heterodyne receiver

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Noun1.heterodyne receiver - 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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Receiver STB1 was a heterodyne receiver with discrete electronic components.
While I did several practical exercises such as "bread boarding" electronic components to better understand how a super heterodyne receiver works, it was still cognitive in nature.
The heterodyne receiver architectures are not optimal solutions for achieving the low cost, low power targets of the IEEE 802.
It is a low cost solution, compared with the traditional heterodyne receiver, because the entire IF stage signal processing is eliminated.
A direct conversion receiver suffers from more serious DC-offset effect, flicker noise and I/Q imbalance than an heterodyne receiver.
825 GHz), the proposed heterodyne receiver architecture is shown in Figure 2.