Radio Frequency Interference Pocket Guide

Radio Frequency Interference Pocket Guide

by Kenneth Wyatt, Michael Gruber

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This handy pocket guide to essential radio frequency interference (RFI) is a valuable, pocket-sized reference for radio amateurs and others in the radio communication fields.

Designed as a practical, quick guide, the Radio Frequency Interference Pocket Guide collates key data, diagrams and useful reference materials into one handy place to help the reader to understand basic EM theory, along with specific remediation steps in reducing or eliminating sources of radio interference.

Topics covered include; EMC/RFI Fundamentals, EMC design, FCC rules, locating RFI and resolving RFI.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781613532195
Publisher: Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET)
Publication date: 07/31/2015
Series: Electromagnetic Waves Series
Pages: 88
Product dimensions: 3.00(w) x 5.40(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

Kenneth Wyatt has worked as a product development engineer for 10 years for various aerospace firms on projects ranging from DC-to-DC power converters, to RF and microwave systems for shipboard and space platforms. For over 20 years, he worked as a senior EMC engineer for Hewlett-Packard and Agilent Technologies in Colorado Springs. A prolific author and presenter, is a co-author of the popular EMC Pocket Guide (2013) and EMI Troubleshooting Cookbook for Product Designers (2014).

Michael Gruber (W1MG) has been at the ARRL RFI desk since 2002, primarily assisting in interference matters and working with the FCC. He also has written numerous articles and edits ARRL books primarily pertaining to RFI, including The ARRL Interference Handbook, 3rd Edition.

Table of Contents

  • Introduction
  • EMC/RFI Fundementals
  • Frequency Versus Wavelength
  • Broadcast Frequency Allocations (U.S.)
  • Identifying RFI
  • Locating RFI
  • Resolving RFI
  • Assembling an RFI Locating Kit
  • U.S. FCC Rules
  • European Union (EU) Rules
  • Commonly Used Equations
  • Useful Software

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