Understanding Real-World MER Measurements (Part 2)

Hranac, Ron
May 2012
Communications Technology;Q2 2012, p1
Trade Publication
The article focuses on the findings of the lab-and-field tests related to real-world modulation error ratio (MER) measurement As stated, during the lab tests, comparison modulation error ratio (MER) measurements were made with and without fixed-value in-line attenuators installed on the ends of the interconnecting cables. It states that this was done to determine whether the return loss of the interconnected devices had any major impact on the reported MER.


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