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FAQ - Frequently asked questions, about vector network analyzers.

This list of frequently asked questions (FAQ) is split into 3 sections.

  1. General questions
  2. Sales questions.
  3. Technical questions.

General questions about Kirkby Microwave vector network analyzer calibration kits.

  1. Do Kirkby Microwave calibration kits come with a certificate of calibration?

Financial Questions.

  1. Can we pay in Dollars, Euros or other currency?
  2. Why are your USD and Euro prices higher than GBP prices?

Technical questions about vector network analyzers and calibration kits.

  1. How do I select the right calibration kit?
  2. What file should I load from a floppy disk into an 8753, 8719/8720/8722 or 8510C VNA?
  3. What is the purpose of a VNA calibration kit?
  4. Why can I not use any open and short?
  5. What are the calibration kit coefficients?
  6. Why are the correct calibration kits coefficients so important?
  7. Why do I not see a dot on the Smith Chart for the opens and shorts?
  8. How do I verify the calibration kit is working properly?
  9. What is a Touchstone-file?
  10. How do I perform waveguide calibration?
  11. Some quick questions and answers about VNA calibration kits.

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