VNA Tools training course in Beaverton, OR, USA

VNA Tools is a free software developed by METAS for measurements with the Vector Network Analyzer (VNA). The software facilitates the tasks of evaluating measurement uncertainty in compliance with the ISO-GUM and justifying metrological traceability.The software is available for download at www.metas.ch/vnatools. The three day course provides a practical and hands-on lesson with this superior and versatile software.

Course targets

The training has a focus on practical usage of the software. Participants bring a laptop to the course and will be guided in the use of VNA Tools through the different steps of a VNA measurement. This covers interaction with the VNA, data taking, VNA calibration, VNA error correction, data visualization, data export, evaluation of uncertainty contributions, uncertainty budget and more. The course however goes beyond a tutorial in software usage. It touches a wide range of conceptual aspects related to VNA Tools and relevant for the quality of VNA measurements in general, just to name a few.

Target audiance

Engineers, scientists, technicians and students in metrology, calibration, research and production. Anyone who is required to perform accurate S-parameter measurements and to demonstrate metrological traceability.

Dates

April 23-25, 2024 

Location

Tektronix, Beaverton, OR 97077, USA

Registration

Cost

USD 3,500.00 (standard course fee)
USD 1,500.00 (for participants from academia with support letter from institution or proof of student card, number of seats limited)

Last modification 28.08.2023

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Contact

Juerg Ruefenacht
juerg.ruefenacht@metas.ch

or

Michael Wollensack
michael.wollensack@metas.ch

Contact at Tektronix:
Amos Martin
amos.martin@tektronix.com

Print contact

https://www.metas.ch/content/metas/en/home/dl/kurs_uebersicht/vna_training_usa.html