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[AMPS] Distortion Measurement Distortion

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Subject: [AMPS] Distortion Measurement Distortion
From: (Peter Chadwick)
Date: Thu, 20 Sep 2001 07:55:02 +0100
Ian says:

>Set the display to max persistence, crank the resolution and
>sweep speed right down, zero in on your SSB signal, and talk away. Just
>watch your IMD grow... 

And the display 'bloom' if you have the intensity up too far! 

But there, modern spectrum analysers put the intelligence behind the front
panel. The 141 and its ilk require the intelligence between the ears of the
operator. However, the intelligent operator has a better chance of deciding if
the answers are correct, somewhere near correct, or the equivalent of a
personnel managers' promise!


Peter G3RZP

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