Jack Browne, Technical Contributor, has worked in technical publishing for over 30 years. He managed the content and production of three technical journals while at the American Institute of Physics, including Medical Physics and the Journal of Vacuum Science & Technology. He has been a Publisher and Editor for Penton Media, started the firm’s Wireless Symposium & Exhibition trade show in 1993, and currently serves as Technical Contributor for that company's Microwaves & RF magazine. Browne, who holds a BS in Mathematics from City College of New York and BA degrees in English and Philosophy from Fordham University, is a member of the IEEE.

Posts by Jack Browne

in Measuring Progress Dec 27, 2016

Fiercely Independent in Making Measurements

Should Microwaves & RF have an independent test lab for evaluating RF/microwave hardware? It sounds like a good idea...at first....More
in Measuring Progress 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
in Measuring Progress 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
in Measuring Progress 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
in Measuring Progress 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
in Measuring Progress 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
in Measuring Progress 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
in Measuring Progress Sep 07, 2016

Getting Started with Antenna Measurements

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

Scopes Are Essential at Any Frequency

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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in Measuring Progress 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

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