About

David Alexander Straight is an engineer, consultant, contractor and manager.

David Alexander StraightI have a BSEE from California Polytechnic State University and an MSEE from Santa Clara University.

My specialty is electromagnetic passive circuits in the microwave range, but I also design PLLs as well as analog circuits. During the past few years I was the system architect and microwave designer for point-to-point microwave radio systems and managed a small R&D team.

I am primarily an analog design engineer, but have spent the last year augmenting my skill set to include some microprocessor design using C and assembly as well as working with databases and user interfaces (web programming).

 

Capabilities:

  • System Architecture of receivers and frequency synthesizers
  • Electromagnetic Analysis and Design (HFSS, CST & Feko)
  • RF Design (ADS, Momentum, AWR, Sonnet, etc.)
  • Custom Phase Locked Loops
  • Cavity Filters
  • Antennas
  • Microwave Band Pass Filters (BPF)
  • Couplers
  • RF Circuits
  • Microcontrollers (ADUC7021, PIC, HCS12 – assembly and C firmware)
  • Schematic & Layout (Altium)
  • Mechanical Drafting (AutoCAD & Solidworks)
  • SQL, JavaScript, PHP, HTML, WordPress, etc.

 

Clients:

qualcomm
Hunter Technology
Anritsu
Tagent


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Nuvation
AWiD
Sunrise Telecom
RFE Incorporated



 

If you are interested in discussing a project, call me at (408) 649-6083 and leave a message. I will get back to you. Or leave me a short email message with your contact information.