Because wideband SDR receivers have to operate over such a wide frequency range and use delicate front end circuitry, they can be damaged by exposure to high levels of RF energy.   This can become a problem when your RSP is connected to one antenna, while an active  transmitter is connected to a second antenna nearby.     But what does this mean in practice?   How can we tell if we are at risk of causing damage?

Well, Steve, KI5ENW has released a new video to help answer these important questions:

You can also download the illustrations Steve shows by going to this link: