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An Introduction to Digital Receivers

This article presents an introduction to the digital radio receiver, how a digital receiver works in terms of the key principles, the technology, important design considerations, integration and test considerations. Particular emphasis is placed on the Analogue to Digital Converter (ADC) which lies at the heart of any digital receiver.The topics covered are:

  1. Radio Receivers
  2. How Does an RF Sampling Receiver Work?
  3. Digital Receiver Design Considerations
  4. Integration, Test and Measurement Considerations
  5. Summary