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 Post subject: Test/Measurement Books
Posted: Tue Dec 13, 2005 6:11 pm 
What the best books for learning RF and Microwave Test ? From Any Angle...

Bailey ? Bryant ?

Thanks for suggestions in advance.


 
  
 
 Post subject: Test/Measurement Books
Posted: Thu Dec 15, 2005 10:48 am 
Good day.

I would do a search on Agilent, Tektronix, Fluke, etc. websites. Most test equipment manufacturers have some good application notes/product notes about how certain things are tested.

Also you can check out Test & Measurement magazine. Sometimes they have some articles on how to test things.

Best of luck.
Michael


 
  
 
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Posted: Tue Apr 18, 2006 8:59 am 
 
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I have been an RF test engr for over 20 years and have bought many books on RF test only to find that they were a waste of money. The best source to learn RF testing is from the major players in the business - Agilent, Anritsu, etc. Agilent has an excellent series on Spectrum Analyzers - AN-150 series and the AN-1449 series on Power measurement. Anrtisu also has excellent app notes on RF theory and measurement. Other good sources are RF Design, Microwaves&RF and Test & Measurement magazines. I have learned more RF theory and about how to make RF measurements from these sources then from any text book I had EVER bought.

Good Luck





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