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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Building a UHF FM audio transmitter

I'd like to build a UHF (~800 MHz) FM audio transmitter. I have no experience in electrical engineering but I study physics and I'd like to acquire practical experience in electronics. In fact my goal ...
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Is it possible to use 2-way walkie talkie to locate position?

Basically, given no GPS is allowed, can we use walkie talkie to locate the position of a car / a person? I am assuming the walkie talkie is using radio, not GPS-based. What equipments will be ...
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Limit a radio to a single station

We are organizing a game for students where we are transmitting the daily objectives and hints over from an FM transmitter. Is there a way to limit basic radios to only be able to pick up a certain ...
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Building a small 3-axis accelerometer mote

I'd like to build a remote device which reports its current 3-axis acceleration to a nearby (<10m) receiver. It needs to be as light and as small as possible. (I have no preference as to the ...
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ultra low power mini wireless transmitter / receiver?

I'm looking for suggestions for a wireless transmitter & receiver combination. I'm basically just trying to bridge several buttons over a wireless signal(s) (i.e. send a 1 bit signal) in as small ...
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Switching Mixers for LO frequency= 4.25Ghz

I want to upconvert a square pulse of 250 Mhz bandwidth(250Mhz is the value of the first zero of the sinc ) to a center frequency of 4.25 Ghz , so that the spread becomes from 4Ghz to 4.5 Ghz. ...
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arduino rf communication: beginner

I would like to implement a home-automation system on my arduino. For this project I would like to communicate with the different devices by radio frequency. So that would be different 433 mhz ...
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Cheapest way to do an IR re-transmitter (IR protocol agnostic, dumb device is good enough)

Looking out for ways to retransmit IR, bi-directionally, like this: ...
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Can someone break down how this receiver works?

I'm having difficulty understand how this receiver works due to its size. It was taken from this site: http://jap.hu/electronic/rf.html. It is on top labled toy car receiver. The toy car transmitter ...
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High-gain omnidirectional antennas for Wi-Fi mesh

Hopefully this is the right SE site a question of this nature. Basically what I want to do is set up a wireless transmitter using a high-gain omni/directional antenna as a test-bed mesh network ...
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Wireless transmission/reception through 100 feet (30m), including concrete wall

I have an electrical engineering degree, but little experience in building wireless equipment. I need to transmit a signal through about 100 feet of distance, including a concrete wall. I need ...
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modem free high base AM data transfer possible?

not a very experienced EE, but I was thinking about a system for high speed data transfer, and it is fairly simple conceptually, so I imagine that there must be serious flaws with the method, because ...
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Walkie-talkie transceiver [closed]

I'd like to build a set of miniature two-way (half-duplex) radios that operate on the FRS band. It seems that transceivers for this band would be widely available. However I've not been able to find ...
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Need suggestion in choosing an effective wireless Transmitter and Receiver

My requirement is to transmit a binary form of data from one Road Junction to another road junction which is around 4 to 5 km away. I am going to get the traffic information from each road in the ...
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How to build cheap radio propagation beacon?

I want to build a Radio Propagation Beacon but I would like to find an integrated circuit that does most or all of the work of the transmitter. Transmit to 28Mhz (Ham 10-meter band) Allow me to feed ...

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