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EVM Calculation for Broadband Modulated Signals

Published

Author(s)

Michael McKinley, Kate Remley, Maciej Myslinski, J. S. Kenney

Abstract

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 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, USA

Keywords

Digital Modulation, Error Vector Magnitude, Vector Signal Analyzer, Wireless Telecommunications

Citation

McKinley, M. , Remley, K. , Myslinski, M. and Kenney, J. (2004), EVM Calculation for Broadband Modulated Signals, ARFTG Microwave Measurement Conference, Orlando, FL, USA, [online], https://tsapps.nist.gov/publication/get_pdf.cfm?pub_id=31813 (Accessed May 21, 2022)
Created November 30, 2004, Updated October 12, 2021