LNA – Protecting Sensitive Components

https://www.macom.com/blog/designing-with-diodes-protecting

Sensitive low noise amplifiers (LNAs) in radar or radio receivers cannot tolerate large input signals without sustaining damage. What’s the solution? Receiver-protector limiter (RPL) circuits, the “heart” of which typically comprises PIN diodes, can be utilized to protect sensitive components from large input signals without adversely affecting small-signal operation. RPL circuits do not require external control signals. These circuits comprise…

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HAM RADIOnline

hamradio 2020 Friedrichshafen

Many varied topics relating to amateur radio, operating and broadcasting technology, as well as honors, talk groups and interviews will be presented on the Internet by the DARC under the title „HAM RADIOnline“ from June 26 to 29, 2020.The Software Defined Radio Academy team and the video crew „Fascination Amateurfunk“ are in charge.The HAM RADIOnline program sees itself as a…

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Microwave EME on Wiki

G4BAO EME Wiki

Sam G4DDK and John G4BAO published a page on Wiki about EME on the higher bands. The article is full of very useful and interesting information. From Introduction od article: Above the amateur radio 144MHz band low sky noise means EME takes on a different character. Low sky noise (noise temperature) means that very weak signals can be heard against…

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