Questions tagged [transmitter]

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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calculating maximum transmission distance of radio module based on dbm and open air

I own several HM-TRP TTL FSK radio modules, and every time I turn one on, it reports it as being version 2. Anyways I did read the manual and it has a setting for transmitter power as follows: <...
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Can a bilateral switch block transmitter interference and can my board still produce great audio?

I made a circuit in which an ISD1760 chip outputs music via an LM386 IC and I like the quality and volume of sound, however, when I run an HM-TRP transmitter on the same circuit board and the ...
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Weird waveforms for a transmitter circuit

My book about digital logics ("Digital systems" of Ronald Tocci) provides a waveform which seems illogical to me about a transmitter circuit. This is the diagram of the circuit: The inputs for the ...
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Private star network topology on Sub-1GHz

I have a project which there is a need to be implemented many sensor nodes in a star network topology. One collector-gateway and multiple transmitters. The farthest sensor node from the "collector-...
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How can I modify the frequency of a simple 433mhz transmitter module?

How can I change the frequency of a simple RF transmitter? These are the transmitters in question: Background Research On this question s3c says: To change ...
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Capacitors and resistors shown as OPEN and SHORT in Schematics design

I am designing a wireless power Transmitter circuit and mostly following this datasheet for Wireless transmitter IC :- http://rohmfs.rohm.com/en/products/databook/datasheet/ic/power/...
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What is mean by channel inversion in wireless communication

Regarding the title of the question, to my understanding, Channel Inversion means that "The transmitter adapts its power to maintain constant SIR at the receiver." It is a technique used for ...
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Sending analog signal over twisted pair in noisy enviroment

I need to transmit several analog signals from one board to another (maximum 1m distance) in a very noisy environment (power electronics converter operating at 20kHz). The range of frequencies of the ...
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How to match two clock signal's phases which are physically apart in two locations?

Suppose, I have one Tx and one Rx physically separated by the long distance with clock signals CLK1 and CLK2 as shown in fig. (say both of 50MHz). I wish to align them in phases. By that I mean, ...
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could I just add a microcontroller or timer to this transmitter circuit to turn it on and off so that it lasts longer?

I am thinking of making my own UHF tracking transmitters for a wildlife study. Could I just connect a low power microcontroller to the Vcc part of this circuit http://www.instructables.com/id/Tiny-...
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FM Transmitter Power and approx Transmission Distance Calculation [closed]

I am a beginner of electronics and mostly fascinated by hobby circuits right now. I do not have any Electronics Degree. Internet and hobby Electronics books are the only places where I learned lill-...
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Purpose of L2,L3 & C6 in the following CW transmitter circuit

I have been trying really hard to understand the purpose of L2, L3 and C6 in this CW transmitter, especially L3 and C6. I have received many conflicting answers such as that L3 is acting as a ...
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FM modulation with crystal oscillator [closed]

I have seen many posts where a simple AM transmitter can be made with a crystal oscillator and modulation transformer. Can this idea somehow be modified to FM. I don't want people to misunderstand me. ...
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Is it possible to make a coil-less simple Shortwave Receiver

I am really a newbie here in Electronics and I'm into it as a hobby/passtime. I was going through this simple coil-less Shortwave Transmitter circuit on a blog. Q1 – BC548, X1 – 10.7 MHz ceramic ...
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Optical audio transmitter can't handle speech

This is a question relating to my project on an optical audio transmitter. I wired up a very simple device in which I use an audio signal transformer (EI14) to modulate the intensity of a laser beam (...
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433MHz receiver compatibilty

Currently I have a setup where a 433MHz Transmitter sends a number from one arduino and a 433MHz receiver picks it up for another arduino. The Transmitter and receiver are of the Super Regenerative ...
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Improving the quality of an optical audio transmitter

I wired up a very simple device in which I use an audio signal transformer (EI14) to modulate the intensity of a laser beam (a cheap 650nm, 5mW diode) according to the audio output of my phone. The ...
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Understanding the Michigan Mighty Mite

I'm quite interested in this rather simple transmitter design called the Michigan Mighty Mite, described here: https://makerf.com/posts/mighty_simple_shortwave_transmitter I'm familiar with resonant ...
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How to reset / clear IRQ requests in AX5043

Has anyone gained experience with Onsemi's RF Transceiver AX5043?! I'm not able to clear the interrupt request Bits. For example my XTALREADY interrupt is fired immediately after reset and fired again ...
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DIY FM Transmitter [closed]

simulate this circuit – Schematic created using CircuitLab I can not find the frequency from an FM receiver... I am not sure for the coils Henries... I tried to make on of my own and I used: 19 ...
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What RF transmitter and receiver to buy for long range

I have 3 main questions that I want to know. I mostly worked with computer science but recently I got an arduino to play around with. I also extracted some motors from an old rc quadcopter that i had. ...
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Phase modulation in the polar transmitter

In the polar transmitter, after the I and Q signals are converted to amplitude and phase, where the phase is in the range of -pi to pi, the phase is further differenciated to obtain the change in ...
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Datasheet FM Modulator

Hi I want to implement a narrowband FM transmitter and I find all features about power and noise in the FM Modulator datasheet, but nothing about bandwidth. The transmitter will work at center RF ...
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Advantages of Heterodyne vs Homodyne

What are the main advantages from a theorical point of view of a Heterodyne transmitter versus a Homodyne Transmitter? I've seen the main difference is the VCO or PLL connected to the Mixer after the ...
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creating worst-case scenario test environment for wireless

I'm making a project which involves the use of two HM-TRP radio modules. At this time, the only way I can test the strength of these modules is to go out on the street and travel with one unit for ...
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Can I break a radio tranceiving device by operating it with no antenna connected?

People tell me I shall not use my CB-radio station without an antenna connected or it will result in damage of the device. Is this true and why is this?
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Transmitter max output when checking ohms in parallel

To make my question simple and easy to understand I am giving an example below. I have an RTD (platinum 100) which change resistance with increase in temperature, for checking that rtd is showing ...
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Can I make this AM Transmitter circuit a longer range?

Our teacher want to make us a long range AM Transmitter. I try to search it on the internet and I found one simple AM Transmitter circuit in YouTube channel Afrotechmods. But I try this and not ...
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Can Pulsed DC be used in a radio transmitter?

I'm building a small radio transmitter based on a 555 timer. In my circuit a 555 timer in astable mode is used as an oscillator. kind off like : http://www.instructables.com/id/555-AM-Transmitter/ ...
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Why is my RF circuit behaving like this?

I am not an RF engineer but play one at work. I am working in uhf SatCom. In the lab, In order to test two radios communicating over a satellite, I built a small RF circuit out of cots components. I ...
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Transmitter design methods using 0201 SMD

I have some experience designing an IOT transmitter (315MHz/345MHz/433MHz) using 0603 SMD parts, but am considering building a transmitter for production using 0201 parts. My question is, what is a ...
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Maximum tolerance for a loop trace-antenna's capacitor

While going through the document at https://www.silabs.com/documents/public/application-notes/AN639.pdf I have read from "Figure 13. Loop Antenna Simulated Mag(Zin) vs. CP1" below that even a 2% ...
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Choosing hardware for an RF application [closed]

My goal is to build a battery powered RF transmitter that will reach its accompanied receiver through trees, tall grass, brush, and some outside terrain at a reasonable distance (up to a couple miles ...
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Reverse Engineering a transmitter circuit

This circuit is from a radio transmitter electric gate keyfob. -> http://www.easygates.co.uk/product_info.asp?ProductID=340 I want to make my own keyfob. How would I go about finding or creating a ...
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Can a RF 433.92 Mhz transceiver communicate to a RF 433.42 Mhz Receiver?

I am working on automating my Somfy Blinds. The idea is to avoid using the remote control which works on 433.42 Mhz and use a simple RF transmitter and an Arduino. The thing is that I can not find any ...
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Unstable output in VT pin of HT12D decoder

Hi everyone, I have been recently working on a RF operated water pump project. For this purpose i bought a RF RX and TX module which has HT12E and HT12D chips as encoder and decoder. The D8 (Dout) ...
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Does circled transistor or capacitor value cause buffer stage to stop transmitter from working?

I built myself an FM transmitter with an enable option so I can interface it with a micro controller. The Enable line is set through the micro via a 1K resistor (not shown). Once set to enable, the FM ...
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fm transmitter booster - can it even work?

In my research I ended up on jameco electronics site and they had an online course on FM transmitters located at http://www.jameco.com/Jameco/workshop/JamecoFavorites/fmtransmitter.html. I followed ...
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Adjusting 300Mhz FM transmitter values for max legal power/range in canada

I read a law for canada and it states: Industry Canada permits transmitters that have an output lower than 100 µV/m at 30 meters (approximately 1 microwatt output). Now what fools me are these ...
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Will a RF IC transmitter work without any antenna?

The IC is this one - https://www.silabs.com/documents/public/data-sheets/Si4012.pdf It seems i have set it up correctly according to its I2C dialog with the MCU, but nothing gets received by my SDR. ...
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Smaller ultrasonic transceiver

I am a beginner working on my Arduino-based proximity sensor array project, like this one. I have already tested the functionality with single HC-SR04 transmitter/receiver and now I would like to ...
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Microprocessor & sub 2.4GHZ transmitter for underwater application

I am looking for a device that has following properties: Can transmit data underwater (sub 2.5GHz,1-2m below surface) Very small (max. 15mmx15mmx2mm) In-built microprocessor Able to read sensors So ...
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practically how to estimate the exact distance between transmitter and receiver in wireless network [closed]

I want to know the estimation of exact distance between transmitter and receiver in wireless networks. Can the distance be calculated? What would I have to do to find the exact distance?
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Multiple antennas vs signle antenna

I have a radio transmitter (for my quadcopter) and I wanted to improve its range. So for now I removed its integrated antenna and I soldered a male sma connector so I can plug in any antenna I want. I ...
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How to design a 10GHz PCB antenna

I am a newbie in antennas generally, although I have a good grasp on electromagnetism and the physics involved around the topic. What I want to do is to build a system that will be emitting a wave ...
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How to drive a HFBR-1541 optical transmitter?

I want to drive a HFBR-1541 optical transmitter (see page 7; 60mA output current), and I want the driver to have extended operating temperature range (at least starting from -20 degrees Celsius). The ...
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Stability of crystal and crystal-less oscillator transmitters

I have stumbled upon this very cheap so called "crystal-less" RF transmitter: http://www.mouser.com/ds/2/368/Si4012-35123.pdf It says there on page 5 the Carrier Frequency Accuracy is 250 ppm while ...
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Can I use a DAC to tune a VCO?

I found some FM transmitter circuits with the MAX2606 VCO. Example: Can I replace R1 with the DAC output from an AVR microcontroller? Or can I connect the DAC directly to Pin 3 of the MAX2606?
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High Frequency Oscillator

I have been experimenting with the BiPolar Transistor transmitter circuits. They worked well on the 88 - 100 MHZ Range. I am now looking to increase the frequency to about 1-2 GHZ. I cant find a ...
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On/Off Transistor Switch by pulses of Voltage

So I have a remote switch to control a light bulb. The transmitter circuit basically consists of: -transmitter IC ( RF 433M Hz) -DC power supply -Switch ( turn on/off by applying voltage, ...