RF Tools software

 
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Main Startup Screen

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Cable Fault Location (TDR)

 
RG-213 cable/antenna measurement with the Top Six markers showing the antenna at 84m, bulkhead connectors at 3m and N-type joiners at 56m. LDF-450 cable/antenna measurement showing a live trace (yellow) and a previously stored trace of the same installation. Note the degrading match at the N-type connectors around 69m.  
Selecting a new cable type.

 

Saving the trace to the Cable Database.

 

 
Recalling a previously stored measurement from the Cable Database.

 

Printed report example.

 

 
     

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Antenna / Return Loss analyser

Return loss measurement of VHF antenna. Automatic bandwidth markers show the 15dB return loss bandwidth. Return loss measurement of VHF bandpass filter.  
Comparing a previously stored trace with a live trace, showing any changes and degradation to a VHF antenna installation.

 

Recalling a previously stored measurement trace.

 

 
Measurement normalisation, showing the guided, on-screen calibration process.

 

Connecting the device after normalisation.

 

 
     

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Filter / Insertion Loss analyser

Insertion Loss measurement of VHF filter. Automatic bandwidth markers show the 3dB bandwidth, centre frequency and minimum passband insertion loss. Comparing a live measurement with a previously stored measurement for the same device.  
Recalling a previously stored insertion loss measurement.

 

The guided, onscreen normalisation process.

 

 
Connecting the device under test.

 

   

 

 
     

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Interference Monitor

Live capture. Live capture with waterfall display turned off.  
Zone Alarms configuration.

 

File playback of a recording with Zone Alarms active.

 

 
"Listen to CF" audio monitoring setup.

 

Spectrum Monitoring with Listen to CF active.  
     

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8920 Screen Capture

Screen capture (Oscilloscope). Screen capture (Spectrum Analyser).  
     

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