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Game Theory Explained

Calculations & Conversions: RF Linx
If you enter the distance it will calculate the Operating Margin and the SAD factor. . Note: Connector loss is generally small UNLESS you've got lots of 'em in .
http://www.rflinx.com/help/calculations/

RF Connectors / test equipment connectors from WA1MBA
Feb 16, 2012 . Typical insertion loss is as much as 0.3 dB at rated frequencies, making this connector a poor choice in critical low noise microwave RF .
http://www.wa1mba.org/rfconn.htm

Coaxial Connectors
Small RF connectors for upper frequencies. . Filling the airspace with dielectric lowers the highest frequency and increases losses. The mating process typically .
http://ecee.colorado.edu/~kuester/Coax/connchart.htm

Amphenol RF- Products
The Amphenol RF website makes understanding RF simple by providing . Topics include choosing a connector, specifying VSWR, insertion loss, . For this example, we will ignore the attenuation of the cable as a factor in the calculation.
http://www.amphenolrf.com/rf_made_simple/techquestions.asp

Amphenol RF- Type N Connector Series
RF coaxial connectors are the most important element in the .
http://www.amphenolrf.com/products/typen.asp

cable and connector - Technical Reference: Coax Cables and ...
RF Coaxial Connectors - RF coax(ial) connectors are a vital link .
http://www.dxzone.com/catalog/Technical_Reference/Coax_Cables_and_Connectors/

A Theory is Born

Determining Path Loss RF System Considerations
Calculating Path loss . Cable and connector losses can be significant, so choice of . The ideal RF path calculations make no allowance for path obstructions, .
http://www.rdsscada.net/files/33261851.pdf

Radio (RF) Link Budget Calculator, Cable Loss Calculator, Free ...
This parameter includes all the losses between the radio RF connector and the antenna, which include the signal attenuation as it propagates through the cable .
http://www.afar.net/rf-link-budget-calculator/

Cable Loss - Bird Technologies Group
6, RF Calculators. 7 . 15. 16, Field Strength, Free Space Loss and Metric Conversions. 17 . 24, The following is a step-by-step procedure to calculate the results which are . 20, Enter, Loss per Connector, 0.05, dB, Connector Insertion Loss .
http://www.bird-technologies.com/resources/tools/rfcalc_3-6-06.xls

Coax Loss Calculations - Microwave Encyclopedia - Microwaves101 ...
On this page we will review the simple math for calculating the RF losses of coaxial transmission lines over frequency. There are actually three loss mechanisms .
http://www.microwaves101.com/encyclopedia/Coaxloss.cfm

The Nash Equilibrium

rfelectrical Calculations - RF Logic | Cable Assemblies
RF Logic Calculator. Use the form below to calculate connector and cable combinations for . Cable loss is taken into account between connector reflections.
http://www.rflogic.net/rfelectrical-calculations.asp

Coax Cable assemblies |RF 50 OHM| RFID Cables | Custom coax ...
Feb 14, 2012 . Bulk Cables Ready Made Cable Assemblies Connectors & Interseries . then click Calculate Price, Double Shld, Low Loss, same size as 8x, .
http://www.cablexperts.com/

The Prisoner's Dilemma

Selecting Coaxial Lightning Protectors
lightning protector; including, Radio Frequency (RF) performance, connector type protection . In this example the insertion loss is 10 x log(97/100) or 0.13 dB. . transmission bands it is necessary to calculate the voltage for each RF frequency .
http://www.nexteklightning.com/resources/articles/SelectingCoaxialLightningProtectors.pdf

Radio Link-Budget Calculations for ISM-RF Products - Maxim
Nov 2, 2011 . Keywords: radio, RF, link budget, ISM, industrial, medical, radio frequency, Tx, . Connector loss information; Calculation of multipath loss from .
http://www.maxim-ic.com/app-notes/index.mvp/id/5142

Introduction to RF Signal Distribution using Fiber Optics
coaxial cables: the RF loss increases with frequency and length. Coaxial . splicing. The most common RF over Fiber connectors are FC-APC and SC-APC type . include the RF combiner losses in signal level calculations and pad estimates.
http://www.rfsolutions.com/fiber.pdf

Return loss and mismatch loss Calculator
Active return loss and mismatch calculator with results for absolute . There is a selection of 50 Ohm RF connectors available and a 75 Ohm BNC . The absolute value of the load impedance is calculated from the complex impedance (R + j).
http://chemandy.com/calculators/return-loss-and-mismatch-calculator.htm

RF Link Budget Calculator Manual
Jan 19, 2010 . The RF Link Distance calculator can be used to calculate the maximum link distance . The antenna cable and connector loss at the near node.
http://95.97.117.100/downloads/Link_Budget_Calculator.pdf

R&S CMW-Z11 and R&S CMU200 Determining the Path Loss ...
the Universal RF Shielding Box (including its connection to the RF ANT connector), the loss PLA introduced by the antenna, and any loss PLex in the signal path .
http://www2.rohde-schwarz.com/file/DST200_CMU_Path%20Loss%20Measurement.pdf

Real-World Dilemmas

What Is Erp Power? | eHow.com
ERP power subtracts system losses and adds system gains in order to . that a transmitter produces as output, and RF connector insertion losses, or electric . To calculate the effective radiated power of a radio station you need to know the .
http://www.ehow.com/facts_7307674_erp-power_.html

Glossary of RF Microwave Power Divider, Combiner, Splitter Terms
PTFE is commonly used as a support insulator in RF and microwave coaxial connectors because of its low & stable dielectric constant and loss factor over a .
http://www.instockwireless.com/power_divider_glossary.htm

Tech Stuff - Wireless Calculators
Jan 6, 2012 . Find the calculation you want, and enter the various parameters . Note: Connector loss is generally small UNLESS you've got lots of 'em in .
http://www.zytrax.com/tech/wireless/calc.htm

SMA Connectors - SMA Connector - SMA RF Cable
SMA RF Connectors . SMA Panel Mount Connectors SMA Panel Mount PCB Connectors . Insertion Loss .04 dB max x w f GHz .06 dB max x w f GHz .
http://www.rfconnector.com/sma-connectors.php

Coaxial Cable, coax
Advantages, Excellent Low-Loss Performance. . Use Standard RF Connectors . If you need a low-loss coaxwith a flexible center conductor that will give you .
http://www.radioworks.com/ccoaxstd.html

Mixing Moves

CATV and Satellite Accessories, Splitters, Cables, F-Connectors ...
. Cables, F-Connectors, Tools, Antennas, RF-Modulators, RF-Amplifiers, Diplexers, Multiswitches. . Splitters always have loss, otherwise they are amplifiers.
http://www.ramelectronics.net/audio-video/catv-satellite/c10000-c11100.html

UHF connector - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Type, RF coaxial connector . There is variation between manufacturers with the choice of dielectric, the PTFE types being favored where low loss is desired.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/UHF_connector

RF Directional Coupler Basics Tutorial :: Radio-Electronics.Com
RF directional couplers are often used in RF design applications. . within a variety of packages from blocks with RF connectors, or solder pins, or they . Coupling Loss, Amount of power lost to the coupled port (3) and to the isolated port (4).
http://www.radio-electronics.com/info/rf-technology-design/coupler-combiner-splitter/rf-directional-coupler-design-basics-tutorial.php

Commitments

10 Commandments of Wireless Communications - B&B Electronics
Since RF power attenuates as a logarithmic function, the dBm scale is most useful. . the noise floor figures instead of radio receive sensitivity in your calculations. . a 0.2 dB loss per coaxial connector in addition to the cable attenuation itself.
http://www.bb-elec.com/tech_articles/WP33_10commandments_wireless_comm.asp

LTE Radio Link Budgeting and RF Planning - lteencyclopedia
In this page, we will briefly discuss link budget calculations for LTE. . Cable loss between the base station antenna connector and the antenna. The cable loss .
http://sites.google.com/site/lteencyclopedia/lte-radio-link-budgeting-and-rf-planning

High Return Loss Connectors and Cables - Anritsu America
The leader in the design and production of Precision Microwave Components like the K Connector.
http://www.anritsu.com/en-US/Products-Solutions/Optical-Devices-RF-MWComponents/Precision-RF-and-Microwave/High-Return-Loss-Connectors-and-Cables/

Wireless Link Budget Analysis | How to Calculate Link
How to Calculate Link Budget for Your Wireless Network . However, for units with external antenna, 0.25dB loss per connector and 0.25dB loss for every 3-ft of antenna . The amount of extra RF power radiated to overcome this phenomenon .
http://www.tranzeo.com/allowed/Tranzeo_Link_Budget_Whitepaper.pdf

Information and Incentives

Wireless Link Budget Analysis | How to Calculate Link
How to Calculate Link Budget for Your Wireless Network . However, for units with external antenna, 0.25dB loss per connector and 0.25dB loss for every 3-ft of antenna . The amount of extra RF power radiated to overcome this phenomenon .
http://www.tranzeo.com/allowed/Tranzeo_Link_Budget_Whitepaper.pdf

Measurements on Transmission Lines
connections, the setting of the instruments, the calculations and ask for assistance before . the losses of the connectors in the RF chain and eventually by the .
http://wireless.ictp.it/handbook/C3.pdf

Microwave - RF Cable Assemblies and Connectors
Configure a microwave / RF assembly and request a quotation. Calculate insertion loss, attenuation, and power handling. View a data sheet for each assembly.
http://www.gore.com/rfg/

Antennas & Transmission Lines
Try to minimize the number of connectors and adapters in the RF chain. Each connector introduces some additional loss (up to a few dB for each connection, .
http://wndw.net/pdf/wndw2-en/ch04-antennas.pdf

Pure ERP And EIRP Calculator
Finally, click on the Calculate button for the pure ERP and EIRP. . system, if a known amount of RF power, is fed into the system, and the losses, in dB, of each component (for example, lengths of feeder coax, connectors, duplexers, etc.) .
http://www.csgnetwork.com/antennaecalc.html

Aligning Interests, Avoiding Enrons

RF On Fiber® Basics
composite power appearing at the RF input connector should be adjusted to 0 dBm. . short, when calculating link budgets don't forget to use 2 dB of RF loss for .
http://www.fiber-span.com/Application_Note_RF%20on%20Fiber%20Basics%20_FS-AP-0001v4.pdf

Antenna Cables & Connectors for Wireless Networking / WiFi: How ...
The higher quality of the cable of our cables translates into lower signal loss / better performance. RF CONNECTORS: Gender is often counterintuitive, Reverse .
http://www.data-alliance.net/Page.bok?template=cables-connectors

Wireless Antenna Cables - SMA - N-Type - TNC - BNC
Low-Loss 50 Ohm RF Coaxial Wireless Antenna Cables keywords: Wireless Antenna cable, lmr cable, lmr-195 cable, sma cable, n-type cable, tnc cable, reverse .
http://www.infinitecables.com/wireless-antenna-cables.html

From Intuition to Prediction

Co-Axial Cable Insertion and Return Loss Measurements
For a simple cable assembly, there will be a mismatch where the connector is mated . Loss of signal in transmission through a rf unit such as filter.cable, usually .
http://www.tutorialsweb.com/rf-measurements/co-axial-cable-measurements.htm

NETGEAR Wireless LAN Antennas and Accessories
RF Connector Insertion Loss: 0.2 dB. RF Connector Recommended. Coupling Nut Torque: .45 to .99 Nm (4.0 to 8.8 in. lbs.) RF Connector Coupling Nut .
http://www.wardrive.net/general/ANT2409-DS.pdf

How Can I calculate EIRP? - Wireless-General-Discussions ...
How Can I calculate EIRP? Forum Wireless . Transmitter RF power Antenna Gain EIRP in watts . connector losses are unrealisticly small.
http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/11778-43-calculate-eirp

General interest:

'UHF' Connector Test Results
Oct 3, 2011 . Intrinsic Loss is the final graph and is calculated as the difference . Series 83 UHF R.F. Connectors” – A. B. Crites, September 14, 1955 .
http://www.hamradio.me/connectors/uhf-connector-test-results.html

Cisco Aironet 1300 Series Outdoor Access Point or Bridge [Cisco ...
Product Description. AIR-CAB005LL-R. Cisco Aironet 5-ft, low-loss, 2.4-GHz RF cable with RP-TNC connectors. AIR-CAB020LL-R. 20-ft low loss cable assembly .
http://www.cisco.com/en/US/prod/collateral/wireless/ps5679/ps5861/product_data_sheet09186a008022198b.html

Elementary textbook:

RF System Analysis
Selecting "RF System Analysis" from the "View" menu will cause the "RF System . This total will be automatically calculated if the dB loss per 100 Meters and the . If you are using two connectors the program will assume .5 dB connector loss.
http://www.v-soft.com/PlotPath/t6.htm

Advanced textbooks:

Technology guide for power calculation Technology guide ... - Radiall
CONNECTOR RF POWER WITHSTAND . into heat due to the dielectric and ohm losses of the . based on simple calculation models confirmed with some .
http://radiall.applixia.net/catalogue/resource?path=CATEGORY/pdf/Guide%20POWER.pdf

RF Connectors
The RF Cable Assembly Division concentrates on cable assem- blies with . Thread and Reverse Polarity items, connectors for Low Loss Cable, 1.0/2.3 Series .
http://www.rfindustries.com/ftp/rfconncat/connect2k.pdf

Business applications:

Cellular Antennas
connectors when calculating RF loss due to connectors and cables in your EIRP calculations. Antenna Mounts. Most cellular, PCS and GSM antennas are .
http://www.proxicast.com/support/files/LCTN0001%20Cellular%20Antennas.pdf

Amphenol RF- SMA Connector Series
50 SMA connectors are semi-precision, subminiature units that provide excellent . Insertion Loss, dB maximum = .03?[f(GHz)]. RF Leakage, -60 dB minimum .
http://www.amphenolrf.com/products/sma.asp

Political science applications:

BNC connector: Definition from Answers.com
BNC connector ( bens knektr ) ( electricity ) A small device for connecting coaxial . Connector) is a miniature quick connect/disconnect RF connector used for coaxial cable. . This dielectric causes increasing losses at higher frequencies.
http://www.answers.com/topic/bnc-connector

Netcontrol :: Radio Link Budget
This is a calculation with all the possible losses in the system and subtracting the . (using +dBm instead of –dBm) Ptx = Transmitter RF output power (dBm) . To simplify, we use a general Cable/Connector loss, including both the Tx and Rx .
http://www.netcontrol.com/eng/services/radio-networking-help-tools/radio-link-budget/

Applications to law:

RF Mathematics
RF Mathematics. Important Power Calculations… Power at the transmitting device; Loss and gain of connectivity devices cables, connectors, amplifiers .
http://www.brazosport.edu/sites/CurrentStudents/Faculty/RonBonnette/ITNW1351/Chapter%2002%20-%20RF%20Math.ppt

Biology:

The BCC Joker Switch
A low-loss amplifier might be added to an insensitive transceiver, the receiver . The maximum power figures shown in Table 2 were calculated assuming 3 watts . (sorry, not included here), the board is directly soldered to the RF connectors.
http://www.ok1rr.com/index.php/tech/88-the-bcc-joker-switch

Classic books about game theory:

GPS Module Antenna and RF Design Guidelines
guidelines and use a software design tool for the geometry calculations. The following is . antenna to overcome the cable loss and maximize the signal-to- noise ratio. . To attach the coaxial cable to the PCB, a coaxial connecter is required.
http://www.delorme.com/byUse/gpsmodules/images/DeLorme_Antenna_RF_Design.pdf

VSWR/return-loss/reflection-coefficient Calculator
Connector and Connector Components . Others · RF Connectors · Wire and Cable. Asia . reflection coefficient Calculator; return loss Calculator; return loss .
http://www.rfcables.org/ref_coeft.html



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