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    Wireless and RF

  • 400MHz ISM
  • 802.11a/b/g Wireless LAN
  • 868/900MHz ISM
  • Basestations (Also see: Basestations/Wireless Infrastructure Appnotes)
  • Broadband Wireless Access
  • Cable Modems and CATV Systems
  • Cellular Handsets
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  • Cordless Phones
  • GPS Solutions
  • Other Applications/Selector Guides/Software/Tutorials
  • Remote Keyless Entry/400MHz-ISM
  • Satellite TV and Radio

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    Tutorial 5499  Abstract
    Spectrum Inversion in NCDMA to Ensure Compliance with 3GPP2
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    124.4kB
    Application Note 5663  Abstract
    Passives Aren’t Really So Passive: Part 1, Capacitors
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    193.3kB
    Application Note 5446  Abstract
    Direct-Sampling DACs in Theory and Application
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    303.1kB
    Tutorial 5594  Abstract
    System Noise-Figure Analysis for Modern Radio Receivers
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    234.9kB
    Application Note 5519  Abstract
    Navigate the AFE and Data-Converter Maze in Mobile Wireless Terminals
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    64.3kB
    Application Note 5123  Abstract
    VCO Enables a Hands-Free Car Kit for Cell Phones
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    247.7kB
    Tutorial 5429  Abstract
    The IP3 Specification - Demystified
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    160.7kB
    Tutorial 5436  Abstract
    Getting Started with a Radio Design
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    575.6kB
    Tutorial 5542  Abstract
    Modeling and Simulation of RF and Microwave Systems
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    316.1kB
    Application Note 5339  Abstract
    Designing a Digital Satellite Equipment Control (DiSEqC)-Compatible Phantom Antenna Power-Supply System
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    102.1kB
    Tutorial 5432  Abstract
    Measure a Voltage Standing Wave Ratio (VSWR) to Quantify Transmission Line Imperfections
    View   In New Window   Application Note 5498  Abstract
    Register Programming Guide and Loop Filter Considerations for the MAX2870
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    565.8kB
    Reference Schematic 5366  Abstract
    LFRD001: MAX1472/MAX1473/MAXQ610 Remote Keyless Entry Reference Design
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    624.8kB
    Application Note 5417  Abstract
    How to Optimize an ISM Radio Frequency (RF) System
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    250.2kB
    Tutorial 5265  Abstract
    Design a Crystal Oscillator to Match Your Application
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    85.7kB
    Application Note 5315  Abstract
    Determining the Half-IF Spurious Requirement for an LTE Receiver and Choosing the Appropriate RF Mixer
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    137.2kB
    Application Note 5492  Abstract
    Heart-Rate/Fitness Monitors Go Wireless
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    164kB
    Application Note 3853  Abstract
    Equalizing Techniques Flatten DAC Frequency Response
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    396.9kB
    Tutorial 5422  Abstract
    Crystal Calculations for ISM-RF Products
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    477kB
    Tutorial 5428  Abstract
    Squelch in ISM-RF Receivers
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    402.5kB
    Tutorial 5426  Abstract
    Baseband Calculations for ISM-RF Receivers
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    395kB
    Reference Schematic 5406  Abstract
    LFRD004: 2-Way Remote Control Reference Design
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    585.1kB
    Reference Schematic 5390  Abstract
    LFRD014: Tube Motor Receiver Reference Design
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    311.9kB
    Application Note 5317  Abstract
    Implementing a Direct RF Transmitter for Wireless Communications
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    103.7kB
    Reference Schematic 5150  Abstract
    Simple Wireless Temperature Monitor Also Has Data-Logging Capabilities
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    971.6kB
    Reference Schematic 5404  Abstract
    LFRD003: Water Meter Automatic Meter Reading (AMR) Reference Design
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    942.6kB
    Reference Schematic 5391  Abstract
    LFRD002: Wireless Automatic Meter Reading Reference Design
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    1.9MB
    Tutorial 5300  Abstract
    RF Basics
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    354.9kB
    Application Note 5331  Abstract
    Employing a Single-Chip Transceiver in Femtocell Base-Station Applications
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    201.8kB
    Reference Schematic 5364  Abstract
    Femtocell Radio Reference Designs Using the MAX2550–MAX2553 Transceivers
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    355.2kB
    Application Note 4652  Abstract
    Simplify AISG Control Systems by Integrating the Hardware Discrete Transceiver
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    130kB
    Application Note 5291  Abstract
    ASK Transmitter/Receiver Pair Serves as an Automotive Antitheft Alert System
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    691.1kB
    Application Note 5281  Abstract
    Flexible Configuration of the MAX7060 ASK/FSK ISM-RF Transmitter
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    762.2kB
    Application Note 5023  Abstract
    ISM Transmitter Has Constant Transmitter Power for Varying Supply Voltage
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    669.6kB
    Application Note 5142  Abstract
    Radio Link-Budget Calculations for ISM-RF Products
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    235kB
    Tutorial 5100  Abstract
    General Layout Guidelines for RF and Mixed-Signal PCBs
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    640kB
    Application Note 4929  Abstract
    Adapting Low-Band ISM Transmitters for High-Band Operation
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    65kB
    Application Note 5099  Abstract
    Alarm Sounds When RF Transmitter is Out of Range
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    43kB
    Application Note 5085  Abstract
    Circuit Detects and Locates Hidden RF Bugs
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    102.3kB
    Tutorial 4687  Abstract
    LEDs Allow New Remote-Controlled Lighting Applications
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    1.5MB
    Reference Schematic 5044  Abstract
    Low-EMI, Active-Clamped Forward, Class 4 Powered Device (PD) Provides High-Efficiency Solution for PoE Applications
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    628kB
    Reference Schematic 5043  Abstract
    Active-Clamped Forward, Dual-Output PD Provides High-Performance Solution for PoE Applications
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    207kB
    Tutorial 4636  Abstract
    Avoid PC-Layout "Gotchas" in ISM-RF Products
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    48kB
    Application Note 4784  Abstract
    Secure Access Control Through Challenge and Response Authentication
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    133.7kB
    Application Note 4605  Abstract
    Avoid Design Misinterpretations that Put System Operation in Jeopardy
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    89kB
    Tutorial 4686  Abstract
    Important Design Considerations for Heart-Rate and Fitness Monitors
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    103kB
    Application Note 4439  Abstract
    I'm OOK. You're OOK?
    View   In New Window   Application Note 4304  Abstract
    Interfacing the MAX5881 Direct RF Synthesis DAC to FPGAs
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    317kB
    Tutorial 4300  Abstract
    Calculating the Error Budget in Precision Digital-to-Analog Converter (DAC) Applications
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    122kB
    Application Note 4302  Abstract
    Small Antennas for 300MHz to 450MHz Transmitters
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    23kB
    Application Note 4286  Abstract
    Providing Additional Low-Frequency Rejection with the MAX2659 GSP Low-Noise Amplifier (LNA)
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    243kB
    Reference Schematic 4274  Abstract
    WiBro Reference Design with the MAX2837
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    91kB
    Reference Schematic 4178  Abstract
    DVB-S Half-NIM Tuner Reference Design Uses the MAX2120 Tuner
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    118kB
    Reference Schematic 4171  Abstract
    Transmitter Reference Design for a 900MHz Full-Duplex Radio
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    102kB
    Reference Schematic 4175  Abstract
    MAX3541 DVB-T/PAL Tuner
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    101kB
    Reference Schematic 4173  Abstract
    MAX3580 DVB-T Reference Design
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    139kB
    Reference Schematic 4174  Abstract
    MAX2165 DMB-TH USB Dongle Reference Design
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    175.2kB
    Application Note 1891  Abstract
    Wafer-Level Packaging (WLP) and its Applications
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    135kB
    Reference Schematic 4154  Abstract
    MAX2170/MAX2171 DAB/T-DMB Reference Design
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    177.4kB
    Application Note 4009  Abstract
    RF Front-End IC Simplifies Software GPS Receiver
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    55kB
    Application Note 3950  Abstract
    A Measurement Technique for Determining RF Immunity
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    101kB
    Tutorial 3822  Abstract
    Phase-Noise Profiles Aid System Testing
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    191kB
    Tutorial 3631  Abstract
    Random Noise Contribution to Timing Jitter—Theory and Practice
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    172.6kB
    Application Note 3589  Abstract
    Power Amplifier Theory for High-Efficiency Low-Cost ISM-Band Transmitters
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    21kB
    Application Note 3090  Abstract
    Range/Resolution Considerations with External Resistors Using the DS1870
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    156.6kB
    Application Note 1954  Abstract
    Designing Output-Matching Networks for the MAX1472 ASK Transmitter
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    209.1kB
    Tutorial 1890  Abstract
    An Introduction to Spread-Spectrum Communications
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    259.9kB
    Application Note 1851  Abstract
    Low-Noise Amplifier Stability Concept to Practical Considerations, Part 2
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    467.5kB
    Application Note 1852  Abstract
    Low-Noise Amplifier Stability Concept to Practical Considerations, Part 3
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    84.9kB
    Application Note 1835  Abstract
    REP039: The MAX2510 IF Transceiver with the MAX5183 DAC
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    166kB
    Application Note 579  Abstract
    Bluetooth Power Amplifier: System Performance Review
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    34kB
    Application Note 440 
    REP004: LNA for 2.35GHz Mobile Data Receiver
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    51kB
    Application Note 486  Abstract
    MAX2388 at 190MHz IF for WCDMA
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    119kB
    Application Note 272  Abstract
    IF Tank Design for the MAX2360
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    430.7kB
    Tutorial 742  Abstract
    Impedance Matching and the Smith Chart: The Fundamentals
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    67kB
    Tutorial 732  Abstract
    Novel Approach Yields 100mW Bluetooth Amplifier
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    55kB
    Application Note 887  Abstract
    REP032: Lumped Element Output Match for the MAX2240 Nonlinear 2.45GHz Power Amplifier (PA)
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    137kB
    Application Note 918  Abstract
    CDMA Reverse-Link Waveform Generator FPGA for Production Transmit Path Tests
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    132kB
    Application Note 635  Abstract
    QuickChip Design Example 1 - A Silicon Bipolar Broadband PLL Building Block Integrated Circuit
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    85.4kB
    Application Note 602  Abstract
    RF IC Building Block Solutions for GPS
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    29kB
    Application Note 585  Abstract
    Block Diagram for a Radio Design Solution for a Satellite ISP Application
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    49kB
    Application Note 275  Abstract
    MAX2266 Power Amplifier for the CDMA Cellular Band with PIN Diode Switch
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    58kB
    Application Note 276  Abstract
    The MAX2269 Power Amplifier for the Japanese CDMA Cellular Band with the PIN Diode Switch
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    112kB
    Application Note 277  Abstract
    The MAX2322 Used in WCDMA Applications
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    143kB
    Application Note 640  Abstract
    A Single Chip Silicon Bipolar Receiver for GPS/GLONASS Applications

    400MHz ISM

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    247.7kB
    Tutorial 5429  Abstract
    The IP3 Specification - Demystified
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    565.8kB
    Reference Schematic 5366  Abstract
    LFRD001: MAX1472/MAX1473/MAXQ610 Remote Keyless Entry Reference Design
    View   In New Window PDF
    624.8kB
    Application Note 5417  Abstract
    How to Optimize an ISM Radio Frequency (RF) System
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    250.2kB
    Tutorial 5265  Abstract
    Design a Crystal Oscillator to Match Your Application
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    396.9kB
    Tutorial 5422  Abstract
    Crystal Calculations for ISM-RF Products
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    477kB
    Tutorial 5428  Abstract
    Squelch in ISM-RF Receivers
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    402.5kB
    Tutorial 5426  Abstract
    Baseband Calculations for ISM-RF Receivers
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    395kB
    Reference Schematic 5406  Abstract
    LFRD004: 2-Way Remote Control Reference Design
    View   In New Window PDF
    585.1kB
    Reference Schematic 5390  Abstract
    LFRD014: Tube Motor Receiver Reference Design
    View   In New Window PDF
    103.7kB
    Reference Schematic 5150  Abstract
    Simple Wireless Temperature Monitor Also Has Data-Logging Capabilities
    View   In New Window PDF
    971.6kB
    Reference Schematic 5404  Abstract
    LFRD003: Water Meter Automatic Meter Reading (AMR) Reference Design
    View   In New Window PDF
    942.6kB
    Reference Schematic 5391  Abstract
    LFRD002: Wireless Automatic Meter Reading Reference Design
    View   In New Window PDF
    1.9MB
    Tutorial 5300  Abstract
    RF Basics
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    691.1kB
    Application Note 5281  Abstract
    Flexible Configuration of the MAX7060 ASK/FSK ISM-RF Transmitter
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    762.2kB
    Application Note 5023  Abstract
    ISM Transmitter Has Constant Transmitter Power for Varying Supply Voltage
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    669.6kB
    Application Note 5142  Abstract
    Radio Link-Budget Calculations for ISM-RF Products
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    640kB
    Application Note 4929  Abstract
    Adapting Low-Band ISM Transmitters for High-Band Operation
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    102.3kB
    Tutorial 4687  Abstract
    LEDs Allow New Remote-Controlled Lighting Applications
    View   In New Window PDF
    207kB
    Tutorial 4636  Abstract
    Avoid PC-Layout "Gotchas" in ISM-RF Products
    View   In New Window PDF
    89kB
    Tutorial 4686  Abstract
    Important Design Considerations for Heart-Rate and Fitness Monitors
    View   In New Window   Tutorial 4651  Abstract
    Web Seminar: Wireless Technology Tutorial
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    119kB
    Application Note 4013  Abstract
    MAX2205—Detecting High Peak-to-Average Ratio Signals
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    101kB
    Tutorial 3822  Abstract
    Phase-Noise Profiles Aid System Testing
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    129kB
    Application Note 3671  Abstract
    Data Slicing Techniques for UHF ASK Receivers
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    172.6kB
    Application Note 3589  Abstract
    Power Amplifier Theory for High-Efficiency Low-Cost ISM-Band Transmitters
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    252kB
    Application Note 3571  Abstract
    S-Parameter Measurements and Stability Analysis for the MAX2640 LNA
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    80kB
    Application Note 3395  Abstract
    Requirements of Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) Systems
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    95kB
    Application Note 3401  Abstract
    Matching Maxim's 300MHz to 450MHz Transmitters to Small Loop Antennas
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    42kB
    Application Note 2241  Abstract
    MAX2640 LNA Operates at 315MHz for Automotive Keyless Entry Applications
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    156.6kB
    Application Note 1954  Abstract
    Designing Output-Matching Networks for the MAX1472 ASK Transmitter
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    47kB
    Tutorial 1955  Abstract
    Fast Start-Up Oscillator (FOX) Boosts Superhet Performance
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    39kB
    Application Note 1836  Abstract
    Improving Receiver Sensitivity with External LNA
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    64kB
    Application Note 1830 
    How to Tune and Antenna Match the MAX1470 Circuit
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    36kB
    Application Note 1776  Abstract
    MAX1470 Superheterodyne Receiver FAQ
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    30kB
    Application Note 1774  Abstract
    Remote Keyless Entry Systems Overview
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    33kB
    Application Note 1773  Abstract
    Designing Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) Systems
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    27kB
    Application Note 1772  Abstract
    Where to Go for Regulations Concerning Short-Range Devices (SRD)
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    54kB
    Application Note 1759  Abstract
    LNA Tuned for the 433.05MHz to 434.79MHz European ISM Band
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    116kB
    Application Note 1005  Abstract
    Ultra-Low Cost +30dBm PA for GSM and 900MHz-ISM Applications
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    48kB
    Application Note 1017  Abstract
    How to Choose a Quartz Crystal Oscillator for the MAX1470 Superheterodyne Receiver

    802.11a/b/g Wireless LAN

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    303.1kB
    Tutorial 5594  Abstract
    System Noise-Figure Analysis for Modern Radio Receivers
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    234.9kB
    Application Note 5519  Abstract
    Navigate the AFE and Data-Converter Maze in Mobile Wireless Terminals
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    247.7kB
    Tutorial 5429  Abstract
    The IP3 Specification - Demystified
    View   In New Window   Tutorial 4651  Abstract
    Web Seminar: Wireless Technology Tutorial
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    136kB
    Reference Schematic 4276  Abstract
    WLAN Reference Design with the MAX2830
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    104kB
    Reference Schematic 4156  Abstract
    Reference Design for an 802.11b/g RF Front-End Module Using the MAX2830
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    102kB
    Application Note 4010  Abstract
    MAX2831 Power Amplifier (PA) Output Power and Bias-Current Optimization
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    33kB
    Application Note 3909  Abstract
    MAX2470/MAX2471 Couple MIMO Transceiver Reference Clocks
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    159kB
    Tutorial 3630  Abstract
    Power Supply and Ground Design for a WiFi Transceiver
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    63kB
    Application Note 2874  Abstract
    2.5GHz LNA with Gain Step for 802.11b/g and Bluetooth Applications
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    57kB
    Application Note 1996  Abstract
    MAX2247 Power Amplifier for 802.11g WLAN
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    57kB
    Application Note 1756  Abstract
    Designing with the MAX2648 5GHz LNA for High-Frequency Stability
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    243kB
    Application Note 1990  Abstract
    The MAX2242 Power Amplifier: Crucial Application Issues

    868/900MHz ISM

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    247.7kB
    Tutorial 5429  Abstract
    The IP3 Specification - Demystified
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    624.8kB
    Application Note 5417  Abstract
    How to Optimize an ISM Radio Frequency (RF) System
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    250.2kB
    Tutorial 5265  Abstract
    Design a Crystal Oscillator to Match Your Application
    View   In New Window PDF
    396.9kB
    Tutorial 5422  Abstract
    Crystal Calculations for ISM-RF Products
    View   In New Window PDF
    477kB
    Tutorial 5428  Abstract
    Squelch in ISM-RF Receivers
    View   In New Window PDF
    971.6kB
    Reference Schematic 5404  Abstract
    LFRD003: Water Meter Automatic Meter Reading (AMR) Reference Design
    View   In New Window PDF
    1.9MB
    Tutorial 5300  Abstract
    RF Basics
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    669.6kB
    Application Note 5142  Abstract
    Radio Link-Budget Calculations for ISM-RF Products
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    640kB
    Application Note 4929  Abstract
    Adapting Low-Band ISM Transmitters for High-Band Operation
    View   In New Window   Tutorial 4651  Abstract
    Web Seminar: Wireless Technology Tutorial
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    119kB
    Application Note 4013  Abstract
    MAX2205—Detecting High Peak-to-Average Ratio Signals
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    101kB
    Tutorial 3822  Abstract
    Phase-Noise Profiles Aid System Testing
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    40kB
    Application Note 3633  Abstract
    Tuning the MAX2607 EV Kit for High Differential Voltage
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    43kB
    Application Note 2870  Abstract
    MAX2605/MAX2606/MAX2608/MAX2609 VCO Phase Noise Measurements
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    24kB
    Application Note 2873  Abstract
    Combine the MAX2902 with an External Frequency Synthesizer
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    41kB
    Application Note 2815  Abstract
    Calculating the Sensitivity of an ASK Receiver
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    156.6kB
    Application Note 1954  Abstract
    Designing Output-Matching Networks for the MAX1472 ASK Transmitter
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    39kB
    Application Note 1836  Abstract
    Improving Receiver Sensitivity with External LNA
    View   In New Window PDF
    64kB
    Application Note 1830 
    How to Tune and Antenna Match the MAX1470 Circuit
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    36kB
    Application Note 1776  Abstract
    MAX1470 Superheterodyne Receiver FAQ
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    33kB
    Application Note 1773  Abstract
    Designing Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) Systems
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    30kB
    Application Note 1774  Abstract
    Remote Keyless Entry Systems Overview
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    27kB
    Application Note 1772  Abstract
    Where to Go for Regulations Concerning Short-Range Devices (SRD)
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    54kB
    Application Note 1759  Abstract
    LNA Tuned for the 433.05MHz to 434.79MHz European ISM Band
    View   In New Window PDF
    116kB
    Application Note 1005  Abstract
    Ultra-Low Cost +30dBm PA for GSM and 900MHz-ISM Applications
    View   In New Window PDF
    48kB
    Application Note 1017  Abstract
    How to Choose a Quartz Crystal Oscillator for the MAX1470 Superheterodyne Receiver
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    132kB
    Application Note 635  Abstract
    QuickChip Design Example 1 - A Silicon Bipolar Broadband PLL Building Block Integrated Circuit
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    148kB
    Application Note 644  Abstract
    QuickChip Design Example 2
    Low Power Silicon BJT LNA for 1.9GHz

    Basestations (Also see: Basestations/Wireless Infrastructure Appnotes)

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    193.3kB
    Application Note 5446  Abstract
    Direct-Sampling DACs in Theory and Application
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    303.1kB
    Tutorial 5594  Abstract
    System Noise-Figure Analysis for Modern Radio Receivers
    View   In New Window PDF
    247.7kB
    Tutorial 5429  Abstract
    The IP3 Specification - Demystified
    View   In New Window PDF
    575.6kB
    Tutorial 5542  Abstract
    Modeling and Simulation of RF and Microwave Systems
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    85.7kB
    Application Note 5315  Abstract
    Determining the Half-IF Spurious Requirement for an LTE Receiver and Choosing the Appropriate RF Mixer
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    164kB
    Application Note 3853  Abstract
    Equalizing Techniques Flatten DAC Frequency Response
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    311.9kB
    Application Note 5317  Abstract
    Implementing a Direct RF Transmitter for Wireless Communications
    View   In New Window PDF
    354.9kB
    Application Note 5331  Abstract
    Employing a Single-Chip Transceiver in Femtocell Base-Station Applications
    View   In New Window PDF
    201.8kB
    Reference Schematic 5364  Abstract
    Femtocell Radio Reference Designs Using the MAX2550–MAX2553 Transceivers
    View   In New Window PDF
    355.2kB
    Application Note 4652  Abstract
    Simplify AISG Control Systems by Integrating the Hardware Discrete Transceiver
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    1.5MB
    Reference Schematic 5044  Abstract
    Low-EMI, Active-Clamped Forward, Class 4 Powered Device (PD) Provides High-Efficiency Solution for PoE Applications
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    628kB
    Reference Schematic 5043  Abstract
    Active-Clamped Forward, Dual-Output PD Provides High-Performance Solution for PoE Applications
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    118kB
    Application Note 4647  Abstract
    Selecting High-Linearity Mixers for Wireless Base Stations
    View   In New Window   Tutorial 4651  Abstract
    Web Seminar: Wireless Technology Tutorial
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    165kB
    Application Note 4611  Abstract
    Tuning the MAX2009/MAX2010 RF Predistorters for Optimal Performance
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    33kB
    Application Note 3909  Abstract
    MAX2470/MAX2471 Couple MIMO Transceiver Reference Clocks
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    101kB
    Tutorial 3822  Abstract
    Phase-Noise Profiles Aid System Testing
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    39kB
    Application Note 3617  Abstract
    Using the DS4303 to Bias LDMOS RF Power Amps
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    109kB
    Application Note 3559  Abstract
    High-Performance RF Modulator Enables Multi-Carrier Communications Transmitters
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    74kB
    Application Note 3062  Abstract
    Dynamic Performance Requirements for High-Performance ADCs and RF Components in Digital Receiver Applications
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    21kB
    Application Note 3090  Abstract
    Range/Resolution Considerations with External Resistors Using the DS1870
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    74kB
    Tutorial 2875  Abstract
    Three Methods of Noise Figure Measurement
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    45kB
    Application Note 2371  Abstract
    Consider Overall Cascaded Performance When Comparing Integrated RF Frequency Mixers to Passive Mixer Solutions
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    91kB
    Application Note 2021  Abstract
    Specifications and Measurement of Local Oscillator Noise in Integrated Circuit Base Station Mixers
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    51kB
    Application Note 1838  Abstract
    Mixer 2x2 Spurious Response and IP2 Relationship
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    131kB
    Application Note 1917  Abstract
    Simplifying Tomorrow's LO Drive Designs with the MAX9987-90 Family of LO Buffers/Splitters
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    85kB
    Application Note 1829  Abstract
    The MAX2265 Is Ideal for EDGE Base-Station Pre-Driver Applications
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    71kB
    Application Note 697  Abstract
    Silicon Germanium (SiGe) Technology Enhances Radio Front-End Performance
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    49kB
    Application Note 1140  Abstract
    Receiver Sensitivity Equation for Spread Spectrum Systems
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    87kB
    Application Note 1130  Abstract
    Phase-Lock Loop Applications Using the MAX9382
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    101kB
    Tutorial 686  Abstract
    QPSK Modulation Demystified
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    49kB
    Application Note 275  Abstract
    MAX2266 Power Amplifier for the CDMA Cellular Band with PIN Diode Switch

    Broadband Wireless Access

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    193.3kB
    Application Note 5446  Abstract
    Direct-Sampling DACs in Theory and Application
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    234.9kB
    Application Note 5519  Abstract
    Navigate the AFE and Data-Converter Maze in Mobile Wireless Terminals
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    247.7kB
    Tutorial 5429  Abstract
    The IP3 Specification - Demystified
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    311.9kB
    Application Note 5317  Abstract
    Implementing a Direct RF Transmitter for Wireless Communications
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    628kB
    Reference Schematic 5043  Abstract
    Active-Clamped Forward, Dual-Output PD Provides High-Performance Solution for PoE Applications
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    149kB
    Application Note 4852  Abstract
    Designing an AM/FM Active Antenna LNA Solution with the MAX2180 LNA
    View   In New Window   Tutorial 4651  Abstract
    Web Seminar: Wireless Technology Tutorial
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    33kB
    Application Note 3909  Abstract
    MAX2470/MAX2471 Couple MIMO Transceiver Reference Clocks
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    101kB
    Tutorial 3822  Abstract
    Phase-Noise Profiles Aid System Testing
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    64kB
    Application Note 3042  Abstract
    LNA for MMDS Band (2.65GHz) Features Gain Step
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    96kB
    Application Note 3039  Abstract
    MAX2388 Front-End IC for WCS Application at 2.3GHz RF and 220MHz IF
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    43kB
    Application Note 2870  Abstract
    MAX2605/MAX2606/MAX2608/MAX2609 VCO Phase Noise Measurements
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    52kB
    Application Note 1894  Abstract
    Performance of the MAX2363 Transmitter IC at 2.3GHz with 16-QAM
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    34kB
    Application Note 440 
    REP004: LNA for 2.35GHz Mobile Data Receiver
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    57kB
    Application Note 1756  Abstract
    Designing with the MAX2648 5GHz LNA for High-Frequency Stability
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    90kB
    Application Note 806  Abstract
    RF ICs for 3.5GHz WLL Transceivers
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    132kB
    Application Note 635  Abstract
    QuickChip Design Example 1 - A Silicon Bipolar Broadband PLL Building Block Integrated Circuit
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    62kB
    Reference Schematic 451  Abstract
    REP023: 3.5GHz Upconverter from 350MHz Achieves 9dB Gain and 1.3dBm IIP3
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    69kB
    Application Note 282  Abstract
    MAX2721 Direct-Frequency Upconverter Minimizes Chip Count and Is Ideal for Wideband Application

    Cable Modems and CATV Systems

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    193.3kB
    Application Note 5446  Abstract
    Direct-Sampling DACs in Theory and Application
    View   In New Window   Tutorial 4651  Abstract
    Web Seminar: Wireless Technology Tutorial
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    85kB
    Application Note 4259  Abstract
    MAX2165 Single-Loop AGC Control Solution for the Chinese Terrestrial TV Standard GB20600
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    187kB
    Application Note 4258  Abstract
    Application considerations for the MAX3580 DVB-T tuner
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    119kB
    Application Note 3946  Abstract
    ATSC 8-VSB Blocker Measurement System
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    101kB
    Tutorial 3822  Abstract
    Phase-Noise Profiles Aid System Testing
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    71kB
    Application Note 3700  Abstract
    Front-end diplex filter for MAX3580
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    47kB
    Tutorial 3250  Abstract
    Characterizing the S-Parameters of 75Ω Circuits using 50Ω Lab Equipment
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    70kB
    Tutorial 2866  Abstract
    Converting S-Parameters from 50Ω to 75Ω Impedance
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    62kB
    Application Note 1998  Abstract
    75Ω High-Pass Filter controls UHF Ingress to Satellite DBS Tuner
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    103kB
    Application Note 1945  Abstract
    Performance of Maxim's Cable Upstream Amplifier Meets DOCSIS 2.0 Requirements
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    106kB
    Tutorial 808  Abstract
    CATV dBm, dBmV, and dBµV Conversions
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    167kB
    Tutorial 972  Abstract
    CATV Minimum Loss Pad for 75Ω Measurements
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    26kB
    Application Note 587  Abstract
    Block Diagram for MAX3510 Upstream CATV Amplifier Application

    Cellular Handsets

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    303.1kB
    Tutorial 5594  Abstract
    System Noise-Figure Analysis for Modern Radio Receivers
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    64.3kB
    Application Note 5123  Abstract
    VCO Enables a Hands-Free Car Kit for Cell Phones
    View   In New Window   Tutorial 4651  Abstract
    Web Seminar: Wireless Technology Tutorial
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    52kB
    Application Note 3850  Abstract
    MAX2160 ISDB-T Single-Segment Tuner
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    49kB
    Application Note 4044  Abstract
    Tuning the MAX2640 Low-Noise Amplifier (LNA) for a 470MHz to 770MHz ISDB-T Application
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    119kB
    Application Note 4013  Abstract
    MAX2205—Detecting High Peak-to-Average Ratio Signals
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    35kB
    Application Note 4014  Abstract
    Meeting T3R4 Requirements in TD-SCDMA Handsets Using the MAX2392
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    37kB
    Application Note 4021  Abstract
    MAX6956 Programming Guide
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    89kB
    Application Note 3961  Abstract
    TD-SCDMA RD V2.1 Design Meets Rx-Blocking Mask and Sensitivity Requirements
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    47kB
    Application Note 3908  Abstract
    MAX2170/MAX2171 DAB/T-DMB Digital Radio Tuner
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    53kB
    Application Note 3847  Abstract
    DVB-H Portable Terrestrial Tuner with the MAX2165
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    101kB
    Tutorial 3822  Abstract
    Phase-Noise Profiles Aid System Testing
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    93kB
    Tutorial 3813  Abstract
    Measuring Single-Tone Desensitization for CDMA Receivers
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    127kB
    Application Note 3611  Abstract
    Integrated DC Logarithmic Amplifiers
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    40kB
    Application Note 3633  Abstract
    Tuning the MAX2607 EV Kit for High Differential Voltage
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    50kB
    Application Note 3434  Abstract
    RF Power Reduction for CDMA/WCDMA Cellular Phones
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    154kB
    Application Note 3380  Abstract
    Effective IM2 Products Estimation for Two-Tone and W-CDMA Modulated Blockers in 3GPP Direct Conversion Receivers
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    180kB
    Application Note 3169  Abstract
    Low-Noise Amplifier (LNA) Matching Techniques for Optimizing Noise Figures
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    56kB
    Application Note 3041  Abstract
    LNA for WCDMA (UMTS) Features Gain Step
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    58kB
    Application Note 3040  Abstract
    MAX2395 Output Matching to a SAW Filter for Optimum Cascaded Gain Flatness
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    67kB
    Application Note 3175  Abstract
    Base-Station RF Power-Amplifier Biasing
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    86kB
    Application Note 3036  Abstract
    MAX2392 Meets TD-SCDMA UE Phase Noise Requirements
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    44kB
    Application Note 2865  Abstract
    Apply Three IF Filters with the MAX2308 IF Receiver IC in Tri-band Wireless Handsets
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    30kB
    Application Note 2869  Abstract
    Tune the MAX2530 LNA for 450MHz CDMA2000 Operation
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    88kB
    Application Note 2242  Abstract
    MAX2538 Uses GPS IF LC filter Optimized for 183.6MHz IF
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    69kB
    Application Note 2243  Abstract
    MAX2371 Makes a Terrific IF AGC Amplifier at 220MHz
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    60kB
    Application Note 2016  Abstract
    Optimize the FM Path of the MAX2538 Using a Passive LC Balun
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    144kB
    Application Note 2009  Abstract
    Performance of the MAX2395 PLL with 80kHz Comparison Frequency
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    721kB
    Application Note 1962  Abstract
    TD-SCDMA Reference Design V1.0
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    66kB
    Application Note 1915  Abstract
    Cellular CDMA Mixer Performance with the MAX2538 and KSS IF Filter
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    131kB
    Application Note 1917  Abstract
    Simplifying Tomorrow's LO Drive Designs with the MAX9987-90 Family of LO Buffers/Splitters
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    52kB
    Application Note 1894  Abstract
    Performance of the MAX2363 Transmitter IC at 2.3GHz with 16-QAM
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    105kB
    Application Note 1744  Abstract
    VCO Phase Noise Optimization for the MAX2309
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    83kB
    Application Note 1824  Abstract
    Phase Noise and TD-SCDMA UE Receiver
    View   In New Window   Application Note 1185  Abstract
    Designing with the MAX2538 Family of Single- and Multi-Band LNAs and Downconverters
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    46kB
    Application Note 335  Abstract
    Maxim Wireless/RF Power Amplifier Selector Guide
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    67kB
    Application Note 1013  Abstract
    The MAX2206/MAX2208 Power Detectors for CDMA Applications
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    82kB
    Application Note 289  Abstract
    Triple/Dual/Single Mode CDMA LNA/Mixers Receiver System Requirements
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    282kB
    Application Note 530  Abstract
    VCO Tank Design for the MAX2310
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    35kB
    Application Note 456  Abstract
    CDMA Power Amplifier (PA) for Cellular IS-95 Ultra-Low Cost Applications
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    116kB
    Application Note 1005  Abstract
    Ultra-Low Cost +30dBm PA for GSM and 900MHz-ISM Applications
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    51kB
    Application Note 486  Abstract
    MAX2388 at 190MHz IF for WCDMA
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    119kB
    Application Note 272  Abstract
    IF Tank Design for the MAX2360
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    144kB
    Application Note 1123  Abstract
    The MAX2361 for (1750MHz) Korean Band PCS-CDMA Transmitter Application
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    38kB
    Application Note 1107  Abstract
    Optimize the MAX2309 PLL Divider Values in Dual-Mode Cellular Phones
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    48kB
    Reference Schematic 446  Abstract
    REP015: Dual-Path CDMA PA Tuned for High Linearity
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    43kB
    Reference Schematic 1088  Abstract
    REP014: CDMA PA provides -45dBc ACPR at +28.5dBm
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    137kB
    Application Note 918  Abstract
    CDMA Reverse-Link Waveform Generator FPGA for Production Transmit Path Tests
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    34kB
    Reference Schematic 445  Abstract
    REP010: Dual-band IS-136 FE IC at 183MHz IF
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    41kB
    Application Note 1211  Abstract
    WCDMA Superheterodyne Reference Design: V1.0 RF Transceiver Description
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    29kB
    Application Note 797  Abstract
    MAX2338 LNAs and Downconverters Optimized for GSM Front-End (REP027)
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    148kB
    Application Note 644  Abstract
    QuickChip Design Example 2
    Low Power Silicon BJT LNA for 1.9GHz
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    42kB
    Reference Schematic 464  Abstract
    REP012: Cellular LNA Achieves +20dBm IIP3 in Low-Gain High-Linearity Mode
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    39kB
    Reference Schematic 463  Abstract
    REP019: Tuned Dual-Band Front-End CDMA IC with Single 110MHz IF
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    35kB
    Reference Schematic 454  Abstract
    REP003: Cellular Front-End IC in Automobile Application
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    40kB
    Reference Schematic 444  Abstract
    REP007: Cellular Front-End IC Drives IFR3100 IF Demodulator
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    40kB
    Reference Schematic 442  Abstract
    REP002: Dual-Band IS-136 TDMA RF Front-End Needs no Special Components
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    31kB
    Reference Schematic 447  Abstract
    REP016: Dual-Band Front End for Japanese Cellular CDMA at 110MHz IF
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    38kB
    Reference Schematic 458  Abstract
    REP021: Front end for 2.5GHz GlobalStar +IS-95
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    37kB
    Reference Schematic 453  Abstract
    REP005: Tuned Front End for Dual-Band CDMA for Use with Low-Cost 85MHz IF SAWs
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    38kB
    Reference Schematic 443  Abstract
    REP008: Dual-Band Front-End IC Tuned for CDMA, PCS, and AMPS at a Common 85MHz Low IF
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    37kB
    Reference Schematic 441  Abstract
    REP001: AMPS FM Mixer Trades Off IIP3 for Gain
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    36kB
    Application Note 455  Abstract
    REP009: Cellular Power Amplifier Tuned for IS-136 TDMA
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    33kB
    Reference Schematic 457  Abstract
    REP018: Dual-Band Dual-Mode Front-End IC with Common 183.6MHz IF
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    35kB
    Reference Schematic 459  Abstract
    REP020: Dual-Band Dual-Mode FE IC with Common 210MHz IF
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    39kB
    Application Note 449  Abstract
    REP006: Linear RF Power Amplifier Matched for High Efficiency at Low Power
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    38kB
    Reference Schematic 448  Abstract
    REP017: Dual-Band Triple-Mode IC Uses 183MHz for both CDMA and AMPS IFs
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    49kB
    Application Note 275  Abstract
    MAX2266 Power Amplifier for the CDMA Cellular Band with PIN Diode Switch
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    58kB
    Application Note 276  Abstract
    The MAX2269 Power Amplifier for the Japanese CDMA Cellular Band with the PIN Diode Switch
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    112kB
    Application Note 277  Abstract
    The MAX2322 Used in WCDMA Applications
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    24kB
    Application Note 266  Abstract
    Split IF Application for Dual-Band Single-Mixer ICs

    Cordless Phones

    View   In New Window   Tutorial 4651  Abstract
    Web Seminar: Wireless Technology Tutorial
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    101kB
    Tutorial 3822  Abstract
    Phase-Noise Profiles Aid System Testing
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    40kB
    Application Note 3633  Abstract
    Tuning the MAX2607 EV Kit for High Differential Voltage
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    198kB
    Application Note 3240  Abstract
    PHS Power Amplifier Delivers +22dBm at -62/-75dBc ACPR
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    71kB
    Application Note 3249  Abstract
    1.9GHz DECT Power Amplifier Delivers +27dBm from 3.6V at 41% PAE
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    72kB
    Application Note 1997  Abstract
    500mW PHS Transmitter Meets Transient Spectrum Requirements with Edge Control
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    104kB
    Application Note 1008  Abstract
    Optimize the MAX2242 PA for 2.4GHz DECT Cordless Phone Applications
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    162kB
    Application Note 584  Abstract
    +23dBm PA and PA Predriver with 37% Efficiency for 2.4GHz FHSS WLAN Applications
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    148kB
    Application Note 644  Abstract
    QuickChip Design Example 2
    Low Power Silicon BJT LNA for 1.9GHz

    GPS Solutions

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    303.1kB
    Tutorial 5594  Abstract
    System Noise-Figure Analysis for Modern Radio Receivers
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    247.7kB
    Tutorial 5429  Abstract
    The IP3 Specification - Demystified
    View   In New Window   Tutorial 4651  Abstract
    Web Seminar: Wireless Technology Tutorial
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    116kB
    Reference Schematic 4279  Abstract
    MAX2769 GPS Reference Design
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    23kB
    Application Note 4286  Abstract
    Providing Additional Low-Frequency Rejection with the MAX2659 GSP Low-Noise Amplifier (LNA)
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    154kB
    Reference Schematic 4275  Abstract
    GPS USB Reference Design with the MAX2769
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    25kB
    Application Note 4264  Abstract
    Increasing the IP3 of the MAX2659 Low-Noise Amplifier (LNA)
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    78kB
    Application Note 4237  Abstract
    Universal GPS Receiver Lets You Use a Laptop PC for Soft Baseband Processing
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    177.4kB
    Application Note 4009  Abstract
    RF Front-End IC Simplifies Software GPS Receiver
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    28kB
    Application Note 3952  Abstract
    Designing a Low-Cost, Low-Component-Count GPS Receiver
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    101kB
    Tutorial 3822  Abstract
    Phase-Noise Profiles Aid System Testing
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    40kB
    Application Note 3633  Abstract
    Tuning the MAX2607 EV Kit for High Differential Voltage
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    106kB
    Application Note 3447  Abstract
    Complete Stand-Alone GPS Receiver Solution with MAX2742
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    180kB
    Application Note 3169  Abstract
    Low-Noise Amplifier (LNA) Matching Techniques for Optimizing Noise Figures
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    246kB
    Application Note 3248  Abstract
    MAX2653 LNA with Gain-Step, Retuned for GPS Applications
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    44kB
    Application Note 2865  Abstract
    Apply Three IF Filters with the MAX2308 IF Receiver IC in Tri-band Wireless Handsets
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    88kB
    Application Note 2242  Abstract
    MAX2538 Uses GPS IF LC filter Optimized for 183.6MHz IF
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    39kB
    Application Note 1790  Abstract
    GPS Vehicle Tracker
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    127kB
    Application Note 1749  Abstract
    MAX2655 GPS LNA Stability Measurements
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    30kB
    Application Note 890  Abstract
    Silicon Germanium (SiGe) Downconverter Tuned for GPS Receivers
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    37kB
    Application Note 957  Abstract
    The MAX2681 SiGe Downconverter Mixer Tuned for GPS Front Ends
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    32kB
    Application Note 1985  Abstract
    LNA Optimized for GPS (REP024)
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    85.4kB
    Application Note 602  Abstract
    RF IC Building Block Solutions for GPS
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    143kB
    Application Note 640  Abstract
    A Single Chip Silicon Bipolar Receiver for GPS/GLONASS Applications

    Other Applications/Selector Guides/Software/Tutorials

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    124.4kB
    Application Note 5663  Abstract
    Passives Aren’t Really So Passive: Part 1, Capacitors
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    303.1kB
    Tutorial 5594  Abstract
    System Noise-Figure Analysis for Modern Radio Receivers
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    247.7kB
    Tutorial 5429  Abstract
    The IP3 Specification - Demystified
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    316.1kB
    Application Note 5339  Abstract
    Designing a Digital Satellite Equipment Control (DiSEqC)-Compatible Phantom Antenna Power-Supply System
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    250.2kB
    Tutorial 5265  Abstract
    Design a Crystal Oscillator to Match Your Application
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    1.9MB
    Tutorial 5300  Abstract
    RF Basics
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    640kB
    Application Note 4929  Abstract
    Adapting Low-Band ISM Transmitters for High-Band Operation
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    118kB
    Application Note 4647  Abstract
    Selecting High-Linearity Mixers for Wireless Base Stations
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    175.2kB
    Application Note 1891  Abstract
    Wafer-Level Packaging (WLP) and its Applications
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    37kB
    Application Note 4021  Abstract
    MAX6956 Programming Guide
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    133kB
    Application Note 3962  Abstract
    Microcoaxial "Pigtails" for RF Measurements to and Beyond 5GHz
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    101kB
    Tutorial 3822  Abstract
    Phase-Noise Profiles Aid System Testing
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    93kB
    Tutorial 3813  Abstract
    Measuring Single-Tone Desensitization for CDMA Receivers
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    95kB
    Application Note 3587  Abstract
    FCC and ETSI Requirements for Short-Range UHF ASK-Modulated Transmitters
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    50kB
    Application Note 3699  Abstract
    Ultra-Low-Cost, Medium Impedance RF Probe Is Rugged and Wideband
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    127kB
    Application Note 3611  Abstract
    Integrated DC Logarithmic Amplifiers
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    80kB
    Application Note 3397  Abstract
    Clarification of DS1804 Ordering Information and Package Marking
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    47kB
    Tutorial 3250  Abstract
    Characterizing the S-Parameters of 75Ω Circuits using 50Ω Lab Equipment
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    43kB
    Application Note 2771  Abstract
    High-Speed ADC Sets Input Common-Mode Range
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    70kB
    Tutorial 2866  Abstract
    Converting S-Parameters from 50Ω to 75Ω Impedance
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    43kB
    Application Note 2870  Abstract
    MAX2605/MAX2606/MAX2608/MAX2609 VCO Phase Noise Measurements
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    74kB
    Tutorial 2875  Abstract
    Three Methods of Noise Figure Measurement
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    69kB
    Tutorial 2041  Abstract
    Understand Wireless Data Sheet Specifications - Part 1
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    102kB
    Application Note 1995  Abstract
    Using Spread Spectrum Oscillators to Reduce Radiated Emissions in Consumer Products
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    63kB
    Application Note 1964  Abstract
    DS1851 Varactor Temperature Compensation
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    72kB
    Application Note 1997  Abstract
    500mW PHS Transmitter Meets Transient Spectrum Requirements with Edge Control
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    45kB
    Tutorial 2019  Abstract
    Buffer Amplifiers Solve VCO Problems
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    112kB
    Application Note 1946  Abstract
    A MAX4454-Based I/Q Generator Tests RF Quadrature Modulators
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    44kB
    Application Note 1913  Abstract
    Improve Device S-Parameter Measurement with Fixture Design and Calibration
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    209.1kB
    Tutorial 1890  Abstract
    An Introduction to Spread-Spectrum Communications
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    259.9kB
    Application Note 1851  Abstract
    Low-Noise Amplifier Stability Concept to Practical Considerations, Part 2
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    467.5kB
    Application Note 1852  Abstract
    Low-Noise Amplifier Stability Concept to Practical Considerations, Part 3
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    115kB
    Application Note 1849  Abstract
    Low-Noise Amplifier Stability Concept to Practical Considerations, Part 1
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    85kB
    Application Note 1829  Abstract
    The MAX2265 Is Ideal for EDGE Base-Station Pre-Driver Applications
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    84.9kB
    Application Note 1835  Abstract
    REP039: The MAX2510 IF Transceiver with the MAX5183 DAC
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    100kB
    Tutorial 1768  Abstract
    Tracking Advances in VCO Technology
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    46kB
    Application Note 335  Abstract
    Maxim Wireless/RF Power Amplifier Selector Guide
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    133kB
    Application Note 1106  Abstract
    Frequency Planning and Evaluating Tool
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    56kB
    Application Note 1737  Abstract
    MAX2510 I/Q Modulator Performance In The Presence of DC Offset Voltages
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    71kB
    Application Note 697  Abstract
    Silicon Germanium (SiGe) Technology Enhances Radio Front-End Performance
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    65kB
    Application Note 688  Abstract
    Trimless IF VCO: Part 2: New ICs Simplify Implementation
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    84kB
    Application Note 2032  Abstract
    Trimless IF VCO: Part 1: Design Considerations
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    99kB
    Application Note 698  Abstract
    Silicon-Bipolar IC Facilitates VCO Design
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    430.7kB
    Tutorial 742  Abstract
    Impedance Matching and the Smith Chart: The Fundamentals
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    49kB
    Application Note 1140  Abstract
    Receiver Sensitivity Equation for Spread Spectrum Systems
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    87kB
    Application Note 1130  Abstract
    Phase-Lock Loop Applications Using the MAX9382
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    101kB
    Tutorial 686  Abstract
    QPSK Modulation Demystified
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    137kB
    Application Note 918  Abstract
    CDMA Reverse-Link Waveform Generator FPGA for Production Transmit Path Tests
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    67kB
    Application Note 915  Abstract
    Measuring Differential Impedances with a Two-Port Network Analyzer
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    97kB
    Tutorial 749  Abstract
    Use Selectivity to Improve Receiver Intercept Point

    Remote Keyless Entry/400MHz-ISM

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    565.8kB
    Reference Schematic 5366  Abstract
    LFRD001: MAX1472/MAX1473/MAXQ610 Remote Keyless Entry Reference Design
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    624.8kB
    Application Note 5417  Abstract
    How to Optimize an ISM Radio Frequency (RF) System
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    396.9kB
    Tutorial 5422  Abstract
    Crystal Calculations for ISM-RF Products
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    477kB
    Tutorial 5428  Abstract
    Squelch in ISM-RF Receivers
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    402.5kB
    Tutorial 5426  Abstract
    Baseband Calculations for ISM-RF Receivers
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    395kB
    Reference Schematic 5406  Abstract
    LFRD004: 2-Way Remote Control Reference Design
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    585.1kB
    Reference Schematic 5390  Abstract
    LFRD014: Tube Motor Receiver Reference Design
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    103.7kB
    Reference Schematic 5150  Abstract
    Simple Wireless Temperature Monitor Also Has Data-Logging Capabilities
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    971.6kB
    Reference Schematic 5404  Abstract
    LFRD003: Water Meter Automatic Meter Reading (AMR) Reference Design
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    942.6kB
    Reference Schematic 5391  Abstract
    LFRD002: Wireless Automatic Meter Reading Reference Design
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    Tutorial 5300  Abstract
    RF Basics
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    130kB
    Application Note 5291  Abstract
    ASK Transmitter/Receiver Pair Serves as an Automotive Antitheft Alert System
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    691.1kB
    Application Note 5281  Abstract
    Flexible Configuration of the MAX7060 ASK/FSK ISM-RF Transmitter
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    762.2kB
    Application Note 5023  Abstract
    ISM Transmitter Has Constant Transmitter Power for Varying Supply Voltage
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    669.6kB
    Application Note 5142  Abstract
    Radio Link-Budget Calculations for ISM-RF Products
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    640kB
    Application Note 4929  Abstract
    Adapting Low-Band ISM Transmitters for High-Band Operation
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    207kB
    Tutorial 4636  Abstract
    Avoid PC-Layout "Gotchas" in ISM-RF Products
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    Web Seminar: Wireless Technology Tutorial
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    101kB
    Tutorial 3822  Abstract
    Phase-Noise Profiles Aid System Testing
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    95kB
    Application Note 3587  Abstract
    FCC and ETSI Requirements for Short-Range UHF ASK-Modulated Transmitters
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    129kB
    Application Note 3671  Abstract
    Data Slicing Techniques for UHF ASK Receivers
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    252kB
    Application Note 3571  Abstract
    S-Parameter Measurements and Stability Analysis for the MAX2640 LNA
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    172.6kB
    Application Note 3589  Abstract
    Power Amplifier Theory for High-Efficiency Low-Cost ISM-Band Transmitters
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    80kB
    Application Note 3395  Abstract
    Requirements of Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) Systems
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    95kB
    Application Note 3401  Abstract
    Matching Maxim's 300MHz to 450MHz Transmitters to Small Loop Antennas
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    43kB
    Application Note 2870  Abstract
    MAX2605/MAX2606/MAX2608/MAX2609 VCO Phase Noise Measurements
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    41kB
    Application Note 2815  Abstract
    Calculating the Sensitivity of an ASK Receiver
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    47kB
    Tutorial 1955  Abstract
    Fast Start-Up Oscillator (FOX) Boosts Superhet Performance
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    30kB
    Application Note 1774  Abstract
    Remote Keyless Entry Systems Overview
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    33kB
    Application Note 1773  Abstract
    Designing Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) Systems
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    27kB
    Application Note 1772  Abstract
    Where to Go for Regulations Concerning Short-Range Devices (SRD)
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    48kB
    Application Note 1017  Abstract
    How to Choose a Quartz Crystal Oscillator for the MAX1470 Superheterodyne Receiver
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    57kB
    Application Note 1018  Abstract
    How to Modify an Existing Design from a TDA5200 or TDA5201 to a MAX1470 Superheterodyne Receiver
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    35kB
    Application Note 620  Abstract
    REP025: Custom-Tuned LNA at 345MHz for Wireless Security System

    Satellite TV and Radio

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    Web Seminar: Wireless Technology Tutorial
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    114kB
    Application Note 4451  Abstract
    MAX2170 S11 Data for VHF and L-Band Input
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    129kB
    Reference Schematic 4278  Abstract
    DVB-T Receiver Reference Design with the MAX3580
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    540kB
    Application Note 4256  Abstract
    Extended Characterization for the MAX2112/MAX2120 Satellite Tuners
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    52kB
    Application Note 3850  Abstract
    MAX2160 ISDB-T Single-Segment Tuner
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    232kB
    Reference Schematic 4172  Abstract
    MAX2160 ISDB-T Reference Design
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    49kB
    Application Note 4044  Abstract
    Tuning the MAX2640 Low-Noise Amplifier (LNA) for a 470MHz to 770MHz ISDB-T Application
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    119kB
    Application Note 3946  Abstract
    ATSC 8-VSB Blocker Measurement System
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    47kB
    Application Note 3908  Abstract
    MAX2170/MAX2171 DAB/T-DMB Digital Radio Tuner
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    67kB
    Application Note 3851  Abstract
    SDARS MAX2140 XM Radio Tuner Solution
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    53kB
    Application Note 3847  Abstract
    DVB-H Portable Terrestrial Tuner with the MAX2165
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    61kB
    Application Note 3830  Abstract
    MAX2141 XTAL Port Interface Recommendations
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    101kB
    Tutorial 3822  Abstract
    Phase-Noise Profiles Aid System Testing
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    47kB
    Application Note 3704  Abstract
    Designing to Protect MAX2140's Internal ESD Diode During Nonstandard Operation *
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    82kB
    Application Note 3543  Abstract
    P(1dB) Characterization for the MAX2116 Satellite Tuner
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    47kB
    Tutorial 3250  Abstract
    Characterizing the S-Parameters of 75Ω Circuits using 50Ω Lab Equipment
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    47kB
    Application Note 3037  Abstract
    Preventing Parasitic Mode Oscillation in MAX2104 Circuits
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    92kB
    Application Note 2240  Abstract
    Extended Noise Figure Data for the MAX2118 Satellite Tuner
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    62kB
    Application Note 1998  Abstract
    75Ω High-Pass Filter controls UHF Ingress to Satellite DBS Tuner
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    103kB
    Application Note 1945  Abstract
    Performance of Maxim's Cable Upstream Amplifier Meets DOCSIS 2.0 Requirements
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    76kB
    Application Note 1826  Abstract
    Satellite Radio Receiver 1st Mixer: MAX2682 Tuned for 2642.5MHz
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    106kB
    Tutorial 808  Abstract
    CATV dBm, dBmV, and dBµV Conversions
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    37kB
    Application Note 957  Abstract
    The MAX2681 SiGe Downconverter Mixer Tuned for GPS Front Ends
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    132kB
    Application Note 635  Abstract
    QuickChip Design Example 1 - A Silicon Bipolar Broadband PLL Building Block Integrated Circuit
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    29kB
    Application Note 585  Abstract
    Block Diagram for a Radio Design Solution for a Satellite ISP Application
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    38kB
    Reference Schematic 458  Abstract
    REP021: Front end for 2.5GHz GlobalStar +IS-95
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    31kB
    Application Note 1808  Abstract
    Adjustable LNB Power Supply Is DiSEqC Compatible


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