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Questions on a set of equipment used to generate and transmit electromagnetic waves carrying messages or signals, esp. those of radio or television.

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Transmit a signal using RF transmitter/reciever without using microcontrol or a decoder/encoder

Objective: I am trying to build a transmitter that transmit an on signal when a button is push. The transmitter will need to be small enough to wear or hold in a pocket. I prefer not to use any ...
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can i connect two similar antennas to two ends of a cable to to re-transmit the signal received from one end?

Scenario: I've set up two wifi hot spots outside of my house at distance lesser than 20 meters as i don't get any ISP signal inside my house. But the problem is now i get very weak signal in my ...
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Designing a matching network with biasing inductor

I'm designing a 345MHz transmitter using the MAX 7044 ISM transmitter with an electrically small antenna and need to test the matching network. I will connect the VNA in place of the transmitter using ...
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Question on replace of Inductor Coil in a FM Transmitter

I am making a 2 Watt FM transmitter. The transmitter's inductor is somewhat like this :- The resistor is part of the transmitter circuit. I am little confused with the inductor and not sure how to ...
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Complete fiber optic transmitter and receiver with standard fiber optic connector and integrated power circuitry? [closed]

I am having a very difficult time trying to find a simple, completely self-contained module to convert digital signals (<2Mbps) to fiber optic, that uses a robust, standard fiber optic connector (...
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RF Transmitter and Receiver circuit controls

I'm trying to build a Radio controlled TX and RX circuit (using a 2.4 GHz chip and MCUs), to control a robot with four DC geared motors. I plan to use four momentary on-off-on switches on the TX ...
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Changing frequency on RF Link

I am using these RF link modules for a project since I need a cheap, small, and simple wireless link between two microcontrollers. The data being sent is a single integer and can be spam sent to ...
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Transmitter and receiver problems [closed]

Hi I am a construction site manager with very little knowledge in electronics. I have recently invented a new site safety device which involves the use of multiple transmitters and receivers. I ...
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Maximum range of 27 MHz ISM band NLOS radio broadcast

What is the maximum range of a 27 MHz ISM band when transmitting at full power? I am interested in general situation for US and EU but that will go back to the power limits allowed. My country (CZ in ...
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Boost the signal of an FM transmitter using an “emitter follower” transistor [closed]

EDIT: I've seen an alert under my question: “Please clarify your specific problem or add additional details to highlight exactly what you need. “ Maybe this is due to the fact that I'm not very good ...
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FCC cert - inactive transciever

Does the product on USA market with inactive transmitter (2,24 GHz) need the FCC certification? We are going to use Tx/Rx module, but the transmitting function will be software disabled.
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How can I reproduce ambient EM fields inside a Faraday enclosure?

I am part of a research team looking at the possible effects of EM fields on psychological function. The experiment calls for participants to perform a series of tests while inside a Faraday tent that ...
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How do I implement TDMA with basic 433 MHz transmitter receiver pairs?

Is it possible to use TDMA or some kind of time synchronization / pseudo random coding for a number of transmitters so that they can be interfaced with a single master receiver without jamming?
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Difference between ultrasonic transmitter sensor and ultrasonic receiver sensor?

What is the difference between ultrasonic transmitter sensor and ultrasonic receiver sensor? Can an ultrasonic receiver sensor be used as an ultrasonic transmitter sensor or vice versa?
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Turning LED lights on/off based through any wireless means

I've spent several hours researching this website for an answer to my question. The problem is i don't know the terminology or anything. So if you know the answer please treat me as an individual with ...
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Datasheet for Keyes IR Transmitter (KY-005) wanted

Can someone help me find the datasheet for the Keyes IR Transmitter (KY-005)? I know how the pins work, I just need to figure out its voltage drop and how much current should go through it. Thanks! :...
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Does thhis crystal circuit works?

I need a tiny oscillator circuit for testing an application. Now I haven't much experience in creating oscillators so I would like to use this Collpits-circuit: fig1 http://fs5.directupload.net/images/...
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Wiring the antennas together in RF link 315Mhz RX and TX

I am using a 315Mhz Transmitter and Receiver RF link kit between two arduino. What happens if I wire the antennas of both RX and TX to both ends of a 1 meter long metal wire? Will using a conductor ...
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Switching on Power to 433MHz chip

I have this 433 MHz transmitter attached to my Arduino 5v Vcc pin. I asked this question so I could deliver 12v to the transmitter chip, effectively boosting the transmitted power output, allowing me ...
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Are the same type of antennas used for receiving and transmitting?

Short version: Is the same antenna type used for transmitting as is used for receiving if the frequency is the same? Long version: My garage door opener uses 433 MHz to receive signals from the ...
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Transceiver and RF Emissions (Unintentional)

My question is simply what is RF emissions (unintentional) and how does it relate to a device (such as a smart phone) which contains a transceiver or transmitter (baseband IC) ? Which part of a RF ...
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Hacking an RC car controller to implement a joystick (PWM)

My RC car controller (transmitter) has only 4 buttons (left wheel forward /backward, same for right) I want to implement a joystick using Arduino. The Arduino will use PWM on the transmitter ...
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Questions about FM Mic Kit Schematic

I'm currently building an FM Microphone kit and I'd like to understand its operation before physically putting it together. The documentation only provides an overview of some aspects and provides no ...
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RS232/RS485 Converter Circuit Receiving Problem

I'm trying to make an RS232/RS485 converter circuit. I used a circuit from http://airborn.com.au/layout/232cnv/232to485.html site and i changed some components on that circuit. Then I established my ...
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Common-Mode Voltage

I have an application which is using a differential transmitter to transmit a video signal(PAL).Transmitter is placed in a remote device which is connected through a long cable.The device is powered ...
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Locating the Origin of 2.4GHz RF Transmissions

Is it possible? How would it work? Consider IEEE 802.11 (aka.Wi-Fi); for instance. There's such an incredible amount of devices out there, measuring and reporting WLAN AP signal strength (RSSI, RCPI, ...
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Is there anyother way to construct an FM transmitter

I recently built an FM transmitter that uses a combination of coil and capacitor as an oscillator to generate the carrier frequency. I built this transmitter: Now my problem is that I find it ...
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Do commercial AM radio stations broadcast a carrier?

A possibly dumb question: I'd like to know if commercial AM radio stations broadcast a carrier tone along with signal sidebands. To ask my question is a different way; if I could measure (view) the ...
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Low-Frequency Magnetic Transmitter

I want to design a magnetic transmitter to detect a device which will be underground (1m to 7m) from surface, so I started to look at a solution and I find that a magnetic transmitter will work ...
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RFM only works if i touch power supply line

I have a small system with a ATtiny84 and an RFM12B module that transmits data. The thing is it only transmits when i touch both GND and +VCC.. no matter what component it is on. Do i need mere caps ...
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Orientation of ultrasonic receiver

I would like to use an ultrasonic transmitter and three receivers to be able to determine the position of the transmitter relative to the receivers. The distances to be measured are around 3-4 ft. I ...
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Location transmitter [closed]

I want some advices about a radio transmistter,actually this radio trasmitter is more a location transmitter which transmits at about 512Hz.I want to know how could i design a transmiter and a ...
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Changing the port values inside the loop (8051)

I am using RX/TX module an ht12d/e for my project. I will make it short, in my program i am making a packet of data and sending it and the receiver is receiving it synchronously. The receiver is set ...
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FM transmitter design?

I stumbled across a relatively simple FM radio transmitter online. Credit: makezine.com I wanted to understand how it works (it is called "super simple" on the website), but several hours I have ...
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Multichannel RF transmitter design for 315MHz and 433MHz

first time designing RF, so pardon my ignorance. I want to design a ASK/OOK transmitter board operating on both 315Mhz and 433MHz ISM band frequencies. I have a MCU onboard that generates the data to ...
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Looking for a LED transmitter/receiver package(or group of components)

I am trying to design a system that utilizes 355nm and 370nm LEDs. I want to keep their intensity stabilized at a certain value, so I want to create a feedback loop. I am using these LEDs as ...
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555 AM transmitter

I looked on instructables and I found an interesting(at least for me) AM transmitter made with a 555 timer which acts as the oscillator:http://www.instructables.com/id/555-AM-Transmitter/ Is this ...
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Is wireless power transfer by induction at 60Hz possible, or does the frequency need to be changed?

I want to build a wireless power transmitter that works over a very short distance. Can I use my line voltage(120V at 60Hz) through the primary coil to induce voltage into a secondary coil about 1/4" ...
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ETSI Tx Power standard for short Range Devices. I am Confused

I came across the European Telecommunication Standards Institute (ETSI) standard for non specific Short Range Devices which is documented in EN 300.200 . On page 28 under Section 7.2.3 with Heading ...
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How to build a transmitter using a VCO module

this question is the consequence of my previous questions, since I am learning how RF transmitters works. In past I have also built some oscillators (using little transistors and a bunch of components)...
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Make an RF transmitter: classic transistor oscillator or VCO module?

This question is about pros and cons of making an RF transmitter (eg in the FM band) in the classical way (eg. with a "transistor based" oscillator circuit, like this one which is very classic and ...
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How to solve Power Density Function?

How to solve this problem: A radio receiver needs $$ 1 \textrm{ nW/}\textrm{m}^2 $$ of power density function, how far away from a 1-watt point source will it continue to work?
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Transmit power vs. Transmission power, is there a difference?

I was reading a scientific paper, and the authors sometimes use the term "transmit power" and sometimes "transmission power". Is there a difference in terms of correct English usage? Examples: ...
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How do cell phones modulate transmission data

Is it digital, as in the the phone transmitter is turned on and off corresponding to the bits, or is it FM or AM? at what frequency? and how is it that they can transmit what appears to be over large ...
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How to adjust or obtain different IR Transmitter's distances?

I would like to recreate a infrared concept used by in the vacuum cleaning robot's charging station. I would like to use 3 infrared transmitters all in same wave length and transmit a synchronized ...
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Could transmit/receive turnaround be improved by having a heterodyne receiver switchable between high-side and low-side injection

In some of the small radios I've worked with such as the Nordic Semiconductor 24LE line, there is a significant (100us+) delay between transmitting data and being able to receive a response. By my ...
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Questions about FM receivers and transmitters?

I have a test tommorrow on phase lock loops, AM/FM receivers along with several other topics. I need to understand this topic clearly before I take the exam to advance to the next schooling in the ...
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Can I transmit in the ISM band without a ham radio license?

I recently purchased a HackRf SDR, which has transmit and recieve capability. I'm debugging a 2.4ghz wireless module, and being able to transmit to it using the hackrf would be very helpful. Since ...
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How to build a simple LED transmitter and receiver

I'd like the distance to be about 1/10th of a mile; less distance will be fine if that's easier to build. What tools and parts may I need for this? I have plenty of LEDs lying around and I have ...
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How much power does a phone consume each time it ping its SIM's ID to the nearest cell tower? [closed]

I am trying to build a device than can be tracked through the cellular network. Like a phone, for every few second the device will ping its identity to near by cell tower, which will inform the Mobile ...