Application Note

An Introduction To Practical Real-Time Spectrum Analysis

Source: Signal Hound

By Signal Hound

An Introduction To Practical Real-Time Spectrum Analysis

By Signal Hound

The ability to sense and analyze complex continuous wave (CW) and modulated RF/microwave signals aids in identifying interference causes, and helps deduce component, device, and system behavior. Real-time spectrum analyzers (RTSAs) are solutions that enable on-the-go signal sensing and analysis, delivering information from the signals in a convenient format for engineers to view and interpret. This application note provides an introduction to the practical uses of RTSAs to reveal important information about the performance of RF/microwave components, track down sources of interference, and monitor the spectrum for activity and security threats. Download the full article for more information.