Measuring Progress http://mwrf.com/blog/32391/feed en Beware—the Microwave May be Listening! http://mwrf.com/blog/beware-microwave-may-be-listening <div class="node-body blog-body">The White House's suggestions of surveillance-via-microwave oven may have been dismissed, but is such a thing actually possible? </div> <p><a href="http://mwrf.com/blog/beware-microwave-may-be-listening" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/blog/beware-microwave-may-be-listening#comments Components Measuring Progress Thu, 23 Mar 2017 18:47:00 +0000 52071 at http://mwrf.com Probing Those Tiny Millimeter-Wave ICs http://mwrf.com/blog/probing-those-tiny-millimeter-wave-ics <div class="node-body blog-body">ICs are helping electronic design engineers in general to achieve unprecedented levels of miniaturization with multiple-function circuits.</div> <p><a href="http://mwrf.com/blog/probing-those-tiny-millimeter-wave-ics" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/blog/probing-those-tiny-millimeter-wave-ics#comments Automotive Commercial Semiconductors Measuring Progress Thu, 02 Feb 2017 15:48:00 +0000 50751 at http://mwrf.com Fiercely Independent in Making Measurements http://mwrf.com/blog/fiercely-independent-making-measurements <div class="node-body blog-body">Should Microwaves & RF have an independent test lab for evaluating RF/microwave hardware? It sounds like a good idea...at first.</div> <p><a href="http://mwrf.com/blog/fiercely-independent-making-measurements" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/blog/fiercely-independent-making-measurements#comments Automotive Commercial Test & Measurement - analyzers Measuring Progress Tue, 27 Dec 2016 20:15:00 +0000 49831 at http://mwrf.com VNA Test Fixtures Secure Accurate Measurements http://mwrf.com/blog/vna-test-fixtures-secure-accurate-measurements <div class="node-body blog-body">Modern commercial vector network analyzers (VNAs) often rely on solid mechanical engineering, in the form of RF/microwave test fixtures. </div> <p><a href="http://mwrf.com/blog/vna-test-fixtures-secure-accurate-measurements" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/blog/vna-test-fixtures-secure-accurate-measurements#comments Commercial Test & Measurement - analyzers Measuring Progress Wed, 14 Dec 2016 17:41:00 +0000 49571 at http://mwrf.com Take Temperature While Testing http://mwrf.com/blog/take-temperature-while-testing <div class="node-body blog-body">Taking temperature is a good way to check on health, whether for a patient or a device under test (DUT).</div> <p><a href="http://mwrf.com/blog/take-temperature-while-testing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/blog/take-temperature-while-testing#comments Test & Measurement Measuring Progress Thu, 08 Dec 2016 16:21:00 +0000 49461 at http://mwrf.com Get a Grip on Those MM-Wave Connectors http://mwrf.com/blog/get-grip-those-mm-wave-connectors <div class="node-body blog-body"> Coaxial connectors for mm-wave test equipment have extremely fine structures that must be treated gently for optimum performance and operating lifetimes.</div> <p><a href="http://mwrf.com/blog/get-grip-those-mm-wave-connectors" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/blog/get-grip-those-mm-wave-connectors#comments Commercial Defense Industrial Test & Measurement - analyzers Measuring Progress Thu, 20 Oct 2016 18:31:00 +0000 48451 at http://mwrf.com Practical Ways to Probe for PIM http://mwrf.com/blog/practical-ways-probe-pim <div class="node-body blog-body">Constructing an antenna test system involves an educated choice of instruments, subsystems, and shielding materials. </div> <p><a href="http://mwrf.com/blog/practical-ways-probe-pim" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/blog/practical-ways-probe-pim#comments Commercial Defense Industrial Test & Measurement - analyzers Measuring Progress Mon, 03 Oct 2016 18:21:00 +0000 48231 at http://mwrf.com The Power of 5G on Test Requirements http://mwrf.com/blog/power-5g-test-requirements <div class="node-body blog-body">With 5G on the way, test-equipment designers and suppliers are carrying a heavy load.</div> <p><a href="http://mwrf.com/blog/power-5g-test-requirements" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/blog/power-5g-test-requirements#comments Automotive Commercial Defense Components Test & Measurement Measuring Progress Mon, 26 Sep 2016 19:10:00 +0000 48031 at http://mwrf.com Exploring EDI CON 2016 http://mwrf.com/blog/exploring-edi-con-2016 <div class="node-body blog-body">EDI CON 2016 is a new show—a three-day combination conference and exhibition for RF/microwave engineers.</div> <p><a href="http://mwrf.com/blog/exploring-edi-con-2016" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/blog/exploring-edi-con-2016#comments Commercial Defense Components Test & Measurement Measuring Progress Mon, 19 Sep 2016 20:06:00 +0000 47811 at http://mwrf.com Getting Started with Antenna Measurements http://mwrf.com/blog/getting-started-antenna-measurements <div class="node-body blog-body">Constructing an antenna test system involves an educated choice of instruments, subsystems, and shielding materials. </div> <p><a href="http://mwrf.com/blog/getting-started-antenna-measurements" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/blog/getting-started-antenna-measurements#comments Commercial Defense Industrial Test & Measurement - analyzers Measuring Progress Wed, 07 Sep 2016 16:02:00 +0000 47551 at http://mwrf.com Scopes Are Essential at Any Frequency http://mwrf.com/blog/scopes-are-essential-any-frequency <div class="node-body blog-body">RF/microwave engineers have been spoiled somewhat by the modern test bench, with highly accurate and programmable test signal sources...</div> <p><a href="http://mwrf.com/blog/scopes-are-essential-any-frequency" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/blog/scopes-are-essential-any-frequency#comments Commercial Defense Industrial Test & Measurement Test & Measurement - analyzers Measuring Progress Thu, 11 Aug 2016 16:21:00 +0000 47031 at http://mwrf.com Accessories Add Up to Better Measurements http://mwrf.com/blog/accessories-add-better-measurements <div class="node-body blog-body">Test accessories, usually in the form of active and passive components, may seem insignificant compared to the importance of a signal analyzer, but they can contribute much to easier, more accurate measurements.</div> <p><a href="http://mwrf.com/blog/accessories-add-better-measurements" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/blog/accessories-add-better-measurements#comments Active components Passive components Measuring Progress Thu, 21 Jul 2016 14:46:00 +0000 46621 at http://mwrf.com Calibration Can Make All the Difference http://mwrf.com/blog/calibration-can-make-all-difference <div class="node-body blog-body">Calibrating RF/microwave test instruments may seem unnecessary, but it can make a huge difference in the quality of a company’s products as well as the company’s reputation. </div> <p><a href="http://mwrf.com/blog/calibration-can-make-all-difference" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/blog/calibration-can-make-all-difference#comments Commercial Defense Industrial Test & Measurement - analyzers Measuring Progress Thu, 30 Jun 2016 14:21:00 +0000 46171 at http://mwrf.com Making the Rounds for New Test Gear at IMS http://mwrf.com/blog/making-rounds-new-test-gear-ims <div class="node-body blog-body">The 2016 IMS in San Francisco’s Moscone Center is a wonderful opportunity to “go shopping” for new test equipment. </div> <p><a href="http://mwrf.com/blog/making-rounds-new-test-gear-ims" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/blog/making-rounds-new-test-gear-ims#comments Commercial Defense Industrial Test & Measurement - analyzers Test & Measurement - generators Measuring Progress Tue, 26 Apr 2016 20:31:00 +0000 44121 at http://mwrf.com In Sharing, There is Learning: The 87th ARFTG Conference http://mwrf.com/blog/sharing-there-learning-87th-arftg-conference <div class="node-body blog-body">Attendees of the 2016 IMS involved with test are encouraged not to miss the 87th ARFTG Measurement Conference.</div> <p><a href="http://mwrf.com/blog/sharing-there-learning-87th-arftg-conference" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/blog/sharing-there-learning-87th-arftg-conference#comments Commercial Defense Industrial Test & Measurement - analyzers Test & Measurement - generators Measuring Progress Fri, 08 Apr 2016 15:49:00 +0000 43571 at http://mwrf.com