Learning Resources http://defenseelectronicsmag.com/taxonomy/term/7346/more en Applications of Remote Spectrum Monitoring http://defenseelectronicsmag.com/white-papers/applications-remote-spectrum-monitoring <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by Anritsu </div> <div class="node-body article-body">With the rapid expansion of wireless communications, the need for robust networks relatively free of interference continues to grow. Capacity can be degraded by the presence of illegal or unlicensed signals that interfere with legitimate transmissions.</div> <p><a href="http://defenseelectronicsmag.com/white-papers/applications-remote-spectrum-monitoring" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://defenseelectronicsmag.com/white-papers/applications-remote-spectrum-monitoring#comments Military Defense Electronics White Papers Test & Measurement Tue, 21 Mar 2017 13:31:00 +0000 9851 at http://defenseelectronicsmag.com A Guide to Making RF Measurements for Signal Integrity Applications http://defenseelectronicsmag.com/white-papers/guide-making-rf-measurements-signal-integrity-applications <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by Anritsu </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Designing a system for Signal Integrity requires a great deal of knowledge and tremendous effort from all disciplines involved. Higher data rates and more complex modulation schemes are requiring digital engineers to take into account the analog and RF performance of the channels to a much greater degree than in the past.</div> <p><a href="http://defenseelectronicsmag.com/white-papers/guide-making-rf-measurements-signal-integrity-applications" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://defenseelectronicsmag.com/white-papers/guide-making-rf-measurements-signal-integrity-applications#comments Military Defense Electronics White Papers Test & Measurement Tue, 21 Mar 2017 13:31:00 +0000 9841 at http://defenseelectronicsmag.com Mobile Device and Application Testing: Replacing the Live Network http://defenseelectronicsmag.com/test-measurement/mobile-device-and-application-testing-replacing-live-network <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by Anritsu </div> <div class="node-body article-body">This paper describes the various methods of device testing available to mobile device application developers and how one of them, network simulation, offers valuable types of information not available from any other test method.</div> <p><a href="http://defenseelectronicsmag.com/test-measurement/mobile-device-and-application-testing-replacing-live-network" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://defenseelectronicsmag.com/test-measurement/mobile-device-and-application-testing-replacing-live-network#comments Military Defense Electronics White Papers Test & Measurement Fri, 03 Feb 2017 21:06:00 +0000 9831 at http://defenseelectronicsmag.com Measurement of Radar Cross Section Using the VNA Master Handheld VNA http://defenseelectronicsmag.com/test-measurement/measurement-radar-cross-section-using-vna-master-handheld-vna <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by Anritsu </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Radar cross section RCS is the measure of an object's ability to reflect radar signal in the direction of the radar receiver i.e. it is the measure of the ratio of backscatter per steradian (unit solid angle) in the direction of the radar (from the target) to the power density that is intercepted by the target. This application note describes how a modern battery-powered / portable Microwave Vector Network Analyzer with Time Domain Gating can make it easy to do RCS tests on the flight line or in the field.</div> <p><a href="http://defenseelectronicsmag.com/test-measurement/measurement-radar-cross-section-using-vna-master-handheld-vna" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://defenseelectronicsmag.com/test-measurement/measurement-radar-cross-section-using-vna-master-handheld-vna#comments Military Defense Electronics White Papers Test & Measurement Tue, 31 Jan 2017 17:17:00 +0000 9791 at http://defenseelectronicsmag.com Get the New 3-Part Series of Radar Measurement Resources from Keysight Technologies http://defenseelectronicsmag.com/test-measurement/get-new-3-part-series-radar-measurement-resources-keysight-technologies <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by Keysight Technologies </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Radar Measurements Part 1: A Framework for Understanding: Deriving the Radar Range Equation - This application note is the first in a series that delves into radar systems and the associated measurement challenges and solution.</div> <p><a href="http://defenseelectronicsmag.com/test-measurement/get-new-3-part-series-radar-measurement-resources-keysight-technologies" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://defenseelectronicsmag.com/test-measurement/get-new-3-part-series-radar-measurement-resources-keysight-technologies#comments White Papers Test & Measurement Thu, 12 May 2016 15:40:00 +0000 8831 at http://defenseelectronicsmag.com Understanding Vector Network Analysis http://defenseelectronicsmag.com/military-defense-electronics/understanding-vector-network-analysis <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by Anritsu </div> <div class="node-body article-body">In this 62 page understanding guide we will introduce the basic fundamentals of the Vector Network Analyzer (VNA). Specific topics covered include phase and amplitude measurements, scattering parameters (S-parameters), and the polar and Smith chart displays.</div> <p><a href="http://defenseelectronicsmag.com/military-defense-electronics/understanding-vector-network-analysis" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://defenseelectronicsmag.com/military-defense-electronics/understanding-vector-network-analysis#comments Military Defense Electronics White Papers Test & Measurement Mon, 02 May 2016 20:22:00 +0000 8611 at http://defenseelectronicsmag.com Hermetic Feedthroughs Safeguard Mission-Critical Electronics http://defenseelectronicsmag.com/components/hermetic-feedthroughs-safeguard-mission-critical-electronics <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by Douglas Electrical Components </div> <div class="node-body article-body">From automotive electronic control units to weather satellites and defense systems, electronics failures can bring communications and critical functions to a sudden halt. Experts specializing in electronics failure analysis can list a host of reasons for various malfunctions, but one of the most common causes is simple moisture.</div> <p><a href="http://defenseelectronicsmag.com/components/hermetic-feedthroughs-safeguard-mission-critical-electronics" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://defenseelectronicsmag.com/components/hermetic-feedthroughs-safeguard-mission-critical-electronics#comments Military Defense Electronics Components White Papers Systems & Subsystems Test & Measurement Mon, 09 Nov 2015 16:21:00 +0000 7531 at http://defenseelectronicsmag.com Carry Precision With You To Ka Band & Beyond http://defenseelectronicsmag.com/test-measurement/carry-precision-you-ka-band-beyond <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by: Keysight Technologies </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Keysight’s rugged, dependable FieldFox handheld analyzers are designed to deliver precise, lab-grade measurements up to 50 GHz. Explore Keysight’s FieldFox application note and webcast library, to help you solve your toughest measurement challenges to Ka band and beyond. </div> <p><a href="http://defenseelectronicsmag.com/test-measurement/carry-precision-you-ka-band-beyond" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://defenseelectronicsmag.com/test-measurement/carry-precision-you-ka-band-beyond#comments White Papers Test & Measurement Tue, 01 Sep 2015 19:15:00 +0000 7371 at http://defenseelectronicsmag.com Download Aerospace and Defense Application Resources http://defenseelectronicsmag.com/white-papers/download-aerospace-and-defense-application-resources <div class="node-body article-body"><p><img alt="" src="/site-files/defenseelectronicsmag.com/files/uploads/2014/05/May2014Image.jpg" style="width: 250px; height: 427px; float: right;" />&middot;<strong>2014 AD Symposium DVD </strong>contains 15 technical papers focused on general RF and microwave, satellite and terrestrial communications and radar and electronic warfare. Most paper presentations include extensive speaker notes and additional resources such as application notes, datasheets, technical overviews, demo videos and useful web links. Also included is archived symposium content from 2011.</p></div> <p><a href="http://defenseelectronicsmag.com/white-papers/download-aerospace-and-defense-application-resources" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://defenseelectronicsmag.com/white-papers/download-aerospace-and-defense-application-resources#comments White Papers Thu, 01 May 2014 14:05:00 +0000 6391 at http://defenseelectronicsmag.com Reviewing Phase Noise Measurement Methods http://defenseelectronicsmag.com/military-defense-electronics/reviewing-phase-noise-measurement-methods <div class="field-byline"> RICHARD OVERDORF / Aerospace Defense Planning&lt;/br&gt; WALT SCHULTE / Aerospace Defense Application Engineer </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Different approaches have different strengths and weaknesses, and each is best for characterizing different types of RF/microwave signal sources.</div> <p><a href="http://defenseelectronicsmag.com/military-defense-electronics/reviewing-phase-noise-measurement-methods" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://defenseelectronicsmag.com/military-defense-electronics/reviewing-phase-noise-measurement-methods#comments Military Defense Electronics Learning Resources Wed, 10 Apr 2013 19:08:00 +0000 3660 at http://defenseelectronicsmag.com