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ElectroComponent Science and Technology
Volume 9, Issue 1, Pages 19-23

A Hybridized Monitor Receiver for Low Band FM

Dept Electronic Engineering, University of Pretoria, South Africa

Copyright © 1981 Hindawi Publishing Corporation. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.


Certain aspects of the design and implementation of a hybridized monitor receiver are discussed. The receiver is realized in thick film technology. Screened capacitors as well as an adjustable inter-digitated thin film capacitor are employed in the design. Fine tuning of the crystal controlled local oscillator is achieved by abrasive trimming of monolithic chip capacitors. Modularization of the receiver lends itself towards simplified circuit construction and alignment.