Test equipment: RF meter detects ON-AIR status of transmitters and more

Utility testing: TESCO iintroduces the RF Meter (CatalogNo.1120). The TESCO RF Meter's primary use is to detect ON-AIR status of transmitters (or to detect concealed transmitters), to check AMI meters, microwave ovens or other microwave equipment for leakage, and to look for RFI sources. The TESCO RF Meter combines all the features needed for fast, accurate measurements of electromagnetic fields. This instrument was designed to measure RF, but also has the ability to measure electric and magnetic fields.

The RF (Radio/Microwave) setting can detect up to three billion Hz (3 GHz), which lets you gauge radio-wave power, cellular phone equipment, microwave and many types of RF emitting household and industrial equipment. With the RF Meter, utility personnel can easily test (and prove) how little RF is emitting from their smart meter. Technicians could even test the smart meter versus a homeowner’s cell-phone or microwave. Let them see first-hand, from the easy-to-read analog display, how "dangerous" these meters really are!

TESCO (The Eastern Specialty Company) is a manufacturer and service provider to the Electrical Utilities industry, owned by, run by, and staffed by engineers. Engineers who have spent the last twenty-five years working to address and solve the toughest metering problems; whether they were equipment problems, system problems or regulatory issues. One of TESCO’s continued strengths is the company’s ability to successfully work with our utility clients in a variety of capacities. As customers’ needs have changed and evolved, TESCO has diversified and added to the services we offer this unique market segment.

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