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RF Principles & Measurement Teaching Solution

The DreamCatcher(Keysight solution partner) ME1020 RF Principles & Measurement teaching solution offers a ready-to-teach package in the areas of RF principles, Test & Measurement, and RF Communications. This is a lecturer resource consisting of teaching slides, training kits, problem-based assignments, and lab sheets. To read more about the RF Principles & Measurement courseware, click here .

 Teaching Slides  Training Kit  Instruments/ Software
Teaching Slides Training Kit Keysight Instruments/ Software
  • Editable Microsoft® PowerPoint® slides
  • Covers 45 hours of teaching
  • RF transceiver kit & accessories
  • Lab sheets & model answers
  • Problem-based assignments
  • Covers 27 hours of labs
  • RF Signal Generator & Spectrum Analyzer
  • Vector Network Analyzer
Target university subject Target year of study Prerequisite(s)
RF Engineering, RF Principles and
Applications, RF Communications, RF
Test & Measurement
2nd / 3rd year Diploma Program; and
1st / 2nd year Undergraduate
  • Circuit Theory
  • Field Theory

 

Teaching Slides Training Kit Instruments Model / Software

Topics Covered:

  • Basic RF/Microwave Concepts
  • Transmission Lines and Impedance Matching
  • Printed Circuit Boards (PCBs) and RF
  • RF Test Bench Accessories
  • Popular RF Instruments (SA, VNA & PM) and Measurement Error Correction
  • Basics of Antennas and Radio Propagation
  • Overview of Transceiver Architectures
  • Filter Function and Measurements
  • Low Noise Amplifier Function and Measurements
  • Power Amplifier Function and Measurements
  • RF Oscillator Function and Measurements
  • Mixer Function and Measurements

List of Lab Sheets:

  • Vector network analysis – understanding s-parameter measurements
  • Vector network analysis – calibration and shifting of reference planes through port extension
  • Vector network analysis of RF Filter – transmission, reflection, impedance on Smith Chart
  • Vector network analysis of Amplifier – gain, isolation, gain compression, AM-PM conversion
  • Spectrum analysis - understanding Spectrum Analyzer settings
  • Spectrum analysis of Frequency Synthesizer and Mixer – harmonics, intermodulation, isolation
  • Analyzing Amplifier using Spectrum Analyzer– gain, compression, harmonics and isolation
  • Measurement and troubleshooting of RF Transceiver

Problem-based assignments:

  • Study on Image Frequency Rejection
  • Analysis on Channel Bandwidth of an RF Transceiver
  • RF Signal Attenuation Through a Human Body

Recommended Keysight Solutions:

RF Signal Generator & Spectrum Analyzer:

  • N9310A RF Signal Generator
  • N9320B 3 GHz RF Spectrum Analyzer

Vector Network Analyzer:

  • N9912A FieldFox RF Analyzer, 4 GHz

DOWNLOAD  Sample teaching slides, lab sheets and demo videos.

The DreamCatcher ME1020 RF Principles & Measurement Courseware can be purchased from our solutions partner, DreamCatcher .

To order the complete solution or for inquiries, contact us.

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