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      2 Tips for Extending a Signal Generator’s Output Range without Sacrificing Amplitude Accuracy

      RF + Microwave

      2 Tips for Extending a Signal Generator’s Output Range without Sacrificing Amplitude Accuracy

      Eric Hsu 2018.11.16

      RF signal generators are used for testing RF components, receivers, transmitters, and systems. A broad output power range is required for a wide variety of applications. In this post, you will learn w

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      #Wireless Device Test #Signal Analyzers #Signal Generators

      Making Sense of RF Output Power

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      Making Sense of RF Output Power

      Eric Hsu 2018.11.12

      In RF testing, the output power level of signal generators is an important factor as they need to maintain spectral purity and level accuracy. The automatic leveling control (ALC) and various combinat

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      #Signal Analyzers #Wireless Device Test #Signal Generators

      Introduction to the Signal Generator

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      Introduction to the Signal Generator

      Eric Hsu 2018.10.31

      Written by Tit Bin Teo, Technical Engineering Manager What is a Signal Generator? November 1940 News Flash. Disney releases Fantasia with “Fantasound”, a new audio stereophonic sound system. The HP 20

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      #Signal Generators

      Tips for Advanced Network Analysis

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      Tips for Advanced Network Analysis

      Matt Campbell 2018.10.05

      It requires much more than just S-parameters to completely characterize an active RF device. Complex tests must be set up to find compression, intermodulation distortion (IMD), spurs, and more. Tradit

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      #Network Analyzers

      Keysight P937xA USB VNA vs. Anritsu Shockline MS46122B

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      Keysight P937xA USB VNA vs. Anritsu Shockline MS46122B

      Matt Campbell 2018.10.05

      You have your workspace set up with your oscilloscope, waveform generator, and vector network analyzer. Now all you're missing is some desk space to actually do your work. What if I told you that you

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      #Network Analyzers

      EMC Compliance Process & Regulatory Standards

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      EMC Compliance Process & Regulatory Standards

      VANDANA DUFF 2018.09.26

      Electromagnetic compatibility (EMC) is the branch of electronics that concerns the unintentional generation, propagation, and reception of electromagnetic energy.  The formal process of compliance tes

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      #Signal Analyzers #EMC Pre-Compliance #Radiated Test

      Get It Right Every Time with Pre-Compliance Testing

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      Get It Right Every Time with Pre-Compliance Testing

      VANDANA DUFF 2018.09.26

      A big question that you might have is, what is the difference between Pre-Compliance and Compliance testing?  What makes Pre-Compliance important?  Pre-Compliance is a low risk, cost effective method

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      #Signal Analyzers #EMC Pre-Compliance #Emission Test