Cardiff Microwave Roundtable

The schedule is still being finalized but the following times and structure are expected to be representative. We recommend looking at last year’s schedule to see the type of talks which happened.

March 14, 2020

Time Event Description
9:30 Doors open
10:30 Welcome
10:40 Talk 1
11:15 Talk 2
11:50 Break Measurements, project demos, etc
12:30 Lunch Buffet at the University
13:30 Talk 3
14:05 Talk 4
14:40 Break
15:20 Talk 5
15:55 Talk 6
16:30 Closing remarks ~5 minutes
17:00 Venue Closes Moving to a pub until dinner
18:30 - 21:00 Dinner


The ENGIN Forum will be open all day and had refreshments during breaks. There will be space for swapmeet tables and organization booths. Bring a build or demo to share!

There will be a variety of microwave test equipment setup to make measurements of attendees items. We expect to have even more than last year.

Instrument Range
Two port VNA 2 MHz to 6 GHz (PAs only to 2.4 GHz and 50 Watts due to available attenuators)
Frequency Counter 10 Hz to 26.5 GHz
Power Meter 10 MHz to 26.5 GHz
Noise Figure 10 MHz to 1.6 GHz (noise source to 18 GHz)
Signal Generator 100 kHz to 40 GHz (Two tone capable)
Rubidium 10 MHz reference (all devices will be locked to it)
Digital Multi Meters 8.5 digits DC & AC current and voltage, resistance - 5.5 digit capacitance