Explore wide dynamic range, low distortion radio equipment, the use of direct conversion and phasing methods, and digital signal processing. Use the models and discussion to design, build and measure equipment at both the circuit and the system level. Laced with new unpublished projects and illustrated with CW and SSB gear.
Basic Investigations in Electronics
Amplifiers, Filters, Oscillators, and Mixers
Superheterodyne Transmitters and Receivers
Direct Conversion Receivers
Phasing Receivers and Transmitters
DSP Applications in Communications
Field Operation, Portable Gear, and Integrated Stations
This work is successor to the widely popular Solid-State Design for the Radio Amateur, published in 1977.
Disclaimer: this Classic Reprint Edition of a previous ARRL publication contains outdated content and references that may no longer be relevant or valid. Software referenced throughout the book is not included and not available.
A CD-ROM is included with two additional Classic Editions (scans of printed books in PDF format) written by Wes Hayward, W7ZOI.