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-Now Updated for the Digital/Cellular Age Revised and updated to cover state-of-the-art digital and cellular technology, the new edition of this classic work remains the ideal guide to the theory and design of all types of communications receivers-including shortwave, military, broadcast, and direction-finding. This sure-fire resource takes you through the leading-edge technologies being used in receiver design today... explains the basic principles of operation. . >and shows how to apply those basics to produce a working communications system. The Second Edition now features: Material on the latest advances in cellular and digital systems; 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. Supporting mathematics is provided where appropriate, and extensive technical illustrations and schematic drawings are used throughout to give you a solid grasp of fundamental principles.

About the Author:

Ulrich L. Rohde is the President of Communications Consulting Corporation, Executive Vice President of Ansoft Corporation, Chairman of Synergy Microwave Corporation, and a partner in Rohde & Schwarz, Munich. He is Honorary Visiting Professor of Electronic and Microwave Engineering at the University of Bradford, UK and is the author of six books. He resides in Upper Saddle River, New Jersey. Jerry Whitaker is the president of Technical Press, and the former editor of Broadcast Engineering. He is the author of more than a dozen technical books, including McGraw-Hill's Standard Handbook of Video and Television Engineering. He lives in Morgan Hill, California. Andrew Bateman is Director of Avren Ltd., a company specializing in digital signal processing and software radio consultancy. He was formerly Professor of Communications and Signal Processing at Bristol University. He lives in Bath, UK.

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