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Mar 23, 2017

Beware—the Microwave May be Listening!

The White House's suggestions of surveillance-via-microwave oven may have been dismissed, but is such a thing actually possible?....More
Feb 02, 2017

Probing Those Tiny Millimeter-Wave ICs

ICs are helping electronic design engineers in general to achieve unprecedented levels of miniaturization with multiple-function circuits....More
Dec 27, 2016

Fiercely Independent in Making Measurements2

Should Microwaves & RF have an independent test lab for evaluating RF/microwave hardware? It sounds like a good first....More
Dec 14, 2016

VNA Test Fixtures Secure Accurate Measurements

Modern commercial vector network analyzers (VNAs) often rely on solid mechanical engineering, in the form of RF/microwave test fixtures....More
Dec 08, 2016

Take Temperature While Testing

Taking temperature is a good way to check on health, whether for a patient or a device under test (DUT)....More
Oct 20, 2016

Get a Grip on Those MM-Wave Connectors

Coaxial connectors for mm-wave test equipment have extremely fine structures that must be treated gently for optimum performance and operating....More
Oct 03, 2016

Practical Ways to Probe for PIM

Constructing an antenna test system involves an educated choice of instruments, subsystems, and shielding materials....More
Sep 26, 2016

The Power of 5G on Test Requirements

With 5G on the way, test-equipment designers and suppliers are carrying a heavy load....More
Sep 19, 2016

Exploring EDI CON 2016

EDI CON 2016 is a new show—a three-day combination conference and exhibition for RF/microwave engineers....More
Sep 07, 2016

Getting Started with Antenna Measurements

Constructing an antenna test system involves an educated choice of instruments, subsystems, and shielding materials....More
Aug 11, 2016

Scopes Are Essential at Any Frequency2

RF/microwave engineers have been spoiled somewhat by the modern test bench, with highly accurate and programmable test signal sources....More
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Jul 21, 2016

Accessories Add Up to Better Measurements

Test accessories, usually in the form of active and passive components, may seem insignificant compared to the importance of a signal analyzer, but....More
Jun 30, 2016

Calibration Can Make All the Difference

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....More
Apr 26, 2016

Making the Rounds for New Test Gear at IMS

The 2016 IMS in San Francisco’s Moscone Center is a wonderful opportunity to “go shopping” for new test equipment....More
Apr 08, 2016

In Sharing, There is Learning: The 87th ARFTG Conference

Attendees of the 2016 IMS involved with test are encouraged not to miss the 87th ARFTG Measurement Conference....More
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