From: "Randy Ott"
Subject: Re: Wavetek Sam I used as RF spectrum analyzer??
Organization: ISC Datacom, Inc.
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NNTP-Posting-Date: Tue, 15 Oct 2002 17:16:25 EDT
Date: Tue, 15 Oct 2002 21:16:25 GMT
If you shop around, you should be able to find a decent HP 141T spectrum
analyzer system that goes to 1250 MHz for under 500 dollars. A far cry from
the SAM and the kits.
"AJ Sanderson" wrote in message
> Ok, guys. What would be examples of good, used, lower cost rf analyzers
> that I could look for that wouldn't break the bank. Say 500 Mhz bandwidth
> (150 Mhz minimal acceptable).
> "Man Li" wrote in message
> > No you should not use it as spectrum analyzer unless you only need a
> > simple, low resolution and poor accuracy analyzer.
> > Bye.
> > Man
> > "AJ Sanderson" ¼¶¼g©ó¶l¥ó·s»D
> > :email@example.com...
> > > I recently read a post where a gentlemen is using a Wavetek Sam I catv
> > > analyzer as a 4-400 Mhz spectrum analyzer at low cost. Is this
> > and
> > > how does such a unit compare with regular commercial spectrum
> > > I'd like to find out a little more about this unit... is it solid
> > can
> > > it be used at 50 ohm impedance, accuracy specs, step attenuator,
> > > serviced, etc.... so I'd appreciate any such posts from someone using
> > > unit as an RF analyzer.
> > >
> > > Thanks,
> > > AJ
> > >
> > >