Apparatus for Emc Test On Data Processor With Antennas Inside Frame Tubes And Apertures Intubes for Emitting Radiation
Original Publication Date: 1988-Jan-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-15
A data processor is commonly tested for its susceptibility to electromagnetic radiation by generating the frequencies that may otherwise occur in the usual operating environment of the processor. An oscillator drives an antenna wire that can be placed near the processor or near particular components of the processor. An improved processor has a permanent antenna system. Antenna wires are routed through the hollow tubes that form the processor frame. Holes are formed in the tubes near components that are to be tested. If an operating processor is suspected of having an EMC problem, a service person connects a portable oscillator to one or several antenna wires and makes a conventional test.