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Title:
How radio signals work : all the basics plus where to find out more
Author:
Sinclair, Jim.
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
New York : McGraw-Hill, [1997]

©1997
Physical Description:
x, 234 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
General Note:
Previously published by McGraw-Hill Book Co. Australia Pty. Ltd.

Includes index.
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780070580589
Format :
Book

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Summary

Summary

This book provides a basic understanding of the way radio signals work-without becoming bogged down with the technicalities. It covers all kinds of radio signal types--including mobile communications, short-wave, satellite, and microwave. No detailed knowledge of electronics or mathematics is required. A-Z coverage of radio signals including satellites, mobile communications, and short-wave radio. No math or electronics background necessary.


Table of Contents

Introduction
Chapter 1 Rules of the Game
Chapter 2 Spectra
Chapter 3 How Energy is Coupled
Chapter 4 Modulation: The Intelligent Message
Chapter 5 How Signals Get There
Chapter 6 How the Bands are Used
Chapter 7 Radiating Structures, Aerials and Antennas
Chapter 8 An Example of Each Type of Aerial
Chapter 9 Hearing the Message
Chapter 10 A Visit to the Zoo: Electrons and Other
Chapter 11 Strange Beaties
Chapter 12 First in Maintenance
Chapter 13 The Human Factors
Appendix
Glossary
Index

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