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deembed adapters using trl precision solt

Question asked by khaynes on Mar 6, 2009
Latest reply on Mar 9, 2009 by Dr_joel
Apologies if this gets posted twice for same subject... operator error.

To get benefit of accuracy in 85052C TRL kit we want to use adapters to measure some Type N devices.
We are trying to follow the PNA help Characterize adapter macro to de-embed the adapters.

After the s2p file is created it help goes on to say
De-embed the adapter (S2P file) from subsequent S-parameter measurements

1. Perform a 2 port SOLT calibration without the adapter/fixture.

Our question does this allow a precision SOLT using the line standards? If not will we be reduced to the
results we would have obtained using a Type N SOLT cal kit?