Handbook Of Radio And Wireless Technology / Edition 1

Handbook Of Radio And Wireless Technology / Edition 1

by Stan Gibilisco
     
 

From the popular electronics author whose name is synonymous with clarity and practical sense, here is a comprehensive, plain-English compendium on the entire field of radio and wireless technology. Containing more than 1,000 concise articles, this one-stop source of user-friendly insight provides blanket coverage of one of the fastest-growing areas in… See more details below

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From the popular electronics author whose name is synonymous with clarity and practical sense, here is a comprehensive, plain-English compendium on the entire field of radio and wireless technology. Containing more than 1,000 concise articles, this one-stop source of user-friendly insight provides blanket coverage of one of the fastest-growing areas in communicationsÑfrom antennas and transmission lines, to analog and digital modulation techniques, to satellite, space, and laser communications. It also offers hundreds of clarifying illustrations, tables, and charts, and extensive cross-referencing, enabling professionals and hobbyists to quickly access a wealth of related material on any given topic. For mastering terminology, understanding technology and theory, or forming an overview of a single subject or the entire field, this reference is simply the best there is.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780070230248
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date:
09/01/1998
Pages:
640
Product dimensions:
1.35(w) x 7.50(h) x 9.25(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Ch. 1Electromagnetic Waves1
Ch. 2Passive Electronic Components33
Ch. 3Active Electronic Components75
Ch. 4RF Antennas109
Ch. 5Power Sources147
Ch. 6Transmitter Basics185
Ch. 7Receiver Basics225
Ch. 8Beyond Microwaves263
Ch. 9Digital Technology297
Ch. 10Satellite and Space Communications337
Ch. 11Location and Navigation Systems371
Ch. 12Computers, Robots, and the Internet405
Ch. 13Measurement, Monitoring, and Control443
Ch. 14Security and Privacy in Communications481
Ch. 15Noise and Interference519
Ch. 16Personal and Hobby Communications557
Suggested Additional Reading597
Index599

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