A problematic base station can be replaced, but a cable and antenna system is not so easy to replace. This article covers fundamentals of cable and antenna analysis measurements: return loss, cable loss, and distance-to-fault (DTF).
Cable assemblies are critical to obtaining correct test results and signal integrity in many applications. Proper care and handling of cable assemblies and connector interfaces is critical for insuring accurate operation.
RF coaxial cables can be used to ensure the integrity of measurements taken by Vector Network Analyzers (VNAs) and other test equipment. Ideal cables are able to transfer maximum RF energy while incurring as small amounts as possible.
W. L. Gore & Associates, Inc. (Gore) has introduced new GORE-FLIGHT Microwave Assemblies, 6 Series – lightweight cable solutions that deliver the lowest insertion loss before and after installation, ensuring reliable performance for the life of the system.
Cinch Connectivity Solutions, a Bel group company, and global leader in delivering reliable connectivity solutions, announces the Johnson 2.4mm Series of 50 GHz High Frequency Adapters.
W. L. Gore & Associates (Gore) has introduced the new GORE PHASEFLEX Microwave/RF Test Assemblies, Type 0N for High Density Test/Interconnection – a lightweight assembly that ensures consistent, repeatable measurements with stable electrical performance up to 50 GHz.
Stewart Connector, a Bel group company, and world class manufacturer of high speed connectors used in Data Communication applications announces the release of the Qwik Cat6/Cat5E RJ45 Modular Plug, to complement Stewart’s extensive RJ45 Modular Plug offering.
JMA Wireless, a global leader of wireless communications solutions, has partnered with HUBER+SUHNER, a leading supplier in FO and RF connectivity for the global communication market, to provide the most economical hybrid power plus fiber Cell Site Cabling Solution (FttA+PttA) on the market.