Rakon FY2013 Financial Results
Rakon Limited (NZX: RAK) reports a full year net loss after tax of $NZ32.8m.
This number results from a look-through trading EBITDA of NZ$7.2m, which was adjusted lower to NZ$5.1m after stock provisions of NZ$2.1m.
Rakon 2013 Full Year Result Announcement Date & Teleconference Details
Rakon Limited (RAK) has released its preliminary result announcement for the year ended 31 March 2013 to the market on Thursday 23 May 2013. A presentation by management starts at 11.00am by teleconference. A direct link to presentation material which will be referred to by management is now available to download here. (963.72 kB)
Rakon's joint venture partner Centum Electronics Ltd wins the “Best Electronics Manufacturer” award
Rakon's joint venture partner Centum Electronics Ltd wins the “Best Electronics Manufacturer” award from the India Electronics and Semiconductor Association (IESA) at TECHNOVATION-2012. These awards are an initiative by IESA to Celebrate Excellence in Electronics System Design and Manufacturing (ESDM) by honoring India’s leading professionals and organizations from Industry as well as Academia.
Rakon France has become an active partner of both CNES and ESA with significant new space projects!
February 2013: Rakon is proud to announce it has signed four different contracts with the CNES agency (Centre National d’Etudes Spatiales) to provide innovative technological solutions for:
- Development of SMD crystal and programmable XO family
- Development of a die for mini Space TCXO and OCXO to reduce the cost and the size of the oscillator
- Development of a new gluing process for space oscillators in order to resist to higher and higher shocks and vibrations
- Evaluation of new quartz cuts and inverted mesa crystal resonator to address the demand of higher and higher frequencies for space applications.
Rakon appoints Herb Hunt to Board
1 November 2012: Technology company Rakon has appointed California-based Herb Hunt to its Board. The appointment was indicated by Rakon Chairman, Bryan Mogridge at the recent Annual Shareholders’ meeting,
Mr Hunt has over 40 years’ experience in senior global operational and strategic roles in the technology industry with leading companies including IBM, Siebel Systems and Symphony Group.
Rakon/Huawei Technology Partnership
20 August 2012: Technology company Rakon (RAK) signs a letter of intent with Chinese Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd. The deal targets a quadrupling of Rakon’s sales to Huawei over the next five years to USD56 million.
Rakon launches Mini Ultra-Low Noise (-180 dBc/Hz) Oscillators at 500MHz & 1GHz
Rakon France has officially launched the new mini ultra-low noise OCSO in a 48 x 60 x 13 mm package. The new B2 model has been scaled down in size by around 50% from 76 x 76 x 23 mm and is a mechanically improved version of the B1.
The new package includes connectors and mounting pads and also provides an optional x2 internal multiplier, allowing an output frequency of 1GHz. The lower model profile and smaller package is an ideal solution when physical size counts.
The RK 410 mini-USO will be fully qualified by Rakon and the CNES
March 2013: Rakon has a strong heritage in the space industry and is the Ultra Stable Oscillator supplier of choice with over 50 Flight Models flying for twenty years in prestigious international space programs: SAR-Lupe, ARGOS- 3, Satcom BW, AMOS-4, Alphabus and HTV. As recently as February 25, 2013 the Indo-French oceanographic study satellite SARAL was successfully launched carrying two independent payloads, ARGOS-3 and AltiKa, that use Rakon’s Ultra stable oscillators and Oven Controlled Crystal Oscillators!
Rakon oscillators launched into Space on environmental mission on board the Indo-French SARAL satellite!
Mougins France, February 26, 2013 – Rakon is proud to announce it is part of the exploration of science and contributes to study the environment, from space, thanks to its Ultra Stable oscillators and Oven Controlled Crystal Oscillators used in the Indo-French oceanographic study satellite that was successfully launched on the 25 February 2013 by the Indian Space Agency ISRO.
Rakon DCPSS Radar Upgrade Solution Q&A
Jan/Feb 2013 Radar Special Feature Q & A:
Will there be more opportunities for embedded Commercial-Off-the-Shelf suppliers in radar upgrades and new platforms?
Rakon Launches a 7.0 x 5.0mm Acceleration Tolerant TCXO
Rakon UK is proud to announce it has developed a 7.0 x 5.0 mm small form factor acceleration tolerant TCXO. The RFPT705 TCXO is available now with frequencies from 16 to 40 MHz and uses Rakon’s patented dual-crystal design typically giving 0.2 ppb/g acceleration sensitivity.
Leading edge DPCSS technology: ‘Radar Life Extension’ portfolio
Rakon’s Digital Pulse Compression Sub- systems (DPCSS) are the ideal solution when retrofitting or upgrading existing SAW based pulse compression radars. The DPCSS enables a remarkable improvement on the overall system performance and extends the life of the system.
Rakon and Symmetricom Partner in SyncWorld Program
Auckland, New Zealand, November 16, 2012: Rakon, (NZX: RAK), a leading global provider of frequency control solutions, and Symmetricom®, Inc. (NASDAQ: SYMM), a worldwide leader in precision time and frequency, today announced that Rakon has joined Symmetricom’s SyncWorld® Ecosystem Program.
Rakon Introduces MEMS Technology to Frequency Control Products Portfolio
16 October 2012: Rakon, a leading global provider of frequency control solutions, today announced MEMS technology is being utilised to develop innovative new products to further broaden its oscillator product portfolio and capabilities.
TCXOs Now with Superior Phase Noise and g-sensitivity Performance
Rakon’s fully integrated RTX-A TCXOs are now available with a g-sensitivity option. The RTX-A ‘G’ uses Rakon’s patented RGX technology, enabling the TCXO to perform with enhanced g-sensitivity performance in challenging environments.