Newnes Radio and RF Engineering Pocket Book


  • Steve Winder, Supertex Inc., Ipswich, Suffolk, UK
  • Joseph Carr, US Defense Department

New material in the third edition includes mobile base station antennas, operation of cellular networks, SAW filters and ceramic resonators, modulation for stereo FM broadcasts, ADPCM, and vocoders.
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Professional / technician engineers, students (vocational and undergraduate), service engineers, installation engineers, advanced electronics and radio enthusiasts.


Book information

  • Published: July 2002
  • Imprint: NEWNES
  • ISBN: 978-0-7506-5608-5

Table of Contents

Preface; Propagation of radio waves; The decibel scale; Transmission lines; Antennas; Resonant circuits; Oscillators; Piezo-electric devices; Bandwidth requirements and modulation; Frequency planning; Radio equipment; Microwave communication; Information privacy and encryption; Multiplexing; Speech digitization and synthesis; VHF and UHF mobile communication; Signalling; Mobile radio systems; Base station site management; Instrumentation; Batteries; Satellite communications; Connectors and interfaces; Broadcasting; Abbreviations adn symbols; Miscellaneous data; Index.