Very informative 2 part blog.
Developing wireless products can be a daunting task. There are many pitfalls, traps, and common mistakes people fall into during RF design and development. It is very common to save the implementation of the antenna design
for last. The fact of the matter is that the antenna makes your product wireless. It is the most critical component that launches your signal into space. Often little consideration is given to the antenna location and how the object nearby can affect it. This can be devastating not only to a product’s performance, but also to schedule and cost.....
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