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About RF Cafe
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RF Cafe began life in 1996 as "RF Tools" in an AOL screen name web space totaling 2 MB. Its primary purpose was to provide me with ready access to commonly needed formulas and reference material while performing my work as an RF system and circuit design engineer. The Internet was still largely an unknown entity at the time and not much was available in the form of WYSIWYG ...
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|October 1952 Radio & Television News|
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These articles are scanned and OCRed from old editions of the Radio & Television News magazine. Here is a list of the Radio & Television News articles I have already posted. All copyrights are hereby acknowledged.
As I have said before, there is no such thing as too many reactance charts. This one appeared in a 1952 issue of Radio & Television News. If you do a lot of experimenting with circuit design, then having a chart like this one handy can save a lot of time compared to punching numbers into a calculator. A quick scan of the chart give you a useful overview of where your component value lies within the realm of operating frequency. Smartphone apps and computer programs are nice for calculating exact values, but when you're futzing around with optimizing a filter, impedance matching, or interstage signal coupling, the visual aide of a chart can be a great advantage.
Posted November 30, 2016