1st Edition

Radio Receiver Design



ISBN 9780824701611
Published August 27, 1998 by CRC Press
488 Pages

USD $350.00

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Book Description

Provides a fundamental understanding of current as well as future concepts and techniques essential for systematically defining and manufacturing a receiver that is flexible yet functional in today's world. An excellent introduction to communications and the role of receivers in conveying information.

Table of Contents

Introduction - communicating links and the receiver's role; modulation and bandwidth; receiver configurations; the superheterodyne receiver; amplifier design and application; mixer/converter design; local oscillator design; demodulator design and application; defining and measuring performance; receiving antennas; implementation with digital methods; level diagrams in receiver design; error detection and correction; receiver examples. Appendices: glossary; spread spectrum receivers; Gray codes; answers and questions; receiver applications and frequency ranges; wavelength (Zigma) and frequency; noise in a receiver's bandwidth; dBs, dBms, and other mysteries; power transfer and impedance match; grounding, bypassing, and shielding; simulating a QPSK modem; simulating RF systems using system view by Elanix.

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