Don't be fooled

Norton, Jim
August 2008
Urgent Communications;Aug2008, Vol. 26 Issue 8, p54
Trade Publication
The article focuses on providing an explanation of the cable-loss masking effect and expounds on how to escape this pitfall. It states that cable loss is the transmission cable system's total insertion loss. It discusses that the masking effect creates an error offset when determining antenna voltage standing wave ratios (VSWR) or return loss match levels, and that VSWR may be rectified by transforming to/from equivalent return loss match levels.


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