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Mismatch uncertainty is the result of reflections adding and subtracting from each other when more than one interface is present.
To use the calculator below, input a values into the fields and hit the enter key. The result will appear below.
You can choose different input formats from the drop down menu.
This workbook from the RF Technology Certification program demonstrates how to convert from dBm to milliwatts using approximation techniques without a calculator. An interactive calculator at the end demonstrates the process with values that you can enter yourself to practice.
This interactive web page allows you to look at the output waveforms from a switching-type mixer, as well as a pure multiplication. You can change the RF and LO frequencies and update the graph.
This demo is included in the Online RF Technology Certification program from Besser Associates.
Use this handy Smith Chart web app to create matching networks. Easiest tool to use: drag elements right on the chart! Supports multiple frequencies, transmission line elements, etc. Note: please register for a free account for continued access to the Smith Chart app.
New HTML 5 Version Now Available A new version of the popular Smith Chart app that does not require any plug-in has now replaced the older Java applet version.