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Do I need a precision wattmeter or will a $50 one suffice?

Dax. One problem with measuring RF power in an antenna system is that there are a number factors which can cause erroneous readings, these being distinct and separate from the basic accuracy of the ...
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Do I need a precision wattmeter or will a $50 one suffice?

Clearly, the answer is up to you. When you measures something, you want an answer. What answer do you want from this new piece of equipment ? Is your answer very tightly constrained ? For example you ...
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Measuring effectiveness of vehicle bonding

The main goal of bonding the vehicle panels together is to increase the effective size of the ground plane, to improve antenna efficiency. It also has the benfit of reducing coupling to the vehicle ...
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