Posts tagged ‘LT5534’

Building And Characterizing A DIY RF Power Sensor

Ever since I got my HP 436A power meter, I have been looking around hoping that I could obtain a compatible power sensor (e.g. 8484A) at a reasonable price to go with it. But these power sensors are quite expensive on the second-hand markets and even a non-functional unit can cost more than a hundred dollars. Since like most hobbyists, my requirements for a power sensor is not that high, I decided to build a simple RF power detector myself. Continue reading ‘Building And Characterizing A DIY RF Power Sensor’ »

Wide-band RF Field Strength Meter

Field strength meter is extremely useful when working with RF devices. It can be used to quickly diagnose whether a transmitter circuit is working, and can be used to detect RF signals in the environment. Continue reading ‘Wide-band RF Field Strength Meter’ »