In today’s global, competitive environment every dollar counts. A good deal of Copper Mountain Technologies’ RF engineer customers work for companies eager to find efficiencies in their test labs. As a result, we’re often asked whether or not our Vector Network Analyzers (VNAs) can be used for purposes other than vector network analysis. It often depends on the particular application. In this application note we’ll discuss several different use cases along with the considerations that need to be made in each case.