- Published in issue 3/1994 on page 42
Direct conversion receivers (1):
SOME NOTES ON DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION TECHNIQUES
The direct conversion or synchrodyne receiver was invented several decades ago, but only with the advent of modern semiconductor technology has it come into its own as a viable design alternative. Although most designs are intended for novices, and lack certain features of high-grade superheterodyne receivers, the modern direct conversion receiver (OCR) is capable of exciting performance.