique and new market-shaping products such as the Integra and Spectrum Compact. To complete the offer, SAF Tehnika maintains and provides an outstanding technical support service – an often underestimated feature and a stumbling stone for our competitors.

Affordable broadband connectivity and mobile communications have become the backbone of the modern world – important business tools with a decisive impact on the competitiveness of our customers. To support them we are constantly striving to increase mobility and openness to fresh ideas, which are the defining features of our company. SAF Tehnika has proved time and time again that it can swiftly adapt to the challenges of a changing environment and the ever-increasing pace of technological innovations.

Accumulated experience, world-class intellectual capacity and a team of like-minded suppliers are the essential assets behind Customized Microwave SolutionsTM – our commitment to an industry-rare capability to design, develop and produce hundreds of supported, customer-tailored product variations, as well as numerous specific, user-adapted application techniques and features for our products all linked together by a feature-rich SAF Network Management System.

Mobile and alternative operators, PTT/fixed operators, broadband access providers, ISPs, governments, utility companies and many others across the world are already working with SAF Tehnika – the supplier of reliable and energy-efficient products, ensuring unparalleled delivery terms and worldwide warranty services, as well as extremely effective and direct management-level communication. Broad expertise for a fair price is our proposal for time&money-sensitive customers who value investments in high class services and sustainable solutions to benefit from the emerging age of green and smart economies.

SAF’s team of direct sales representatives in Europe, North and South America, Africa, South and East Asia, together with a worldwide network of authorized partners, are always ready to assist and provide up-to-date information on the available product options and solutions. Visit www.saftehnika.com to learn more about our products and reach the headquarters directly to join the ever-growing number of satisfied SAF customers.

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Brandi Fruge

Brandi Fruge

Inside Sales Engineer

Office Phone: 720-822-4119
Email: brandif@vicmyers.com

Brandi grew up in Katy, Texas.  She graduated from Colorado School of Mines with her Mechanical Engineering Degree in 2015. She previously worked for Schlumberger as a field engineer on frac locations across Texas, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania and more. In her free time, she enjoys traveling, snowboarding, binge watching Netflix and spending time with her dog, Duke.

VMA Staff

TRACY GROSSMAN

Field Engineer

Tracy was raised in Arizona and served in the USAF as an Electronic Warfare Technician, completing an Electrical Engineering Technology Journeyman degree from Community College of the Air Force. After the Air Force he worked as a technician before getting his Bachelors in Computer Information Systems at the University of Phoenix. Tracy worked as a Computer Systems Engineering consultant before joining Orbital Sciences (now Northrop Grumman) in 2002, where he worked as an Electrical Engineer for 15 years designing and deploying systems to test and launch rockets. Tracy specialized in Telemetry Ground Systems for several years before becoming the Lead Electrical Engineer on the Antares Ground system design team. After Orbital, he worked as an Embedded Systems Sales Engineer, helping customers find the best solutions to solve complicated design requirements. Starting July 2019, Tracy is on Team VMA as a Field Engineer to continue building relationships and helping engineers find innovative solutions for high-reliability applications. Outside of the office he enjoys spending time with his wife and adult children and his hobbies include Trucks, Hiking, Camping, Hunting, Scuba diving, Motorcycling and church.

KEENAN GRIFFIN

Field Engineer

Keenan was born and raised in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Graduated from the University of Denver with his Electrical Engineering Degree with a Specification in Mechatronic Systems. With the need to problem solve and the love to work with people, Keenan has worked in technical sales for the manufacturing, construction, and security industries. From going outside to hike, snowboard, golf, run, or grill to staying inside to cook, read, or simply relax by sitting down to watch a good movie, Keenan loves to spend as much time as possible with his friends and family.

CHRISTIE WHITEHEAD

Field Engineer

Christie Whitehead Is married and has raised 3 beautiful children, one girl and 2 boys. Her passions are children, education, technology and volunteering. She helped open a Charter school from the ground up in 2000 that is now a top 100 school in the nation year after year. Christie has her bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering Technology. She has been in many technology engineering positions and thrives on solving problems. She strives to always add value, have patience and care for others. She loves technology and complexity of the things people are designing. She loves to get into the lab, sharing experiences and knowledge that may help her customers.

SIERRA BISHOP

Inside Sales

Sierra has been with VMA for 3 years.  She previously worked in law enforcement/emergency dispatching for over 9 years.  She is currently going back to school get a bachelors degree in Art and Graphic Design.  She loves travelling and enjoys doing anything ‘artsy’, but especially loves watercolor and oil painting.  When she can she likes to catch a good live theater show.

KRISTIN HALL

Sales Administration

Kristin has been a part of the Vic Myers Associates team for five years now. Prior to her position as Inside Sales and Administration, she worked in the Construction Industry as a Project Manager. Needless to say, she has learned a lot here at VMA, and enjoys being a part of this company. In her free time, she values singing at church, card-making, and spending time with her husband and family.

RON GARCIA

Inside Sales

Office Phone: 505-884-6878
Email: rong@vicmyers.com

Ron has worn several hats at VMA over the past twenty years, including inside sales, IT guru, webmaster and application engineer. As a recent empty-nester, Ron and his wife are spending more time on the road, exploring the Southwest. He is an avid sci-fi enthusiast, enjoys playing guitar and listening to jazz.

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JIM BARNETT

Inside Sales

Office Phone: 480-345-6449
Email: jimb@vicmyers.com

Jim was born in Michigan but has lived in Arizona longer than most natives. He graduated from Arizona State University with a B.S. in Computer Information Systems and holds certifications in Network Administration and Network Security. Jim originally joined Vic Myers Associates in 1991 and has held a variety of positions. Among his interests are hiking, travel, and most things vintage including cars, music, architecture, and artifacts.

MARK MYERS

Field Engineer, Legend

There a few experiences in my life which I consider invaluable. They include earning my Boy Scout Eagle rank with considerable help and inspiration from my father, serving in the United States Submarine Service during the Viet Nam war, earning a black belt in a mixed style martial arts (it took me 25 years), completing a masters degree (16  years),  becoming a lifelong learner, being engaged in my faith, and ending up with some really good friends.  Professionally, I love being a helper, an ally, a facilitator, a problem solver and someone who is passionate about wanting my friends, my customers and my colleagues to be successful.  Life can be hard, life can be unfair and life can be extraordinary, all at the same time.

VMA Staff

CARLTON DAVENPORT

VP of Administration

Office Phone: 505-884-6878
Email: abq@vicmyers.com

Carlton has traveled and lived all over the U.S. but chose Albuquerque as his home. Carlton and Nancy have raised 3 daughters, grown up and making their own lives now. He joined VMA in 1991 and is responsible for the day-to-day business side, supporting our sales efforts, doing whatever it takes.

BOB BISHOP

Field Engineer, Area Manager

Bob was raised in Minnesota. Graduated from Minneapolis Technical College with an A&P license. He worked at Rosemount Inc. for a few years and moved to California where he met his wife and gained valuable experience having sold to the test ranges, military bases, and contractors. Bob has been in Colorado selling to the same customers for over 25 years. He enjoys muscle cars, hockey, travel, golf and singing at his church.

RYAN CHRISTIAN

Field Engineer, VP

Ryan was raised in Mesa, Arizona, attended Gilbert schools and graduated from ASU in 2006 with a Bachelors in Interdisciplinary Studies. He went on to complete his MBA at the University of Phoenix Campus in Mesa. Prior to VMA, Ryan worked 5 years as a consumer sales consultant and then 5 years as Analyst at Orbital Sciences, now Northrop Grumman.   Outside of the office, Ryan loves to spend time with his wife, 10yr old daughter and twin 5 year old boys. Ryan loves to get outdoors to hunt & fish as often as possible, serves frequently with kids and adults at church and enjoys quality BBQ time with his friends and family.

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