[AMPS] Re: PA Measurments

Jon Ogden jono@webspun.com
Fri, 15 May 98 08:57:36 -0500

>It's really a matter of perspective. Life gets tuff over here on my planet
>sometimes. Imagine if you will, that you are tasked with demonstrating a
>Final Acceptance Test on deliverable product to a customer representitive
>who has no technical background. Imagine further if you will, that said
>customer happens to be a nit-picker and has to power to with-hold payment
>for said product. Imagine just a little further that if payment is
>with-held, your management team looses their year-end bonus package. Now
>just to spice it up a little further, you happen to know that there is no
>design margin on one certain parameter and that the product is within a
>half db or so of failing. No need to spend a half hour doing traceable cal,
>if it fails, just look the customer straight in the eye and say "0.2db -
>big wup!"

Touche!  Ya got me!  :-)

I'll agree.  There are times whent he absolute precision is necessary.

And actually, I have not yet read your original post.  I haven't had the 
time lately to read ones labled *long*.  :-)



Jon Ogden


"A life lived in fear is a life half lived."

FAQ on WWW:               http://www.contesting.com/ampfaq.html
Submissions:              amps@contesting.com
Administrative requests:  amps-REQUEST@contesting.com
Problems:                 owner-amps@contesting.com
Search:                   http://www.contesting.com/km9p/search.htm