Above & Beyond

A podcast for aerospace and defense engineers who value the critical role of evolving technology.

Above and Beyond is a podcast for engineering-savvy leaders who value the critical role of evolving technology in modern aerospace defense. Each episode deals with how this technology impacts the operational environment, always staying current with the latest technical advancements. If you rely on this technology to always go above and beyond in your missions, you’ve come to the right place.

Meet Our Co-Hosts!

Nancy Friedrich

Nancy Friedrich, Keysight A/D Industry Solutions Marketing

Nancy Friedrich, Keysight Aerospace Defense Industry Solutions Marketer previously led content efforts on engineering trade sites like Microwaves & RF and Electronic Design.

Greg Patschke, Keysight General Manager of Information Warfare, is a veteran of the US Air Force, where he became an electronic-warfare expert and operations leader.

Greg Patschke

Greg Patschke, Keysight General Manager of Information Warfare

Episode 1: navigating personal and mission success in electronic warfare

Navigating Personal & Mission Success in Electronic Warfare


Mastering the EM Spectrum: EW and Radar Challenges

Episode 3 : Next-Gen EMSO: Integrating 5G into military Systems - part 1

Private: Next-Gen EMSO: Integrating 5G into Military Systems – Part 1  

Episode 4: Next-GEn emso: integrating 5g into military systems - part 2

Private: Next-Gen EMSO: Integrating 5G into Military Systems – Part 2 

Episode 5: From Space Race to new space - Advancing Satellite missions

Private: From Space Race To New Space: Advancing Satellite Missions

Episode 6: Digitalization meets space and satellite engineering 

Private: Digitalization Meets Space and Satellite Engineering

Episode 7: Non - terrestrial networks: bridging 5g and satellitle tech 

Private: Non – Terrestrial Networks: Bridging 5G and Satellite Tech

Prevailing in the EM Environment

The electromagnetic (EM) spectrum supports intelligence, military communications, enhanced situational awareness, and targeted maneuvers. In today’s conflicts, the winner gains control of the EM spectrum.

Address the evolving needs of EM spectrum operations with flexible, scalable threat simulation and analysis solutions. With a legacy in radio-frequency (RF) testing and analysis, Keysight supports detecting, identifying, and locating RF emitters in the congested spectrum. We are here to help with your electronic warfare innovations.

Featured Solutions

M9484C VXG Vector Signal Generator

M9484C VXG Microwave Signal Generator

Deliver the next frontier of wireless technology with a fully integrated, calibrated, and synchronized solution.

N5193A UXG X-Series Agile Signal Generator

N5191/93A UXG Agile Signal Generator

Fast frequency, amplitude, and phase-coherent switching from 10 MHz to 40 GHz.

Signal Analyzer

N9042B UXA Signal Analyzer

Solve tomorrow's millimeter-wave challenges today

N5247B PNA-X Network Analyzers

N5245B PNA-X Microwave Network Analyzer

The industry's most advanced RF test solution


S8825A Satellite and Aerospace Channel Emulation Toolset

Link testing with realistic wireless propagation conditions.

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