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Date(s): 10 August 2017; 17 August 2017;
Times: 10 August 2017 - training held in Lower Hutt
17 August 2017 - training held in Auckland
Each day begins at 9am (registration and coffee from 8.30 am) and ends at approximately 5:00pm.
Venue(s): Alan MacDiarmid Centre - Lower Hutt; Jet Park Hotel & Conference Centre - Auckland;
Cost: $895 + GST. Includes tuition, lunch, refreshments, and study materials.
Contact: Blair Hall

Course Overview

This one-day course gives an introduction to measurement uncertainty in the context of RF and microwave measurements. It covers real and complex-valued measurements with an emphasis on applications in RF and microwave metrology.

Programme Outline

Topics include

  • What is uncertainty and how is it reported?
  • The measurement uncertainty of real and complex quantities
  • Calculating uncertainty
  • The uncertainty of power, impedance and attenuation measurements
  • Units of measurement and uncertainty statements

Other Relevant MSL Courses

The course "Measurement, Uncertainty and Calibration" is helpful as a prerequisite to this RF course.

Presenter Profile

Blair Hall is currently project leader of RF and Microwave at the Measurement Standards Laboratory. He has authored a number of key research papers on the subject of measurement uncertainty and has been invited to teach at several overseas microwave measurement training courses.

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