A Load Pull Setup

Depending on the tests a load pull setup includes GPIB instruments and passive components:

  • Signal source
  • A driver amplifier
  • A directional coupler
  • An isolator
  • An input bias tee
  • A fundamental source tuner
  • An optional harmonic source tuner
  • A test fixture or probe station with probes
  • An optional harmonic load tuner
  • A fundamental load tuner
  • An output bias tee
  • An optional attenuator
  • An optional output coupler
  • An optional spectrum analyzer
  • A dual channel power meter
  • A programmable power supply
  • A control Computer with TCP/IP (USB) and GPIB interface

For system calibration access to a Vector Network Analyzer with TRL calibration kit