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Eric Swartz (WA6HHQ) on Ham Radio Workbench

Many thanks to SWLing Post contributor, Eric McFadden (WD8RIF), who notes that Elecraft co-founder, Eric Swartz (WA6HHQ), is featured on the latest episode of Ham Radio Workbench. Here’s the description of the interview provided by Ham Radio Workbench:

Eric Swartz WA6HHQ, co-founder of Elecraft, joins us to guide our understanding of RF receiver performance specifications. Eric introduces us to common receiver specs such as Sensitivity, Noise Floor, Dynamic Range, Intermod Dynamic Range, Phase Noise, and RMDR. He tells us what they mean in real-world receiver performance terms, how they are tested, and whether it’s better to have a higher or lower number in each one.

Eric’s interview starts around 1 hour 9 minutes into the show:

Click here to listen via Ham Radio Workbench’s website.

That was a brilliant overview! Many thanks, Eric, for the tip!

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