RATIONAL WAVES -- Low-cost, RF Spectrum Analyzer Software
Supports A Variety of RF Spectrum Analyzers
Robust, Accurate, Low-cost Spectrum Analysis Software
Rational Waves software turns data collected from a variety of low-cost spectrum analyzers into highly graphical charts and displays, enabling users to more readily visualize the RF environment, monitor RF signals, troubleshoot RF issues, and detect sources of RF interference. RF analyzers currently supported include RF Explorer, RTLSDR, ADALM-Pluto, Signal Hound and HackRF.
Rational Waves builds on our experience and success with Touchstone, Clear Waves and WifiSurveyor. Troubleshooting and solving wireless issues is not rocket science, but it does require good observation and detective skills. Rational Waves is simple to use — yet, as a diagnostic tool, it provides the necessary information to help you make decisions and solve problems.
Rational Waves was developed by Nuts About Nets — developers of wireless diagnostic tools. It is available online via a digital download and costs only $79 USD.
ONLY $79 USD
For Professionals, Aspiring Professionals & Amateurs
Regardless of your technical background, Rational Waves is a diagnostic tool you are bound to love. The combination of low-cost, accurate, easy-to-use, PC-based data acquisition & analysis software with the most popular RF spectrum analyzers is unique in the marketplace.
Rational Waves’ software features include:
In the ‘Spectrum Trace’ view the signal strength data (in dBm) is displayed as a function of frequency.
Water Fall Chart (Heatmap)
Provides a color-based visualization of the RF level and activity over time.
Displays accumulated RF energy as a function of frequency.
This view highlights with a yellow box those frequencies whose signal strength exceeds a user-defined threshold.
Used to view small (or large) changes in the RF spectrum over time.
Allows you to monitor specific frequencies.
Allows you to monitor specific frequency bands.
Export data to Shure’s Wireless Workbench and Professional Wireless System’s IAS software.
Supported RF Analyzers
Rational Waves supports data acquisition using the most popular RF analyzers, including the following:
All standard models.
RTL2832U with tuners R820T and R828D.
Both stock (325 MHz - 3.8 GHz) and modified (70 MHz - 6 GHz).
1 MHz - 6 GHz
Models USB-SA44B, USB-SA124B, and BB60C.