Category: How-To

Introduction To Practical Spectrum Analysis

February 26th, 2016

spectrum on an analyzer display
This is the first post in a multi-part blog series, teaching you the essential concepts of spectrum analysis. From browsing the internet on your smartphone to surviving the cramped seating arrangement of a modern airliner, RF and microwave electromagnetic (EM) signals enable communication of information for everything from public safety to social media. The devices […]Read More

New Blog Series: Understanding Real Time Spectrum Analysis

February 24th, 2016

an rf technicial using a spectrum analyzer
It’s no secret: the wireless world is hot. From the top tech companies in the world to homebrew hackers working in their basement, wireless communications are changing the world in exciting ways. Working with radio frequency is standard fare for many in the electronics world, and there are many tools available to help when developing […]Read More

For RF Engineering Students: Multipath Interference Using Signal Hound’s VSG25A Vector Signal Generator and BB60C

June 2nd, 2015

Why Multipath Interference? In RF communications, understanding multipath interference is critical to understanding wireless communications in an urban environment.  Generally, multipath propagation leads to undesired effects, such as fading. Recent advances in multiple input, multiple output (MIMO) technology have actually exploited multipath interference to significantly increase bandwidth. Because of these new technologies, it is more […]Read More