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 Post subject: System design software
Posted: Sun Apr 20, 2008 9:23 pm 
 
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Can anyone recommed a good (and inexpensive) program for doing RF system design work? I looked at an eval version of SysCalc, but it looks a little pricey for what you get. Anything else out there? Anyone have a used copy of SysCalc to sell for a couple hundred bucks?


 
   
 
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Posted: Tue Apr 22, 2008 3:08 am 
 
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Dear troy,

Have you tried the RFcafe-Calculator-Workbook?

If you need free system simulators you can try QUCs. You can also use appcad. Thanks.

Best Regards,
imodelit Moderator


 
   
 
 Post subject: Spreadsheet
Posted: Wed Jun 04, 2008 10:16 pm 
 
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You would be amazed what you can do with Excel and VBA :-)

Dave
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Posted: Fri Jun 06, 2008 6:13 am 
 
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except for complex math (a+jb)*(x+jy)
For serious work with field calculations you need Mathcad or Fortran






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