RF Test Instruments

RF Test Instruments

B&K Precision offers a variety of instruments to test and characterize RF and microwave devices operating from DC to 8.5 GHz.

Spectrum Analyzers

Spectrum analyzers are essential tools for observing the frequency domain of a signal. B&K Precision's series of professional handheld spectrum analyzers are indispensable tools for field measurements in the 50 kHz to 8.5 GHz range. Despite their compact form factor and weight of only 1.8 kg, the 2650A series of spectrum analyzers deliver performance and features comparable to many full-size bench spectrum analyzers. For example: The 2650A features a DANL (displayed average noise level) of -127 dBm, which allows it to detect very small signals. In comparison, the 1.05 GHz bench top analyzer model 2630, with a DANL of -100 dbm, is less sensitive, however the performance is sufficient for many applications in service and repair, and an ideal solution for users looking for a cost-effective, basic spectrum analyzer that comes with extra features such as built-in tracking generator and AM/FM modulation.

Field Strength Meters

RF Field Strength Meters detect the electric field of radio and microwave signals and measure the electric field strength. Field strength meters provide field technicians and engineers with a cost-effective measurement tool for basic signal investigations at only a fraction of the cost of a full-featured conventional spectrum analyzer. Handheld RF Field Strength Analyzers are ideal tools for field testing, installing and maintaining Mobile Telecommunications systems such as Cellular and Cordless Phone, CB Paging, Paging, Cable and Satellite TV Systems and performing antenna site measurements and maintenance.