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superheterodyne

Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Of, relating to, or being a form of radio reception in which the frequency of an incoming radio signal is mixed with a locally generated signal and converted to an intermediate frequency in order to facilitate amplification and the rejection of unwanted signals.
  • n. A superheterodyne radio receiver.

Etymologies

super(sonic) + heterodyne.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From super- +‎ heterodyne. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • This is a four-valve seven-stage superheterodyne receiver essentially designed for C.W. reception.

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  • Here were the somatic messages that fed the cauldron; cell reactions by the incredible billion, organic cries, the muted drone of muscletone, sensory sub-currents, blood-flow, the wavering superheterodyne of blood pH ... all whirling and churning in the balancing pattern that formed the girl's psyche.

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  • We would bet our new Spring hat that if a good U.S. amateur with such a set and an Armstrong superheterodyne could be sent to England, reception of the U.S.

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

  • Grey-cast, billiard-bald Major Edwin Howard Armstrong, deviser of the frequency modulation system of broadcasting, has twice in his time revolutionized radio-first by the regenerative, or feedback, circuit, which outmoded crystal sets; next by his superheterodyne hookup, the basis for present-day one-dial tuning.

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  • Range in high altitude (more than 100m): RC approx. 1,5km (cheap RC receiver, no DS = double superheterodyne) FPV approx. 3km Half the range in big cities because of jammers!

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  • QST would have run its first articles on the superheterodyne receiver and crystal controlled oscillators.

    ARRL Amateur Radio News

  • For frequencies above 40MHz, the actual ADCs doesn't perform sufficient speed so direct-conversion is not possible and hence a superheterodyne RF front end architecture is adopted, to lower the frequency of the received signals to intermediate frequency values (IF) under the actual 40MHz convertible limit.

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  • The direct conversion architecture was originally developed in 1932 as a replacement to superheterodyne receivers.

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  • Analog modulation systems-amplitude and angle modulation and demodulation systems, spectral analysis of these operations, superheterodyne receivers, elements of hardwares realizations of analog communications systems.

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  • (See wikipedia for superheterodyne, intermediate frequency)

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