RF Circuit Design Books to Learn and Implement Any RF Wireless System

DickCappels

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recklessrog

Joined May 23, 2013
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That's a huge subject covering a wide spectrum and I now find that certain areas have become extremely specialised. A lifetime spent in the field of R.F would hardly be enough for a person to learn everything there is to know.
Aim a little lower to start with, just make sure you understand the fundamental principals very well before you decide where your best interest lies. There really is a wealth of information available, on this site, and one that I used extensively with my hobby as an amateur radio operator, are the ARRL (American radio relay league) handbooks. See the quote below.

The ARRL Handbook for Radio Communications is a complete reference and guide to radio technology principles and practices. Since 1926, The ARRL Handbook has been a trustworthy source of introductory, applied, and theoretical information. Now in its 96th edition. ... Google Books
 
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recklessrog

Joined May 23, 2013
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Hello,

There are some ARRL handbooks on the Internet Archive.
Here is the "old" 1931 version:
https://archive.org/details/Amateur_Radio_Handbok_-_ARRL_1931
And the 1981 version:
https://archive.org/details/arrl-1981-radio-amateur-handbook

Here are some more ARRL ralated documents:
https://archive.org/search.php?query=arrl&and[]=loans__status__status:"-1"&and[]=mediatype:"texts"

Bertus
That 1931 edition takes me back! I remember that I was given a copy when I was about eight years old around 1956. I built a "top Band" Trf receiver using two EF50 valves (tubes) and parts scavanged from old war damaged radios and war suplus scrap. I was lucky enough to have a pair of ex-RAF high impedance headphones that really hurt my ears from the hard bakelite earpads, but that never deterred me from listening for hours on end to the dit-dah-dits of morse code coming in from all over the world.
I can't imagine kids nowadays wearing them to listen the likes of Justin Beiber on their mobile phones!
In the immortal words of Monty Python, "Aye, we had it rough"........but we loved it :)
 
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