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  1. Troubleshooting Base Station And User Equipment Interactions In W-CDMA Networks
    11/17/2006
    The increased capacity and performance of 3rd generation telecommunication systems has spawned a growing array of mobile user equipment (UE) for voice, data and multimedia traffic. The dependable interaction of UE/BTS equipment is a prerequisite for customer satisfaction and efficient mobile network system operation, so verification of performance is important. This application note describes 3GPP uplink and downlink signals on the W-CDMA radio interface and demonstrates how Tektronix Wireless Communication Analyzer provide clear and comprehensive insight into these complex systems in multiple domains simultaneously...
  2. Testing W-CDMA Uplink Signals For Conformance With 3GPP RF Tx Specifications
    11/17/2006
    Analyzing user equipment (UE) performance for compliance with applicable 3rd Generation Partnership Project (3GPP) technical specifications can be a demanding task. UE signal quality and power control are critical parameters to be controlled, especially as the UE moves through one cell’s coverage area and/or is handed over to another. This application note describes the 3GPP specifications’ test requirements for uplink signals on the radio interface and illustrates how Tektronix Wireless Communication Analyzers provide clear and comprehensive insight into these complex systems...
  3. Signal Monitoring, Surveillance, And Real-Time Spectrum Analysis
    11/8/2006
    By Tektronix
    RF signal monitoring and surveillance applications have special equipment requirements. This article reviews the basic challenges of intercepting and analyzing signals. Starting with overt compliance monitoring and advancing to the intercept of low-probability-of-detection covert signals, real-time spectrum analysis technology for triggering, capturing, and analyzing signals intelligence (SIGINT) is explained...
  4. Transient RF Signal Analysis In R&D Environments
    11/8/2006
    The quantity and complexity of RF devices have grown exponentially in recent years, and the rate of technological innovation in RF is still accelerating. As a result, the cost of RF components continues to be driven downward, leading to new applications of wireless technology in a wide variety of markets outside of the traditional military and communications industry. This tech brief will explain how the use of a Real-Time Spectrum Analyzer (RTSA) will help engineers and scientists overcome the challenges and reliably detect and characterize RF signals that change over time, something not easily done with traditional measurement tools...
  5. Technical Brief: Quickly Identify Intermittent And Interfering Signals With Real-Time Spectrum Analysis
    11/8/2006
    This tech brief will explain how the use of a Real-Time Spectrum Analyzer (RTSA) can reliably detect and characterize transient RF signals, while also greatly reducing the time taken to identify the source of the problem.
  6. A Centralized Approach To Scalable RFID Implementations
    11/3/2006
    This paper discusses the benefits and challenges of deploying centralized, next-generation RFID network infrastructure solutions to support emerging production-scale RFID management, data correlation, and enterprise network integration requirements. Submitted by Reva Systems, Inc.
  7. Whitepaper: A Centralized Approach To Scalable RFID Implementations
    11/3/2006
    This paper discusses the benefits and challenges of deploying centralized, next-generation RFID network infrastructure solutions to support emerging production-scale RFID management, data correlation and enterprise network integration requirements
  8. Real-Time Spectrum Analysis Detects Elusive IEEE 802.15.4 And ZigBee Bursts
    10/3/2006
    Wireless Private Area Network (WPAN) devices emit identifying signal bursts that come and go, eluding capture by conventional spectrum analyzers. Tektronix’ unique family of Real-Time Spectrum Analyzers (RTSA) offers a versatile Frequency Mask Trigger that makes it easy to capture complex intermittent bursts from IEEE 802.15.4 and Zigbee wireless devices...
  9. Corry Micronics Introduces Complete Line Of Filtered D-Sub Adapters
    9/27/2006
    Corry Micronics, Inc. (CMI) has released for production a new line of filtered d-sub connector adapters. Ceramic tubular adapters are used in applications requiring high levels of attenuation or where the interfering signals cover a wide range of frequencies...
  10. Online ROI Tool Calculates Payback From SMART Freeze-DryerTM Technology
    9/13/2006
    SMART Freeze-Dryer Technology from FTS Systems has been demonstrated to reduce the costs of developing new freeze-drying cycles by 80% or more