“Introduction to and Tutorial on the NanoVNA”
Speaker: Alan Wolke, W2AEW
Abstract: The presentation begins with a general introduction to what a Vector Network Analyzer is and what it is used for. This is followed by an introduction to the NanoVNA – focusing on its features, operation, calibration, applications and some of its limitations.
Alan Wolke (W2AEW) has been a ham since about 1980, and is a life- time member of the ARRL. He currently serves as the Technical Coordinator of the Northern NJ Section of the Hudson Division of the ARRL Field Organization. Favorite ham radio activities are ragchewing on the HF bands, mainly CW/SSB. He maintains a popular YouTube channel (http://www.youtube.com/w2aew) that features over 300 videos on basic electronics, ham radio, test & measurement, troubleshooting & repair, and other related topics. The channel has over 130,000 subscribers and nearly 17 million views. Professionally, Alan is employed by Tektronix as a Senior Field Applications Engineer, focusing on RF applications.
The Member Spotlight in the May, 2020 edition of QST Magazine featured Alan Wolke. Check page 13 of that issue for a more extensive look at how Alan developed his YouTube channel.