Communications Receivers

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9780071136365: Communications Receivers

For professional-level information, this classic work has long been considered the definitive guide to both theory and design of all types of communications receivers including shortwave, military, broadcast, and direction-finding.

Now the new edition builds on the reputation of its best-selling predecessor. Completely revised throughout, it features the latest advances in cellular and digital systems ... basic discussions of selectivity and dynamic range ... specifics on design approaches, circuitry, and components ... details on the use of microprocessors and logic devices ... coverage of special modes such as pulse and data ... and more.

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The Definitive Guide to Receiver Design
This new edition of the classic work is the ideal guide to the theory and design of all types of communications receivers--including shortwave, military, broadcast, and direction-finding. A detailed examination of all elements of receiver systems is provided, with extensive references and suggestions for additional reading. The book is written in an understandable manner, and incorporates detailed math to clearly explain the underlying principles and technologies. Additional detail, including a complete Table of Contents, can be found at the web site

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"A nice mix of theoretical and practical information. Many useful detailed circuits are shown and system analyses and trade-off studies are included."

Ham Radio magazine-
The leading guide to receivers
with updates on all crucial DSP elements
Third Edition
From reception basics to cutting-edge software radio design, this update of Communications Receivers brings you a storehouse of task-simplifying and task-clarifying information, examples, and tips. Prized by professionals and hobbyists for its ready-to-use insights on the theory and design of all types of communications receivers including shortwave, military, broadcast, and direction-finding this newly revised edition features:
Advances in DSP, cellular, and software radio design.
Details on designing, operating, specifying, installing, and maintaining every kind of receiver in common use.
Specific design approaches, circuit examples, and component specs.
Help with microprocessors and logic devices.
Coverage of important pulse and data operating modes.
More than 250 illustrations and diagrams.
Handy reference material in tables, charts, and figures.
Underlying theory linked to real-life technological applications.
Necessary and understandable mathematical applications and explanations.
Here, you'll learn the principles and practices involved in receivers and receiver systems, antennas and antenna coupling, amplifiers and gain control, mixers, frequency, oscillators, demodulation and demodulators, digital signal processing, and much more. For better designed and better functioning receivers, Communications Receivers is your first choice.
- On the second edition
Tackle any receiver design job with this example-packed guide, the favorite of receiver designers and operators through three editions

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