Tag: RF

Preamplifier 30 MHz to 6 GHz

Part I: Introduction I designed two preamplifiers which can be added to any application needs additional gain. The two designs have the same PCB layout but different IC U1 which is shown in the Figure 1. The PCB is shown

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Channel power measurements

Part I: Understanding the RF Spectrum Measurements The Spectrum Analyzer has a bandpass filter (IF filter) which is used as the "window" for detecting signals. The bandpass filter's bandwidth is also called the resolution bandwidth(RBW) of the analyzer and can

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