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QuinStar News Feed – 2019

QuinStar News Feed – 20192023-09-15T13:10:33-07:00

News & Information — 2019

QuinStar Contributes to Space Mission

December 17th, 2019|Categories: News Archive|Tags: |

QuinStar successfully completed a 28-month program with Jet Propulsion Laboratory. The program entailed developing flight hardware for the NASA-ISRO (Indian Space Research Organisation) Synthetic Aperture Radar (NISAR) mission. QuinStar’s deliverables included Ka-band solid-state power amplifiers. The SSPA is an enabling element of the communication payload for the high-speed, space-to-earth datalink.

The NISAR satellite uses advanced radar imaging to monitor changes to […]

QuinStar Enhances Test Capabilities for Space-Qualified MMW Hardware

September 24th, 2019|Categories: News Archive|Tags: |

QuinStar was recently certified to test its space-qualified millimeter-wave hardware by Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL). After administering both the System Safety Survey and Vendor Chamber Verification Survey, JPL certified QuinStar’s thermal vacuum chamber for testing flight hardware for JPL/NASA missions.

The chamber enables hardware testing under a simulated space environment. To illustrate, the 6.5 cubic ft. (0.2 cubic meter) chamber handles […]

QuinStar T3 Bowling Event

September 16th, 2019|Categories: company events, News Archive|Tags: |

QuinStar holds T3 events (Try Things Together) to provide opportunities for employees to join in recreational, cultural, and educational events after hours. This month, we held a bowling tournament at Palos Verdes Bowl in Torrance, CA. We awarded prizes to top bowlers. Click here in order to learn more about work-life balance at QuinStar!

QuinStar Celebrates Summer 2019

August 26th, 2019|Categories: company events, News Archive|Tags: |

QuinStar recently celebrated summer with QuinStar Company Picnic 2019. This annual event for employees and their families was at nearby Lomita Park. The day’s festivities included a taco truck, a snow-cone machine, and crafts and games for both kids and adults. In addition, we added a new sporting event this year – a pick-up softball game.

QuinStar Certified to AS9100D

August 15th, 2019|Categories: News Archive, White Paper|Tags: |

QuinStar recently passed its second AS9100D surveillance audit. As a result, we are pleased to announce our ongoing certification to both ISO9001:2015 and AS9100 Rev. D. This certification is effective through 2023. View Our Certificate Here

AS9100 is a standardized quality management system for the aerospace industry. This accomplishment signals QuinStar’s longstanding commitment to provide our customers with […]

QuinStar Visits 5G/IoT Network Expo

July 29th, 2019|Categories: News Archive, White Paper|Tags: |

QuinStar participated in the 5G/IoT Network Expo in Tokyo, Japan. Our local distributor, Sogo Electronics, Inc., represented us.  Sogo displayed select QuinStar products, including amplifiers, to specifically highlight our ability to address the laboratory needs of wireless innovators. Significantly, as part of the Communications & Broadcasting Week 2019, show organizers report over 33,000 unique visitors to the combined […]

QuinStar Conducts Semi-Annual Customer Satisfaction Survey; Supports Team Rubicon

July 24th, 2019|Categories: News Archive, White Paper|Tags: |

QuinStar recently concluded our January to June customer satisfaction survey. We’re carefully reading all the feedback and developing responsive solutions. Our goal is to continually improve the customer experience. We will use these inputs to that end.

QuinStar is especially appreciative of the time our customers took to complete the customer satisfaction survey. Accordingly, we are donating $10 per completed survey […]

QuinStar Presents on Ka-Band GaN Power Amplifiers at IMS 2019

June 18th, 2019|Categories: News Archive, White Paper|Tags: |

QuinStar presented the whitepaper High-Efficiency, Ka-band GaN Power Amplifiers at the International Microwave Symposium 2019.

Ka-Band GaN Power Amplifiers Abstract

In summary, this paper reports the design and performance of state-of-the-art GaN MMICs and a fully packaged Ka-band SSPA. Using harmonic tuning, the MMICs produce power levels up to 10 W CW with efficiencies in the high thirties (42% peak) at […]

QuinStar Recognized as World-Class Supplier

June 11th, 2019|Categories: News Archive|Tags: |

Northrop Grumman recently selected QuinStar for its 2019 World-Class Team Supplier Award. Northrop Grumman recognizes small businesses that demonstrate outstanding achievements and support of its programs.

Leo Fong, President and CEO, and Sage Kuno, Program Manager, attended the Corporate Global Supplier Diversity Programs Recognition Awards Luncheon held on May 16, 2019. They accepted the award on behalf of the QuinStar […]