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This is an all-in-one, authoritative guide to receivers of all kinds - the unrivaled source for engineers and technicians working with radio communications systems. This updated edition includes DSP techniques and explains the basic workings of software radios. It covers everything from front end systems to frequency generators and controllers, and contains hundreds of illustrations, diagrams, and mathematical equations.
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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 COMMUNICATIONS RECEIVERS 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 editionsAbout 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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Book Description McGraw-Hill Publishing Co. Condition: Good. Ex-library, so some stamps and wear, and may have sticker on cover, but in good overall condition. Seller Inventory # Z1-U-017-01198