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longclough
 Post subject: RF Antenna Measurement
Posted: Mon Jan 09, 2006 10:05 am 
 
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Joined: Fri Jan 06, 2006 9:44 am
Posts: 1
I was wondering if anyone knows of a device that can be attached to an antenna to determine when it is transmitting or not.

The background is I am trying to design a system which will display a light to show that we are transmitting through our RF antenna, without placing anything on the wiring.

As I have limited knowledge I am not even sure if this is possible. Any help would be appreciated. Thanks in advance


 
   
 
Spawn
 Post subject: SiteMaster from Anritsu
Posted: Mon Jan 16, 2006 1:10 pm 
Yes, It'c called SiteMaster from Anritsu


 
  
 
davebehee
 Post subject: rf indicator
Posted: Sat Jan 21, 2006 12:45 am 
 
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Joined: Fri Jan 06, 2006 2:06 pm
Posts: 3
Location: artesia, nm usa
longclough;
if you simply need an rf indicator and can see the antenna, try a 10 cent neon bulb tied to the top end of the radiator. if there is enough voltage(60 volts or so) then it will light...........dave behee





Posted  11/12/2012