Single-source handbook on receiver design. Contains extensive chapters on mixers, oscillators, filters, and amplifiers. Covers in detail all major components related to receiver design, including cascade interaction Provides excellent introductions and technical background on basic as well as advanced component characteristics, featuring "war stories," exercises, design examples and an abundance of useful drawings and tables. Serves as a reference tool for students and professionals of electrical engineering, RF and microwave electronics and radio receiver design. Emphasizes practical and proven concepts that help clarify the role of each component within the design.