Application Note: Replacing RF patch panels with a software-controlled RF switch matrix

One of the most common issues facing RF lab managers is the cost of setting up various RF testing scenarios, executing the tests, and then tearing down those same setups. Not only is this tedious, time-consuming, and (manual) labour intensive, it also creates excessive stress and strain on expensive RF components.

To set up a given RF test, the lab manager must ensure that the appropriate RF signals are routed to the right test station. When they reach the test station, these RF signals are passed through a set of variable attenuators before terminating to an RF shield box. The tester contr...


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