Classify Unknown Signals In The Field

Dec. 6, 2010
Various government agencies rely on signal identification, either in the field or in the lab, for security, law enforcement, and intelligence applications. With the growing complexity of modulated communications signals, working in the field can be ...

Various government agencies rely on signal identification, either in the field or in the lab, for security, law enforcement, and intelligence applications. With the growing complexity of modulated communications signals, working in the field can be difficult to properly capture and identify such signals. Identification and analysis of unknown wireless signals requires a methodical procedure to minimize errors when tracking and isolating signals. Analysis can be performed with a number of tools, such as spectrum analyzers and oscilloscopes, although these must be carefully selected for in-field use. To learn more, try the link below.

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Jack Browne | Technical Contributor

Jack Browne, Technical Contributor, has worked in technical publishing for over 30 years. He managed the content and production of three technical journals while at the American Institute of Physics, including Medical Physics and the Journal of Vacuum Science & Technology. He has been a Publisher and Editor for Penton Media, started the firm’s Wireless Symposium & Exhibition trade show in 1993, and currently serves as Technical Contributor for that company's Microwaves & RF magazine. Browne, who holds a BS in Mathematics from City College of New York and BA degrees in English and Philosophy from Fordham University, is a member of the IEEE.

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