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Microwave link budget: rainfall link availability

For starters I'm a python developer and no expert regarding telecommunications and struggling to comprehend the information I came across with for this. I'm trying to design a terrestrial microwave ...
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can I extend the the antenna of a magnetron with a cable?

If I connect a piece of heavy copper wire or copper rod to the antenna cap of a magnetron can I guide the current so that microwaves would be emitted further away ?
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Homogeneous magnetic field inside aperture of PCB

I need to create a homogeneous magnetic field of a certain strength across a 10mm diameter opening of a PCB by using a current track on said PCB around the opening. The signal sent through the ...
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Can air be ionized using microwaves?

I have been doing a good bit of research lately into a new form of electric "jet engine" developed by researchers in Wuhan, China; in the article summarizing the technologies used to produce ...
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What is the plastic cover thing for in microwave ovens?

With every microwave oven I have ever had, it has come with a plastic thing that you are (apparently) supposed to put over the food when microwaving it. Some food products mention this and tell you ...
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Please explain this flatbed microwave design

Here is a Galantz flatbed microwave The waveguide is smaller than a wavelength. 1)Usually apertures of less than a wavelength are considered to block EM wave but not here, why ? 2)The width of the ...
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What are the materials most transparent to microwaves?

I need to build special equipment for a microwave oven ( 2.45 (GHz)). But even glass and plastics do heat up in microwave ovens. Where can I find a list of the materials that are the most transparent ...
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