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Calculate Power corrections from 8481A Cal Factors

Question asked by GerardGay on Dec 6, 2007
Latest reply on Dec 14, 2007 by RayH
I would like to utilize a power correction routine that uses the Cal Factors from an 8481A Power Sensor. I feel it would be faster than sending the CF corrections programmatically at each frequency change. Currently the software uses a CF of 100% and measures power from 2 - 18GHz [Basicaly no CF Correction].

Q] Is it possible to do this or is there more to it than I realize?
Q] What is the Cal Factor a percentage of?
Q] If I measure a Pout of -10dBm [CF 100%], what would be the correct Pout be w/CF of 95.6% ?  

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