RF technician testing Procedures questions

Discussion in 'General Electronics Chat' started by relicmarks, Nov 7, 2008.

  1. relicmarks

    Thread Starter Active Member

    Oct 13, 2006
    RF testing procedures such as power, gain, noise, RF power combining, RF switching and intermodulation

    1.) What other RF testing procedures do u guys know or would do?

    2.) How would u guys test for power,gain,noise?

    3.) Using a RF power meter, what would be a bad power value VS a Good power value? how would i know which is bad VS good when measuring?

    4.) What is a sign of Bad gain in a RF circuit VS good gain in a RF circuit? how would i know?

    RF components, power dividers, couplers, amplifiers, op-amps, and multiplexers

    1.) What other RF components is there?

    2.) What are some signs when a power divider or couplers is faulty?
  2. bertus


    Apr 5, 2008
  3. relicmarks

    Thread Starter Active Member

    Oct 13, 2006
    Radio Frequency (RF) amplifiers, coupling devices, modulators, transmitters, demodulators, receivers

    1.) How do u know when the coupling device went faulty or bad?

    2.) My oscilloscope has to have a "RF trigger mode" to measure RF signals?

    3.) How to measure the R.F. shielding?

    4.) Whats the difference between a receivers VS a tranceivers when troubleshooting and signal tracing?
  4. thingmaker3

    Retired Moderator

    May 16, 2005