Practical Radio Frequency Test and Measurement: A Technician's Handbook / Edition 1

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Overview

The book will teach readers the basics of performing the tests and measurements used in radio-frequency systems installation, proof of performance, maintenance, and troubleshooting.

Practical Radio Frequency Test and Measurement teaches readers the basics of performing the tests and measurements used in radio-frequency systems installation, proof of performance, maintenance, and troubleshooting. Anyone interested in gaining more practical proficiency with RF, whether engineer, technician, amateur radio buff, or hobbyist, needs a copy of this book. Joseph J. Carr, himself an accomplished practitioner in this field, examines the instruments used in the various types of measurement before moving on to specific measurement methods.

Carr includes information on basic theories of RF measurement, as well as test equipment, test set-ups, test and measurement procedures, and interpretation of results.

Provides immediate applications for anyone who works in or is interested in RF technology
Suitable for beginners, intermediate-level users, and advanced users
Written by a prolific expert in the RF field

Audience: RF hobbyists, amateur radio buffs, technicians who use or are thinking of using RF technology, and technicians and engineers interested in gaining more practical proficiency with RF.

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...should be included in every communications technician's "essential" library.-Mobile Radio Technology
Booknews
Explains the basics of performing the tests and measurements used in installing, proving the performance, maintaining, and troubleshooting radio-frequency systems. Carr, who has written prolifically on electronics and communications, includes basic theories of measuring radio frequency as well as test equipment, set-ups, measurement procedures, and interpreting the results. Engineers, technicians, amateur radio buffs, or hobbyists might find the information useful. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780750671613
  • Publisher: Elsevier Science
  • Publication date: 10/1/1999
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 360
  • Sales rank: 1,010,297
  • Product dimensions: 0.75 (w) x 7.00 (h) x 10.00 (d)

Meet the Author

Joe Carr devoted his life to furthering a wider understanding of electronics and spreading his passion for radio, becoming one of the USA’s best known technical authors with over 25 books and hundreds of magazine articles to his name. Newnes is proud to have published a number of his recent titles, including his last book, RF Components and Circuits.
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Table of Contents

RF circuits; transmitters; receivers; antennas; troubleshooting
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  • Posted May 6, 2009

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    Test and measurement education when you need it most.

    I had great praise for this on the job life saver when I needed to reinforce my test and measurement knowledge of Radio Frequency systems, and components. This book has helped me tackle many a problem with ease, and understanding.

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