SDR versus Legacy Radio


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SDR versus Legacy Radio
SDR versus Legacy RadioIn the preceding pages we have outlined the relative merits of SDR-based receivers and legacy receivers. As pointed out at the beginning this book, each technology class has its benefits and, for some applications, its drawbacks. So, that leads to the quite reasonable question: which is better? Like many technical issues, the answer is usually, "it depends."SDR and cognitive radio technology are rapidly displacing legacy radio architecture in critical military, government, and commercial applications [11.16]. SDR solutions are rapidly developing and making a strong showing in the amateur radio service. A number of manufacturers are building SDR transceivers and rec…
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Prof. Dr.-Ing. habil. Dr. h.c. mult. Ulrich L. Rohde; Jerry C. Whitaker; Hans Zahnd: Communications Receivers: Principles and Design, Fourth Edition. SDR versus Legacy Radio, Chapter (McGraw-Hill Professional, 2017), AccessEngineering Export