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Spike’s new RF Mapping analysis mode, and frequency hopping I/Q acquisition for the SM200 via API

Updates to Signal Hound’s custom applications are ongoing. Our talented engineering team continues to add industry-standard features to both our valuable (FREE) Spike RF analysis software, and the Signal Hound SDK. Hit the road with Spike’s new RF mapping feature Recently, our team of software ninjas added an incredible new feature to Spike – RF

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Video: TRXBench Reviews Our 4.4 GHz Scalar Network Analyzer

YouTube user TRXBench recently posted an amazingly thorough and in-depth review of our 4.4 GHz scalar network analyzer. Coming in at just over 2 hours and 15 minutes (wow!), the video goes through couple different processes, covering everything from unboxing and software installation to use and experiments. If you’ve ever been curious as to how

VSG25A Highlighted in Microwave Journal Low-cost Test Equipment Video

Okay, so maybe this was technically posted last year, but that was still only a few weeks ago at this point. Microwave Journal Editors Pat Hindle and Gary Lerude present a brief holiday-themed rundown of smaller, low-cost test equipment products that were released during 2015. The VSG25A vector signal generator was first amongst the mentions.

Keysight EXA Characterizes Our VSG25A Vector Signal Generator in a New Video from The Signal Path

In another outstanding, thorough review from Shahriar at The Signal Path, the Keysight EXA signal analyzer is put through the paces for just over an hour-and-a-half. And, well, call us biased, but we loved the part where he generated a signal for analysis with our VSG25A vector signal generator. Watch the video here:, and

Antenna Measurement and Characterization with UAVs

Ken Taylor, managing director of Australia’s Silvertone Electronics, recently notified us of a customer of his who is doing some fascinating antenna measurement and characterization from the air. He’s doing what? Jason Schreiber is an RF Engineer at Innovative Drone Solutions, and he just released a short paper on using unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs, commonly

Why Our Software Updates Are Free, and Will Continue to Be Free

Signal Hound provides free software updates for our devices. This includes functionality and feature enhancements, not just stability updates. It’s a simple claim, yet we feel the statement is powerful in its implications. Now, we realize that we’re not the only company providing free software updates, and we know this isn’t a new concept. We

News Release: Signal Hound Introduces Frequency Mask Triggering to Detect Spectrum Interference

Signal Hound Introduces Frequency Mask Triggering to Detect Spectrum Interference Read the News Release (42k PDF)

STEM Superhero: Michael Miller’s Study of RF Propagation from Mobile Phones

Michael Miller is a sophomore at Hershey High School in Hershey, Pennsylvania, and the word “ambitious” doesn’t even begin to describe this energetic young student. In addition to being involved in the school’s cross country and track programs and a variety of leadership and educational clubs, Michael is also well-versed in the methods of scientific

Use Case: Phil Basile, RF Hardware Engineer

Recently, we contacted Phil Basile, president of HiQue RF Technology LLC. Phil is an avid participant in our Facebook group and has a long history of high-end RF hardware development for mission-critical applications. Knowing that Phil uses our gear in his RF research and development processes, we were interested to hear how he uses our

Our NPR Testing Article Featured on MPDigest

If you’re performing NPR testing, check out our article posted over at It give some details and lists the steps for testing NPR using our VSG25A vector signal generator and our BB60C real-time spectrum analyzer. Read the NPR Testing Article It’s a shorter article, but contains some great in-depth details on the process.

HDSDR Software + Your Signal Hound = Software Radio!

We posted this Tweet about HDSDR a month or so ago: Well, we just delivered, and we are now providing the necessary files for interfacing the popular and free SDR software—HDSDR—for all of our receivers. This includes all SA and BB series analyzers. Combining the HDSDR software with your Signal Hound spectrum analyzer turns the