Experiments and Activities Manual for Principles of Electronic Communication Systems, 5th Edition PDF by Louis E Frenzel

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Experiments and Activities Manual for Principles of Electronic Communication Systems, Fifth Edition

By Louis E. Frenzel

Contents:

Introduction v

Organization of this Manual v

Activities v

Lab Experiments v

How to Use this Manual v

Lab Equipment v

Breadboards and Trainers v

Virtual Instrumentation Trainers vi

Meters vii

Oscilloscopes vii

Signal Generators vii

Frequency Counters vii

RF Equipment vii

Other Equipment vii

Components viii

Kits viii

Commercial Lab Equipment viii

Introduction to Electronic Communication 1

1-1 Exploring the Regulatory Agencies 1

1-2 Becoming Familiar with the FCC Rules and Regulations 2

Electronic Fundamentals for Communications 3

2-1 LC Low-Pass Filter Design and Testing 3

2-2 RC Active Filter Design and Testing 5

2-3 Ceramic Band-Pass Filter 6

2-4 Switched Capacitor Filters 8

Amplitude Modulation Fundamentals 11

3-1 Measuring the Percent of Modulation 11

3-2 Spectrum Analyzer 17

3-3 AM Radio Experience 19

Amplitude Modulation and Demodulation Circuits 23

4-1 Diode Modulator and Mixer 23

4-2 Differential Amplifier Modulator 27

4-3 Diode Detector 33

4-4 Double-Sideband Balanced Modulator 37

Fundamentals of Frequency Modulation 41

5-1 Frequency Modulation 41

5-2 FM Radio Experience 44

FM Circuits 45

6-1 Phase-Locked Loop Operation 45

6-2 Frequency Demodulation with a Phase-Locked Loop 49

6-3 Pulse-Averaging Discriminator 52

Chapter 7 has no experiments and therefore is not included in this

Experiments and Activities Manual 55

Radio Transmitters 57

8-1 Class C Amplifiers and Frequency Multipliers 57

8-2 Crystal Oscillator 61

8-3 Building and Testing a Radio Transmitter 63

8-4 Measuring Transmitter Output Power 65

8-5 Impedance Matching 68

Communication Receivers 73

9-1 Noise and Its Measurement 73

9-2 PLL Frequency Synthesizer 77

9-3 Mixer Operation 83

9-4 Building and Testing a Communications Receiver 86

Digital Data Transmission 87

10-1 Serial Digital Data 87

10-2 Frequency Shift Keying 93

10-3 Binary Phase-Shift Keying (BPSK) 95

Multiplexing, Duplexing, and Multiple Access 101

11-1 Pulse Amplitude Modulation and Time Division Multiplexing 101

Chapter 12 has no experiments and therefore is not included in this

Experiments and Activities Manual 107

Transmission Lines 109

13-1 Measuring SWR 109

13-2 Measuring Coax Cable Loss 111

13-3 Measuring Complex Load Impedance on a Transmission Line 112

13-4 Transmission Lines and Time Domain Reflectometry (TDR) 113

13-5 Smith Chart Tutorial 120

Fundamentals of Networking, Local Area Networks, and Ethernet 121

14-1 Exploring Ethernet 121

Chapter 15 has no experiments and therefore is not included in this

Experiments and Activities Manual 123

Antennas and Wave Propagation 125

16-1 Dipole Radio Antenna 125

16-2 Plotting Directional Antenna Patterns 127

Internet Technologies 135

17-1 Review of Internet Protocol 135

17-2 Review of OTN 136

Microwave and Millimeter-Wave Communication 137

18-1 Exploring Millimeter Waves 137

Satellite Communication 139

19-1 Exploring GPS 139

19-2 GPS Experience 140

Optical Communication 141

20-1 Optical Fiber Data Transmission 141

20-2 Infrared Remote Control 145

20-3 Fiber Optic Tutorial 147

Cell Phone Technologies 149

21-1 Cell Phone Technology in Depth 149

21-2 Long Term Evolution and OFDM 150

21-3 Small Cell Networks 151

Wireless Technologies 153

22-1 Comparing Short-Range Wireless Technologies 153

22-2 Wireless Monitoring 154

Communication Tests and Measurements 157

23-1 RF Test Equipment Familiarization 157

Appendix A Breadboarding 159

Rules and Tips for Breadboarding 161

Appendix B GROL Review/Final Exam 163

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