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      How to Make Accurate 5G NR Measurements

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      How to Make Accurate 5G NR Measurements

      Eric Hsu 2020.10.22

      The promise of 5G is faster and more reliable communications. To enable mobile broadband communications, 5G uses existing and new technologies to achieve extreme data throughputs. The introduction of

      8 min read

      #Signal Generators #Signal Analyzers #5G #Wireless Device Test #mmWave

      A New Method for Early Breast Cancer Detection: Handheld RF Analyzers

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      A New Method for Early Breast Cancer Detection: Handheld RF Analyzers

      Sarah Gross 2020.10.02

      Breast cancer, the most common cancer in women worldwide, is a disease that hits close to home for most. One doesn’t have to look hard to see its effects in communities around the globe. From 2008 to

      4 min read

      #Handheld #FieldFox

      Generate and Analyze Custom Modulation Schemes

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      Generate and Analyze Custom Modulation Schemes

      Eric Hsu 2020.08.31

      Satellites enable high data rate communications for emerging applications like connected cars and 5G. Engineers employ complex modulation schemes to improve spectral efficiency and minimize nonlinear

      7 min read

      #Signal Generators #Signal Analyzers #Aerospace + Defense

      Four Measurements for Field Engineers on the Go

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      Four Measurements for Field Engineers on the Go

      Sarah Gross 2020.08.31

      Field engineers and technicians have to perform a variety of RF and microwave tests in remote locations. In many cases, they don’t know which tests they need to perform until they reach the test site.

      5 min read

      #Handheld #FieldFox #Spectrum Analyzers #Network Analyzers

      Spectrum Analysis Fundamentals, Part 4: Video Filtering and Trace Averaging

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      Spectrum Analysis Fundamentals, Part 4: Video Filtering and Trace Averaging

      Jessica Patterson 2020.08.31

      Welcome back to the Spectrum Analysis Basics blog series. In part 3, I went over detector types and how spectrum analyzers gather and display data, including average detection. In this blog, I’ll go o

      7 min read

      #Spectrum Analyzers #Measurement Fundamentals

      Modulation Schemes for Satellite Communications

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      Modulation Schemes for Satellite Communications

      Eric Hsu 2020.08.24

      With strong demand for faster data throughput, satellite communications use high-order modulation schemes to improve their spectral efficiency. However, satellite channel impairments such as large pat

      7 min read

      #Signal Generators #Signal Analyzers #mmWave

      Spectrum Analysis Basics - Part 3: Detector Types

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      Spectrum Analysis Basics - Part 3: Detector Types

      Jessica Patterson 2020.07.31

      In Part 2 of the spectrum analysis basics blog series, I went over the block diagram of a classic spectrum analyzer and introduced the concept of the envelope detector. This time, I’ll go over more de

      9 min read

      #Signal Analyzers #Spectrum Analyzers