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My 2-port DUT has female N connectors, the two patch cables from my VNA ports and the 3 ports on my VNA calibration tee have N-Male connectors. Doing my SOLT calibration, I install female-female barrels on the calibration tee, and use another barrel to join the patch cables for the Thru calibration. Should I still enter the reference plane corrections into the VNA for best accuracy?
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