White Papers

Contributed by the RMSCTE chapter members

Math of Field Strength

Did you ever wonder where the 0.021 factor was derived when converting between microvolts and microvolts per meter as it relates to signal leakage? Genesis idea appearing in the July 1991 issue of Communications Technology, updated in June of 2008.

Impedence Mismatches and Reflections

Exploring the why and how impedance mismatches cause reflections in RF networks. Original article from the December 2005 issue of Communications Technology.

What is RF?

Understanding the fundamentals of RF. This article originally appeared in the December 2011 issue of Communications Technology.

Velocity of Propagation

Understanding the velocity of propagation as it relates to different mediums. Originally appearing in the March 2010 issue of Communications Technology.

Counting Channels

Calculating the channel capacity in cable networks. Originally written for the December 2008 issue of Communications Technology.

Power of QAM

Understanding RF power (signal level) as it applies to QAM signals. This article originally appeared in the October 2006 issue of Communications Technology.

Coax Attenuation

How coaxial cable attenuation changes and varies with temperature. Article originally appeared in the the April 2002 issue of Communications Technology.

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