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 Post subject: Plot Denormalized R & X in Smithchart for Excell
Posted: Wed Nov 14, 2007 10:51 pm 
 
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Location: Ontario
I've downloaded and used Smithchart for Excell v2.1 and it does plot Real S11 and Imag S11. The older version of VNA that I am using actually saves the denormalized impedance values R & X when the Smith chart is displayed.

Since I am doing antenna work I am using the one port Smith chart display.

What are the equations for converting the denormalized X & J values to the Real S11 and Imag S11 that are required for the chart?

I've tried different calculations but have not gotten it correct yet.

Thanks
Paul


 
   
 
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Posted: Thu Nov 15, 2007 1:59 am 
 
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Joined: Sun Mar 19, 2006 5:25 pm
Posts: 30
Location: Burnaby
Hi Paul,

There is a RF calculator in Agilent AppCAD may figure it out. You can download it from Agilent website and it is a free software.






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