Newnes Guide to Radio and Communications Technology

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Overview

Ian Poole has written a fascinating guide to the technology and applications of modern radio and communications equipment. His approach provides a useful foundation for college students and technicians seeking an update on the latest technology, but each topic is introduced from the basics, ensuring that the book is equally rewarding for managers in the communications industry, sales staff, and anyone seeking to update their knowledge of this exciting and rapidly expanding area of technology.

The key areas covered by this book are:
Radio principles
Broadcasting, including Digital Radio
Private mobile radio, (PMR) including trunking and TETRA
Cellular telecommunications, including GSM and 3G
Data communications, including Bluetooth and 802.11

As well as a survey of established and cutting-edge technologies the underpinning science and electronics is introduced.

Audience: Professional/technician engineers, electronics equipment manufacturers (management), servicing engineers, installation and sales staff, students.

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Editorial Reviews

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...written in an easy to understand style that provides a very useful foundation in understanding radio and wireless technology and applications.
- Monitoring Times, 2003

...The book is an excellent way for neophytes to step into radio. It is an interesting read even for the advanced engineer. - QEX July/August 2004

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780750656122
  • Publisher: Elsevier Science
  • Publication date: 10/8/2003
  • Pages: 320
  • Sales rank: 1,008,732
  • Product dimensions: 0.64 (w) x 8.50 (h) x 5.50 (d)

Meet the Author

Ian Poole is an established electronics engineering consultant with considerable experience in the communications and cellular markets. He is the author of a number books on radio and electronics and he has contributed to many magazines in the UK and worldwide. He is also winner of the inaugural Bill Orr Award for technical writing from the ARRL.

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Table of Contents

Preface; Introduction; Radio waves; Modes of transmission; Antennas; Receivers; Transmitters; Broadcasting; Satellites; Private mobile radio; Cellular telecommunications; Bluetooth; Appendix; Index

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