Definitions

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  • n. superheterodyne receiver

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a radio receiver that combines a locally generated frequency with the carrier frequency to produce a supersonic signal that is demodulated and amplified

Etymologies

Abbreviation of “superheterodyne receiver” (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • French claim that the superhet was first designed by Lucien Levy of

    The Dawn of Amateur Radio in the U.K. and Greece: a personal view

  • VCO for VHF applications, an operating range of 100MHz to 1GHz, precision baseband filtering with selectable bandwidths and the smallest PCB area, typically less than 50 per cent of a dual superhet.

    Electronicstalk - electronics industry news

  • Description: 2-watt monoband superhet CW rig with varactor diode VFO

    eHam.net News

  • An 80m hand-held DF receiver isn't difficult to build, especially using direct conversion (though a superhet isn't that much more difficult and gives much better performance.)

    eHam.net News

  • I was aware that it is a very highly regarded triple superhet receiver, but this one was in such poor cosmetic condition I thought that I was taking on a long term restoration project.

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