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 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 Balancing Needs For Beamforming Networks http://defenseelectronicsmag.com/systems-amp-subsystems/balancing-needs-beamforming-networks <div class="field-byline"> Shaun Moore </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Passive beamforming networks are compact multiple-component assemblies that provide a way to move an antenna’s beam in space, without having to move the antenna itself.</div> <p><a href="http://defenseelectronicsmag.com/systems-amp-subsystems/balancing-needs-beamforming-networks" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://defenseelectronicsmag.com/systems-amp-subsystems/balancing-needs-beamforming-networks#comments Systems & Subsystems Learning Resources Fri, 08 Feb 2013 18:35:00 +0000 3781 at http://defenseelectronicsmag.com Strive To Improve Spectral Measurements http://defenseelectronicsmag.com/test-amp-measurement/strive-improve-spectral-measurements <div class="field-byline"> Jack Browne </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Modern spectrum analyzers offer enormous functionality and capability for capturing and displaying the many types of RF/microwave signals used in defense-electronics systems.</div> <p><a href="http://defenseelectronicsmag.com/test-amp-measurement/strive-improve-spectral-measurements" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://defenseelectronicsmag.com/test-amp-measurement/strive-improve-spectral-measurements#comments Test & Measurement Learning Resources Fri, 08 Feb 2013 18:21:00 +0000 3330 at http://defenseelectronicsmag.com Assemble An Active Cancellation Stealth System http://defenseelectronicsmag.com/systems-amp-subsystems/assemble-active-cancellation-stealth-system <div class="field-byline"> Xu Sheng and Xu Yuanming </div> <div class="field-deck"> Modern signal-processing components make it possible to design an active stealth cancellation system to hide a target from an inquisitive radar system, even under changing conditions. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Achieving stealth requires minimizing the radar cross section (RCS) of a vehicle or system as it appears to an opponent’s radar detection capabilities.</div> <p><a href="http://defenseelectronicsmag.com/systems-amp-subsystems/assemble-active-cancellation-stealth-system" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://defenseelectronicsmag.com/systems-amp-subsystems/assemble-active-cancellation-stealth-system#comments Systems & Subsystems Learning Resources Tue, 10 Jul 2012 18:51:00 +0000 4037 at http://defenseelectronicsmag.com