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A 50-Ohm Cable?

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Early in my explorations of electricity, I came across a length of…

Friis Transmission Calculator

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This calculator computes the power received by an antenna using Friis formula

Bridged-Tee Attenuator Calculator

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This calculator helps you determine the values of the resistors R1 and R2 to be used for a bridged-tee attenuator.

Digital Communication

Worksheets - Modulation

Don’t just sit there! Build something!! Learning to analyze digital…

Balanced Attenuator Calculator

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This balanced attenuator calculator helps you determine the resistor (R1) values for a balanced attenuator.

Radar Maximum Range Calculator

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This tool is designed to calculate the maximum distance (range) that a radar can detect

Link Budget Calculator

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A Link Budget puts into account all gains and losses a signal goes through in a system as it is transmitted. The calculator calculates the power of the received signal given amplifier and antenna gains, and medium loss.

Antenna Downtilt and Coverage Calculator

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This calculator will determine the correct antenna downtilt angle given the heights of the antennas and distance between them.

Passive Filter Circuits

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In very simple, qualitative terms, rate the impedance of capacitors…

Snell’s Law Calculator

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Given three of the four input parameters (refractive indices, angles of incidence, and refraction) this tool calculates the missing variable based on Snell's law.

A 50-Ohm Cable?

Textbook

Early in my explorations of electricity, I came across a length of…

Q Factor and Bandwidth of a Resonant Circuit

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The Q, or quality, factor of a resonant circuit is a measure of the…

Design Project: Telegraph System

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What voltage will you choose to use for each of the station batteries?

EIRP Calculator

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A helpful tool for computing the Effective Isotropic Radiated Power (EIRP) of an antenna

Inductor-Capacitor “tank” Circuit

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Oscilloscope Assortment of non-polarized…

Quantum Physics

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“I think it is safe to say that no one understands quantum…

Inverting Op-Amp Resistor Calculator

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This calculator determines the bias and feedback of resistors for an inverting op-amp.

Other Specialized Motors

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Shaded Pole Induction Motor An easy way to provide starting torque to…

Microstrip Crosstalk Calculator

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This tool is designed to calculate cross-talk coefficient and coupled voltage for a microstrip.

Vol V. Credits

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All entries arranged in alphabetical order of surname. Major…

Skin Depth Calculator

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A tool designed to calculate skin depth based on the conductive material being used and the frequency of the signal.

DC Lab - Potentiometer as a Rheostat

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In this hands-on electronics experiment, you will use a potentiometer as a variable resistor to control the speed of a motor and learn how to connect a potentiometer as a rheostat.

VSWR / Return Loss Calculator

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A calculator designed to compute the VSWR, reflection coefficient, return loss and matching loss in a transmission line

BJT Quirks

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An ideal transistor would show 0% distortion in amplifying a signal.…

Principles of Radio

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One of the more fascinating applications of electricity is in the…

Junction Diodes

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There was some historic crude, but usable were some historic crude,…

Series and Parallel Component Equivalent Values

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Series and Parallel Resistances     Series and Parallel…

Voltmeter Design

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As was stated earlier, most meter movements are sensitive devices.…

Common Antiderivatives

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Network Protocols

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Aside from the issues of the physical network (signal types and…

Resistance, Reactance, and Impedance

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What will happen to the brightness of the light bulb as the iron core…

Contributors (8)

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Contributors to this chapter are listed in chronological order of…

Semiconductor Devices in SPICE

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The SPICE (Simulation Program, Integrated Circuit Emphesis)…

Tracking ADC

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A third variation on the counter-DAC-based converter theme is, in my…