Secrets of RF Circuit Design, Volume 3

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Mcgraw-hill, Dec 11, 2000 - Technology & Engineering - 544 pages
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BUILD THE CIRCUITS THAT MAKE WIRELESS WORK

If you like hands-on electronics, you’ll love Secrets of RF Circuit Design, Third Edition, by Popular Electronics writer Joe Carr. This update of the favorite RF circuit guide of thousands of electronics enthusiasts takes you inside wireless technology with step-by-step, illustrated directions for dozens of usable projects. This super guide demonstrates RF theory as it shows you how to overcome the technical and materials challenges facing those who build real-world electronics. You learn how to design and build receiver circuits, RF bridges, amplifiers, receiver preselectors, simple spectrum analyzers, and time domain reflectometers. You get detailed insights into simple RF instruments, as well as UHF and microwave components…complete troubleshooting guidance…and handy parts lists and components sources. This new edition packs the latest information on directional and hybrid couplers, and seven new chapters on demodulators, circuit vectors, measuring L-C circuits, and filtering circuits against EMI.

“…a great book on wireless technology for persons starting out in RF electronics, as well as for RF technicians and ham radio operators.” ---Cotter W. Sayre, author of The Complete RF Technician’s Handbook (Amazon.com review)

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Joseph J. Carr is a leading electronics author who has written scores of well-reviewed books and technical articles. An electrical engineer and experienced electronics bench technician with CET and CCE certifications, Carr is a former winner of ISCET's Technician of the Year award. Also a columnist for several prestigious publications, including Nuts €˜n€™ Volts, Carr's other best-selling books include DC Power Supplies: A Technician's Guide; Practical Antenna Handbook, Second Edition; Mastering IC Electronics; and Old Time Radios!

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