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EVM Calculation for Broadband Modulated Signals



Michael McKinley, Catherine A. Remley, Maciej Myslinski, J. S. Kenney


We present a normalization that facilitates calculation of error vector magnitude (EVM) from measurements. We derive the IEEE 802.11a standard's EVM from a more basic nist-equation. We compare EVM for various modulation types for a given power level under simple distortion conditions.
Proceedings Title
ARFTG Microwave Measurement Conference
Conference Dates
November 30-December 3, 2004
Conference Location
Orlando, FL


Digital Modulation, Error Vector Magnitude, Vector Signal Analyzer, Wireless Telecommunications
Created December 1, 2004, Updated January 27, 2020