KFPA Gain Compression Tests

On January 14-15, 2009, gain compression tests were done on the KFPA single-beam receiver. The IDM Type II prototype was used. Results are in the spreadsheet attached below.

Note at with 10 GHz bandwidth, kBT is -79 dBm at 100K. The receiver will be operating about 25 dB below the 1dB compression point under this condition.
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Linearity15Jan09.xlsxls Linearity15Jan09.xls manage 49 K 2009-01-15 - 12:31 UnknownUser Spreadsheet with data, plots and test procedure info.
Topic revision: r1 - 2009-01-15, RogerNorrod
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