This Watkins Johnson app note describes dynamic range measurements on receivers. Part 2 discusses "comprehensive measurements," or figures of merit that combine the primary measurements, such as noise figure or IP3, to provide a picture of the range of power levels that a receiver can handle. The app note is hosted on RF Café.
This Watkins-Johnson app note describes the factors affecting the dynamic range of receivers. Part 1 focuses on "primary measurements," which include noise figure, IP2, IP3, 1dB compression, phase noise, and internal spurs. The app note is hosted on RF Café.com
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