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Post subject: healthy
Unread postPosted: Tue Jun 28, 2005 12:08 am

Dear all,

Currenty, i am doing RF transistor measurement at 200MHz till 5.8GHz. is this measurement is an harmful measurement to my body. if yes, any precaution that i can carry out?

Thanks for advise


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Unread postPosted: Tue Jun 28, 2005 3:55 am

Hello ngks,

It all depends on the power level that you are transmitting. If you transmit power level higher than 1W (+30dBm), then you should take care for protection. You should put your circuit/module in a metal enclosure that will prevent RF radiation. The RF input/output to your system, should be wall-mount RF connectors and for the supply you should use Feed-Through filters.

Assure that the cables are 50-ohm high-quality cables, and that they are short as possible. Fasten the connectors to the walls of the enclosure and fasten the cables to the connectors.

You can ask from a safety specialist to measure the radiation levels near the enclosure and see if these meet the required safety standard.

Hope this helps,

- IR

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