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Source generator for Satellite Tuner input

I need to design a source generator for a TV factory. They want to automatize the functional tests by applying a test module to the TV's at the end of the production line. All the peripherals of the ...
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In this Foster Seeley discriminator, what is the purpose of capacitor C3?

I understand the whole circuit, except for the use of capacitor 3. What's its purpose in here?
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High SNR FM demodulation

So I need to demodulate the FM signal from a sensor with highest SNR possible, at least 70-75 dB. IF is 10.7 MHz, max. deviation is 200 kHz but I can change those values if needed. Baseband signal ...
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Keyfob decode using GNU Radio Companion

Found this project to decode Hella Keyfobs https://github.com/bastibl/gr-keyfob Try to decode mine, but somehow the signal is way different from the one from the above Repo. From the repo: Mine: ...
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Can a speaker be driven by a DC signal?

I’ve always been under the impression that speakers require an AC signal. The reason being that positive and negative current are required for the electromagnet to properly vibrate the diaphragm. ...
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Geometric representation of GMSK signal

Can anyone provide me the geometric representation of GMSK signal? Also, am I correct in saying that bit energy of GMSK is same as its symbol energy since MSK is a binary modulation scheme with only ...
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Is there a way to extract out just the Carrier signal from an AM signal?

I have a AM signal with 13.56MHz carrier and 125KHz data signal. I was wondering if there is a way to extract out just the pure carrier signal out of this AM signal. I was thinking about passing it ...
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Phase Locked Loop Gain Design- FM Demodulation

Say I am trying to demodulate a message up to 25kHz in frequency, with a peak frequency deviation of 75kHz and a carrier of 1MHz, implying a 200kHz bandwidth using carsons rule. Would I design the ...
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High frequency AM demodulation

I'm building an light communication device(pretty much lifi) using AM and am mostly done with every part except for demodulating the signal. The signal looks like with a 1.8432MHz carrier wave(serial ...
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Select Phase Detector Cutoff Frequency? Phase Locked Loop FM Demodulation

I'm studying a Phase Locked Loop used for FM demodulation, obviously a phase detector is used in the system. A basic implementation of a phase detector is a multiplier followed by a lowpass filter. I ...
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Matlab Phase Locked Loop Design : FM Demodulation

EDIT: It seems I've asked too much at once here. I'll do some more studying and come back if I have more specific questions. I'm trying to design an analog phase locked loop in Matlab. I've read ...
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Choosing a RF Detector Circuit for my Sweep Generator

My newly acquired sweep generator (wobbulator) doesn't have an inbuilt RF detector circuit unlike some others (some Wavetek models). So, I decided to build one. I was quite surprised at how many ...
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What kind of component was used in this demodulation circuit?

I was trying to gather components as well as some desoldering experience from an old television tuner when I found those little fellows: They were sitting next to an IC with the Code TDA 6160-2X. ...
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Best mixer for quadrature FM demodulator

I need to demodulate an FM signal and I want to use a quadrature demodulator for this. The signal is 16±0.15 MHz, 3.3V output from CMOS oscillator. I know that Gilbert cell mixers are most commonly ...
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Demodulator with Schottky diodes

I was wondering how this demodulator works. The input voltage is on the left at C2 and the output voltage is on the right before C3. What is clear: C2 filters out low frequencies at the input, C3 ...
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Modulated IR for optical transmission of encoder data (TSOP 4840)

Some background: I am a mechatronics engineer and I have just recently started my first job out of university as an electrical engineer. I feel a little out of my depth but I wasn't going to turn the ...
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Interpreting IQ Data (as hex) from an RTL-SDR/Hack-RF

I am wondering if someone can shed some light on how to meaningfully interpret I/Q data that is produced from an RTl-SDR dongle (RTL2832U) using the Osmocom RTL-SDR library. I have used I/Q data ...
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Choosing the best FM demodulation technique

I have an FM signal: 200 mVpp, 11.5 MHz carrier, max deviation - 500 kHz, modulating signal frequency range is 40-10000 Hz. And I need to demodulate it with highest SNR possible. The circuit has to ...
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Vestigial Side Band Demodulation: Which components are to be retained and which are to be filtered out?

This article shows the analysis of Vestigial Side Band Suppressed Carrier demodulation. I have understood the mathematical derivation up to eq (1). However, I am unable to understand which components ...
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Square Law demodulator. How to extract the term \$m^{2}(t)\$?

We are trying to extract the message signal from the AM signal using square law demodulator. In the final expression, \$V_2(t)\$, the term encircled in blue has to be retained, and the others have to ...
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Keeping constant bandwidth in tunable quadrature FM demodulator

I need to demodulate an FM signal (4 MHz max deviation) with a strong center frequency drift (550-800 MHz). I've built an AFC circuit to track the drift and now I need to build a tunable quadrature ...
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Is it possible to recover an over-modulated waveform?

Is it possible to recover an over-modulated waveform? I have searched the net up and down but I constantly come across the same answer 'It is not possible to fully recover a full AM signal using an ...
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Analog Phase Locked Loop Design

I am trying to design a phase locked loop in MATLAB's Simulink. For this, I am following this basic block diagram design: My original message signal is ~12 seconds long, has a bandwidth of ...
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Demodulate a AM signal from the carrier using Matlab

So the AM signal has a bandwidth of 5kHz and the carrier signal is 100kHz. I demodulate the AM signal by multiplying it to a sin function (sin(2000000*pi), same frequency with the carrier frequency). ...
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Efficiency of FIR filter in verilog language

Implementing a 4-tap FIR unity coefficients, is this code efficient in power and area ? ...
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pwm audio signal with low pass filter

I am trying to demodulate my PWM by using a low pass filter shown(the inductor of 6uH and capacitor of 10uF forms my low pass filter). The PWM was created using a triangular waveform produced by XFG1 ...
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Recover IQ samples from signal [closed]

I have a data acquisition device that provides me with an array of integers that represents a modulated signal (let's say QAM16). I would like to recover the I and Q samples from the raw time-domain ...
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Low frequency receiving scheme/circuit

I was going through the documentation of TPMS sensor FXTH87 and I am trying to understand better how the low frequency receiver works. Here is a scheeme of it : I understand that the incomming signal ...
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How to amplify the envelope of a signal at envelope demodulator?

I have a wave with ~ <10% modulation. Is there any way to amplify the envelope of a signal at the envelope demodulator end? You can barely make out the envelope in the image below but I think I ...
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OFDM demodulation time

How much time does it take to demodulate one OFDM symbol? In 802.11a standard the Symbol Interval Time is 4us. Does this mean that each symbol is demodulated within this period or there is pipelining ...
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Output of a PSD fed a square wave

This is the question given in one of my papers. Input is a square wave, if phase shift was zero it would be just flat positive line, if phase is pi it would be flat negative line. Here the phase ...
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Front-End Selection for digital FM Demodulator [closed]

Assume that I want to determine the specifications of an analog front-end to build a digital FM demodulator to listen to radio broadcast stations, how would I start? The broadcast frequencies of ...
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Duty Cycle Demodulation Distortion Correction

I'm trying to come up with a system which will reliably convert an arbitrary input to a PWM signal, and then back again. The comparison signal is a 50kHz sine wave, and the result is fed through a ...
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Balanced demodulator [closed]

I came upon this expression "Balanced demodulator" while reading about signal modulation, but didn't find anything that explain what is a balanced demodulator, can anyone explain this or give me any ...
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Techniques for digitally copying video laserdiscs

I’m attempting to design a system that can back-up the information stored on a video laserdisc by interpreting the RF signal generated by the photodiodes within the optical deck of the player. The RF ...
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AM Demodulation with Envelope Detector

I have to project an AM demodulator using an Envelope Demodulator. To which kinds of AM (DSB, DSB-SC, VSB, SSD) is it applicable to? Thanks
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Sample an AM Demodulated Signal to Bits

Is there a method for automatically sampling and converting an analogue signal into a series of bits? I have an AM capture of a ceiling fan remote as a wave form, and so far I've been manually ...
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FSK demodulation using DSP

Especifically talking, I need to demodulate a low frequency FSK signal( betwen 120 and 140 kHz ). I already have a circuit of antenna that receive the signal and I already can sample it, but I still ...
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How does QAM retain the phase of the signals?

QAM is a modulation technique where amplitude modulation is performed for two signals, one sine signal and another cosine signal. Since the signals are out of phase, the information in these signals ...
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Will a BPSK Demodulator designed for [ 0º , 180º ] symbols work for [ +60º , -60º ] symbols?

I am using an IQ-based digital demodulator circuit IC to receive and decode BPSK signals. It is designed for ordinary BPSK signals, which have [ 0º , 180º ]. However, the signals I am intending to ...
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Delta modulation (DM) signals

Trying to understand this circuit. Will this produce a representation similar to example in second image (if U_inf is the sine wave "original") ? Assuming that, I expect U_DM to look like the "...
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AM Demodulation of Square wave

Good day Guys, I am working on an AM Modulator and Demodulator circuit using the diode method. My modulation signal is a 10kHz Square Wave and I have a carrier frequency of 850 kHz. My modulation ...
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Modulation signal getting distored when connecting demodulator

Good day Guys, I have a question regarding output signals of a specific stage getting distorted when connecting the next stage. In my scenario, I am working on an AM modulator and demodulator of a ...
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Envelope/Peak Detector

I am working on a project in which we are trying to design and build an ultrasonic thickness gauge that will calculate the thickness of a given part based on the time difference between sending a ...
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Understanding the relationship between LoRa chips, chirps, symbols and bits

I'm trying to understand the actual relationship between LoRa chips, "chirps", symbols and bits. I don't mean just the equations that relate the various rates, but actually how these things relate ...
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How could I interpret these-2 YUV modulated picture given in wikipedia? is it correct simulation? or something I'm missing?

While reading the wikipedia article on YUV color modulation (which is used in PAL color tv receivers); I visited this diagram: (Wikimedia); (and according to the image description there; i.e. "...
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Problem in FSK demodulation

I have a FSK modulated signal of binary data. This I am trying to recover using PLL. The mark and space frequencies are in the range of 1.5MHz to 7MHz. I am struggling because, the PLL output is not ...
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Why, where and how we use envelope detector in AM demodulation?

I have studied AM modulation and demodulation. But i can't understand the purpose of envelope detector in demodulation. So my question is: Why, where and how we use envelope detector in AM modulation?
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Mixing two square waves and isolating intermodulation component

I currently have two square wave signals at f1 and f2 (f1 >> f2) that serve as reference signals to two separate lock-in amplifiers that are subsequently connected in cascade to extract the component ...
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Visible Light Communication Signal Transmission

Im working on a VLC project where Ill need to transmit encoded data through an LED using an Arduino board to a photodiode receiver that somehow demodulates the signal and extracts the data. Im looking ...