superhet


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superhet

(ˈsuːpəˌhɛt)
n
(Telecommunications) See superheterodyne receiver
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Noun1.superhet - a radio receiver that combines a locally generated frequency with the carrier frequency to produce a supersonic signal that is demodulated and amplified
heterodyne oscillator, local oscillator - an oscillator whose output heterodynes with the incoming radio signal to produce sum and difference tones
radio receiver, radio set, receiving set, tuner, radio, wireless - an electronic receiver that detects and demodulates and amplifies transmitted signals
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The receiver section uses a signal conversion superhet design, again using PLL technology.
The receiver is a combination of a channelized receiver for pulsed radar signals and a superhet receiver for CW signals.
This is because both the Multi-band Transmitter and Dual Conversion Superhet Receiver use industry standard 'footprints' to of fer any frequency within the range of 140-224MHz for communicating either analog or digital data.