Description

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.

Key Features

Provides immediate applications for anyone who works in or is interested in RF technology Suitable for beginners, intermediate-level users, and advanced users Written by a prolific expert in the RF field

Readership

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

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

Details

No. of pages:
360
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 1999
Published:
Imprint:
Newnes
Print ISBN:
9780750671613
Electronic ISBN:
9780080514345

About the author

Joseph Carr

Joe Carr devoted his life to furthering a wider understanding of electronics and spreading his passion for radio, becoming one of the USA’s best known technical authors with over 25 books and hundreds of magazine articles to his name. Newnes is proud to have published a number of his recent titles, including his last book, RF Components and Circuits.

Affiliations and Expertise

US Defense Department

Reviews

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