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RSM has new 40 GHz interference tracing equipment in use

New spectrum measurement and interference tracing equipment has been introduced by RSM for a program of licence audits that have started across the country. The new equipment can also assist industry locate interference sources.

The new equipment allows RSM to view radio spectrum from 18 GHz to 43 GHz, where previously RSM could only conduct measurements up to 18 GHz. It has already been used to determine train radar interference sources and interference from water tank level indicating devices.

To measure the signals, RSM needs to be in the beam of the microwave signal. At 40 GHz, the measurement of microwave signals is proving very easy primarily due to the short distance between sites. The signals penetrate though foliage and reflect off buildings.

Further information can be found in the RSM Compliance Guide.

Read about How to ensure your radio and EMC products comply.

Read more about how to resolve interference.

Last updated 3 December 2018