METUCHEN, New Jersey. — September 27, 2006 — Berkeley Varitronics
Systems, Inc, the leader in Wi-Fi test equipment, releases a new
wideband BumbleBee-EX for handheld and rugged Wi-MAX spectrum analysis

Berkeley has added a new model to its popular BumbleBee receiver
line-up to support Wi-MAX spectrum analysis. BumbleBee-EX handheld
receiver measures between 2.0-4.0 & 4.9-5.9 GHz, perfect for studying
and logging 802.16 Wi-MAX, 802.11b/a/g Wi-Fi, VoIP, Public Safety
Band and Bluetooth RF interference. BumbleBee-EX is the only true
handheld and ruggedized testing tool providing powerful spectrum
analysis functionality in combination with in-the-field portability.
Color, touch-screen user interface and ruggedized water-resistant
casing compliment the EX’s powerful RF spectrum analysis features.

BumbleBee-EX will be demonstrated at the Wi-MAX World Conference &
Expo BOOTH 410 in Boston from October 11-13. Contact BVS for the
latest pricing information. Available now.


BumbleBee is a precision spectrum analyzer series that allows
installers, engineers and technicians to measure a variety of bands
for network installation, coverage and RF interference analysis. The
touch screen allows field engineers to tap on points of interest in
the waveform and drill down for further analysis. Advanced spectrum
analysis features include 3 WAVEFORM TRACES, PEAK HOLD, PEAK SEARCH,
and user selectable PACKET / INTERFERENCE TRIGGERS. Recent feature
ASSIST screens as well as comprehensive data logging/filtering and
convenient RF band presets. Optional Direction Finding antenna kits
are available for locating and pinpointing specific sources of RF
energy interference. BumbleBee allows for on-the-fly switching of
bands for realtime spectral analysis of many wireless standards
including VoIP, 802.11(b/a/g & Bluetooth), Wi-MAX, cordless
phones/video and broadband public safety data networks.

About Berkeley Varitronics Systems
Berkeley Varitronics Systems ( has been
providing wireless solutions and products to the domestic and
international cellular telecommunications industry for over 30 years.
Since 1995, BVS has introduced over 50 unique wireless test equipment
devices for a variety of applications. Most recently, BVS has
advanced the design of the portable test instruments for the popular
802.11b/a/g & Bluetooth specs.