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Engineering Notes


RF POWER AMPLIFIERS TECHNICAL REFERENCE MATERIAL


Harmonics & Spurious


HARMONICS are (usually unwanted) signals which are exact multiples of the operating frequency, Fo.

SPURIOUS are other unwanted signals. Amplifiers do not generate signals (other than IMD)
unless they are unstable.

rf amplifiers harmonics & spurious

Note: dBc means dB below carrier.