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Newnes Guide to Radio and Communications Technology

In this brand new volume, Ian Poole begins with a fine introduction to radio, suitable for almost all readers. ...the book is an excellent way for neophytes to step into radio and learn something about it. It begins with the basics and gradually brings in more advanced concepts. We recommend it as an additon to the technical libraries of intermediate-level technical readers. It is an interesting read even for the advanced engineer. - QEX July/August 2004Ian 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 principlesBroadcasting, including Digital RadioPrivate mobile radio, (PMR) including trunking and TETRACellular telecommunications, including GSM and 3GData communications, including Bluetooth and 802.11As 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.

Paperback, 320 Pages

Published: July 2003

Imprint: Newnes

ISBN: 978-0-7506-5612-2

Reviews

  • ...the book is an excellent way for neophytes to step into radio and learn something about it. It begins with the basics and gradually brings in more advanced concepts. We recommend it as an additon to the technical libraries of intermediate-level technical readers. It is an interesting read even for the advanced engineer. - QEX July/August 2004

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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