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Application Notes


  • Over 2000 application notes and technical articles written by engineers, for engineers.
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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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    96.3kB
    Tutorial 5499 
    Spectrum Inversion in NCDMA to Ensure Compliance with 3GPP2
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    124.4kB
    Application Note 5663 
    Passives Aren’t Really So Passive: Part 1, Capacitors
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    193.3kB
    Application Note 5446 
    Direct-Sampling DACs in Theory and Application
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    303.1kB
    Tutorial 5594 
    System Noise-Figure Analysis for Modern Radio Receivers
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    234.9kB
    Application Note 5519 
    Navigate the AFE and Data-Converter Maze in Mobile Wireless Terminals
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    64.3kB
    Application Note 5123 
    VCO Enables a Hands-Free Car Kit for Cell Phones
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    247.7kB
    Tutorial 5429 
    The IP3 Specification - Demystified
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    160.7kB
    Tutorial 5436 
    Getting Started with a Radio Design
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    575.6kB
    Tutorial 5542 
    Modeling and Simulation of RF and Microwave Systems
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    316.1kB
    Application Note 5339 
    Designing a Digital Satellite Equipment Control (DiSEqC)-Compatible Phantom Antenna Power-Supply System
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    102.1kB
    Tutorial 5432 
    Measure a Voltage Standing Wave Ratio (VSWR) to Quantify Transmission Line Imperfections
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    Register Programming Guide and Loop Filter Considerations for the MAX2870
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    565.8kB
    Reference Schematic 5366 
    LFRD001: MAX1472/MAX1473/MAXQ610 Remote Keyless Entry Reference Design
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    624.8kB
    Application Note 5417 
    How to Optimize an ISM Radio Frequency (RF) System
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    250.2kB
    Tutorial 5265 
    Design a Crystal Oscillator to Match Your Application
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    85.7kB
    Application Note 5315 
    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 
    Heart-Rate/Fitness Monitors Go Wireless
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    164kB
    Application Note 3853 
    Equalizing Techniques Flatten DAC Frequency Response
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    396.9kB
    Tutorial 5422 
    Crystal Calculations for ISM-RF Products
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    477kB
    Tutorial 5428 
    Squelch in ISM-RF Receivers
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    402.5kB
    Tutorial 5426 
    Baseband Calculations for ISM-RF Receivers
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    395kB
    Reference Schematic 5406 
    LFRD004: 2-Way Remote Control Reference Design
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    585.1kB
    Reference Schematic 5390 
    LFRD014: Tube Motor Receiver Reference Design
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    311.9kB
    Application Note 5317 
    Implementing a Direct RF Transmitter for Wireless Communications
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    103.7kB
    Reference Schematic 5150 
    Simple Wireless Temperature Monitor Also Has Data-Logging Capabilities
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    971.6kB
    Reference Schematic 5404 
    LFRD003: Water Meter Automatic Meter Reading (AMR) Reference Design
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    942.6kB
    Reference Schematic 5391 
    LFRD002: Wireless Automatic Meter Reading Reference Design
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    1.9MB
    Tutorial 5300 
    RF Basics
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    354.9kB
    Application Note 5331 
    Employing a Single-Chip Transceiver in Femtocell Base-Station Applications
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    201.8kB
    Reference Schematic 5364 
    Femtocell Radio Reference Designs Using the MAX2550–MAX2553 Transceivers
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    355.2kB
    Application Note 4652 
    Simplify AISG Control Systems by Integrating the Hardware Discrete Transceiver
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    130kB
    Application Note 5291 
    ASK Transmitter/Receiver Pair Serves as an Automotive Antitheft Alert System
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    691.1kB
    Application Note 5281 
    Flexible Configuration of the MAX7060 ASK/FSK ISM-RF Transmitter
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    762.2kB
    Application Note 5023 
    ISM Transmitter Has Constant Transmitter Power for Varying Supply Voltage
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    669.6kB
    Application Note 5142 
    Radio Link-Budget Calculations for ISM-RF Products
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    235kB
    Tutorial 5100 
    General Layout Guidelines for RF and Mixed-Signal PCBs
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    640kB
    Application Note 4929 
    Adapting Low-Band ISM Transmitters for High-Band Operation
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    65kB
    Application Note 5099 
    Alarm Sounds When RF Transmitter is Out of Range
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    43kB
    Application Note 5085 
    Circuit Detects and Locates Hidden RF Bugs
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    102.3kB
    Tutorial 4687 
    LEDs Allow New Remote-Controlled Lighting Applications
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    1.5MB
    Reference Schematic 5044 
    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 
    Active-Clamped Forward, Dual-Output PD Provides High-Performance Solution for PoE Applications
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    207kB
    Tutorial 4636 
    Avoid PC-Layout "Gotchas" in ISM-RF Products
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    48kB
    Application Note 4784 
    Secure Access Control Through Challenge and Response Authentication
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    133.7kB
    Application Note 4605 
    Avoid Design Misinterpretations that Put System Operation in Jeopardy
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    89kB
    Tutorial 4686 
    Important Design Considerations for Heart-Rate and Fitness Monitors
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    103kB
    Application Note 4439 
    I'm OOK. You're OOK?
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    Interfacing the MAX5881 Direct RF Synthesis DAC to FPGAs
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    317kB
    Tutorial 4300 
    Calculating the Error Budget in Precision Digital-to-Analog Converter (DAC) Applications
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    122kB
    Application Note 4302 
    Small Antennas for 300MHz to 450MHz Transmitters
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    23kB
    Application Note 4286 
    Providing Additional Low-Frequency Rejection with the MAX2659 GSP Low-Noise Amplifier (LNA)
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    243kB
    Reference Schematic 4274 
    WiBro Reference Design with the MAX2837
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    91kB
    Reference Schematic 4178 
    DVB-S Half-NIM Tuner Reference Design Uses the MAX2120 Tuner
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    118kB
    Reference Schematic 4171 
    Transmitter Reference Design for a 900MHz Full-Duplex Radio
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    102kB
    Reference Schematic 4175 
    MAX3541 DVB-T/PAL Tuner
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    101kB
    Reference Schematic 4173 
    MAX3580 DVB-T Reference Design
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    139kB
    Reference Schematic 4174 
    MAX2165 DMB-TH USB Dongle Reference Design
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    175.2kB
    Application Note 1891 
    Wafer-Level Packaging (WLP) and its Applications
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    135kB
    Reference Schematic 4154 
    MAX2170/MAX2171 DAB/T-DMB Reference Design
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    177.4kB
    Application Note 4009 
    RF Front-End IC Simplifies Software GPS Receiver
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    55kB
    Application Note 3950 
    A Measurement Technique for Determining RF Immunity
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    101kB
    Tutorial 3822 
    Phase-Noise Profiles Aid System Testing
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    191kB
    Tutorial 3631 
    Random Noise Contribution to Timing Jitter—Theory and Practice
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    172.6kB
    Application Note 3589 
    Power Amplifier Theory for High-Efficiency Low-Cost ISM-Band Transmitters
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    21kB
    Application Note 3090 
    Range/Resolution Considerations with External Resistors Using the DS1870
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    156.6kB
    Application Note 1954 
    Designing Output-Matching Networks for the MAX1472 ASK Transmitter
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    209.1kB
    Tutorial 1890 
    An Introduction to Spread-Spectrum Communications
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    259.9kB
    Application Note 1851 
    Low-Noise Amplifier Stability Concept to Practical Considerations, Part 2
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    467.5kB
    Application Note 1852 
    Low-Noise Amplifier Stability Concept to Practical Considerations, Part 3
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    84.9kB
    Application Note 1835 
    REP039: The MAX2510 IF Transceiver with the MAX5183 DAC
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    166kB
    Application Note 579 
    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 
    MAX2388 at 190MHz IF for WCDMA
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    119kB
    Application Note 272 
    IF Tank Design for the MAX2360
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    430.7kB
    Tutorial 742 
    Impedance Matching and the Smith Chart: The Fundamentals
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    67kB
    Tutorial 732 
    Novel Approach Yields 100mW Bluetooth Amplifier
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    55kB
    Application Note 887 
    REP032: Lumped Element Output Match for the MAX2240 Nonlinear 2.45GHz Power Amplifier (PA)
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    137kB
    Application Note 918 
    CDMA Reverse-Link Waveform Generator FPGA for Production Transmit Path Tests
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    132kB
    Application Note 635 
    QuickChip Design Example 1 - A Silicon Bipolar Broadband PLL Building Block Integrated Circuit
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    85.4kB
    Application Note 602 
    RF IC Building Block Solutions for GPS
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    29kB
    Application Note 585 
    Block Diagram for a Radio Design Solution for a Satellite ISP Application
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    49kB
    Application Note 275 
    MAX2266 Power Amplifier for the CDMA Cellular Band with PIN Diode Switch
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    58kB
    Application Note 276 
    The MAX2269 Power Amplifier for the Japanese CDMA Cellular Band with the PIN Diode Switch
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    112kB
    Application Note 277 
    The MAX2322 Used in WCDMA Applications
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    143kB
    Application Note 640 
    A Single Chip Silicon Bipolar Receiver for GPS/GLONASS Applications

    400MHz ISM

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    247.7kB
    Tutorial 5429 
    The IP3 Specification - Demystified
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    565.8kB
    Reference Schematic 5366 
    LFRD001: MAX1472/MAX1473/MAXQ610 Remote Keyless Entry Reference Design
    View   In New Window PDF
    624.8kB
    Application Note 5417 
    How to Optimize an ISM Radio Frequency (RF) System
    View   In New Window PDF
    250.2kB
    Tutorial 5265 
    Design a Crystal Oscillator to Match Your Application
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    396.9kB
    Tutorial 5422 
    Crystal Calculations for ISM-RF Products
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    477kB
    Tutorial 5428 
    Squelch in ISM-RF Receivers
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    402.5kB
    Tutorial 5426 
    Baseband Calculations for ISM-RF Receivers
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    395kB
    Reference Schematic 5406 
    LFRD004: 2-Way Remote Control Reference Design
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    585.1kB
    Reference Schematic 5390 
    LFRD014: Tube Motor Receiver Reference Design
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    103.7kB
    Reference Schematic 5150 
    Simple Wireless Temperature Monitor Also Has Data-Logging Capabilities
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    971.6kB
    Reference Schematic 5404 
    LFRD003: Water Meter Automatic Meter Reading (AMR) Reference Design
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    942.6kB
    Reference Schematic 5391 
    LFRD002: Wireless Automatic Meter Reading Reference Design
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    1.9MB
    Tutorial 5300 
    RF Basics
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    691.1kB
    Application Note 5281 
    Flexible Configuration of the MAX7060 ASK/FSK ISM-RF Transmitter
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    762.2kB
    Application Note 5023 
    ISM Transmitter Has Constant Transmitter Power for Varying Supply Voltage
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    669.6kB
    Application Note 5142 
    Radio Link-Budget Calculations for ISM-RF Products
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    640kB
    Application Note 4929 
    Adapting Low-Band ISM Transmitters for High-Band Operation
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    102.3kB
    Tutorial 4687 
    LEDs Allow New Remote-Controlled Lighting Applications
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    207kB
    Tutorial 4636 
    Avoid PC-Layout "Gotchas" in ISM-RF Products
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    89kB
    Tutorial 4686 
    Important Design Considerations for Heart-Rate and Fitness Monitors
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    Web Seminar: Wireless Technology Tutorial
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    119kB
    Application Note 4013 
    MAX2205—Detecting High Peak-to-Average Ratio Signals
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    101kB
    Tutorial 3822 
    Phase-Noise Profiles Aid System Testing
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    129kB
    Application Note 3671 
    Data Slicing Techniques for UHF ASK Receivers
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    172.6kB
    Application Note 3589 
    Power Amplifier Theory for High-Efficiency Low-Cost ISM-Band Transmitters
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    252kB
    Application Note 3571 
    S-Parameter Measurements and Stability Analysis for the MAX2640 LNA
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    80kB
    Application Note 3395 
    Requirements of Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) Systems
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    95kB
    Application Note 3401 
    Matching Maxim's 300MHz to 450MHz Transmitters to Small Loop Antennas
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    42kB
    Application Note 2241 
    MAX2640 LNA Operates at 315MHz for Automotive Keyless Entry Applications
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    156.6kB
    Application Note 1954 
    Designing Output-Matching Networks for the MAX1472 ASK Transmitter
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    47kB
    Tutorial 1955 
    Fast Start-Up Oscillator (FOX) Boosts Superhet Performance
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    39kB
    Application Note 1836 
    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 
    MAX1470 Superheterodyne Receiver FAQ
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    30kB
    Application Note 1774 
    Remote Keyless Entry Systems Overview
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    33kB
    Application Note 1773 
    Designing Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) Systems
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    27kB
    Application Note 1772 
    Where to Go for Regulations Concerning Short-Range Devices (SRD)
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    54kB
    Application Note 1759 
    LNA Tuned for the 433.05MHz to 434.79MHz European ISM Band
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    116kB
    Application Note 1005 
    Ultra-Low Cost +30dBm PA for GSM and 900MHz-ISM Applications
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    48kB
    Application Note 1017 
    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 
    System Noise-Figure Analysis for Modern Radio Receivers
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    234.9kB
    Application Note 5519 
    Navigate the AFE and Data-Converter Maze in Mobile Wireless Terminals
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    247.7kB
    Tutorial 5429 
    The IP3 Specification - Demystified
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    Web Seminar: Wireless Technology Tutorial
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    136kB
    Reference Schematic 4276 
    WLAN Reference Design with the MAX2830
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    104kB
    Reference Schematic 4156 
    Reference Design for an 802.11b/g RF Front-End Module Using the MAX2830
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    102kB
    Application Note 4010 
    MAX2831 Power Amplifier (PA) Output Power and Bias-Current Optimization
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    33kB
    Application Note 3909 
    MAX2470/MAX2471 Couple MIMO Transceiver Reference Clocks
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    159kB
    Tutorial 3630 
    Power Supply and Ground Design for a WiFi Transceiver
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    63kB
    Application Note 2874 
    2.5GHz LNA with Gain Step for 802.11b/g and Bluetooth Applications
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    57kB
    Application Note 1996 
    MAX2247 Power Amplifier for 802.11g WLAN
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    57kB
    Application Note 1756 
    Designing with the MAX2648 5GHz LNA for High-Frequency Stability
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    243kB
    Application Note 1990 
    The MAX2242 Power Amplifier: Crucial Application Issues

    868/900MHz ISM

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    247.7kB
    Tutorial 5429 
    The IP3 Specification - Demystified
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    624.8kB
    Application Note 5417 
    How to Optimize an ISM Radio Frequency (RF) System
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    250.2kB
    Tutorial 5265 
    Design a Crystal Oscillator to Match Your Application
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    396.9kB
    Tutorial 5422 
    Crystal Calculations for ISM-RF Products
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    477kB
    Tutorial 5428 
    Squelch in ISM-RF Receivers
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    971.6kB
    Reference Schematic 5404 
    LFRD003: Water Meter Automatic Meter Reading (AMR) Reference Design
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    1.9MB
    Tutorial 5300 
    RF Basics
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    669.6kB
    Application Note 5142 
    Radio Link-Budget Calculations for ISM-RF Products
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    640kB
    Application Note 4929 
    Adapting Low-Band ISM Transmitters for High-Band Operation
    View   In New Window   Tutorial 4651 
    Web Seminar: Wireless Technology Tutorial
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    119kB
    Application Note 4013 
    MAX2205—Detecting High Peak-to-Average Ratio Signals
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    101kB
    Tutorial 3822 
    Phase-Noise Profiles Aid System Testing
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    40kB
    Application Note 3633 
    Tuning the MAX2607 EV Kit for High Differential Voltage
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    43kB
    Application Note 2870 
    MAX2605/MAX2606/MAX2608/MAX2609 VCO Phase Noise Measurements
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    24kB
    Application Note 2873 
    Combine the MAX2902 with an External Frequency Synthesizer
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    41kB
    Application Note 2815 
    Calculating the Sensitivity of an ASK Receiver
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    156.6kB
    Application Note 1954 
    Designing Output-Matching Networks for the MAX1472 ASK Transmitter
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    39kB
    Application Note 1836 
    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 
    MAX1470 Superheterodyne Receiver FAQ
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    33kB
    Application Note 1773 
    Designing Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) Systems
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    30kB
    Application Note 1774 
    Remote Keyless Entry Systems Overview
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    27kB
    Application Note 1772 
    Where to Go for Regulations Concerning Short-Range Devices (SRD)
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    54kB
    Application Note 1759 
    LNA Tuned for the 433.05MHz to 434.79MHz European ISM Band
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    116kB
    Application Note 1005 
    Ultra-Low Cost +30dBm PA for GSM and 900MHz-ISM Applications
    View   In New Window PDF
    48kB
    Application Note 1017 
    How to Choose a Quartz Crystal Oscillator for the MAX1470 Superheterodyne Receiver
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    132kB
    Application Note 635 
    QuickChip Design Example 1 - A Silicon Bipolar Broadband PLL Building Block Integrated Circuit
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    148kB
    Application Note 644 
    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 
    Direct-Sampling DACs in Theory and Application
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    303.1kB
    Tutorial 5594 
    System Noise-Figure Analysis for Modern Radio Receivers
    View   In New Window PDF
    247.7kB
    Tutorial 5429 
    The IP3 Specification - Demystified
    View   In New Window PDF
    575.6kB
    Tutorial 5542 
    Modeling and Simulation of RF and Microwave Systems
    View   In New Window PDF
    85.7kB
    Application Note 5315 
    Determining the Half-IF Spurious Requirement for an LTE Receiver and Choosing the Appropriate RF Mixer
    View   In New Window PDF
    164kB
    Application Note 3853 
    Equalizing Techniques Flatten DAC Frequency Response
    View   In New Window PDF
    311.9kB
    Application Note 5317 
    Implementing a Direct RF Transmitter for Wireless Communications
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    354.9kB
    Application Note 5331 
    Employing a Single-Chip Transceiver in Femtocell Base-Station Applications
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    201.8kB
    Reference Schematic 5364 
    Femtocell Radio Reference Designs Using the MAX2550–MAX2553 Transceivers
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    355.2kB
    Application Note 4652 
    Simplify AISG Control Systems by Integrating the Hardware Discrete Transceiver
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    1.5MB
    Reference Schematic 5044 
    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 
    Active-Clamped Forward, Dual-Output PD Provides High-Performance Solution for PoE Applications
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    118kB
    Application Note 4647 
    Selecting High-Linearity Mixers for Wireless Base Stations
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    Web Seminar: Wireless Technology Tutorial
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    165kB
    Application Note 4611 
    Tuning the MAX2009/MAX2010 RF Predistorters for Optimal Performance
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    33kB
    Application Note 3909 
    MAX2470/MAX2471 Couple MIMO Transceiver Reference Clocks
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    101kB
    Tutorial 3822 
    Phase-Noise Profiles Aid System Testing
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    39kB
    Application Note 3617 
    Using the DS4303 to Bias LDMOS RF Power Amps
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    109kB
    Application Note 3559 
    High-Performance RF Modulator Enables Multi-Carrier Communications Transmitters
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    74kB
    Application Note 3062 
    Dynamic Performance Requirements for High-Performance ADCs and RF Components in Digital Receiver Applications
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    21kB
    Application Note 3090 
    Range/Resolution Considerations with External Resistors Using the DS1870
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    74kB
    Tutorial 2875 
    Three Methods of Noise Figure Measurement
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    45kB
    Application Note 2371 
    Consider Overall Cascaded Performance When Comparing Integrated RF Frequency Mixers to Passive Mixer Solutions
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    91kB
    Application Note 2021 
    Specifications and Measurement of Local Oscillator Noise in Integrated Circuit Base Station Mixers
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    51kB
    Application Note 1838 
    Mixer 2x2 Spurious Response and IP2 Relationship
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    131kB
    Application Note 1917 
    Simplifying Tomorrow's LO Drive Designs with the MAX9987-90 Family of LO Buffers/Splitters
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    85kB
    Application Note 1829 
    The MAX2265 Is Ideal for EDGE Base-Station Pre-Driver Applications
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    71kB
    Application Note 697 
    Silicon Germanium (SiGe) Technology Enhances Radio Front-End Performance
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    49kB
    Application Note 1140 
    Receiver Sensitivity Equation for Spread Spectrum Systems
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    87kB
    Application Note 1130 
    Phase-Lock Loop Applications Using the MAX9382
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    101kB
    Tutorial 686 
    QPSK Modulation Demystified
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    49kB
    Application Note 275 
    MAX2266 Power Amplifier for the CDMA Cellular Band with PIN Diode Switch

    Broadband Wireless Access

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    193.3kB
    Application Note 5446 
    Direct-Sampling DACs in Theory and Application
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    234.9kB
    Application Note 5519 
    Navigate the AFE and Data-Converter Maze in Mobile Wireless Terminals
    View   In New Window PDF
    247.7kB
    Tutorial 5429 
    The IP3 Specification - Demystified
    View   In New Window PDF
    311.9kB
    Application Note 5317 
    Implementing a Direct RF Transmitter for Wireless Communications
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    628kB
    Reference Schematic 5043 
    Active-Clamped Forward, Dual-Output PD Provides High-Performance Solution for PoE Applications
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    149kB
    Application Note 4852 
    Designing an AM/FM Active Antenna LNA Solution with the MAX2180 LNA
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    Web Seminar: Wireless Technology Tutorial
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    33kB
    Application Note 3909 
    MAX2470/MAX2471 Couple MIMO Transceiver Reference Clocks
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    101kB
    Tutorial 3822 
    Phase-Noise Profiles Aid System Testing
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    64kB
    Application Note 3042 
    LNA for MMDS Band (2.65GHz) Features Gain Step
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    96kB
    Application Note 3039 
    MAX2388 Front-End IC for WCS Application at 2.3GHz RF and 220MHz IF
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    43kB
    Application Note 2870 
    MAX2605/MAX2606/MAX2608/MAX2609 VCO Phase Noise Measurements
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    52kB
    Application Note 1894 
    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 
    Designing with the MAX2648 5GHz LNA for High-Frequency Stability
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    90kB
    Application Note 806 
    RF ICs for 3.5GHz WLL Transceivers
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    132kB
    Application Note 635 
    QuickChip Design Example 1 - A Silicon Bipolar Broadband PLL Building Block Integrated Circuit
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    62kB
    Reference Schematic 451 
    REP023: 3.5GHz Upconverter from 350MHz Achieves 9dB Gain and 1.3dBm IIP3
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    69kB
    Application Note 282 
    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 
    Direct-Sampling DACs in Theory and Application
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    Web Seminar: Wireless Technology Tutorial
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    85kB
    Application Note 4259 
    MAX2165 Single-Loop AGC Control Solution for the Chinese Terrestrial TV Standard GB20600
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    187kB
    Application Note 4258 
    Application considerations for the MAX3580 DVB-T tuner
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    119kB
    Application Note 3946 
    ATSC 8-VSB Blocker Measurement System
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    101kB
    Tutorial 3822 
    Phase-Noise Profiles Aid System Testing
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    71kB
    Application Note 3700 
    Front-end diplex filter for MAX3580
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    47kB
    Tutorial 3250 
    Characterizing the S-Parameters of 75Ω Circuits using 50Ω Lab Equipment
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    70kB
    Tutorial 2866 
    Converting S-Parameters from 50Ω to 75Ω Impedance
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    62kB
    Application Note 1998 
    75Ω High-Pass Filter controls UHF Ingress to Satellite DBS Tuner
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    103kB
    Application Note 1945 
    Performance of Maxim's Cable Upstream Amplifier Meets DOCSIS 2.0 Requirements
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    106kB
    Tutorial 808 
    CATV dBm, dBmV, and dBµV Conversions
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    167kB
    Tutorial 972 
    CATV Minimum Loss Pad for 75Ω Measurements
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    26kB
    Application Note 587 
    Block Diagram for MAX3510 Upstream CATV Amplifier Application

    Cellular Handsets

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

    Cordless Phones

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

    GPS Solutions

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    303.1kB
    Tutorial 5594 
    System Noise-Figure Analysis for Modern Radio Receivers
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    247.7kB
    Tutorial 5429 
    The IP3 Specification - Demystified
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    Web Seminar: Wireless Technology Tutorial
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    116kB
    Reference Schematic 4279 
    MAX2769 GPS Reference Design
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    23kB
    Application Note 4286 
    Providing Additional Low-Frequency Rejection with the MAX2659 GSP Low-Noise Amplifier (LNA)
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    154kB
    Reference Schematic 4275 
    GPS USB Reference Design with the MAX2769
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    25kB
    Application Note 4264 
    Increasing the IP3 of the MAX2659 Low-Noise Amplifier (LNA)
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    78kB
    Application Note 4237 
    Universal GPS Receiver Lets You Use a Laptop PC for Soft Baseband Processing
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    177.4kB
    Application Note 4009 
    RF Front-End IC Simplifies Software GPS Receiver
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    28kB
    Application Note 3952 
    Designing a Low-Cost, Low-Component-Count GPS Receiver
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    101kB
    Tutorial 3822 
    Phase-Noise Profiles Aid System Testing
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    40kB
    Application Note 3633 
    Tuning the MAX2607 EV Kit for High Differential Voltage
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    106kB
    Application Note 3447 
    Complete Stand-Alone GPS Receiver Solution with MAX2742
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    180kB
    Application Note 3169 
    Low-Noise Amplifier (LNA) Matching Techniques for Optimizing Noise Figures
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    246kB
    Application Note 3248 
    MAX2653 LNA with Gain-Step, Retuned for GPS Applications
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    44kB
    Application Note 2865 
    Apply Three IF Filters with the MAX2308 IF Receiver IC in Tri-band Wireless Handsets
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    88kB
    Application Note 2242 
    MAX2538 Uses GPS IF LC filter Optimized for 183.6MHz IF
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    39kB
    Application Note 1790 
    GPS Vehicle Tracker
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    127kB
    Application Note 1749 
    MAX2655 GPS LNA Stability Measurements
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    30kB
    Application Note 890 
    Silicon Germanium (SiGe) Downconverter Tuned for GPS Receivers
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    37kB
    Application Note 957 
    The MAX2681 SiGe Downconverter Mixer Tuned for GPS Front Ends
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    32kB
    Application Note 1985 
    LNA Optimized for GPS (REP024)
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    85.4kB
    Application Note 602 
    RF IC Building Block Solutions for GPS
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    143kB
    Application Note 640 
    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 
    Passives Aren’t Really So Passive: Part 1, Capacitors
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    303.1kB
    Tutorial 5594 
    System Noise-Figure Analysis for Modern Radio Receivers
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    247.7kB
    Tutorial 5429 
    The IP3 Specification - Demystified
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    316.1kB
    Application Note 5339 
    Designing a Digital Satellite Equipment Control (DiSEqC)-Compatible Phantom Antenna Power-Supply System
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    250.2kB
    Tutorial 5265 
    Design a Crystal Oscillator to Match Your Application
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    1.9MB
    Tutorial 5300 
    RF Basics
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    640kB
    Application Note 4929 
    Adapting Low-Band ISM Transmitters for High-Band Operation
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    118kB
    Application Note 4647 
    Selecting High-Linearity Mixers for Wireless Base Stations
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    175.2kB
    Application Note 1891 
    Wafer-Level Packaging (WLP) and its Applications
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    37kB
    Application Note 4021 
    MAX6956 Programming Guide
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    133kB
    Application Note 3962 
    Microcoaxial "Pigtails" for RF Measurements to and Beyond 5GHz
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    101kB
    Tutorial 3822 
    Phase-Noise Profiles Aid System Testing
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    93kB
    Tutorial 3813 
    Measuring Single-Tone Desensitization for CDMA Receivers
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    95kB
    Application Note 3587 
    FCC and ETSI Requirements for Short-Range UHF ASK-Modulated Transmitters
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    50kB
    Application Note 3699 
    Ultra-Low-Cost, Medium Impedance RF Probe Is Rugged and Wideband
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    127kB
    Application Note 3611 
    Integrated DC Logarithmic Amplifiers
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    80kB
    Application Note 3397 
    Clarification of DS1804 Ordering Information and Package Marking
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    47kB
    Tutorial 3250 
    Characterizing the S-Parameters of 75Ω Circuits using 50Ω Lab Equipment
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    43kB
    Application Note 2771 
    High-Speed ADC Sets Input Common-Mode Range
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    70kB
    Tutorial 2866 
    Converting S-Parameters from 50Ω to 75Ω Impedance
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    43kB
    Application Note 2870 
    MAX2605/MAX2606/MAX2608/MAX2609 VCO Phase Noise Measurements
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    74kB
    Tutorial 2875 
    Three Methods of Noise Figure Measurement
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    69kB
    Tutorial 2041 
    Understand Wireless Data Sheet Specifications - Part 1
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    102kB
    Application Note 1995 
    Using Spread Spectrum Oscillators to Reduce Radiated Emissions in Consumer Products
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    63kB
    Application Note 1964 
    DS1851 Varactor Temperature Compensation
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    72kB
    Application Note 1997 
    500mW PHS Transmitter Meets Transient Spectrum Requirements with Edge Control
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    45kB
    Tutorial 2019 
    Buffer Amplifiers Solve VCO Problems
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    112kB
    Application Note 1946 
    A MAX4454-Based I/Q Generator Tests RF Quadrature Modulators
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    44kB
    Application Note 1913 
    Improve Device S-Parameter Measurement with Fixture Design and Calibration
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    209.1kB
    Tutorial 1890 
    An Introduction to Spread-Spectrum Communications
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    259.9kB
    Application Note 1851 
    Low-Noise Amplifier Stability Concept to Practical Considerations, Part 2
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    467.5kB
    Application Note 1852 
    Low-Noise Amplifier Stability Concept to Practical Considerations, Part 3
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    115kB
    Application Note 1849 
    Low-Noise Amplifier Stability Concept to Practical Considerations, Part 1
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    85kB
    Application Note 1829 
    The MAX2265 Is Ideal for EDGE Base-Station Pre-Driver Applications
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    84.9kB
    Application Note 1835 
    REP039: The MAX2510 IF Transceiver with the MAX5183 DAC
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    100kB
    Tutorial 1768 
    Tracking Advances in VCO Technology
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    46kB
    Application Note 335 
    Maxim Wireless/RF Power Amplifier Selector Guide
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    133kB
    Application Note 1106 
    Frequency Planning and Evaluating Tool
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    56kB
    Application Note 1737 
    MAX2510 I/Q Modulator Performance In The Presence of DC Offset Voltages
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    71kB
    Application Note 697 
    Silicon Germanium (SiGe) Technology Enhances Radio Front-End Performance
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    65kB
    Application Note 688 
    Trimless IF VCO: Part 2: New ICs Simplify Implementation
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    84kB
    Application Note 2032 
    Trimless IF VCO: Part 1: Design Considerations
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    99kB
    Application Note 698 
    Silicon-Bipolar IC Facilitates VCO Design
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    430.7kB
    Tutorial 742 
    Impedance Matching and the Smith Chart: The Fundamentals
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    49kB
    Application Note 1140 
    Receiver Sensitivity Equation for Spread Spectrum Systems
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    87kB
    Application Note 1130 
    Phase-Lock Loop Applications Using the MAX9382
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    101kB
    Tutorial 686 
    QPSK Modulation Demystified
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    137kB
    Application Note 918 
    CDMA Reverse-Link Waveform Generator FPGA for Production Transmit Path Tests
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    67kB
    Application Note 915 
    Measuring Differential Impedances with a Two-Port Network Analyzer
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    97kB
    Tutorial 749 
    Use Selectivity to Improve Receiver Intercept Point

    Remote Keyless Entry/400MHz-ISM

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    565.8kB
    Reference Schematic 5366 
    LFRD001: MAX1472/MAX1473/MAXQ610 Remote Keyless Entry Reference Design
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    624.8kB
    Application Note 5417 
    How to Optimize an ISM Radio Frequency (RF) System
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    396.9kB
    Tutorial 5422 
    Crystal Calculations for ISM-RF Products
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    477kB
    Tutorial 5428 
    Squelch in ISM-RF Receivers
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    402.5kB
    Tutorial 5426 
    Baseband Calculations for ISM-RF Receivers
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    395kB
    Reference Schematic 5406 
    LFRD004: 2-Way Remote Control Reference Design
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    585.1kB
    Reference Schematic 5390 
    LFRD014: Tube Motor Receiver Reference Design
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    103.7kB
    Reference Schematic 5150 
    Simple Wireless Temperature Monitor Also Has Data-Logging Capabilities
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    971.6kB
    Reference Schematic 5404 
    LFRD003: Water Meter Automatic Meter Reading (AMR) Reference Design
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    942.6kB
    Reference Schematic 5391 
    LFRD002: Wireless Automatic Meter Reading Reference Design
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    1.9MB
    Tutorial 5300 
    RF Basics
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    130kB
    Application Note 5291 
    ASK Transmitter/Receiver Pair Serves as an Automotive Antitheft Alert System
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    691.1kB
    Application Note 5281 
    Flexible Configuration of the MAX7060 ASK/FSK ISM-RF Transmitter
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    762.2kB
    Application Note 5023 
    ISM Transmitter Has Constant Transmitter Power for Varying Supply Voltage
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    669.6kB
    Application Note 5142 
    Radio Link-Budget Calculations for ISM-RF Products
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    640kB
    Application Note 4929 
    Adapting Low-Band ISM Transmitters for High-Band Operation
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    207kB
    Tutorial 4636 
    Avoid PC-Layout "Gotchas" in ISM-RF Products
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    Web Seminar: Wireless Technology Tutorial
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    101kB
    Tutorial 3822 
    Phase-Noise Profiles Aid System Testing
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    95kB
    Application Note 3587 
    FCC and ETSI Requirements for Short-Range UHF ASK-Modulated Transmitters
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    129kB
    Application Note 3671 
    Data Slicing Techniques for UHF ASK Receivers
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    252kB
    Application Note 3571 
    S-Parameter Measurements and Stability Analysis for the MAX2640 LNA
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    172.6kB
    Application Note 3589 
    Power Amplifier Theory for High-Efficiency Low-Cost ISM-Band Transmitters
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    80kB
    Application Note 3395 
    Requirements of Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) Systems
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    95kB
    Application Note 3401 
    Matching Maxim's 300MHz to 450MHz Transmitters to Small Loop Antennas
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    43kB
    Application Note 2870 
    MAX2605/MAX2606/MAX2608/MAX2609 VCO Phase Noise Measurements
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    41kB
    Application Note 2815 
    Calculating the Sensitivity of an ASK Receiver
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    47kB
    Tutorial 1955 
    Fast Start-Up Oscillator (FOX) Boosts Superhet Performance
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    30kB
    Application Note 1774 
    Remote Keyless Entry Systems Overview
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    Application Note 1773 
    Designing Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) Systems
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    Application Note 1772 
    Where to Go for Regulations Concerning Short-Range Devices (SRD)
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    Application Note 1017 
    How to Choose a Quartz Crystal Oscillator for the MAX1470 Superheterodyne Receiver
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    Application Note 1018 
    How to Modify an Existing Design from a TDA5200 or TDA5201 to a MAX1470 Superheterodyne Receiver
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    Application Note 620 
    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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    Application Note 4451 
    MAX2170 S11 Data for VHF and L-Band Input
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    Reference Schematic 4278 
    DVB-T Receiver Reference Design with the MAX3580
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    540kB
    Application Note 4256 
    Extended Characterization for the MAX2112/MAX2120 Satellite Tuners
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    52kB
    Application Note 3850 
    MAX2160 ISDB-T Single-Segment Tuner
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    232kB
    Reference Schematic 4172 
    MAX2160 ISDB-T Reference Design
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    49kB
    Application Note 4044 
    Tuning the MAX2640 Low-Noise Amplifier (LNA) for a 470MHz to 770MHz ISDB-T Application
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    Application Note 3946 
    ATSC 8-VSB Blocker Measurement System
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    47kB
    Application Note 3908 
    MAX2170/MAX2171 DAB/T-DMB Digital Radio Tuner
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    67kB
    Application Note 3851 
    SDARS MAX2140 XM Radio Tuner Solution
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    53kB
    Application Note 3847 
    DVB-H Portable Terrestrial Tuner with the MAX2165
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    61kB
    Application Note 3830 
    MAX2141 XTAL Port Interface Recommendations
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    101kB
    Tutorial 3822 
    Phase-Noise Profiles Aid System Testing
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    47kB
    Application Note 3704 
    Designing to Protect MAX2140's Internal ESD Diode During Nonstandard Operation *
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    82kB
    Application Note 3543 
    P(1dB) Characterization for the MAX2116 Satellite Tuner
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    47kB
    Tutorial 3250 
    Characterizing the S-Parameters of 75Ω Circuits using 50Ω Lab Equipment
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    Application Note 3037 
    Preventing Parasitic Mode Oscillation in MAX2104 Circuits
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    92kB
    Application Note 2240 
    Extended Noise Figure Data for the MAX2118 Satellite Tuner
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    Application Note 1998 
    75Ω High-Pass Filter controls UHF Ingress to Satellite DBS Tuner
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    103kB
    Application Note 1945 
    Performance of Maxim's Cable Upstream Amplifier Meets DOCSIS 2.0 Requirements
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    76kB
    Application Note 1826 
    Satellite Radio Receiver 1st Mixer: MAX2682 Tuned for 2642.5MHz
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    106kB
    Tutorial 808 
    CATV dBm, dBmV, and dBµV Conversions
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    37kB
    Application Note 957 
    The MAX2681 SiGe Downconverter Mixer Tuned for GPS Front Ends
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    132kB
    Application Note 635 
    QuickChip Design Example 1 - A Silicon Bipolar Broadband PLL Building Block Integrated Circuit
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    Application Note 585 
    Block Diagram for a Radio Design Solution for a Satellite ISP Application
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    38kB
    Reference Schematic 458 
    REP021: Front end for 2.5GHz GlobalStar +IS-95
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    Application Note 1808 
    Adjustable LNB Power Supply Is DiSEqC Compatible


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