Noise Figure Measurements

Noise figure testing is available at SVHFS Conferences. Measurements are posted for a number of past conferences.

 

2013 Cocoa, FL
Band (MHz) Callsign Description Noise Figure Gain
50 K3AAF Not Stated – HB (Dead)
50 W2ZV HB SAV541 0.64 22.70
144 W2ZV HB NE334S01 (OSC/NEG)
144 W2ZV HB NE334S01 (OSC/NEG)
144 W2ZV HB SAV541 0.43 24.40
144 WA4AS Not Stated Commercial 0.86 20.00
144 WW8RR Commercial NEC1302B 1.03 20.00
144 WA4AS Not Stated Commercial 1.40 16.40
144 K3AAF Not Stated HB 3.43 18.20
144 WW8RR Commercial ARR 4.30 17.60
222 W2ZV HB NE325S01 0.16 23.00
222 WW8RR Commercial ARR 1.12 20.80
222 K3AAF Not Stated 2.06 9.40
432 W2ZV HB SAV541 0.20 21.75
432 W2ZV HB NE334S01 0.21 17.55
432 N2CEI Not Stated HB 0.43 17.60
432 K3AAF Not Stated Commercial 0.75 13.54
432 WW8RR Commercial ARR 1.07 18.66
432 K3AAF Not Stated HB 1.60 13.50
902 W2ZV HB NE325S01 0.26 14.86
902 W2ZV Not Stated HB 0.54 19.86
902 N4HN Not Stated Commercial 0.63 17.02
902 K3AAF Not Stated HB 3.00 10.50
1296 W2ZV HB SAV541 0.40 16.10
1296 W2ZV HB NE325S01 0.83 12.70
1296 K3AAF Not Stated HB 4.65 15.12

2012 Charlotte, NC
Band (MHz) Callsign Description Noise Figure Gain
50 WA2ODO Not Stated 0.27 28.03
50 WA2ODO Not Stated 0.28 24.05
50 WA2ODO Not Stated 0.29 25.46
50 WA2ODO Not Stated 0.29 29.68
50 W2ZV Not Stated 0.40 28.58
50 W2ZV Not Stated 0.48 23.06
144 WA2ODO Not Stated 0.05 25.22
144 WA2ODO Not Stated 0.08 25.67
144 WA2ODO Not Stated 0.08 27.27
144 WA2ODO Not Stated 0.08 27.51
144 WA2ODO Not Stated 0.08 27.99
144 WA2ODO Not Stated 0.09 27.00
144 WA2ODO Not Stated 0.11 26.48
144 WA2ODO Not Stated 0.13 24.04
144 WA2ODO Not Stated 0.16 22.53
144 WA2ODO Not Stated 0.16 22.83
144 W2ZV Not Stated 0.17 23.06
144 W2ZV Not Stated 0.27 24.00
144 WB4BPP Not Stated 0.40 19.15
144 WA3QPX Not Stated 0.74 23.57
222 WA2ODO Not Stated 0.18 23.00
222 WA2ODO Not Stated 0.21 25.89
222 WA2ODO Not Stated 0.21 22.39
222 WA2ODO Not Stated 0.22 23.13
222 WA2ODO Not Stated 0.23 25.45
222 W2ZV Not Stated 0.30 24.46
222 W2ZV Not Stated 0.35 24.17
222 W2ZV Not Stated 0.36 17.98
222 K5AZU Not Stated 0.78 20.54
432 WA2ODO Not Stated 0.09 27.57
432 WA2ODO Not Stated 0.13 23.56
432 K5AZU Not Stated 0.16 24.10
432 WA2ODO Not Stated 0.18 25.68
432 W2ZV Not Stated 0.19 22.52
432 W2ZV Not Stated 0.20 23.38
432 WA2ODO Not Stated 0.20 27.45
432 K5AZU Not Stated 0.29 21.89
432 K5AZU Not Stated 0.62 17.46
902 WA2ODO Not Stated 0.48 21.24
902 WA2ODO Not Stated 0.48 20.96
902 W2ZV Not Stated 0.64 19.85
902 WA2ODO Not Stated 0.89 24.70
902 K4RSV Not Stated 2.51 31.31
1296 WA2ODO Not Stated 0.27 14.22
1296 WA2ODO Not Stated 0.27 15.98
1296 WA2ODO Not Stated 0.35 19.93
1296 WA2ODO Not Stated 0.36 15.91
1296 WA2ODO Not Stated 0.42 16.65
1296 WA2ODO Not Stated 0.43 18.88
1296 K5AZU Not Stated 0.43 32.27
1296 W2ZV Not Stated 0.53 14.25
1296 K5AZU Not Stated 0.65 15.35
1296 K4RSU Not Stated 2.40 29.36
1296 K5AZU Not Stated 4.32 18.02

The HP8970 used for measurements is specified to +/- 0.5dB accuracy. Please interpret the test results accordingly.

2010 Morehead, KY
Band (MHz) Callsign Description Noise Figure Gain
50 WA2ODO NE 325S01 1 0.18 22.10
50 WA2ODO NE 325S01 2 0.22 22.16
50 W2ZV 325S01 0.32 20.17
50 WA3QPX MGF1302 1.70 25.18
50 WA3QPX Commercial SSB 1.70 25.18
144 WA2ODO NE 325S01 5 0.17 22.52
144 WA2ODO NE 325S01 2 0.18 23.65
144 WA3BZT WD5AGO Cavity 0.19 25.40
144 WA2ODO NE 325S01 3 0.20 14.40
144 WA2ODO NE 325S01 1 0.35 10.00
144 WA2ODO NE 325S01 4 0.35 27.23
144 K9LQZ HB 0.40 24.45
144 K9LQZ ARR 0.52 24.67
144 W4KXY ARR SP144VDG 1 0.63 23.90
144 W4KXY ARR SP144VDG 2 0.73 22.80
144 WA4PRR Commercial SSB 0.89 25.99
144 K4ILT Commercial Tower Mounted 1.20 15.00
222 WA2ODO NE 325S01 3 0.14 24.07
222 WA2ODO NE 325S01 31 0.26 23.21
222 K9LQZ 130Z 0.30 23.59
222 WA2ODO NE 325S01 2 0.33 21.33
222 W2ZV NE 325S01 0.36 24.96
432 K4ILT No Output – Oscillating
432 WA2ODO NE 325S01 4 0.35 22.97
432 K3MF Not Stated 0.44 18.00
432 WA2ODO NE 325S01 2 0.44 18.30
432 W2ZV Not Stated 0.46 17.20
432 WA2ODO NE 325S01 1 0.47 19.20
432 WA2ODO NE 325S01 3 0.48 13.98
432 K4CSO Not Stated 2 0.48 17.07
432 K4CSO Not Stated 1 0.60 16.65
432 WA3BZT Not Stated 0.62 20.78
432 K9LQZ Not Stated 0.78 18.78
432 WA4PRR SSB SP-7000 1.37 22.20
432 WA3QPX SSB Super-Amp 1.67 21.76
432 W4KXY Not Stated 1.80 22.16
902 WA2ODO NE 325S01 1 0.23 15.74
902 W2ZV NE 325S01 0.24 15.68
902 WA2ODO NE 325S01 2 0.26 16.66
902 K4QF Temp 242 0.59 32.85
902 N8QOD Commercial TXRX Systems 3.21 30.68
902 W8BC Not Stated 6.51 19.56
1296 WA2ODO NE 325S01 3 0.38 14.98
1296 W3HMS 130Z 0.40 16.94
1296 WA2ODO NE 325S01 1 0.49 16.11
1296 WA2ODO NE 325S01 5 0.49 16.17
1296 W2ZV NE 325S01 0.56 13.90
1296 WA2ODO NE 325S01 2 0.56 14.33
1296 KB8VAO HB Not Stated 0.56 18.16
1296 KB8VAO HB Not Stated 0.58 18.07
1296 K4QF Temp 242 0.65 31.83
1296 WA2ODO NE 325S01 4 0.79 15.56
2304 K4QF Not Stated 1.00 21.83
2304 W8BC Not Stated 1.02 26.00
3456 WA3QPX Not Stated -20.80
3456 ND2X Not Stated 0.95 11.46
10368 WA3ZKR Not Stated 1.28 20.85
10368 W3HMS Not Stated 1.35 23.68
10368 WA3ZKR Not Stated 1.86 32.39
10368 K9AYA Not Stated 5.46 23.19
2009 Charlotte, NC
Band (MHz) Callsign Description Noise Figure Gain
50 WA2ODO HB Golden 50 0.49 19.50
144 N9XG HB ATF54143 0.33 27.60
144 WA2ODO HB Golden 144 0.35 24.50
144 WW8RR ARR 0.62 25.00
144 W4NUS Landwehr 0.74 18.10
144 K9XO HB MGF1402 0.84 24.10
144 N9XG HB MGF1402 0.87 22.70
144 N9XG Mutek MGF1402 1.01 13.60
144 K9XO HB MGF1404 1.41 18.80
432 K1RQG HB MGF-1302 Cavity CJO Kit 0.36 19.50
432 K1RQG WD5AGO Cavity 0.38 19.40
432 WD4JQV ATF-21186 DEMI 0.59 18.80
432 WA2ODO HB Golden 432 0.69 20.80
432 WW8RR HB ATF10736 2.05 9.30
902 WW8RR SRF 2290 2.07 25.40
1296 K1RQG W7CNK Lucky 0.23 34.50
1296 N8CQ W7CNK Lucky #2 0.30 34.90
1296 N9XG HB 36077 2-Stage 0.36 37.70
1296 N4HN DEMI 23 ULN 0.37 18.90
1296 WA3BZT AGO 2 0.37 33.10
1296 K9XO ATF36077 DEMI 0.39 16.80
1296 NX9G ATF36077 DEMI 0.40 18.10
1296 K1RQG WA5AGO NE325/ATF10135 #201 0.41 33.40
1296 N8CQ W7CNK Lucky #1 0.44 33.50
1296 WA3BZT K2AH Cavity #4 0.48 17.00
1296 WD4JQV HB W6PO GasFet 0.57 15.20
1296 W4NUS HB W6PQL 5 VDC 0.60 17.90
1296 WA3BZT DEMI 23LNA #3 SN 1442 0.74 16.90
1296 WW8RR ATF 10136 0.85 17.50
1296 WA2ODO HB W6PQL 1.00 16.30
2304 W4NUS RDA LOGICON MOD 0595 0.61 13.10
2304 K1RQG WD5AGO 0.64 26.10
2304 K4ILT DB6NT MKU 232 A2 0.75 39.70
2304 KA3EJJ JCA Technology 1.35 28.50
2304 WA1WXL Avantek AMT 2300-06 4.10 21.20
2304 WB4UIV 076-18283-1 4.70 14.70
2304 WA1WXL Avantek Cascaded AS99 8.20 19.40
2304 WB4UIV 076-100820 9.90 17.20
3456 W4NUS DEMI 0.72 14.20
10386 K4ILT 102S EME Kuhne Electronics 0.73 25.10
2007 Atlanta, GA
Band (MHz) Callsign Description Noise Figure Gain
50 WA2HN HB MGF 1302 -0.06 25.40
50 WA2HN HB FHC 40LG 0.25 27.80
50 WA2HN HB FHC 40LG 0.27 27.00
50 WA2HN HB NE3210S01 0.84 25.42
50 WA2HN HB 2SK571 1.27 23.52
50 WA2HN HB MGF 4319G 2.15 28.84
50 K0VXM HB 7.33 0.68
144 N8CQ ATF-34143 0.65 15.19
144 K4ILT Not Stated 0.67 24.05
144 K4ILT Not Stated 0.84 22.71
144 KD4NOQ Not Stated 0.87 22.23
144 W4ZPG Not Stated 1.18 21.50
144 K0VXM HB 2.15 25.26
222 W4ZPG Not Stated 1.42 21.13
222 WW8RR NEC 41137 2.40 17.09
222 K5VH Not Stated 8.30 8.75
432 N8CQ ATF-34144 0.32 21.41
432 N8CQ ATF-34143 0.49 20.30
432 WD4JQV HB ATF-21186 0.69 18.84
432 WD4JQV HB NE 72089 0.72 13.28
432 K4ILT Not Stated 0.74 18.42
432 N4AC Not Stated 1.13 20.23
902 WD4JQV HB ATF 10136 0.86 15.97
903 K4ILT Not Stated 2.43 41.14
903 WW8RR MGF 1302 35.19 -38.97
1296 N8CQ Not Stated 0.62 31.32
1296 WD4JQV HB ATF 10137 0.84 15.97
1296 KD4NOQ Not Stated 1.41 24.62
1296 W4NUS HB ATF-360 2.32 11.20
1420 W4NUS HB ATF-360 0.83 18.19
2304 K4ILT Not Stated 1.34 21.90
2304 K4ILT Not Stated 2.20 21.47
10300 W4DEX Not Stated 1.26 25.23
10300 W4DEX ATF 36077 1.75 21.39
10300 W4DEX Not Stated 3.31 30.84
2006 Greenville, SC
Band (MHz) Callsign Description Noise Figure Gain
144 K4CSO MGF 1402 0.42 30.65
144 K3JYD LNA Tech 0.78 23.03
144 K3JYD Mutek 0.82 14.35
144 K3JYD Lunar 1.26 7.60
144 W4BUW ARR SP144VDA 1.27 24.30
144 K4IDC ATF21186 2.00 10.50
144 WA4OMM Icom 2.41 10.21
222 K4IDC ATF21186 3.62 21.70
432 WD4JQV ATF21186 0.60 18.38
432 K4CSO MGF1401 0.61 19.24
432 WD4JQV NE72089 0.72 12.94
432 WW8RR ARR MGF1302 1.14 19.56
432 K3JYD ARR MGF1302 1.23 17.95
432 K4IDC ATF21186 2.36 13.01
432 W4BUW ARR SP432VDA 2.84 13.82
432 WA4OMM Icom 3.57 15.61
1296 WW8RR ATF10136 0.49 17.68
1296 KI4DC ATF10136 0.69 19.60
1296 W6AT WD5AGO 0.92 31.74
1420 W4NUS SA1420 1.02 17.55
2304 W4WSR System 3.35 24.73
2401 K0SM CalAmp DC 5.35 28.28
10000 WA3PTV Not Stated 3.74 23.68
2005 Charlotte, NC
Band (MHz) Callsign Description Noise Figure Gain
50 KN4SM ARR P50VDG 0.47 24.60
144 Reference HB MGF 1801 0.12 23.44
144 KL6M HB WA5VJM Design 0.39 21.34
144 WF4R SSB SP-2000 0.91 20.49
222 NX9O LNA Technology EME Cavity 0.12 20.47
222 WA4NJP HB Tap L Input 1302 0.29 20.36
222 KN4SM HB GaSa FET MGF 1202 0.30 23.69
222 WA4NJP HM LC Input 1302 0.31 21.57
222 KL6M HB WA5VJB Design 0.44 23.74
432 Reference HB MGF 1302 Cavity 0.21 19.57
432 K4CSO HB WA7CJO Design MGF 1401 0.37 16.95
432 N8CQ miComm L432Q # 0135 0.37 21.54
432 K4CSO HB WA7CJO Design MGF 1801 0.38 18.89
432 NA4N HB MGF 1302 Cavity 0.43 16.67
432 KN4SM ARR P432VDG 0.67 17.21
432 KL6M DEMI 0.67 17.53
432 WD4JQV HB Modified DEMI 0.67 18.82
432 WF4R SSB SP-7000 1.42 19.21
903 W4ZPG DEMI 0.73 17.35
1296 KL6M HB9BBD 0.26 40.09
1296 K4CSO Radio Astronomy Supplies 0.38 27.07
1296 Reference HB 36077 0.39 19.11
1296 WA4NJP AGO-2-23 0.41 28.91
1296 W7QX HB W7CNK Design 2 Stage ATF36077 0.41 35.22
1296 W4SC AGO-2-23 0.47 33.98
1296 WD4JQV HB Modified DEMI 0.85 15.97
2004 Marietta, GA
Band (MHz) Callsign Description Noise Figure Gain
144 W4ZPG ARR P144VDG 0.66 24.60
144 W4FF HB 1302 0.68 24.40
144 W4WHN HB 1402 0.73 20.10
144 W4VHH HB DEMI 0.92 13.90
144 W4ZPG ARR P144VDG 1.12 23.20
144 K0VXM HB DEMI 2.10 22.80
222 WA4NJP HB NE73089 0.37 26.00
222 K0VXM HB DEMI 2.00 25.40
432 K4CSO HB MGF1801 Cavity Input 0.28 19.60
432 K4CSO HB MGF1401 Cavity Input 0.42 18.53
432 KF4JVD SSB Electronics 0.62 21.30
432 W4VHH HB DEMI 0.66 20.80
432 W4ZPG ARR P432VDG 0.75 17.60
432 K0VXM HB DEMI 1.45 23.50
902 K0VXM HB DEMI 0.74 17.50
1296 W7QX HB W7CNK 2-Stage ATF36077 0.25 35.31
1296 K0VXM HB DEMI 0.62 18.10
2304 K0VXM HB DEMI 0.99 11.00
2401 W4ZPG DEMI 0.97 18.20
3456 K0VXM HB DEMI 0.50 13.70
5760 K0VXM HB DEMI 0.83 10.90
10368 K0VXM HB DEMI 0.82 9.82
10368 W7QX HB ATF 36163 2-Stage 1.75 24.50
10368 W7QX HB ATF 36163 2-Stage 2.56 24.20
10368 W7QX HB ATF 36163 2-Stage 2.67 23.45
10368 KD4GT QVC 115 S/N 4625 2.98 16.60
24000 K4CSO W2PED 500 mW 3.22 48.70
24000 K4CSO W2PED 500 mW 5.70 53.50
2003 Huntsville, AL
Band (MHz) Callsign Description Noise Figure Gain
144 WD5AGO HB ATF-33143 0.27 25.10
144 W4VHH HB DEMI 0.79 14.53
144 K4AR SSB Electronics SP-2000 1.33 17.13
144 W4RXR Angle Linear PA 144 2.13 10.42
144 W4VHH W2AZL RX 3.99 32.56
222 WA4NJP HB MFG 1302 0.32 20.28
222 K4CSO HB MFG 1302 0.64 18.39
222 K4AR SSB Electronics 0.88 18.92
432 K4CSO HB MGF-1801 Cavity Input 0.15 17.38
432 K4AR KA0RYT Cavity Input 0.15 22.30
432 K4CSO HB Cavity Input 0.27 22.43
432 WD5AGO HB ATF-33143 0.36 21.15
432 W4VHH HB Not Stated 0.56 20.35
435 W3PM HB MGF 1402 0.34 19.67
1269 W3PM Avantek AFT-2064 3.10 42.20
1296 WA4NJP HB W7CNK Single Stage ATF-38077 0.31 19.10
1296 WA4NJP HB WD5AGO 1 Stage 0.40 16.48
1296 WA4NJP HB NE700 0.68 18.70
2304 WA4NJP HB ATF 36077 0.48 14.32
2401 K0GCJ DEMI RX Downconverter 0.63 24.96
2401 W4ZPG DEMI 0.80 17.24
2401 AA4RC TranSystem AIDC-3731AA RX Downconverter 1928 1.47 38.80
2401 AA4RC TranSystem AIDC-3731AA RX Downconverter 1940 1.65 36.80
2401 AA4RC TranSystem AIDC-3731AA RX Downconverter 1935 2.13 37.40
2401 W3PM Avantek AFT-2064 3.77 35.60