How to Improve Return Loss or VSWR

In this post we show a simple technique to improve the return loss of an RF component like a mixer or amplifier. A good VSWR to aim for is at …

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EIRP Calculator

Use this calculator to find the Effective (or Equivalent) Isotropic Radiated Power EIRP in dBm, dBW and Watt. Enter: Formula EIRP = PTx – LC + GAnt Background Effective Isotropic …

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What is the Arduino ADC Sampling Rate?

In this post we clarify the sampling rate numbers of the Arduino’s Analog-to-Digital converter. What is Sampling Rate? The sampling rate of an Analog-to-digital converter is the speed at which …

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MHz to Mbps Calculator

In this post we explain how to convert from Bandwidth (Hz/kHz/MHz/GHz) to Data throughput in terms of Bits per second (bps/kbps/Mbps/Gbps). Formula To calculate the bit rate we use the …

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LMR-240 Cable Loss Calculator

This tool computes the attenuation loss of a user-specified length of LMR-240 RF coaxial cable [1]. This is a popular antenna cable. To use the insertion loss calculator use the …

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Capacitor Reactance Calculator

This tool calculates the capacitive reactance Xc Enter Formula Xc = 1/(2π*f*C) Example Calculation At a frequency of 10 kHz, with a Capacitance value of 1 μF has a reactance …

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24V LED Resistor Calculator

This calculator finds the resistor value to be used with an LED and a +24 Volt supply. It also provides the power dissipation in the resistor – an important number …

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Monopole Antenna Length Calculator

A Monopole antenna, sometimes called a Vertical is a very popular antenna type. It has a single radiating element erected vertically over theground. The length of the antenna is λ/4, …

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dBm to dBV Calculator

This tool converts from dBm (dB-milliwatt) to dBV (dB-Volt). Note: dBV to dBm Related dBm calculators

dBm to dBc Calculator

dBm is the power level in dB referenced to 1 milliwatt. It is an absolute quantity that can be computed from Watt for instance. dBc stands for decibels relative to …

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dB to Effective Bits Calculator

This tool calculates Effective Number of Bits (ENOB) in an Analog-to-digital converter (ADC). It uses the dB value of Signal Noise and Distortion (SINAD) and the formula: ENOBbits = (SINADdB …

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