Practical Radio Frequency Test and Measurement

A Technician's Handbook

By

  • Joseph Carr, US Defense Department

The book will teach readers the basics of performing the tests and measurements used in radio-frequency systems installation, proof of performance, maintenance, and troubleshooting.Practical Radio Frequency Test and Measurement teaches readers the basics of performing the tests and measurements used in radio-frequency systems installation, proof of performance, maintenance, and troubleshooting. Anyone interested in gaining more practical proficiency with RF, whether engineer, technician, amateur radio buff, or hobbyist, needs a copy of this book. Joseph J. Carr, himself an accomplished practitioner in this field, examines the instruments used in the various types of measurement before moving on to specific measurement methods.Carr includes information on basic theories of RF measurement, as well as test equipment, test set-ups, test and measurement procedures, and interpretation of results.
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Audience

RF hobbyists, amateur radio buffs, technicians who use or are thinking of using RF technology, and technicians and engineers interested in gaining more practical proficiency with RF

 

Book information

  • Published: September 1999
  • Imprint: NEWNES
  • ISBN: 978-0-7506-7161-3

Reviews

...should be included in every communications technician's "essential" library.-Mobile Radio Technology



Table of Contents

RF Electronic Measurements * RF Components for Test and Measurement * The Smith Chart * Signal Sources and Signal Generators * Spectrum and Network Analyzers * RF Power Measurement * Time, Frequency and Period Measurements * Receiver Measurements * Transmitter Measurements (AM, SSB, FM, PM) * RF Amplifier Measurements * Antenna Pattern Measurement * Antenna and Transmission Line Measurements * L-C Measurements * Time Domain Reflectometry * Bibliography