Resonant Lines for Device Measurement, 10 MHz – 3.5 GHz

[The following information was originally presented at Capacitor and Resistor Technol. Symp., New Orleans, 1999]   Background Used since WWII (Westphal & VonHippel, MIT) ASTM standard F752-82 (expired) Boonton 34A Still useful, applicable to higher and lower frequencies…   Equivalent Circuits   Q-factor Interpolation 60 cm line (BEC 34A s/n 176) […]

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pro re nata

p.r.n. “As the circumstances require” (p.r.n.) is a prescriptive phrase used by physicians to indicate that Rx (a remedy, cure or solution for a disorder or problem) may be administered according to the judgement of the caregiver or patient. Note here that the physician is not conveying, “do whatever you want, whenever […]

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The First All New Resonant Line in Thirty Years

NOTE: Submitted to CARTS 2014 Introduction The resonant line technique began at MIT Electrical Insulation Laboratories during WWII. The method satisfies a basic need to measure low losses in large reactive loads. The technique is to cancel the reactance of the load with a known (calculable) reactance, leaving the losses […]

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Getting Big Ideas about ‘Small’ in NW AR

One of my customers is also a good friend. I emailed him from Fayetteville as soon as I got internet… Dear Walt- This is the first email sent from my new digs! The address is: Machine2Wireless, LLC 700 W. Research Center Blvd., Room 1260 Fayetteville, AR72701 Mark He replied… Welcome […]

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Wireless + Caring = A Better World

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