dBm – How about an App for that! – iPhone 4
kaplandj • July 17, 2010Software Business
As I mentioned before besides iPad and IPhone Stencils and SketchBooks I spend most of my day frustratingly writing large ATE RF test sytems that test radios. (Cell phones fall into that category).
So this blog from Aaron Swartz bring up an excellent point. Bars suck at telling us the real signal strength. dBm would be better. How about an App for that! Give us SNR, Gain, Noise figure, Group Delay, Passband. I’m sure I could come up with a few more. An App would tell us exactly what is going on when you Death grip this masterpiece.
That info for doing that App is of course not available to developers. And Stevie-poo would never let that one past. Pigs will fly first.
On a related note. It looks like Apple certainly has