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Post subject: ### High Performance RF Front End, Selectivity + Overload Posted: Mon Nov 06, 2006 12:20 pm
Joined: Mon Nov 06, 2006 12:15 pm
We are working on a design for a high performance RF Front End for a digital FM Reciever. The end system will perform many various RF processing techniques using a Xilinx FPGA device.
That being said, we have some specific criteria to meet on the RF Front End
Such as - sensitivity down to 1-5uV range at the frequency of interest
Overload rejection of upto 12V for a blocking signal without densensing
There was as McIntosh reciever (MR-78) that was designed to handle such overload without the desensing effect.
Does anyone have references, schematics, etc for any various RF Front ends that could offer such overload rejection and/or references on how to develop such overload protection without the desensing effect?
The overload - without desensing - is the primary issue we are facing right now.