[time-nuts] HP 5065A super

Bob kb8tq kb8tq at n1k.org
Fri Feb 23 16:33:57 EST 2018


> On Feb 23, 2018, at 4:23 PM, Attila Kinali <attila at kinali.ch> wrote:
> Hoi Bob,
> On Thu, 22 Feb 2018 21:58:09 -0500
> Bob kb8tq <kb8tq at n1k.org> wrote:
>> The same nickel plating effect gets into a lot of things. If you are shopping for very 
>> low IMD connectors, nickel plating is out. Things get non-linear (to a very slight 
>> degree) when it is present. If -180 db is the goal for those spurs, you might only
>> hit -120 db with the nickel connectors …..
> Interesting. About what frequency range are you talking?

UHF up into microwaves. It was part of a lecture back when I was in school … I 
assume the basic physics hasn’t changed since then :)


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