Communications Receivers: DPS, Software Radios, and Design, 3rd Edition

Communications Receivers: DPS, Software Radios, and Design, 3rd Edition

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The latest in DSP, cellular, and software radio design

From reception basics to cutting-edge software radio design, Communications Receivers, Third Edition brings you a storehouse of task-simplifying and task-clarifying information, examples, and tips. Written by well-known experts Ulrich Rohde, Jerry Whitaker, and Andrew Bateman, this guide covers everything from front end systems to frequency generators and controllers. Topics are thoroughly illuminated for you with hundreds of illustrations, diagrams, and mathematical equations.

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. Discover for yourself why this resource has been prized through two editions 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

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780071369657
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
Publication date: 11/22/1996
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 656
File size: 33 MB
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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.

Table of Contents

Introduction Radio Reception Principles Characteristics and Requirements of Software Radio Systems Radio Receiver Characteristics Receiver System Planning Antennas and Antenna Coupling Amplifiers and Gain Control Mixers Frequency Control and Local Oscillators Demodulation and Demodulators Digital Signal Processing Receiver Design Trends Appendices

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