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Reference Measurements of Error Vector Magnitude



Paritosh Manurkar, Christopher Silva, Joshua Kast, Rob Horansky, Dylan Williams, Kate Remley


We demonstrate the suitability of the IEEE P1765 Reference Waveforms in ascertaining EVM and the associated uncertainties by performing traceable measurements on a calibrated equivalent-time sampling oscilloscope at 44 GHz. With this knowledge, a user can employ the IEEE P1765 measurement-comparison approach using these reference waveforms in their laboratory to estimate the impact of their receiver on EVM and its associated uncertainties.
Proceedings Title
International Microwave Symposium 2022
Conference Dates
June 19-24, 2022
Conference Location
Denver, CO, US


Wireless communication, digitally modulated signals, quadrature amplitude modulation, error vector magnitude, measurement uncertainty, uncertainty analysis.


Manurkar, P. , Silva, C. , Kast, J. , Horansky, R. , Williams, D. and Remley, K. (2022), Reference Measurements of Error Vector Magnitude, International Microwave Symposium 2022, Denver, CO, US, [online],, (Accessed June 14, 2024)


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Created August 29, 2022, Updated November 29, 2022